Healthcare IT Market in Africa 2015-2019
About Healthcare IT
Healthcare IT refers to the use of IT services, products, software, and solutions by healthcare organizations to integrate and streamline various processes. In healthcare, IT is primarily used to develop a secure environment and maintain a uniform flow of information. It improves the quality and efficiency of the services delivered and helps in reducing errors in the Healthcare industry. The rising number of healthcare institutions and the emerging need to modernize the same is proliferating the growth of healthcare IT.
TechNavio's analysts forecasts the Healthcare IT market in Africa to grow at a CAGR of 10.04 percent over the period 2014-2019.
Covered in this Report
The Healthcare IT market is Africa is categorized into three segments: Hardware, Software, and Services.
TechNavio's report, Healthcare IT Market in Africa 2015-2019, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. It covers the market landscape and its growth prospects in the coming years. The report also covers the profile of key vendors along with several other prominent vendors operating in this space.
TechNavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report – Healthcare IT Market in Africa 2015-2019
TechNavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the Healthcare IT Market in Africa: GE Healthcare Ltd., InterSystems Corp., Philips Healthcare and Siemens Healthcare.
Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: 21st Century Informatics, 3M, Adcock Ingram, Agfa-Gevaert, Agility Global Health Solutions, Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Athenahealth, Bytes Technology Solutions, Carestream Health, Cerner, Cipla Medpro, eClinicalWorks, EIPICO, E-MDS, Epic, Gijima Group, HP Healthcare, Mckesson, Medical Information Technology, Mediware Information System, Novarad, Roche Group, Sekunjalo Healthcare, TIBCO Software, Trifour Healthcare and T-Systems Enterprise Services.
Commenting on the report, an analyst from TechNavio’s team said: “Increased adoption of various technologies is one key trend being witnessed in this market. Technologies such as cloud computing, social networking, BI, 3D printing, mobility, and analytics solutions are rapidly being adopted in the Healthcare industry for storage of patient data, diagnostics, and services.”
According to the report, increased initiatives by governments are a major driver of the market. Currently, various governments in Africa are searching for viable options to form an organized healthcare delivery structure and improve the overall quality of patient care. They are encouraging the installation of HISs in healthcare institutions to create a comprehensive national healthcare system.
Further, the report states that increased security concerns are a major challenge in the market. The medical history of patients is shared among the concerned doctors, hospitals, and pharmacies for rapid diagnosis and treatment of disease. Stringent measures and protocols are therefore required to prevent misuse or trading of such confidential information.
GE Healthcare , InterSystems, Philips Healthcare , Siemens Healthcare , 21st Century Informatics, 3M , Adcock Ingram, Agfa-Gevart NV, Agility Global Health Solutions, Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Athenahealth, Bytes Technology Group, CarestreamHealth , Cerner , Cipla Medpro, eClinicalWork, EIPICO, E-MDS, Epic, Gijima Group , HP Healthcare, Mckesson , Medical Information Tech , Mediware Information System , Novarad , Roche Group, Sekunjalo Healthcare , TIBCO software , TrifourHealthcare , T-Systems Enterprise Services