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WEBINAR | Trends in Physician Group & Ambulatory Center Mergers and Acquisitions

[06/14/22]

Posted on June 14, 2022 in Mergers and Acquisitions

Written by: Hall Render Advisory Services

Event: Trends in Physician Group & Ambulatory Center Mergers and Acquisitions 06/14/2022 – 1:00 PM ET Synopsis: Presented by Hall Render and Hall Render Advisory Services’ transactions attorneys and advisors, this webinar will discuss trends in ambulatory and physician group practice acquisitions and address all stages of the M&A transaction process. Key M&A considerations, including... READ MORE

Critical Access Hospitals: Brace for Cyber-Insurance Increases

[10/19/21]

Posted on October 19, 2021 in Information Technology

Written by: Hall Render Advisory Services

The health care industry has experienced significant increases in cyber-attacks such as ransomware the past few years. One segment of the industry that may be impacted especially hard by these increased attacks is Critical Access Hospitals (“CAHs”). Due to the increasing number of cyber-attacks, insurance underwriting practices are shifting. Instead of virtually rubberstamping each... READ MORE

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WEBINAR | Leveraging IT Operations in Health Care: Creating Alignment Through EHR as a Service and IT Service Delivery

[09/22/21]

Posted on September 22, 2021 in Information Technology

Written by: Hall Render Advisory Services

In response to increasing regulatory and security risks, some health care providers are seeking out opportunities to reduce costs, improve care coordination and reduce the burden of operating IT environments. For hospitals and health systems, this presents an opportunity to fill a community need by leveraging their scale and sophistication to meet the needs... READ MORE

WEBINAR | Holding Health Care Ransom – How to Reduce the Threat

[09/09/21]

Posted on September 9, 2021 in Information Technology

Written by: Hall Render Advisory Services

Ransomware attacks against health care organizations are increasing at an alarming rate. Many organizations have implemented industry-standard practices to mitigate the risk of becoming a victim of such an attack, but the attacks still continue unabated. Join Hall Render, Hall Render Advisory Services and Amazon Web Services as we define the ransomware challenge in... READ MORE

WEBINAR | IT Considerations in Health Care M&A Aligning Goals and Priorities to Achieve Successful Growth

[03/18/21]

Posted on March 18, 2021 in Information Technology

Written by: Hall Render Advisory Services

In this Hall Render and Hall Render Advisory Services webinar, we discuss ways in which attorneys and IT advisors can collaboratively prepare an organization for all stages of a successful merger/acquisition. It is important to have both an operational and legal perspective when it comes to IT integration planning, mitigation of risk and understanding... READ MORE

Zooming into Risk During COVID-19

[04/08/20]

Posted on April 8, 2020 in Information Technology, Medical Device Security

Written by: Hall Render Advisory Services

Many businesses have become increasingly dependent on video-teleconferencing (“VTC”) platforms (such as Zoom) in order to stay connected during the COVID-19 pandemic. Unfortunately, this technology is susceptible to hacking attempts and cybersecurity attacks. The FBI has noted an increase in reports of virtual hijacking through VTC platforms (referred to as “Zoom-bombing” even when attacks... READ MORE

Battling the Bugs: Cybersecurity During a Pandemic

[03/19/20]

Posted on March 19, 2020 in Information Technology, Medical Device Security

Written by: Hall Render Advisory Services

Destructive and disruptive cyberattacks are on the rise as threat actors try to profit off of the COVID-19 outbreak. This includes not only cybercriminals but also nation-state actors seeking disruption of COVID-19 response efforts. Hackers are also delivering targeted malware attacks, stealing confidential information and gaining access to information systems. Read more about cybersecurity... READ MORE

Information Technology in Health Care M&A: The Top 3 Barriers to Achieving Maximum Value

[03/18/20]

Posted on March 18, 2020 in Information Technology, Mergers and Acquisitions

Written by: Hall Render Advisory Services

Mergers and acquisitions in the health care industry present unique challenges, especially when it relates to managing information technology, as information technology is utilized in all areas of health care business and clinical operations. IT leaders should establish a programmatic approach to M&A planning to build an integration program that addresses the three primary... READ MORE