This IDC study has analyzed the current situation and future developing trends of the China healthcare industry IT market; studied the main measures of China medical reform, the structural change (organization quantity, professional personnel data, medical cost) and developing trends of medical and health industry, emerging information technology and the development of emerging medical services with its support; and focused on the analysis of the development situation and trend of various main IT solution market in the healthcare industry, and vendors' competition pattern. This study also has offered the IT expense of the overall medical and health industry and the market size of main solution, and also offered the forecast for the next five years.
"It is the continuous, steady processing of China medical reform, and the measures such as multi-stage diagnosis and treatment, promotion for the development of private hospital development, disease-related grouping, doctor's multi-sited license that bring opportunities as well as challenges for medical information. However, the emerging information system (such as mobile medical, health wearable management), emerging medical and health service mode under its support bring an impact on traditional medical service as well as offer direction and space for future development. In this context, it is anticipated that in the year 2015, the key work will focus on the integration and upgrade of information system in large-scale hospital (tertiary hospitals, etc.), the construction of CDR and hospital integration platform, and emerging systems integration; however, the main development subject will be the way emerging systems are offering core clinic support. The aforesaid traditional and emerging solution market will offer opportunities for medical information vendors and vendors who devote to emerging medical service," said Leon Xiao, senior research manager of Vertical Industry Research and Consulting, IDC China.