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Disaster Recovery


July 27, 2016  1:59 PM

Most hospitals say they have EHR disaster recovery plans

Shaun Sutner Shaun Sutner Profile: Shaun Sutner
Disaster Recovery, HIPAA, HIPAA audits, OCR

While about a third of U.S. hospitals reported to the Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Health and Human Services that they don't have HIPAA-compliant EHR disaster recovery plans, most hospitals told OIG they have comprehensive plans to recover patient data after a...

December 22, 2014  11:49 AM

Review the cyberattack on Sony Pictures in light of potential EHR theft

Scott Wallask Scott Wallask Profile: Scott Wallask
cybersecurity, data breaches, Disaster Recovery, EHR security, ONC

When was the last time you talked to your company's emergency response planners? If you haven't done so in a while, make it a New Year's resolution to get a cup of coffee with them. Since late 2013, we've seen high-stake data breaches at Target, Home Depot, and most recently, Sony Pictures...


July 3, 2012  10:53 AM

Disaster recovery testing lags behind, report says

cbyertechtarget Profile: cbyertechtarget
Disaster Recovery, Disaster recovery and business continuity, Virtualization and cloud computing

The 2011 Joplin, Mo., tornado points to why a disaster recovery plan is vital to protecting health data and restoring order


February 8, 2012  12:34 PM

Survey says? Hospitals still forming data disaster recovery plans

Don Fluckinger Profile: Don Fluckinger
bridgehead, Disaster Recovery, meaningful use stage 2, Storage

While meaningful use stage 2 might be the sexiest headline for the Health Information Management Systems Society


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