Friday 1 May 2015, Amsterdam
The report recognizes the following companies as the key players in the HIT Market in the APAC Region: Accenture plc, athenahealth, Cerner Corp., Fujitsu Ltd., GE Healthcare, IBM Corp. and Philips Healthcare
Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: Agfa HealthCare, Akhil Systems, Ashva Digital Healthcare, Carestream Health, CSI Healthcare IT, Dell, Fujifilm, Hangzhou B-Soft, Hitachi, Huawei, InterSystems, Microsoft, Meddiff Technologies, Medsynaptic, Neusoft, Orion Health, Shanghai Kingstar Winning Medical Information Tech., SPK Technologies, TCS, VMware and Wipro
The report said: “Telemedicine is one of the key areas gaining popularity in the APAC region. With the increased use of technology, activities such as physical examination, psychiatric evaluation, and assessments can be done at lower costs, thus providing improved patient experience, standardized quality, and maximum accessibility to a large number of patients.”
According to the report, various government initiatives in the region such as digitization of the Healthcare industry are driving the adoption of IT in the sector. Digitization of the Healthcare sector helps in reducing costs and improving the quality of service, which should increase HIT-related investments in the region.
Further, the report states that the increased cost of IT adoption in the Healthcare sector is inhibiting the growth of the market. Most healthcare providers are trying to maintain or reduce the current rate of medical expenses. With an increase in the total healthcare costs, there is a pressure on healthcare providers to control costs in areas such as IT.
The study was conducted using an objective combination of primary and secondary information including inputs from key participants in the industry. The report contains a comprehensive market and vendor landscape in addition to a SWOT analysis of the key vendors.