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Un-complicating Healthcare IT

Disaster Recovery

Aug 29, 2013 8:53:42 AM Posted by Jim Tufts | Leadership Solutions Team Lead

Disasters come in many forms in the digital age. While a tornado, flood or hurricane are important events to plan for, what if a sprinkler head pops over your main network closet? Would you be ready to respond? When disaster strikes in a healthcare IT system, it is imperative that you are fully prepared to act. It is crucial that you are able to maintain access to a patient’s health information in case of an HCIS misfortune. Not only is it important but in the end it is a required implementation specification of the HIPAA Security Rule.






































Jim Tufts | Leadership Solutions Team Lead

Jim, along with the Leadership Solutions team, leads, guides healthcare providers, in user education, consulting, process improvement, disaster recovery planning, strategic IT planning and more. Jim is the author of the whitepaper, “Guide to the HIPAA Security Rule,” and is often found in healthcare association meetings, national conferences, or in a healthcare board room educating on protecting electronic patient health information.