What is Privacy and Security?
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.
Healthcare Privacy & Security Toolkits
Privacy & Security Toolkit
Apply general principles for managing electronic information to keep information private and secure
- History of The Privacy & Security Toolkit
- Cybersecurity Academic Directory - An academic directory of cybersecurity programs located in the United States.
- Phishing: Don't be Phooled! - A white paper on phishing: what to look for and how to mitigate.
- Phishing: Don't be Phooled! - Tip Sheet (Related Document)
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
Join the HIMSS Healthcare Cybersecurity Community
Improve your healthcare organization’s security posture by learning and collaborating with experts and peers in the Healthcare Cybersecurity Community.