Tuesday, May 12, 2015

73% of Health Workers Violate Security Policies

A survey of over 780 IT and business decision makers said that 81% of employees/coworkers occasionally or routinely violated security and compliance policies; for the 300 polled in the healthcare industry it was 73%.

More than 97% of the healthcare organizations having policies in place. However, challenges remain when it comes to implementing them, ranging from low employee comprehension to policy violations.

"Challenges remain when it comes to implementing [policies], ranging from low employee comprehension to policy violations."
- MCOL, Daily Factoid
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(a) 73% of Healthcare Workers Report Security Policy Violations - www.MCOL.com, 03/23/2015

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