This Agreement is made and entered into between Highland Healthcare Associates IPA, Inc., a Massachusetts corporation (the “IPA”) and the IPAConnect User (“User”).
WHEREAS, the IPA has created a secure website to which User will have access as a result of User’s relationship with the IPA or an IPA Member Practice ( the “Website”);
WHEREAS, in connection with such access, User shall have access on the Website to a large amount of confidential information which may include: valuable proprietary and confidential trade secret information of the IPA; confidential patient information, including, without limitation, performance reports, patient medical and pharmacy claims data; Payor payment rates; other IPA and Payor financial information; the password which provides such access (the “Password”), business strategies, and a variety of other items (collectively the “Information”); and
WHEREAS, as a condition of User obtaining access to the Information, the parties desire to put in place strict procedures whereby all Information will be protected from unauthorized use and disclosure;
NOW, THEREFORE, in consideration of the foregoing and the covenants contained herein, and in further consideration of the existence of the relationship of User to the IPA or an IPA Member Practice and the access to be provided by the IPA to User on the Website, the parties hereto hereby agree as follows: