This IDC Health Insights report provides an evaluation of 10 vendors that provide a packaged solution for HIE. The vendors we chose to cover include leaders in the industry that were chosen for their market share and penetration or their potential growth opportunities. Additional HIE vendors are covered in IDC MarketScape: U.S. Health Information Exchange Platform Solutions 2012 Vendor Assessment (IDC Health Insights #HI235816, forthcoming), which covers 16 vendors that offer a platform solution for HIE.
"The ability to leverage existing systems and accelerate implementation time frames is the fastest path to meaningful use incentives," states Lynne A. Dunbrack, program director, Connected Health IT Strategies. Packaged solutions are designed to meet a very specific set of requirements and reduce the risk of uncertainty related to project scope, timelines, and costs.