This IDC study provides healthcare executives with a road map for the next 36 months that prioritizes investments and identifies the areas of the business that will be affected and the relative complexity and cost of each initiative. Each of the 10 predictions includes the IT impact and guidance for action.
The drivers influencing investment in healthcare IT are global in nature. Major themes include the critical nature of security and the impact of breaches in healthcare, the availability of 3rd Platform technology and innovation accelerators to enable digital transformation, and the ubiquitous access to mobile technology, the movement toward personalized medicine, and the need for new data sources and advanced analytics including cognitive computing.
The 10 predictions identified by IDC Health Insights clearly show that digital transformation is beyond technology and impacts data, people, processes, and strategy. The predictions cover organizational changes, staffing requirements, and consumer-facing initiatives.
"The FutureScape will become critical for successful planning and budgeting across the healthcare ecosystem," says Lynne Dunbrack, research vice president, IDC Health Insights.
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