AHIMA Disaster Planning and Recovery Resources
AHIMA has compiled a short list of practical resources that may be helpful during disaster planning or disaster recovery. Even more information is available in the AHIMA Body of Knowledge.
Other sites, such as the Department of Health and Human Services’
Public Health Emergency preparedness site
Federal Emergency Management Agency
, may also be good references.
To contribute to the AHIMA Foundation’s ongoing disaster recovery fund, go to the
Health Information Relief Operation page
on the AHIMA Foundation Web site.
AHIMA Disaster Planning Resources
Consumer Preparedness in the Face of Disaster
Security Risk Analysis and Management
Disaster Planning for Health Information (Updated)
Medical Records Disaster Planning: A Health Information Manager’s Survival Guide
Practical Disaster Planning for Healthcare Facilities
Disaster Planning for a Mass-casualty Event
Information Systems Disaster Recovery Plan Template
(requires member login)
Policies and Procedures: A Health Information Manager’s Toolkit
AHIMA Disaster Recovery Resources
Checklist for Assembling Health Information After a Disaster
Complying with the Privacy Rule During a Disaster – Part 1
Complying with the Privacy Rule During a Disaster – Part 2
Emotional Managing in New Orleans
Locating Patients During a Disaster
Permanent Record: Electronic Records Aid in Aftermath of Joplin Tornado
Privacy and Security Take Center Stage
Find more free, publicly available disaster resources
. Members can log in to the AHIMA Body of Knowledge for
even more resources.
The “Disaster Planning and Recovery Resources for HIM” guide is available to members. It contains practice briefs, articles, and various links and is offered in its entirety the
Body of Knowledge