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If you’re a healthcare company, you know how keeping your operation upright and minimizing downtime and keeping your patient data safe is critical. We have talked about the importance of planning for the worst, even learning from our own example. As a healthcare company, your patients are your number one priority. Should any of this information become compromised, it can hinder your ability to deliver healthcare services. On top of that, entire systems can fall victim to ransomware, locking healthcare providers out of important patient data. As people’s lives can quite literally depend on a healthcare provider’s ability to access their health information, there isn’t any time to waste and you need to have a solution in-place. Download Weston’s free whitepaper on Healthcare Business Continuity in Healthcare to discover how much you could lose, how vulnerable you are, and how you can protect yourself.
As we had some wind storms in the area that knocked out some power in the area, I was reminded about the importance of proper power protection for your systems. While the article on our blog is a couple years old, the message remains the same: Make sure your technology is protected this season from power-issues with a properly-rated UPS.
We’ve heard a common theme from many small business owners: “Hackers aren’t after me – they only go after the big guys.” That couldn’t be further from the truth. Your small business is as much of a target as the big guys, and we would argue even more so than the big guys.
We’ve mentioned before, but we know a thing or two about HIPAA and provide many HIPAA-friendly services. We have been asked why we insist on doing things a certain way, and we generally will refer back to HIPAA guidelines. Specifically, here are some of the laws and HIPAA security-rule guidelines that we refer to in the way we recommend your business does things.
Email is (arguably) the most critical communications life line for businesses. Between quick little notes to in-depth discussions, email is being used for more types or correspondence than ever before. And with that, there is more of a necessity to refer back or retain old email for archival or record-keeping purposes. There is also regulatory requirements in many industries to retain email messages for a certain amount of years. Thankfully, the solutions for email retention are out there – we’ll help you find the right one for your business.