Threatened with the growing problem of health data breaches, information technology leaders at healthcare organizations are increasing investments this year in their security infrastructures, according to results of a new survey from IT staffing firm TEKsystems.

Security is a growth area in 2016 in terms of healthcare organization IT budgets, respondents indicated. When asked which technology categories will have the biggest impact on their organizations this year, 60 percent of respondents indicated that security was the top priority in their budgets this year, up from 54 percent in 2015.

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