Two Southern Hospitals Ink Disaster Recovery Contracts | Healthcare Informatics Magazine | Health IT | Information Technology Skip to content Skip to navigation

Two Southern Hospitals Ink Disaster Recovery Contracts

November 17, 2009
by root
| Reprints

Southeast Alabama Medical Center

(Dothan, Ala.) and

Southwest Mississippi Regional Medical Center

(McComb, Miss.) have signed contracts for long-term archiving and disaster recovery services with Wallingford, Conn.-based

InSite One, Inc.

and Wayne, Pa.-based



Southeast Alabama, a 400-bed regional referral center serving residents in the neighboring communities and counties of Southeast Alabama, Southwest Georgia and the Florida Panhandle, is deploying InSite One’s InDex OnSite to focus on Tier 1 storage while InSite One manages the archive. The InDex standards-based approach has created an enterprise imaging archive that will serve radiology, digital mammography and cardiology, says the company.

Southwest Mississippi, a 160-bed hospital serving a seven-county area, will leverage InSite One and InDex Enterprise Archive for long-term archiving and disaster recovery services. It is also using SunGard’s Recovery Services for critical applications.



Community Data Sharing: Eight Recommendations From San Diego

A learning guide focuses on San Diego’s experience in building a community health information exchange and the realities of embarking on a broad community collaboration to achieve better data sharing.

HealthlinkNY’s Galanis to Step Down as CEO

Christina Galanis, who has served as president and CEO of HealthlinkNY for the past 13 years, will leave her position at the end of the year.

Email-Related Cyber Attacks a Top Concern for Providers

U.S. healthcare providers overwhelmingly rank email as the top source of a potential data breach, according to new research from email and data security company Mimecast and conducted by HIMSS Analytics.

Former Health IT Head in San Diego County Charged with Defrauding Provider out of $800K

The ex-health IT director at North County Health Services, a San Diego County-based healthcare service provider, has been charged with spearheading fraudulent operations that cost the organization $800,000.

Allscripts Touts 1 Billion API Shares in 2017

Officials from Chicago-based health IT vendor Allscripts have attested that the company has reached a new milestone— one billion application programming interface (API) data exchange transactions in 2017.

Dignity Health, CHI Merging to Form New Catholic Health System

Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI), based in Englewood, Colorado, and San Francisco-based Dignity Health officially announced they are merging and have signed a definitive agreement to combine ministries and create a new, nonprofit Catholic health system.