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Silvia Piai

Senior Research Manager, EMEA

Silvia Piai is Senior Research Manager within IDC Health Insights and IDC Government Insights in EMEA. 

Silvia is responsible for analyzing key trends related to IT strategies and spending in European healthcare organizations, and global Public Health institutions. She advises healthcare organizations and ICT vendors on planning and implementing effective digital health transformation initiatives to drive business innovation.


Silvia Piai has a more than 10 year experience in healthcare IT research. She started her career as public sector analyst, for then specializing in healthcare and becoming the lead analyst for the European healthcare market for IDC Health Insights. In her role, she focuses on the impact of digital transformation of healthcare and the role of technology in key industry trends as personalization and integration of care.
Her analysis offers in-depth coverage of the technologies that provide the most clinical value in terms of quality, cost, time, and agility and are transforming pre-care, point of care (POC), and post-care today. Analyzing the adoption and the investment plans of healthcare organizations, Silvia describes the evolution of healthcare IT and gives key insight on primary factors shaping the industry and the implications for the coming year future.

Silvia is also a member of the IDC Mobility and Vision2020 European practices.

Silvia Piai  graduated in political sciences and international relations with a specialization in international business at the Università degli Study di Trieste (Italy) in 2005.

She is frequently quoted in industry journals and newspapers.

In addition to her native Italian, she also fluently speaks English and French.

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This IDC Perspective provides guidance to IT vendors that are developing strategies to enter new healthcare markets in Europe. It focuses on how healthcare reforms aiming to enable integrated care models and new patient data privacy and pro...
Western Europe Education Sector IT Spending Forecast, 2016-2021

Aug 2017 - Pivot Table - Doc # EMEA43002217

by: Massimiliano Claps,  Silvia Piai

This IDC Government Insights Pivot Table provides an overview of IT spending trends and forecast for the Western European education sector for 2016-2021 (base year 2016).Note: To download the pivot table, please click on "View Full Document...
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