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Essentials Briefs

HIMSS Analytics regularly publishes Essentials Briefs on a variety of healthcare technology areas and market segments. Vendors can purchase the Essentials Briefs using the links below. Providers can receive the Essentials Briefs for free by emailing us from a qualified email address.

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View our Essentials Briefs Research Agenda with salient topics across healthcare


HIMSS Analytics has released its most recent Essentials Brief, the 2016 Year in Review and 2017 IT Application Forecasts, which provides a high level review of 2016 Essential Brief findings and our analytical outlook on the adoption for 81 healthcare applications.  While Essential Briefs are typically market research studies focused on identifying salient topics in the healthcare IT space, this Brief is focused on what has transpired across technology areas such as telemedicine, precision medicine and population health, and looks forward to what the U.S.

The 2016 Essentials Brief: Security Study – Biometrics offers insight from 90 CTOs, CIOs, CISOs and VPs and Managers of IT on their current approach toward biometric solutions.  Additional insight is provided through data from HIMSS Analytics LOGIC™, the most comprehensive and

The 2016 Population Health Essentials Brief offers insight from 104 hospital executives (C-Suite) and Vice Presidents and Directors of IT, clinical systems and clinical analytics on their current approach toward population health, their areas of focus, their IT approach and the challenges they are encountering along the way.  Additional insight is provided through data from HIMSS Analytics LOGIC™, the most comprehensive and intuitive global market intelligence tool in healthcare IT.  LOGIC provides adoption rates on specific technologies which could complement the move toward prec

Access the 2016 Precision Medicine Essentials Brief, a study on the U.S. Precision Medicine solutions market. This study provides insight into precision medicine solution adoption and purchase intentions from healthcare delivery organizations in the U.S. market.