Tim McCrystal is the co-chair of the health care practice group. Tim has over thirty years of experience advising health care and life sciences companies and investors on cutting-edge regulatory matters and transactions. Most recently, Tim has been counseling clients impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic by providing critical guidance around issues related to operational preparedness and business continuity planning, among others. Additionally, Tim has been advising clients on novel regulatory issues related to the expansion of telehealth to improve access to care.
Tim has extensive experience in structuring and negotiating health care affiliations, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, hospital-physician relationships, medical practice acquisitions, formation and reorganization of multi-institutional health care systems. He is also recognized as a leading practitioner in structuring innovative value-based health care arrangements and initiatives, including novel business models and structures designed to foster the entry of non-traditional players into the health care industry.
Tim is also a recognized expert in the field of privacy and cybersecurity. He regularly advises clients on the full array of data privacy, protection and security matters relating to the HIPAA privacy and security rules. Tim has represented clients in highly publicized settlements with the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights stemming from alleged data breaches relating to the loss or theft of protected health information.