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Market Trends: Cost-Effective U.S. Healthcare Requires Disruptive Interoperability Solutions for Health Systems

Published: 10 April 2015

ID: G00273021

Analyst(s): Jennifer Mazzucca


Regulatory pressure for increased interoperability among health systems is creating demand for technology and service providers. Market and product strategists at TSPs should prioritize their interoperability and health information exchange solutions to optimize patient care and contain costs.

Table Of Contents


Market Trend

  • Potential Service and Solution Opportunities
  • Market Structure Trend
    • Dynamic Regulations Are Driving Technology Change
    • The Evolution of HIEs Will Be Pivotal
  • Making Interoperability Solutions Work
    • Top-Priority Analytics Need Interoperability
    • Easing the Transition via the Cloud
    • Interoperability Will Support Mobile Applications
    • Implications for TSPs
  • A New Type of Business-Focused Buyer
    • Implications for TSPs

Contrarian View

  • If Vendors Fail to Implement Interoperability, the Capacity to Improve Delivery at the Point of Care Will See Little Change

Vendors to Watch

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