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
Samantha Burch,senior director, congressional affairs, HIMSS North America discusses HIMSS' support the passage of the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act of 2015(CISA)
HIMSS applauds the Senate for passing CISA on October 27, 2015.
HIMSS strongly supports the healthcare provisions in the CISA Manager’s Amendment creating the infrastructure needed to better identify and defend against cyber threats.