This IDC Health Insights Perspective provides an overview of IT spending trends and forecast for the Italian healthcare providers' sector for 2011–2016 (base year 2011).
It includes a comparison with previous forecast data and details of specific IT spending patterns by:
Major technology (hardware, software, and IT services)
Subsector in healthcare (private and public)
Type of provider (hospitals and other healthcare providers)
Information is organized to allow drawing useful considerations on short- and long-term opportunities in the Italian market. For the methodology, exchange rates, definitions, and assumptions used in this forecast, please refer to the pivot table Western European Healthcare Providers IT Spending Forecast, 2011–2016 (IDC Health Insights #HIOH54U, September 2012).