Dunlop, J. and Biddinger, P. (n.d.). A Framework to Support Healthcare Continuity of Operations in an Information Technology Failure: Lessons Learned From a Novel Exercise Series. (Accessed 5/22/2019.) Harvard School of Public Health, Emergency Preparedness and Response Exercise Program.
This presentation discusses why healthcare IT is particularly vulnerable to failure and its negative impacts; how emergency management and IT staff can collaborate to enhance preparedness; and how to use the provided framework for continuity of operations planning aimed at mitigating the effects of IT system failure and unplanned downtimes.