What are hospital CIOs spending their cybersecurity budgets on? Medical devices, remote work safety & more

Becker's Health IT

Jackie Drees

As the scale and frequency of cyberattacks continues to increase in healthcare, hospitals and health systems are tinkering their budgets and investing in IT areas to ward off threats.

Three hospital chief information security officers and CIOs shared with Becker's how they have adjusted their IT budgets for cybersecurity since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic and in what areas they are investing the most.

Editor's note: Responses have been lightly edited for clarity and style.

Howard Haile. Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer at SCL Health (Broomfield, Colo.): We have been focused for the past several years on transitioning security to meet the needs of an increasingly remote workforce. Our focus will remain on...

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