How well are healthcare organizations protecting patient information?


Healthcare organizations have high levels of confidence in their cybersecurity preparedness despite most of them using only basic user authentication methods in the face of an increasing number of patient identity theft and fraud instances in the marketplace, according to LexisNexis Risk Solutions.

Key survey findings

Specifically, the survey results showed:

  • 58% believe that the cybersecurity of their patient portal is above average or superior when compared to other patient portals
  • 65% report that their individual state budgets for patient identity management will not increase in 2019
  • 93% use username and password as the patient portal authentication method