This iDRD (Insight-based Data-Rich Deliverable) is part of the Health Care subscription. This 14-page report examines the latest trends and regulatory effects within the healthcare sector. Topics such as key health care industry drivers, compliance and health regulation, pricing regulations, and data security and privacy are discussed. Forecasts on US Healthcare Total IT Expenditures and Telecom Services and Equipment Expenditures, 2010-2015 are also included in this report. The Expert Guide for this deliverable is Stephanie Atkinson.
Health Care includes establishments primarily engaged in furnishing medical, surgical, and other health services to persons. Establishments of associations or groups, such as Health Maintenance Organizations (HMOs), primarily engaged in providing medical or other health services to members, are included. Insurance providers are included, as are hospices.