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Essentials Brief - 2016 Clinical & Business Intelligence Study
Published May 25, 2016

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

Highlights of the study include:

  • Current and future adoption of clinical and business intelligence solutions
  • Vendor market share, mind share and market opportunity in the clinical and business intelligence solution category
  • Study respondents currently with a clinical and business intelligence solution revealed limited tactical or inconsistent/uncoordinated efforts toward data governance within their organization.
  • More study respondents with a C&BI solution utilize embedded tools within their EHR/HIS versus a best-of-breed or self-developed solution for their analytical needs.
  • Based upon the HIMSS Analytics Adoption Model for Analytics Maturity (AMAM), respondents self-qualified as having a relatively low level of organizational analytics maturity
  • Uncertainty around plans to purchase a C&BI solution remains high as organizations rely upon current tools to make clinical and business decisions and focus on upgrading other clinical areas.

Get further insight on the 2016 Clinical & Business Intelligence study on the HIMSS Analytics Blog

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In addition to data from the HIMSS Analytics® Database and unique insight from healthcare IT executives across the country, this year's Study includes year-over-year comparisons with information from the 2014 U.S. Telemedicine Study.  Highlights include:

  • An uptick in adoption and increase in familiarity with telemedicine products and services (YOY)
  • 70% of respondents reported two-way video/webcam usage, making it the most utilized telemedicine product/solution
  • Detailed insight into respondents’ telemedicine/telehealth services five year outlook

Population health initiatives in healthcare are gaining momentum, but adoption of vendor provided population health solutions are still in early stages.

View our Essentials Briefs Research Agenda with salient topics across healthcare

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).