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Are data breaches in healthcare organizations common?

Author(s): American Nurse Today

Has your organization ever experienced a data breach? According to a survey by the University of Phoenix College of Health Professions, one in five RNs say yes. If you’ve experienced a breach, what happened? Was security tightened? Were protocols changed? If you answered no to those questions, you’re not alone. A quarter of respondents who said their facility had a data breach saw no changes in how data security and patient privacy are handled. Read more about this survey and healthcare data security here.


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