Information security and patient privacy are fundamental components of a well-functioning healthcare environment. The privacy and security content area of HIMSS provides resources to assist healthcare organizations and business associates with their privacy and security initiatives.
Search through our topic-based toolkits below to learn more or contribute to our efforts by joining our volunteer task forces or work groups.
Apply general principles for managing electronic information to keep information private and secure
Implement appropriate policy and procedures for smaller organizations
Navigate the challenges of securely, reliably matching patient identity across systems
On Monday, December 8, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) released the Federal Health IT Strategic Plan 2015-2020 in draft form.
HIMSS joins the National Cyber Security Alliance in celebrating National Cyber Security Awareness Month, held annually in October.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US CERT) issued an alert regarding the GNU Bourne Again Shell (Bash) vulnerability.