The critical role of information technology in digitalization of healthcare industry continues to take a definite structure. Emerging technologies like machine learning, natural language processing, and artificial intelligence are reshaping the healthcare sector. Both public and private healthcare providers are leveraging new apps to keep patients informed about primary care. Precision medicine, telehealth blockchain technology, and personalized health sensors and wearables are being infused into all parts of the workflow and patient experience.
Apart from tech-savvy care providers, this changing time calls for efficient systems that would be able to deploy, implement, and maintain increasingly complex medical devices while meeting with all the regulations around medical reports. In addition to having competent staff with data management, cyber security, and analytical skills, the modern data-driven healthcare industry also requires new technological capabilities. These capabilities offer additional access points to patients, establishing preferred post-acute care networks, building performance measurement systems to assess physicians’ performance, creating new incentive and payment arrangements, and negotiating successful alternative payment models with public and private payers. The ability of healthcare IT service providers to maintain high efficiency and cost-effectiveness are helping healthcare providers to improve their efforts to offer error-free environment and proactive solutions.
Amongst the innovative technologies, big data is playing a prominent role in the rapid digitalization of the sector. Care providers are collecting data and utilizing analytics to identify the various market opportunities and trends. Simultaneously, many providers are gradually adapting AI for diagnosis processes, patient monitoring, treatment protocol development, and personalized medicine. A wide range of mobile applications have also made its way into the healthcare arena, enabling practitioners to monitor important body vitals, improve fitness, and track patient recovery. Undoubtedly, the market is replete with a myriad of innovative healthcare technology solutions and leveraging managed IT solutions that adopt technologies like big data, analytics, artificial intelligence, and appification, healthcare providers around the world can achieve high quality as well as efficient healthcare.
Moreover, health insurance market has finally found its stability. With a stable economy, employers are offering health coverage to compete for talent. On the other hand, probable enactment of the exchange-market stabilization legislation should reclaim the exchange market, potentially lowering premiums. Today both payers and providers are organizing themselves into vertically integrated high-value care and financing networks of insurers, physicians, and health systems to bring about a sustaining transformation in delivering efficient healthcare.
To help healthcare providers sift through the huge spectrum of healthcare IT service providers, Healthcare Tech Outlook has compiled this edition leading-edge healthcare IT service providers. Through a distinguished panel comprised of CIOs, VCs, industry analysts, Healthcare Tech Outlook’s editorial group, we have evaluated and shortlisted healthcare IT service providers that have significantly stood out as some of the most prominent players in the healthcare technology arena for the year 2019. The organizations featured in this issue through their business knowledge and industry prowess have established their eminence in the healthcare sector.
We present to you Healthcare Tech Outlook’s “Top 10 Healthcare IT Service Providers – 2019.”