Business Strategy: U.S. Healthcare Provider IT Consulting and IT Outsourcing Market Overview, 2016
This IDC Health Insights report describes the current status of and drivers of demand for IT consulting, systems integration, and IT outsourcing spending among midtier, large, and very large hospitals in the United States. The end of Meaningful Use and electronic health record incentive spending makes this IT services market appears superficially undynamic. However, under the surface, providers are yielding to severe cost pressure in large part by rationalizing their portfolios of IT service vendors."At the level of the individual hospital organization or department, relationships with IT service vendors are shifting significantly in alignment with broader trends," says Sven Lohse, research manager at IDC Health Insights. "Providers and vendors are restructuring their relationships in alignment with the adoption of value-based care and analytics and by importing best practices about managing IT services contracts from other industries."
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