Erin Whaley is a lawyer with Troutman Sanders in Richmond, Va. in the health care practice. She represents hospitals and other health care providers in the full spectrum of health care legal issues and has co-authored many publications on health care related topics.
Her health information technology experience includes: assisting with the development of health information exchanges (HIEs); (providing expert advice on privacy and security issues; (counseling providers on meaningful use compliance; advising technology vendors, including mHealth vendors; and assisting clients on breach preparedness and response.
Even under the best of circumstances, managing vendors presents a host of challenges for covered entities. This task becomes even more difficult - and complicated - when covered entities consider vendors that use offshore resources or are offshore themselves. And such vendors are becoming more and more common.
In this session, healthcare attorney Erin Whaley explains the issues a covered entity must understand and address before entering into an offshore arrangement. These include, among others, issues related to conducting due diligence and negotiating business associate agreements.
In this session, attendees will learn about:
- Various types of offshoring arrangements that deserve further thought and consideration.
- Practical tips for managing risk associated with the use of offshore resources.
- How the laws of foreign countries may impact a covered entity’s data.
In this session, our panel of healthcare attorneys will provide practical advice and insight on key healthcare privacy and security topics. Whether you’ve got a question on cyber security insurance, BAAs, HIPAA audits, or any other topic, this session is designed to deliver the sound guidance you need. So bring your questions, step to the microphone, and ask away!