Focus: Cybersecurity

Survey: Data breaches a concern for 95 percent of hospital CIOs

August 7, 2017

A survey of more than 100 hospital CIOs found that 95 percent are concerned with the security of their patients’ data, according to an article on the Campus Safety website.

The survey was administered in March 2017 to members of the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME).

Survey data was collected on the heels of multiple large-scale attacks on healthcare systems in 2017.

Although many hospitals have taken necessary steps to add more protection to its patients’ information, they still struggle to keep up with hackers’ mounting sophistication, the article said.

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