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.