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MUMBAI, India, June 20, 2016

Gartner Says Healthcare Providers in India to Spend $1.2 Billion on IT in 2016

Healthcare providers in India are expected to spend $1.2 billion (USD) on IT products and services in 2016, an increase of 3.4 percent over 2015, according to Gartner, Inc. This forecast includes spending by healthcare providers (includes hospitals, hospital systems, nursing and residential care and university hospitals) on internal services, software, IT servicesdata center systems, devices and telecom services.

“IT services, which includes consulting, software support, implementation, hardware, IT outsourcing (ITO) and business process outsourcing (BPO), will continue to be the largest overall spending category within the healthcare providers sector," said Moutusi Sau, principal research analyst at Gartner. “It is expected to reach $339 million in 2016, growing 5.2 percent over 2015 The BPO sub-segment will record the fastest growth rate of 15.4 percent over 2015. ITO will be the largest sub-segment in IT services recording a 7.5 percent increase in 2016 to reach $107 million in 2016.”

The software market will grow 6 percent in 2016 to reach $106 million, up from $100 million in 2015. Infrastructure will grow 4.5 percent in 2016 to reach $43 million.

Further information on healthcare sector IT spending is available to Gartner clients in the report: Forecast: Enterprise IT spending for the Healthcare Providers Market, Worldwide, 2014-2020, 1Q16 Update. The healthcare provider industry forecast provides total enterprise IT spending, including internal spending, and multiple lines of detail surrounding spending on data center systems, devices, software, IT services and telecom services for 43 countries, including breakdowns for hospital and physician submarkets.

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