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2019 Risk Management Trends

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2019 Risk Management Trends

HIPAA SNAPSHOT: RISK MANAGEMENT IN 2018

We surveyed 294 healthcare professionals responsible for HIPAA compliance (82 from 2018 and 212 in 2017) about their risk management processes, focusing on their risk analysis and risk management plan efforts. This infographic is an analysis of their collected responses.


2018 Summary

  • 29% of organizations have conducted a risk analysis.
  • 18% of organizations conduct a risk analysis at least annually.
  • 17% of organizations have a risk management in place.
  • 11% of organizations review their risk management plan at least annually.


Organizations Conduct a Formal Risk Analysis

PRO TIP: Organizations need to conduct a formal risk analysis in order to know how to prepare for and protect against cyber-attacks.

2018 Data

  • 46% No
  • 25% Don’t know
  • 29% Yes

2017 Data

  1. 26% No
  2. 29% Don’t know
  3. 45% Yes


How Often Organizations Conduct a Risk Analysis

PRO TIP: HIPAA requires organizations to regularly conduct a risk analysis (e.g., annually).

2018 Data

  • 49% Never
  • 24% Don’t know
  • 9% Every other year
  • 17% Annually
  • 1% Semi-annually

2017 Data

  • 19% Never
  • 30% Don’t know
  • 3% Every other year
  • 39% Annually
  • 9% Semi-annually


Organizations Have a Formal Risk Management Plan

PRO TIP: HIPAA requires organizations to create a risk management plan annually.

2018 Data

  • 51% No
  • 32% Don’t know
  • 17% Yes

2017 Data

  • 21% No
  • 35% Don’t know
  • 44% Yes


How Often Organizations Review Their Risk Management Plan

PRO TIP: Organizations need to regularly review their risk management plan (e.g., monthly). Consider setting a monthly calendar reminder to review your risk management plan.

2018 Data

  • 58% Never
  • 31% Don’t know
  • 10% Annually
  • 0% Semi-annually
  • 0% Quarterly
  • 1% Monthly

2017 Data

  • 15% Never
  • 30% Don’t know
  • 34% Annually
  • 4% Semi-annually
  • 10% Quarterly
  • 7% Monthly


Takeaways

  • 77% increase in organizations that don’t conduct a risk analysis
  • 63% decrease in organizations that conduct a risk analysis at least annually
  • 143% increase in organizations that don’t have a risk management plan in place
  • 287% increase in organizations that never review their risk management plan

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2018 Risk Management Trends

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2018 Risk Management Trends

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