Provider leaders, on average, use 11 different technologies to shield their organization’s protected health information (PHI), a new survey revealed.

Provider leaders, on average, use 11 different technologies to shield their organization’s protected health information (PHI), a new survey revealed.

The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) surveyed nearly 300 healthcare leaders across the industry on the issue of securing patient data. Nearly every single one, 87 percent in all, said cybersecurity was increased business priority over the past year due to the increasing threats to PHI. Two-thirds of the respondents said their organization had experienced a significant security incident.

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