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Healthcare Organizations to Increase Spending on IT Initiatives in 2013

Published: 29 January 2013

ID: G00245753

Analyst(s): Anurag Gupta , Rishi Sood


Healthcare organizations that were asked about their IT spending priorities indicated they will increase their IT budgets in 2013. Demand for virtualization will increase as a result of the organizations' need to lower costs and improve care.

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  • Impacts


Impacts and Recommendations

  • Healthcare delivery organizations' (HDOs') need to reduce costs and achieve efficiency will drive demand for virtualization from non-vertical-specific software (VSS) and service providers
  • Growth of cloud computing in healthcare industry will favorably alter market dynamics for traditional hardware and professional services companies
  • Healthcare industry's transition from paper-based systems to electronic health records (EHRs) will create opportunities for VSS and generic software providers

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