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.
HIMSS 2019 Cybersecurity Survey Now Open!
Participate in the latest edition of the HIMSS Cybersecurity Survey, which gauges the perceptions and practices of healthcare organizations on cybersecurity topics facing the health sector. Learn more.
NEW! HIMSS Healthcare Cybersecurity Environmental Scan Reports
Stay up to date on cybersecurity news by reading the monthly environmental scan reports.
|Healthcare Privacy & Security Toolkits|
Privacy & Security Toolkit
Apply general principles for managing electronic information to keep information private and secure
Small Provider Organization Privacy & Security Toolkit
Implement appropriate policy and procedures for smaller organizations
Patient Identity Integrity Toolkit
Navigate the challenges of securely, reliably matching patient identity across systems
Risk Assessment Toolkit
Conduct security risk assessments and implement a risk management process
Mobile Security Toolkit
Manage mobile technology security based on industry best practices
Cloud Computing Toolkit
Understand how to manage risks, operational integrity and data security in the cloud