Healthcare Transformation

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Health plans expect to expand investments in mobile devices significantly by the end of 2012. In a January 2012 IDC Health Insights Survey of projected health plan technology investments through the end of 2012, over 65% percent of health plans reported that they planned new or expanded connected health investments by the end of 2012. Mobile devices are a significant part of the anticipated investment. In a separate January 2012 IDC Health Insights survey regarding consumer engagement investments, more health plans reported planned investments in mobile/phone channels than any other through 2015.


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IDC Health Insights has just published two IDC MarketScapes covering the volatile health information exchange market:

IDC MarketScape: U.S. Health Information Exchange Packaged Solutions 2012 Vendor Assessment, which covers 10 vendors that offer a packaged solution

IDC MarketScape: U.S. Health Information Exchange Platform Solutions 2012 Vendor Assessment, which covers 16 vendors that offer a platform solution.

Vendors were selected on the basis of estimated market share and potential for growth.


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As US and China all are undergoing health reform, their goal are similar to some degree, and the IS solutions are also becoming compatible with each other, which provide more opportunities for both country's vendors.



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