Don’t Let a Disaster Destroy Your Home Health Agency!
Disaster Recovery is a difficult but necessary element of any successful health care provider. Though disasters are unpleasant to consider, they are an unfortunate reality of the Internet Age. Think of technological disasters as the inevitable downside to the substantial benefits of managing your business online.
60% of small businesses go out of business within 6 months of losing critical data in a disaster.
Disaster Recovery is the ability to continue work and see patients after a catastrophic event. This includes a crippling computer virus, hardware malfunction or even a natural disaster such as a fire or a flood. Disaster Recovery differs from Data Backup - simply having a copy of your data is insufficient to get your business back up and running should something happen.
Every business needs a structured disaster recovery plan. With Data Smart Online Backup from Home Care Software, you can have tailored backup services to fit your home health or hospice agency. With server backup and recovery, remote office protection, laptop and desktop protection, and file archiving, your agency will be prepared for the worst.
Contact Home Care Software now for a no-cost, no obligation analysis of a comprehensive disaster recovery plan.
We provide industry-specific features for home health and hospice agencies. HIPAA, enacted by Congress in 1996, established standards for the security and privacy of healthcare-related data. This legislation charged healthcare professionals and organizations with taking measures to ensure that their electronic data systems were fully compliant with HIPAA regulations. Those regulations explicitly state that any health care provider, clearinghouse or health care facility that electronically maintains or transmits health information for individuals must establish procedures for backup & recovery.
The odds of something happening to your data are high. The costs of restoring your system are even higher. According to the National Computer Security Association, without having an adequate backup solution in place it takes:
- 19 days and $17,000 to recreate just 20 MB of lost sales/marketing data
- 21 days and $19,000 to recreate just 20 MB of lost accounting data
- 42 days and $98,000 to recreate just 20 MB of lost engineering data
Hopefully you will never need to use a disaster recovery plan, but if you do, you’ll be glad you planned ahead. You don’t want your customers to think there’s any room for failure – with secure online disaster recovery, there isn’t.
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