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Market Trends: Four Major Opportunities in the U.S. Healthcare Provider Market

Published: 14 April 2016

ID: G00297711

Analyst(s): Anurag Gupta


Changes in legislation have radically transformed the U.S. healthcare provider market. Sellers struggle to understand where the next growth opportunity will come from. There are four immediate opportunities: EHRs, RCM, analytics and facilitating care delivery outside traditional hospital boundaries.

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Market Trend

  • EHRs are evolving from a hospital-centric data capturing functionality to a patient-centric solution delivering actionable insights and helping the clinical users
  • RCM Is Progressing From a Back-End Capability to an Enterprisewide Operational and Financial Management Solution
  • Analytics Solutions Are Transitioning From Solely "Quant" Focused Tools to User-Friendly "Must Have" Decision Support Solutions for Business Users
  • Connected Health Systems and Care Delivery Outside of Hospitals Are Propelling Demand for IoT-Enabled Healthcare Solutions

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