2015 HIMSS Cybersecurity Survey
Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society. (2015). 2015 HIMSS Cybersecurity Survey. (Executive summary only.)
Nearly 300 individuals from the healthcare field completed this cybersecurity survey, and 87% indicated that information security had gained ground as a business priority over the past year. Sixty-four percent of respondents reported incidents committed by external actors (e.g., hackers or scam artists). Approximately 20% of these events led to the loss of patient, financial, or operational data.