Advanced Contract Analytics Case Study

A leading healthcare organization needed to recover from a breach of PHI fast.

Client Case Study: Contract Analytics

Client Case Study:
Contract Analytics

A leading healthcare organization experienced a breach of Protected Health Information (PHI) and needed to quickly access its Breach Notification clause to determine notification requirements and remedies.

 

TractManager Case StudyThe Challenge:

Clinical Trial Investigators informed the legal department of an accidental breach of unsecured Protected Health Information (PHI). The organization had to take immediate action to ascertain its Breach Notification requirements and to determine how many contain a Remedies clause or Reimbursement of Costs clauses. The most difficult aspects of this project were:

  • Finding all the relevant contracts
  • Quickly locating Breach Notification clauses and determining notification requirements
  • Determining the remedy requirements
  • Properly managing the contracts on a going forward to ensure that the organization can quickly react to changing business needs

Trying to weed through all the Clinical Trial Agreements to find the relevant ones was proving to be a grueling and expensive manual process. Once the contracts were found, it was another laborious process to manually review the Breach Notification clauses in each contract. After the contract was reviewed, the problem of determining the appropriate remedy remained. In the event of a future breach, the organization wanted to avoid going through a manual process by implementing a contract management solution rather than relying on a static Excel spreadsheet.

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