Issue OverviewHealth IT - August 2012
When most think about HIPAA compliance, the first thing that comes to mind is data security and preventing a breach. But, in actuality, a lot more goes into being HIPAA compliant. Namely, there are several storage and data backup requirements every health care organization must be mindful of. Access >>>
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Tip: Developing a HIPAA-compliant storage plan
by Brien Posey
Establishing HIPAA-compliant storage plans requires a three-pronged approach to meet disaster recovery, data backup and emergency operations criteria.
What Joplin teaches hospitals about disaster recovery planning
by Don Fluckinger, News Director
Last month's tornado in Missouri left one hospital destroyed and others scrambling to treat patients. A new EHR system, fast vendor support and operational WAN all helped.
- Tip: Developing a HIPAA-compliant storage plan by Brien Posey
Meeting HIPAA disaster recovery requirements tough but possible
by Ray Lucchesi, Contributor
The HIPAA Security Rule requires all covered entities to create a disaster recovery plan but says little about what should go into such a plan. This tip fills in the gaps.
- Meeting HIPAA disaster recovery requirements tough but possible by Ray Lucchesi, Contributor
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