Wednesday, March 5, 2014
For the report, researchers analyzed hospital-based EHR markets in:
The report found that the worldwide EHR market is predicted to grow at an annual rate of 5.5% through 2015 (Walsh, Clinical Innovation & Technology, 3/3).
Specifically, by the end of 2015 EHR markets will grow to a projected:
According to the report, the U.S. EHR market is expected to remain the largest in the world, growing by 7.1% annually to $9.3 billion by 2015 (Clinical Innovation & Technology, 3/3).
The report noted that the biggest drivers of U.S. EHR market growth are:
Under the 2009 federal economic stimulus package, health care providers who demonstrate meaningful use of certified electronic health record systems can qualify for Medicaid and Medicare incentive payments (Health Data Management, 3/3).
Article Source: http://www.ihealthbeat.org/articles/2014/3/5/report-global-ehr-market-estimated-to-reach-22-3b-by-end-of-2015?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A Ihealthbeat%2FEhrsAndPhrs %28iHB – EHRs and PHRs%29