IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Healthcare IT 2017 Predictions

By Lynne A. Dunbrack – November 15, 2016
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The IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Healthcare IT 2017 Predictions provides healthcare executives across the globe a guide to likely future technology and business scenarios. Executives can use this document as input to their IT strategy moving forward. The IDC Health Insights predictions are suggesting that the next three years will be focused on the adoption of disruptive technologies which will enable healthcare digital transformation. The drivers include the rise of computer-based intelligence with the increased adoption of cognitive/AI and robotics. The increased adoption of internet of things (IoT) technology is resulting in the convergence of mobile, social and sensors. The illness burden across the globe is continuing to increase with an aging population, an epidemic of chronic illness and the continued outbreak of infectious diseases will continue to drive healthcare technology innovation and force changes in reimbursement and contribute to shortages of medical and pharmaceutical resources.


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Lynne A. Dunbrack

Research Vice PresidentIDC Health Insights

>Lynne Dunbrack </a>is a nationally recognized thought leader in the application of information technology (IT) to the business problems of the health industry. Her understanding of industry…


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