High Class Healthcare : Disaster Recovery Plan

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High Class Healthcare: Disaster Recovery Plan (DRP) Katheryn Farney IT4803 Dr. Steven Helwig Capella University Executive Summary High Class Healthcare is an investment project developed and chaired by Mark Moneybags. The construction on a hospital has already begun, with senior executive positions having already been filled. The organization now requires a secure network environment in order to properly conduct operations. This network infrastructure must meet the needs of the organization as well as conform to the standards set forth by government regulations. The strict regulations which exist in regards to ePHI (Electronic Personal Health Information), the need for a system which manages who as access to what…show more content…
The definition and factors which result in a ‘disaster’ and therefore trigger the activation of the DRP must be decided by the organization itself. Once an organization has properly defined what constitutes a disaster, the development of a DRP is the next step. A DRP is vitally important, as it defines what the organization should do in the event of a disaster. The lack of a proper disaster recovery plan could have severely negative impact on an organizations ability to recover and continue operations in the event of a disaster. • Financial – An organization stands to lose far more than money without a solid DRP in place; however, the financial impact is the easiest to quantify. Financial loss; while not limited to the simple equation of Loss = Time*Money (Where the loss of revenue is the estimated revenue made multiplied by the time systems were offline), can be quantified as such. The financial loss alone should be enough to convince any organization to develop a well thought out and thoroughly implemented DRP to minimize financial loss. • Data loss – A second impact to an organization which does not have a proper DRP is the loss of data. With High Class Healthcare being in the healthcare industry, this
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