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Nov 2016 - IDC FutureScape - Doc # US41864316

IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Healthcare IT 2017 Predictions

Table of Contents

IDC FutureScape Figure

Figure: IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Healthcare IT 2017 Top 10 Predictions

Executive Summary

IDC FutureScape Predictions

Summary of External Drivers

Predictions: Impact on Technology Buyers

Prediction 1: By 2018, There Will Be a Doubling of Ransomware Attacks on Healthcare Organizations

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IT Impact

Guidance

Prediction 2: By 2019, There Will Be a 50% Increase in the Use of Robots to Deliver Medications, Supplies, and Food Throughout the Hospital

Associated Drivers

IT Impact

Guidance

Prediction 3: By 2019, 60% of Healthcare Applications Will Collect Real-Time Location Data and Clinical IoT Device Data and Embed Cognitive Capabilities to Discover Patterns, Thereby Freeing Up 30% of Clinicians' Time

Associated Drivers

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Prediction 4: By 2020, 20% of Payers Will Offer Personalized Benefits with Options for a Consumer to Dynamically Reduce Premium and/or Alter Deductible/Copay by Disclosing Personal Health Data

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Prediction 5: By the End of 2018, Payers Will Have Saved $1 Billion Globally Through Implementation of Robotic Process Automation (RPA) Tools, Skill Sets, and Process Reengineering

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IT Impact

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Prediction 6: In 2017, Patient Engagement Across the Life Science/Healthcare Ecosystem Will Jump from Passive to Active

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Prediction 7: By 2020, 70% of the Developed Nations Will Homogenize Health Insurance with the Rest of the World, Moving to Replace Self/Employer-Based Options with Expanded Government Sponsorship

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Guidance

Prediction 8: Seeking a Passive Way to Measure Patients' Vital Signs and Other Biometrics, More than 40% of Healthcare Organizations Across the World Will Use IoT-Enabled Biosensors by 2019

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Prediction 9: By 2020, Care Plan Adjustments Will Be Made in Real Time with Cognitive/AI Using Data from Wearable Devices, Resulting in 20% More Patients Being Engaged in Their Health

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IT Impact

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Prediction 10: By 2018, Drug Makers Will Double Their Investment in Analytics Focused on HCP Data to Reach Millennial and Gen X Doctors the Way They Prefer It — Electronically

Associated Drivers

IT Impact

Guidance

Advice for Technology Buyers

External Drivers: Detail

DX: Technology-Centric Transformation Altering Business and Society

Everything, Everywhere: The Rise of Computer-Based Intelligence

Disruptive Fault Lines: Security, Privacy, and Regulation

Connected Conflict: Convergence of Technology and Privacy

The Perfect Storm: Increased Illness Burden

Convergence of Mobile, Social, and Sensors

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