Beth Pitman’s in-house experience as general counsel and corporate counsel at a healthcare information technology company is a valuable asset for healthcare providers who appreciate her insight into healthcare information technology and HIPAA privacy and data security matters. Beth advises hospitals and healthcare systems, physician groups, outpatient services providers and HIT companies on HIPAA compliance, data security and technology licensing matters. Beth’s in-house experience includes the development and ongoing management of a comprehensive HIPAA compliance program, drafting and negotiating business associate agreements, developing internal policies and workforce training modules for patient privacy and data security, and supervising the company’s Service Organization Controls (SOC 2) audit of its datacenter and cloud-based services. 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 has advised executive management teams on corporate governance issues and general legal matters. Beth provided counsel on and managed strategic transactions involving the acquisitions of healthcare technology, revenue cycle management and physician management services companies and was integral in the $100 million sale of the company. She also has experience working with not-for-profit, community-based healthcare organizations, including federally qualified health centers (FQHCs).
J.D., The University of Alabama School of Law, 1988
B.S., University of Alabama, Accounting, 1985
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.