Hospitals Implementing Cybersecurity Measures

As hospitals increasingly use digital technology to gather, store and share patient information, they also must take steps to ensure data security. Results from the 2015 AHA Most Wired Survey show that the majority of hospitals are already taking many important security steps (see table below), while they continue to build out their capabilities.

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