This IDC Health Insights report provides an evaluation of the application market care management solutions targeted predominantly for the U.S. healthcare payer. The care management market will be a highly volatile and evolving market through at least 2015. As vendors position for new opportunities in the postreform era, there will be an unprecedented expansion of functionality and services as traditional care management evolves into a strategic health management solution.
"Market differentiation in the emerging reform decade is the healthcare payers' ability to improve outcomes, demonstrate performance, and control costs. Consequently, healthcare payers are shifting business and technology resources to health, wellness, and health management initiatives, and the related business intelligence solutions that support these efforts," notes Janice Young, program director, IDC Health Insights. "In response, care management applications are evolving into multifaceted health management solutions. The vendor market will be highly volatile through at least 2015."
DST Health Solutions, Inc., ikaSystems Corporation, CareKey Inc., DST Systems, Inc., Click4Care, Inc, McKesson Corporation, ZeOmega Inc., MEDECISION, INC., LANDACORP, INC., Casenet, LLC, THE TRIZETTO GROUP, INC.