Healthcare Information Systems Industry Is Estimated To Move Ahead At A Cagr Of 13.30% Over The Forecast Period
The global healthcare information systems markets size generated over USD 406.4 billion in 2022 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 13.3% over the forecast period.

Healthcare Information Systems Industry Data Book Covers Hospital Information Systems, Pharmacy Automation Systems, Laboratory Informatics, Revenue Cycle Management Markets.

The global healthcare information systems markets size generated over USD 406.4 billion in 2022 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 13.3% over the forecast period.

Hospital Information System Market Growth & Trends

The global hospital information system market size is expected to reach USD 405.6 billion by 2030, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc. The market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 17.4% from 2023 to 2030. Hospital information systems are being increasingly adopted to improve operational efficiency in the legal, administrative, and financial tasks in hospital facilities, which is one of the key factors driving industry growth. Moreover, increasing awareness about advanced IT services and rising demand to curb the growing healthcare costs are other key drivers of the industry. Several benefits associated with HIS, such as lower healthcare expenditure and higher operational efficiency of the systems, are expected to boost the adoption of IT solutions in healthcare facilities.

Hospital information solutions aid in reducing medical and administration errors. Electronic Health Records (EHRs), electronic medical records, patient engagement solutions, and population health management are the key types of information systems registering high adoption among end-users. The growing need for efficient management of a large volume of healthcare data generated and its accessibility by medical practitioners is also driving market growth. Furthermore, IT companies and healthcare settings are entering into collaborations and partnerships to curb the rising costs, streamline data storage, and effectively use data analytics for better healthcare delivery and outcomes coupled with efficient management and distribution of patient data.

For instance, in August 2022, Augmedix partnered with Adventist, the partnership will provide physicians with automated medical documentation, which will help reduce the burden on the physicians. Increasing initiatives undertaken by various governments to promote the adoption of the HIS are expected to boost the growth of the industry during the forecast period. The increased healthcare spending by the governments globally is also expected to positively contribute to the growth of this industry. For instance, the Australian Government spent USD 98.3 billion in 2021-22.

Electronic Health Records Market Growth & Trends 

The global electronic health records market size is expected to reach USD 38.5 billion by 2030, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc. The market is expected to expand at a CAGR of 4.0% from 2022 to 2030. The web-based electronic health records (EHRs) are anticipated to show the largest growth during the forecast period. These EHRs are convenient for use in pharmacies, small-scaled laboratories, and clinics, as they require limited hardware infrastructure, which reduces the cost of installation. 

EHR vendors and organizations have initiated to help in curbing the pandemic by making telehealth a mainstream alternative, enhancing data access through EHRs, and collaborating to develop COVID-19 dashboards in detail. The introduction of EHRs for medical coding and billing has eased the process as data entering into computerized systems is more convenient than paper-based methods. EHRs also minimize the risk of errors in patient data as well as financial details. As per the University of Michigan, the cost of outpatient care was reduced by 3% upon shifting to EHRs from paper-based records. This reduction resulted in USD 5.14 savings per patient per month. 

Additionally, M&A activities by market players are also boosting the market growth. For instance, in February 2021, Evident, LLC, a subsidiary of CPSI announced that Texas-based Curahealth Hospitals and Cobalt Rehabilitation, have selected the Evident EHR along with collection services TruBridge, for three new rehabilitation facilities located in Denver, Colorado; West Houston, Texas; and San Antonio, Texas. Key players in the EHR market are investing in the launch of new products and collaborations for sustaining in the market. For instance, in August 2020, Cerner Corporation collaborated with Amazon to integrate its EHR solutions with the latter’s wearables such as Amazon Halo. This would provide greater interoperability to its customers and strengthen its service portfolio.

Patient Engagement Solutions Market Growth & Trends

The global patient engagement solutions market size is expected to reach USD 70.3 billion by 2030, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc. The market is expected to expand at a CAGR of 17.4% from 2022 to 2030. The key factors fueling the market growth include rising digitalization across healthcare, increasing prevalence of chronic conditions, and technological advancements. The COVID-19 pandemic boosted digitalization across healthcare. This, in turn, has fueled the awareness and adoption of patient engagement solutions, thus propelling the market growth.

As healthcare providers were battling with the constant upsurge in cases, patients were looking to digital technologies for care delivery and monitoring. This contributed to the market growth. Various key companies released multiple COVID-19-related features as part of their patient engagement lineup to enhance their offerings. In December 2020, athenahealth released new features to its athenaOne platform-such as scheduling, workflow, documentation, and reporting capabilities-to enable immediate administration of COVID-19 vaccines as and when they become available.

The necessity of social distancing resulted in the demand for remote patient monitoring solutions, along with the prerequisite for the precise and timely exchange of patient wellbeing records. The pandemic has also made healthcare professionals look for alternate methods to traditional processes and systems. As a result, market participants had come up with COVID-19-related features into their existing patient engagement solutions. For instance, in June 2020, Orion Health partnered with a network of more than 350 healthcare facilities called Keystone Health Information Exchange to enable real-time automated COVID-19 reporting for improved public health data collection across Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

As per a survey by Twilio, a provider of cloud communications and customer engagement, 68% of respondents reported accelerated digitalization in their organizations due to COVID-19. Companies reported easing of barriers at organization levels such as getting executive approvals, lack of clear strategy, and reluctance to replace legacy software. In fact, according to the Chief Product Officer at Mount Sinai Health System, their newly developed text‑to‑chat platform witnessed a 10x surge in volume due to the pandemic. The growing number of smartphone users around the globe expedited the adoption of digital health technologies across the sector both from providers and consumers, which, in turn, has augmented the dependability of patients on mHealth apps.

Moreover, in March 2019, the American Medical Association entered into a collaboration with Patient Point with the aim to access point of care to help prevent the occurrence of cardiovascular diseases and type 2 diabetes. Using PatientPoint technology, approximately 6,500 practicing doctors across the U.S. are expected to educate individuals regarding disease prevention. Programs such as these are expected to fuel the market growth over the forecast period.

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Population Health Management Market Growth & Trends

The global population health management market size is expected to reach USD 280.8 billion by 2030, registering a CAGR of 21.9% over the forecast period, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc. The need for population health services that combine multiple functionalities is increasing due to the complex nature of care delivery and payment models. Population Health Management (PHM) solutions can process clinical, financial, and operational data that help improve efficiency and patient care. The health management program is also witnessing changes in medical reimbursement due to the increasing emphasis on value-based payment models and Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs).

The COVID-19 pandemic has intensified the need for social distance among physicians and other healthcare workers, driving the need for population health management solutions and the correct and timely transmission of patient health information and claims data for patients with chronic diseases. PHM provides effective tools in this regard, including a framework for the secure transmission, sharing, and retrieval of electronic health information and claims data. For clinical and financial decision-making, these technologies enable the smooth transmission and analysis of health-related data between healthcare institutions and patients.

Furthermore, as patient numbers increase, so does the requirement for electronic medical records and electronic health record solutions to manage complicated patient data. Players in this market have also connected the electronic health record platforms with other IT solutions such as population health management and enhanced their software solutions to assist healthcare practitioners in efficiently managing COVID-19 patients. The convenience offered by value-based payment models is responsible for the increased adoption of population health solutions by ACOs.

ACOs, consisting of hospitals, clinics, and other healthcare providers, collaborate with the payers (private and public) to provide high-quality care to the patients. Private and public insurance providers have introduced various disease management programs that help in the treatment of chronic illnesses. These multidisciplinary efforts are expected to result in efficient treatment outcomes and are likely to suggest the best suitable courses of action that need to be undertaken. Successful large-scale trials in the U.S. have enabled significant advancements in disease management programs.

Most healthcare providers worldwide have insufficient infrastructure, including health professionals, patients’ data, technology, and other resources to manage healthcare issues. To manage a large population, suppliers must invest considerably in infrastructure development. The government's expanded monitoring support for healthcare IT systems, as well as the rising use of big data analytics and the need to contain expanding healthcare costs, would all fuel the expansion of the population health management industry.

Pharmacy Automation Devices Market Growth & Trends

The global pharmacy automation devices market size is anticipated to be valued at USD 11.6 billion by 2030, registering a CAGR of 9.8% over the forecast period, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc. The growing need to cut down medication costs and errors as well as to increase the efficiency of the pharmacy systems are primary drivers for the growth of the market. The automation of these units has not only resulted in the overall growth of the industry but has also markedly reduced prescription drug wastage. It has also resulted in better patient satisfaction as well as has allowed pharmacists to manage their work in a much more streamlined manner. Errors in medication and medicine wastage are major concerns in economically developed nations.

These can result in adverse drug reactions and, in turn, add to the already increasing healthcare costs. An article published in Integrated Pharmacy Research and Practice stated that 6.5% of all hospitalizations occur due to adverse drug reactions. As per the WHO, these errors cause at least one death in a day and severely harm more than 1 million people in the U.S. each year. The global cost associated with medication errors is reported to be USD 42 billion, annually. An article published in the European Investment Bank stated that approximately USD 1.0 billion worth of medicines are wasted or thrown away in Greece, each year. In the product type segment, the largest share was held by the medication dispensing system.

It has allowed pharmacies to dispense medications more accurately, resulting in lesser medication errors, and also enables better inventory management, further reducing the costs of operating the pharmacy. The Department of Health & Social Care estimated that 10% of the prescription volume at present is overprescribed medications. The fastest growth will be seen in the automated medication compounding system in the coming years, due to its ability to eliminate errors while mixing as well as a reduction in contamination. In the end-use segment, the largest share was held by the retail pharmacy section. In the past few years, the number of retail pharmacies and pharmacy chains has increased across the globe. According to OECD data, the number of retail pharmacies has been increasing over the last two decades, especially in OECD countries (88 per 100,000 inhabitants).

The hospital pharmacy segment is also growing due to the need to manage medication discrepancies and errors for improving patient outcomes, impacting the overall growth of the industry. North America accounted for the largest share of the global revenue in 2021, which is attributed to strong healthcare infrastructure as well as a plethora of pharmacy chains and hospital systems in the region. The fastest growth has been seen in the Asia Pacific region, attributed to the growing geriatric population, improving healthcare infrastructure, and increasing healthcare expenditure. The rising need to reduce wastage and manage medications properly have been key drivers of the region’s growth.

Laboratory Informatics Market Growth & Trends

The global laboratory informatics market size is expected to reach USD 4.91 billion by 2030, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc. The market is expected to expand at a CAGR of 4.9% from 2022 to 2030. Increasing requirements for life sciences companies to comply with regulatory demands has further promoted the incorporation of Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS) as it helps professionals understand and fulfill complex regulatory obligations. Furthermore, demand for cost-efficient workflow management systems is anticipated to drive the market over the forecast period. The rising adoption of LIMS solutions by biobanks, coupled with the increasing demand for integrated healthcare solutions, is the key factor contributing to the growth of the market. In addition, growing awareness levels amongst the end-use segments and the technological evolution of LIMS solutions are anticipated to fuel the growth in the coming years.

Demand for fully integrated LIMS platforms is growing in accordance with the requirements of the life sciences and research industries to reduce the incidence of errors in data management and improve the qualitative analysis of research information. The above-mentioned factors are expected to drive the LIMS product segment. Associated benefits of ECM such as database management of large unstructured or structured medical information and supportive government initiatives are expected to contribute to the lucrative growth of the ECM product segment over the forecast period. The introduction of technologically advanced software solutions and their widespread adoption by the healthcare IT providers are expected to impede the growth of the on-premise delivery mode segment over the forecast period. Furthermore, advantages associated with its usage, including remote access to information, reduced operational cost, and real-time data tracking, are contributing to its rising demand.

The outbreak of the coronavirus has resulted in a shutdown of laboratories around the world. Movement restrictions have created a logistical problem for players, resulting in the shortage of on-premise delivery of products. However, the high demand for COVID-19 testing scaled up laboratory operations and created new challenges like the administration of a large volume of patient specimens and test data. To accelerate the high demand for COVID-19 tests, a LIMS plays an essential role in labs, which led to the implementation of the product. For instance, the Matrix Covid LIMS is pre-configured for fast deployment into laboratories executing Covid testing. This solution has already been installed in numerous clinical diagnostic laboratories to drive productivity and support the identification of COVID-19 positive cases.

Increased emphasis on big data usage and modeling in research projects and the introduction of artificial intelligence and machine learning in healthcare are playing a key role in the market growth. Another facet of access to lots of organized data is data visualization. Presenting the facts in innovative and diverse ways leads to insights that may not have been possible in the past years. Data visualization tools such as Tableau and Spotfire are making this easier to do in the laboratory. Thus, market players are also investing in it to stay ahead in the competition. For instance, in August 2021, IDBS and Tableau publicized a strategic corporation to integrate Tableau into the IDBS suite of products. The partnership will enhance IDBS’s product offerings. These initiatives are anticipated to boost the market growth over the forecast period.

Revenue Cycle Management Market Growth & Trends

The global revenue cycle management market size is expected to reach USD 658.7 billion by 2030, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc. The market is expected to expand at a CAGR of 11.6% from 2022 to 2030. Growing digitalization of healthcare is driving organizations to adopt healthcare IT solutions such as Revenue Cycle Management (RCM) systems. Unorganized data siloes generated from multiple healthcare functionalities and the increasing need to streamline workflows to enhance productivity and efficiency are driving the adoption of RCM systems and propelling market growth.

The existing healthcare systems are transitioning and readily adopting electronic processes for claims management, coding, and reimbursements. The growing digital literacy across the globe and increasing healthcare IT spending coupled with technological advancements in healthcare infrastructure are anticipated to boost the market growth. Rising demand for workflow optimization and favorable regulatory support from government bodies is shaping development and growth. Transforming healthcare systems and constant technological advancements are driving key players to focus on their innovative product development strategies to enhance the patient-provider relationship in healthcare facilities.

Market players are focusing on partnerships and technological collaborations with other players to expand their business footprint and grow their clientele. For instance, in January 2020, Professional Recovery Consultants (PRC) and Continuum Health Technologies entered into a partnership to improve healthcare claims denial management. This partnership includes the combination of PRC’s advanced claims services with Continuum Health Technologies’ proprietary software-Patient Estimator and Denial Challenger-which automate follow-ups on active receivables, reduce claim denials, and offer pricing transparency during the claim’s lifecycle. The partnership is expected to offer healthcare providers a cost-effective and automatic way of managing the collection process, along with providing pricing transparency to patients and the industry as a whole. 

Similarly, key players are launching innovative product solutions to expand their product portfolio and cater to the growing global demand. For instance, in February 2020, Waystar Health inaugurated Hubble, which is an AI/RPA platform used for automating revenue cycle processes. The Hubble platform increases revenue capture with the help of advanced machine learning and predictive analytics algorithms, which automatically recognize DRG anomalies, missing charges, and coding variances, based on a company’s past charging practice, generating millions of net revenues for its clients every year.

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Competitive Landscape

Key players operating in the healthcare information systems industry are –

  • athenahealth, Inc.
  • Philips Healthcare
  • Agfa Gevaert Group
  • McKesson Corporation
  • Epic Systems Corporation
  • Allscripts Healthcare, LLC
  • Cerner Corporation
  • GE Healthcare
  • Hewlett Packard
  • Agfa Gevaert Group

Grand View Research’s healthcare information systems industry data book is a collection of market sizing information & forecasts, regulatory data, reimbursement structure, competitive benchmarking analyses, macro-environmental analyses, and regulatory & technological framework studies. Within the purview of the database, all such information is systematically analyzed and provided in the form of presentations and detailed outlook reports on individual areas of research.

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