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HCAF's First Friday Private Duty Lunch Chat - April, 2019
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When: Friday, April 5, 2019
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM ET (login at 11:45 AM ET)
Where: Webinar
Presenter: Ricky Smith
Contact: Julia Heath
(850) 222-8967

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HCAF's First Friday Private Duty Lunch Chat - April 2019

Shift Into High Gear! Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity

Friday, February 1, 2019
12pm-1:00pm (login at 11:45am)

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73% of organizations that experienced a systems failure were down for 30 minutes or more! (2017 State of Resilience Report). This presentation will communicate business continuity and survival by leading your organization through three essential steps. We will discuss in general terms the concepts of business continuity and disaster planning. We will focus primarily on specific IT strategies you can easily and affordably implement.


  • Learn to identify objectives for recovery time and data protection
  • Understand threats and regulations that impact your business
  • Compare and contrast common downtime protection methods

Meet the Speaker:

Ricky Smith is President of Innovative Business Technologies (IBT), a SOC 2®-compliant cloud service provider and managed information technology (IT) service organization that works primarily with health care providers.

Prior to IBT, Ricky spent over a decade with McKesson Information Solutions, a home care and hospice product group. As Director of Technical Services, he became passionate about IT's ability to facilitate patient care. In addition to over 20 years in health care IT, Ricky spent several years as a systems engineer and telecommunications technician in a high-profile financial and chemical engineering sector.

Ongoing research on technology trends, as it relates to health care providers, allows him to maintain expertise in data security, compliancy, business continuity, and risk analysis.


Private Duty and Combo Members: FREE
Certified and Associate Members: $15
Potential Members: $25

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