The Cloud’s Silver Lining Dennis O’Connell, Director of Healthcare Solutions Custom Computer Specialists

Healthcare facilities have a huge responsibility when handling electronic patient health information. Compliance with government directives (HIPAA), patient privacy, and the availability of essential data are all important considerations. But what happens in the event of a disaster or network downtime? During a large-scale emergency like a flood, storm or power outage, your most immediate consideration, obviously, is the safety and well-being of your residents and staff. But once everybody’s health and safety are confirmed, it’s time to address other challenges, specifically, facilitating the recovery of critical data and the continuation of crucial systems during a disaster, appropriately known as disaster recovery