Merge Healthcare launched its first off site disaster recovery services

Merge Healthcare, a leading medical imaging solutions provider, announced the launch of its Managed Services initiative.  This service provides hospitals and imaging centers with a business continuity solution in the event of system failure, unplanned downtime or natural disaster.   The first service of the initiative is Merge Off Site Disaster Recovery which provides HIPAA compliant back up of radiology images and information.

Merge’s Off Site Disaster Recovery service includes 24/7 system monitoring via Merge's proprietary ViewCheck software. Merge’s tiered offering provides on-demand access and unlimited online retrieval of archived studies, an audit trail of all studies from the customer site to Merge’s Data Center and on site recovery services.

Nancy Koenig, President of Merge Fusion said, We are excited to extend this new service to our customers. Study accessibility and immediate availability is critical in the event of a disaster. The Merge Off Site Disaster Recovery service provides a single vendor solution for all off site storage needs of Merge Fusion customers. Off site storage is the first of a variety of Managed Services that Merge will be offering.