Business Strategy: Demand for IT Services Related to Healthcare Provider Analytics
This IDC Health Insights report discusses analytics — one of the most important drivers of growth in spending for provider IT consulting and outsourcing. It illuminates this demand by analyzing provider survey data for midsize to very large hospitals from October 2015 (n = 200). Findings reveal top provider IT strategic objectives, the drivers for increasing overall IT spend, and the importance of analytics to increasing spend for consultants and outsourcers."The largest hospitals are investing especially heavily in analytics and in related IT services," reports Sven Lohse, research manager for IDC Health Insights' Healthcare IT Services Strategies. "This report draws out details about how the adoption of value-based care impacts hospital spending for external IT services."