40% of US consumers confident medical organizations can provide adequate security for healthcare records

98% of consumers believe that healthcare organizations have a responsibility to protect patient medical records however, only 40% of consumers feel confident that their healthcare providers are able to secure their medical records, EpicTide says. Only 51% of consumers think that healthcare providers ?know? when someone has accessed patient records. Only 30% of respondents believe hospitals are diligent about informing potential victims of suspected breaches and unauthorized access to patient records.