FocusStor- Data Backup Solution for Healthcare Providers

By: M.bulot

In today's insecure world, cables become unplugged, electronics fail daily, disks stop turning, viruses and hackers burden businesses constantly, and regardless of specific backup procedures, electronic records will continue to be discarded and overwritten. Each year businesses loose billions of dollars due to data loss.
The factors used to determine the viability and business continuity for an organization that has suffered from a significant system or data loss does not rely strictly on the ability to replace hardware or rebuild infrastructure. In most cases continued success relies heavily on the ability to quickly and successfully recover business critical data. Considering it's one of the key deciding factors in whether your company will remain in business, shouldn't a company be prepared to make the needed data protection decisions up front? Indeed, they should, and that is why FocusStor offers a highly secure data back up technology.

FocusStor is designed for companies with remote offices, as well as small and mid-sized businesses, that have primarily relied on in-house tape or disk backups to protect their data.

FocusStor guarantees recovery of all business-critical data and enables companies to return operations to the state they were in immediately prior to a data-loss event.

More specifically, in the healthcare industry, data storage challenges are obvious and business continuity and redundancy plans become a necessity.

Below are some studies on the matter:

Data Storage Challenges

  • The necessity to secure patient information to meet HIPPA compliance laws.
  • Growing demands to protect confidential patient health file data against loss and corruption.
  • Ensuring healthcare providers can retrieve consolidated medical information on patients from a safe, centralized source. 
  • Organizing stored medical files for easy, instant access.

Healthcare Industry Trends

By monitoring industry trends, OSP can anticipate the future data storage needs of the healthcare industry. Currently, the OSP team is reviewing the impact of these trends on data storage:

  • Storing, long-term, medical history by symptom, gender, etc. to provide insights regarding collective health patterns.
  • Meeting the demands of a highly mobile baby boomer population and their need for easily moving their medical history with them.
  • Physicians needing to reduce the time it takes to access stored data to free up more time for increasing patient care schedules.
  • Obesity prevalence rates of 15% to 19% in more than 18 US states creating formidable increases in diabetes - causing medical researchers to seek access to data generated and stored by multiple healthcare providers whose collective information could identify common traits and in turn, a path to cures.
  • Aggressive hacker infiltrationFind Article, identify theft and viruses that continue to corrupt vital patient health data.

FocusStor recommends that all healthcare providers join the thousands of healthcare businesses who have decided to safeguard their data using FocusStor’s backup solution.


CONTACT INFORMATION:

FocusStor Online Data Backup & Recovery
Toll Free: 800-285-3084
Website: http://www.focusstor.net
Email: backup@focusstor.net

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