Cyber security capabilities of physicians and their practices 2017

This statistic depicts the percentage of physicians that have or would be interested in having select cyber security features in their practice as of 2017. According to the results, about 49 percent of physicians indicated that their practice already has an in-house security official, while 29 percent of physicians indicated that they don't have but would be interested in receiving donated security-related hardware or software from other provider groups or health systems (e.g. hospitals).

Cyber security capabilities and interests of physicians and their practices as of 2017

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Release date



United States

Survey time period

July and August 2017

Number of respondents

1,300 physicians

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Original question: "Which of the following does your practice have or would your practice be interested in?"

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