This IDC Health Insights report enables healthcare executives to define the emerging, and often confusing, population health management market. Executives will have a definition of this market, its key strategy and capability requirements, and an evaluation of vendors actively participating in this market. The report will untangle the confusion that exists when defining this market. Vendors report a very active 2013 in terms of new clients, which IDC Health Insights believes will continue for the next 18 to 24 months. In the future, we will see advances in analytics and patient engagement strategies in population health. The industry has realized the critical nature of data in accomplishing the goals of the Triple Aim.
"While this is an emerging market, the population health management market vendors are stable with most having been acquired by larger vendors that recognized this as a high-growth market offering critical tools and processes to enable population health management." — Cynthia Burghard, research director, Accountable Care IT Strategies