Startups are often surprised by the long and often challenging procurement process that occur once they’ve made a sale. Join us on October 10th to talk about how to navigate the corporate procurement process and how to prepare for a business associate agreement with Martha Phelps and Lyra Correa from Davis Wright Tremaine.
Cambia Grove Lunch & Learns, presented by Echo Health Ventures, is a series offering opportunities for entrepreneurs to network over lunch with subject matter experts while learning about high-value health care topics.
As an in-house alumna of two Fortune 100 omnichannel retailers, Martha Phelps approaches technology transactions with a focus on practical problem-solving and customer experience. She counsels technology, retail, media, and other innovative businesses ranging from startups to Fortune 100 companies on technology transactions, product development and launches, consumer law, and intellectual property matters, and is experienced in advising disruptive businesses, including those within traditional organizations. Martha is a former lexicographer with a passion for creative and practical risk management as well as legal simplification. Her practice focuses on consumer-facing businesses.
Lyra Correa assists clients with health information privacy and security issues and compliance. Lyra has worked with clients across a wide range of privacy and security situations, from breach response and regulatory investigations to every day counseling on health information privacy impacting their operations.
Lyra also helps clients with other privacy matters related to European privacy laws, student privacy issues, internet and mobile privacy issues, and the development and review of internal privacy and security programs.
Before joining DWT, Lyra worked at the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Office for Civil Rights on HIPAA matters and within a hospital system compliance department on privacy issues. This experience has helped Lyra understand the perspective of both the client and regulator, giving her a unique position to better gauge how clients can minimize their risks and attain compliance with the laws that affect them.