TITLE

Plan Before the Panic

AUTHOR(S)
McKinney, Maureen
PUB. DATE
November 2009
SOURCE
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Nov2009, Vol. 83 Issue 11, p35
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the need for hospitals to develop and maintain a comprehensive disaster recovery plan, particularly with the use of integrated information technology (IT) solutions such as electronic medical records. Jack Kowitt, senior vice president and chief information officer at Parkland Health and Hospital System, pointed out that hospitals need to consider their capabilities for disaster recovery and determine whether an off-site recovery partner is needed. Planning includes the assessment of budget, facilities and existing equipment.
ACCESSION #
46797403

 

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