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Competitive Landscape: How Amazon, Apple, Google, Facebook and Microsoft Are Disrupting U.S. Healthcare

Published: 31 July 2018

ID: G00364287

Analyst(s): Anurag Gupta


Seismic shifts in healthcare are altering the enterprise technology landscape. This research equips technology product marketers with the business strategy of the five largest digital disruptors and explores how best to leverage the emerging market opportunity.

Table Of Contents


  • Complexity, Uneven Profit Margins and Opaque Intermediaries Who Wield Disproportionate Power Are Leading to Digital Disruptors' Closely Scrutinizing the Market
  • Failure to Improve Outcomes, Despite Rising Costs, Is Attracting the Attention of Many Firms to Use Technology to Solve the Underlying Cost Problem
  • Digital Laggard Nature of Healthcare Industry Is a Pull Factor for Digital Disruptors
  • Market Forces Realigning the Landscape by Favoring Consumerism in Healthcare, Growth of Out-of-Hospital Care and Emphasis on Social Determinants of Health Are All Facilitating Expansion of Digital Disruptors
  • Growing Revenue Opportunity Is Also Propelling Digital Disruptors and Their Ecosystem to Expand in Healthcare Enterprise Markets
  • Competitive Situation and Trends
  • Market Players
  • The Future of Competition
  • Competitive Profiles
    • Amazon
    • Apple
    • Facebook
    • Google
    • Microsoft
  • References and Methodology

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