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IDC Health Insights' Top 10 Provider Predictions 2014 report, IT Priorities in the Post-EHR Era, provides an analysis of market trends affecting the acquisition, implementation, and use of technology by U.S. healthcare providers. The predictions focus on those technologies and business needs most likely to drive investment by providers during 2014. These investment priorities are driven by their economic and clinical value in terms of their ability to reduce the cost of care, improve the quality of care, make provider organizations more efficient and offer flexibility to providers in ambulatory and inpatient settings who are faced with both regulatory and business changes.

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Last year we surveyed payers about their investment priorities for analytics. The results surprised us. In particular, why was Fraud, Waste and Abuse (FWA) in the bottom half of the analytics investment agenda? By late 2014 we predict FWA will become a top 3 analytics investment priority.

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Yesterday, the IDC Health Insights team unveiled the 2014 Top 10 predictions for the healthcare providers market in the EMEA region. These 10 predictions identify trends that will impact healthcare business and information technology decisions in EMEA region for 2014 and the next three to five years. The ten predictions have been structured along three main themes that are impacting business and care delivery in the region. The predictions set aims to help executives in the development and the execution of strategies delivering a competitive advantage in these times of profound change in the healthcare industry.

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IDC Health Insights' top 10 connected health predictions identify major trends that will impact the U.S. healthcare IT landscape in 2014, and many will continue to impact the industry for the months and years to follow. Knowledge of these evolving industry and IT trends will guide healthcare executives as they develop and execute strategies to survive the profound changes that are impacting business and care delivery models today.

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IDC Health Insights presents the top 10 predictions for the Asia/Pacific healthcare IT market for 2014. The countries in the Asia/Pacific region are faced with the task of creating a sustainable healthcare system that takes into account the shift in the disease burden as the population continues to age. This year's predictions can be classified under the three major themes of collaboration, innovation, and consumerization, which will come together in unprecedented ways to bring efficiency and sustainability to the healthcare industry.

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    Jonas Knudsen says:
    HI, Yes I do. At least in western Europe, there is a growing trend to apply IoT technologies as the main infrastructure to handle compliance with traceability regulations. That is, for smart pharmacy, drugs, instrument tracking from sterile services department (SSD) to the operation rooms and back etc. That also adreesses the need for automation,…
    5 months ago
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    guy weiss says:
    Jonas, don' you think that the architecture adopted to address traceability regulation could easily be replaced by IOT solutions. Main drivers: less implementation costs, no packaging line performance decrease, no additional cost for aggregation, and of course interconnexion with smart phone app.
    5 months ago

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