2017 HIMSS Cybersecurity Survey Indicates Promising Trend Toward Cybersecurity Preparedness
Healthcare organizations are taking steps to enhance their cybersecurity programs to a greater degree than anticipated, according to the newly released 2017 HIMSS Cybersecurity Survey. The majority of organizations measured (71 percent) allocate specific budget toward cybersecurity. Additionally, 80 percent of IT leaders measured indicated their organization employs dedicated cybersecurity staff.
HIMSS Launches Steve Lieber Innovator Scholarship
The Steve Lieber Innovator Scholarship, sponsored by the HIMSS Foundation, recognizes the leadership and passion for innovation in digital health technology of its namesake, HIMSS president and CEO for more than 17 years. Applications are now open for this prestigious scholarship, designated for a student pursuing a degree from an accredited collegiate undergraduate, graduate, or doctoral academic program.
Two Hamad Medical Corporation Hospitals receive HIMSS Analytics Stage 6 Accreditation
Two Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) facilities, the Heart Hospital and the National Centre for Cancer Care and Research (NCCCR), have been recognized for meeting an international benchmark for the use of advance IT to improve patient care.