New Software market report from Strategic Defence Intelligence: "ICT budget and staffing trends in Healthcare - Enterprise ICT investment plans"
Boston, MA -- (SBWIRE) -- 12/24/2013 -- Product Synopsis
This report presents the findings from a survey of 155 healthcare providers regarding their Information and Communications Technology (ICT) budgets and staff allocation. The survey investigates how healthcare providers currently allocate their ICT budgets across the core areas of ICT spend, namely hardware, software, IT services, communications and consulting.
Introduction and Landscape
Why was the report written?
In order to provide a depth of insight into ICT vendors' and service providers' potential customers.
What is the current market landscape and what is changing?
Healthcare providers are investing widely in IT hardware and software in 2012. These areas are set to remain the key area of spending amongst healthcare providers in 2013.
What are the key drivers behind recent market changes?
While demand for client computing devices, networking equipment, and mainframes, is influencing healthcare providers' investments on IT hardware, spending on electronic health record (EHR) systems, mobile health applications, and efforts to comply with new government regulations and standards is encouraging healthcare providers to invest in software.
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What makes this report unique and essential to read?
Kable Global ICT Intelligence has invested significant resources in order to interview CIOs and IT managers about their IT Budgets. Very few IT analyst houses will have interviewed 150+ ICT decision makers in the healthcare sector in H2 2012.
Key Features and Benefits
Understand how ICT budgets are set to change in 2013 in terms of their overall size.
Appreciate how budgets are allocated across the core elements of ICT spend, including hardware, software, services, communications and consulting.
Learn how ICT money is being spent in areas such as the data centre, applications, IT management and the network.
Establish how IT staff are typically allocated within healthcare providers.
Gain insight into with whom healthcare providers plan to spend their ICT money.
Key Market Issues
The average budget allocation of 17% for IT services signifies that providers are assigning significant importance to this area of ICT spending. Investment in IT services is largely fuelled by healthcare providers' need to develop and integrate custom applications.
The burgeoning big data environment amongst healthcare providers is fuelling the demand for data centres.
With the increasing implementations of core and advanced ICT systems in the healthcare sector, the role of service support and help desks is gaining prominence to support these mission critical systems.
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