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Waller

Beth Pitman

Beth Pitman

Partner

Expertise

  • Healthcare Compliance & Operations
  • Information Technology & Electronic Medical Records
  • Litigation & Dispute Resolution
  • Patient Privacy

WSG Practice Industries

Activity

Waller
Alabama, U.S.A.

Profile

Certified in Healthcare Privacy Compliance (CHPC), Beth advises a wide range of healthcare providers and businesses, including hospitals and healthcare systems, physicians, dentists, therapists, labs, provider management service businesses, outpatient services providers and HIT companies on HIPAA compliance, data security and technology licensing matters.

Beth's experience includes the development and ongoing management of comprehensive HIPAA compliance programs, drafting and negotiating business associate agreements, developing internal policies and workforce training modules for patient privacy and data security, and providing advice, guidance and representation in investigations before government regulators related to data breaches. She also  provides advice to clients related to the frequent changes associated with the many federal healthcare payment  programs.   Her HIT-specific experience includes the drafting and negotiation of software licensing and services agreements and interoperability licenses and services, including data liquidity/data use contracts.

In addition to her HIPAA and HIT experience, Beth advises executive management teams and provides counsel on health care regulatory matters involved in mergers and acquisitions of healthcare providers and facilities, and technology, revenue cycle management and healthcare management services companies. 

Bar Admissions

Alabama

Education

J.D., The University of Alabama School of Law, 1988
B.S., University of Alabama, Accounting, 1985
Areas of Practice

Healthcare Compliance & Operations | Information Technology & Electronic Medical Records | Litigation & Dispute Resolution | Patient Privacy | Software Licensing

Professional Career

Professional Associations

Certified in Healthcare Privacy Compliance (CHPC) by the Compliance Certification Board
Member, Health Care Compliance Association
Member, Alabama Bar Association, Health Law Section
Member, American Bar Association, Health Law Section and Business Law Section


Professional Activities and Experience

General Counsel, SuccessEHS, Inc., Birmingham, Ala.
Corporate Counsel, Vitera Healthcare Solutions, LLC, Birmingham, Ala.
Associate, Patrick & Lacy, PC, Birmingham, Ala.
Associate, Bainbridge, Mims, Rogers & Smith, LLP, Birmingham, Ala.

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