U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. (2016). Hospitals Largely Reported Addressing Requirements for EHR Contingency Plans. Office of the Inspector General.
This report details findings from a questionnaire sent to 400 hospitals that are reimbursed for using a certified electronic health records (EHR) system. Nearly all respondents reported having contingency plans for their EHR systems, but the authors emphasize the need for the Office of Civil Rights to implement a related, consistent audit program.