Vendor Management In Healthcare: The High Cost of Failing to Triage Your Vendors

Rebecca L. Rakoski, co-founder and managing partner at XPAN Law Group, a boutique law firm focusing exclusively on all aspects of the law that involve the transfer and sharing of data including, cybersecurity, data privacy, and electronic discovery, presents. Discussion on the importance of vendor management in the healthcare industry. We will explore recent vendor-related data breaches, discuss the issues presented by COVID-19, and explain the regulatory framework healthcare-related businesses need to understand. We will also provide a three-step process to address vendor management.


1. Understand the threat vendors pose in healthcare
2. Understand the regulatory framework
3. Understand how to create a vendor management program that works.