Thursday, December 12, 2013

FORECAST FOR HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY



London – 4th of December 2013 – American global growth consulting company Frost & Sullivan released three big predictions for the global healthcare market. The company highlighted the new areas of growth based on a ‘2013 Search for Growth’ survey which involved 1835 executives in more than 40 countries worldwide.  mHealth, Cloud in Healthcare and Regulatory Environments will be the key subject in 2014 and beyond.

mHealth expansion has been fuelled by the unprecedented spread of mobile technologies, as well as advancements in their innovative application to address health priorities It is largely supported by mobile device, such as mobile phones, patient monitoring devices, personal digital assistants and other wireless devices. It is an exciting area of opportunity for healthcare growth.

Every hospital will eventually have to acquire a fully-enterprise wireless solution. The most innovative mobile healthcare solutions that best meet healthcare needs will be adopted as the gold standard.

Healthcare informatics will also improve the quality of medical services and efficiency of operations while reducing expenditures. Cloud computing is a key in relation to enterprise-wide solution. Implementing cloud computing technologies will help healthcare providers to improve the quality of medical services  and the efficiency of operations, share information across geographic locations and manage expenditures. The concept could be applied in a variety of ways, including data storage, data loss prevention, maintaining patient information records and data sharing.

The advantages of cloud computing are endless. Over the time, it can completely change the dynamics of healthcare IT. The need for efficient sharing of information across locations in synchronized manner will be a key driver for cloud computing healthcare.

Source: Frost & Sullivan Press Center
http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/press-release.pag?docid=288158373