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Feb 2016 - Business Strategy - Doc # US40881515

Business Strategy: 2015 Provider Survey Results — IT Outsourcing Spending and Demand Drivers

Author: Sven Lohse Research Manager, Healthcare
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This IDC Health Insights report describes the current status of and drivers of demand for IT outsourcing spending among midtier, large, and very large hospitals in the United States. Current 2015–2016 data illuminates what the IT functions in these larger hospitals are buying and why.

"The data shows hospitals have entered a post-reform era, and new strategic priorities are driving providers' IT spending for external services," says Sven Lohse, research manager at IDC Health Insights. "To achieve new strategic goals regarding, for example, overall cost reduction, hospitals will have to implement wise IT vendor management policies and procedures.

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