Gartner Information Technology Research

The EHR Megasuite Oligopoly Will Result in Less Differentiation and Innovation — and Higher Total Cost of Ownership

Published: 30 March 2020

ID: G00451583

Analyst(s): Barry Runyon


As the EHR megasuite footprint grows, healthcare provider CIOs will cede control of a significant portion of their IT budget and roadmap. They will need a strategy to maintain control, lower total cost of ownership and foster the competitive differentiation the industry desperately requires.

Table Of Contents


  • Megasuite Landscape
  • Adjacent Market Spaces
  • Industry Implications
  • Interoperability and the Oligopoly
  • CIO Imperatives
  • A Historical Perspective

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