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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).

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Over half of US hospitals reported use of smartphones and/or tablet computers at their facilities. 69% of respondents noted that they used apps to access clinical information; however, only 33% reportedly believe they can access most or all of the clinical systems technologies they need via smartphones/tablet computers.

HIMSS Analytics® has released its 2016 Clinical & Business Intelligence (C&BI) Essentials Brief, a study snapshot on the U.S. hospital analytics market.

As the emphasis of healthcare changes from volume to value-based care, the use of analytical solutions will be necessary to support clinical, financial and operational decision making.  However, market adoption has been modest to date and plans to make future investments in clinical and business intelligence solutions are uncertain.

Purchase this study to:

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

While Picture Archive Communications System or PACS adoption across healthcare is high, potential growth opportunities abound.