Health Information Management

Ensure compliance with IM.01.01.03 before a disaster or other emergency strikes

HIM Briefings, April 1, 2009

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IM.01.01.03—Continuity of information processes

Continuity of information management processes is an important part of information management planning. The organization must be prepared for business interruptions regardless of whether they are scheduled downtimes or full-fledged disasters. Sound business recovery planning for continuity of care and services will minimize the effects of interruptions on operational processes. Continuity of information processes must address paper-based and electronic systems.

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