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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.
Essentials Brief: 2015 Healthcare IT Spending Forecast Report
Published April 1, 2015

HIMSS Analytics has published the latest version of its hospital healthcare information technology (HIT) forecasting model to project industry spend from 2014 through 2019. HIMSS Analytics’ forecasting methodology uses IT expense data from the previous reporting year (2013) and projected budget data for the current reporting year (2014) as well as for future years to forecast spending over the next five years (2014 – 2019).


This year’s study is a follow-up to the HIMSS Analytics 2013 C&BI study. While both studies reflect positively on C&BI’s market potential, there were notable differences, especially around the proposed application of C&BI solutions. In 2013, organizations were primarily interested in using C&BI to support their accountable care efforts, whereas in 2015, primary C&BI focus had shifted to population health.

Unique Voice of Customer (VOC) from over 500 respondents. Year-over-year trending analysis of solution adoption. Despite efforts to tie provider reimbursements to quality metrics and overall cost of care reduction, less than 25% of respondents indicated a defined strategy around Accountable Care.

Building upon the critical insight provided in 2015, HIMSS Analytics releases the 2016 Telemedicine Study, an Essentials Brief that highlights three years’ worth of market data focused on the adoption of telemedicine technology across the U.S. hospital market.

Actionable insights:

  •  Access current telemedicine solution adoption rates and plans to purchase
  • Understand vendor market share and mind share
  • Get snapshot statistics for telemedicine solutions across the entire US hospital landscape

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.