91% of small healthcare organizations suffered a data breach in the last year

Nearly all small healthcare organizations and practices responding to a recent survey said they’ve suffered some sort of data breach in the past year, the Ponemon Institute announced this week. Overall, 91 percent of responding facilities with 250 employees or less said they had suffered at least one data breach, with 23 percent of respondents saying that their organizations experienced at least one patient medical identity theft in that time span.

via FierceHealthIT.

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