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Published Date: 2015-03-30
Intensifying regulatory expectations, tougher inspection system, and instant need for patient reporting boost the adoption rate of pharmacovigilance among pharmaceutical companies. Rise in the prevalence of acute and chronic diseases has consequently led to an increase in the incidences of drug consumption, thus leading to growth in the number of adverse drug events and drug toxicity cases.
Published Date: 2015-02-27
Electronic health record (EHR) refers to the electronic version of medical charts and other documents that health workers maintain for their patients. In the past two decades, the healthcare industry has witnessed a rapid adoption of EHR systems across healthcare facilities from medium to large-sized hospitals to small-sized medical practices.
Published Date: 2014-09-04
Perpetually advancing information technology (IT) and thereby expansion of application area of information technology into biotechnology and life science industry is escalating the growth of the bioinformatics market globally. Bioinformatics is widely used in recording, processing, and converting the data obtained from research and development activities related to life sciences namely, biotechnology, biopharmaceutical, pharmaceutical and agricultural fields; into computerized digital data that can be later used to expedite further research.
Published Date: 2014-05-27
Electronic prescribing or E-Prescribing system (eRx) is the electronic transmission of prescription related information between prescriber, dispenser and pharmacy benefit manager. E-Prescribing system allows a physician and nurse practitioner to transmit a new prescription electronically when a medication error occurs during pharmacy operations. E-Prescribing system has a wide range of applications.
Published Date: 2014-05-20
A laboratory information system is a complex information system designed for data and information management related to industrial and medical-related laboratories including clinical and analytical laboratories. Laboratory information system allows users to obtain, store, manage, retrieve and record laboratory data.
Published Date: 2014-05-05
Healthcare information system is an extensive integrated system which captures, stores, manages and transmits information related to the health of individuals or the activities of organizations that work within the healthcare sector. Globally, increase in aging population is playing a major role in increasing the demand of healthcare information system.
Published Date: 2014-04-11
The global clinical trial management systems market is growing at a substantial pace owing to the rise in research activities in life sciences, pharmaceuticals and clinical research industries. The global CTMS market, the market that covers software solutions capable of storing, managing and analyzing data associated with drugs in clinical systems, enables enhanced productivity and effectiveness of clinical trials.
Published Date: 2014-02-03
Contract manufacturing is a concept favored by the recent army of big and successful manufacturers. Reducing cost helps a company to assign its investments into other areas like branding, marketing and other sales promoting activities that require constant attention. Manufacturing and research units are among the integral part of a company’s whole business process.
Published Date: 2013-09-25
The healthcare biometrics market is expected to witness considerable growth across the globe due to rising need for curbing increasing healthcare frauds, as well as for providing improved patient care and protecting patent privacy. Simultaneously, there is an increasing orientation towards reduction of out-of-box healthcare expenditures, which have been worth billions in recent years due to various reasons such as identity duplication, false insurance claims, and medical thefts.
Published Date: 2013-05-07
The computational biology market is predicted to have a notable growth owing to its wide use by biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies to reduce the incidences of late stage failures of their drugs and thereby curb R&D expenditure. This market involves application of biology and information technology field for drug discovery and drug development. Computational biology also assists in reducing extensive use of human in clinical trials and is therefore useful for pediatric trials, trials on pregnant women and orphan disease research.
Published Date: 2013-03-20
This report provides an in-depth analysis and market forecast for the global pharmacy automation market for the period 2012 – 2018. The report provides details of the several pharmacy automation devices currently available in the market along with the impact of these machines on modern pharmacies in terms of efficiency, reduction in error and speed.
Published Date: 2013-01-24
The global market for cloud computing is exhibiting an upward trend in the healthcare industry. Cloud computing has triggered rapid transition in healthcare IT and enabled medical and healthcare organizations to provide quality services at reasonable costs.The global healthcare cloud computing market is analyzed on four fronts: service models, pricing models, end users, and regional markets.
Published Date: 2013-01-17
This report covers the market revenue for the global healthcare contract research outsourcing market. A detailed analysis of the market trends, current scenarios and future trends is available in the report. The market is analyzed by using concepts such as market dynamics including drivers, restraints and opportunities along with their impact analyses trend analysis, and market attractiveness analysis.
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Complementary or Alternative medicine(CAM) refers to different medical therapies and systems outside of conventional healthcare to improve and treat the mental and physical illness.CAM therapies are based on the knowledge, practices and skills derived from theories, experiences and philosophies to improve and maintain health, as well as to diagnose, prevent, and treat various disorders.
Kidneys are among the most vital organs of the human body. Kidneys acts as blood filters, reabsorbing the essential elements and removing the water-soluble waste products from the blood. Since, kidneys play such an important role, they require constant regeneration of dead nephrons and proper blood circulation to maintain healthy cell growth, due to which they are vulnerable to cancerous tumorsandmetastasis.
Social media is a virtual platform in which people interact, create and share content, information, ideas and views using online tools and related networks. Social media marketing is a process of achieving network attention with the help of social media platforms. Social media is building connections between end users and service providers by providing relatively simple, easy to access and unbiased platforms for sharing feedback.
Healthcare IT is a combined term used for solutions offered by information technology in the healthcare industry. These solutions provide better data management and safe exchange of health information among consumers, governments, and insurers. There is a massive demand of general applications such as electronic health and medical record system and computerized physician order entry system along with specialized solutions such as data mining system.
The e-health monitoring system with wireless sensor network is used for patient telemonitoring and telemedicine. A 2012 article titled ‘In-home health monitoring to leap six-fold by 2017’ illustrated that Wireless remote monitoring devices will be used by more than 1.8 million people worldwide in the next four years.
Herpes virus is a ubiquitous pathogen whose primary infections are usually asymptomatic. There are two types of Herpes Simplex virus (HSV): HSV-1 is known to cause orofacial disease such as cold sores; while HSV-2 causes genital infections.
A patient registry is a structured system that uses experimental study methods to gather and and stock patient information to estimate detailed outcomes for a specific set of population defined by a particular condition, disease, or drug or medical device exposure. Patient registry software has made it effortless for healthcare agencies, pharma industry, medical centers and universities to perform clinical studies.
Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) is a recyclable thermoplastic polymer that is used in synthetic fibers, containers for beverages, and food. It is also employed in other liquids and engineering plastics for industrial uses. PET foam is emerging as a widely accepted foam core material owing to its lightweight and weather resistant properties.
Healthcare information exchange (HIE) is an integral part of health information technology (HIT) infrastructure. HIE refers to the mobilization of healthcare information electronically within defined geographical area to bring healthcare stakeholder together.Stakeholder includes pateints, doctors, nurses, pharmacists, labs, and other health care providers.
Body fat analyzers are also known as impedance meters is a tool for accurate assessment of body fat and this identify risk associated with health due to high or low amounts of body fat. Moreover these devices also help assess effectiveness of exercise and nutrition intake and age related ages.Body fat measurement is considered as a common fitness test at gymnasium, health clubs.
The concept of health insurance, in general, is objectively simple whereinan individual or organization purchase services or plans to avoid their risk in event of un-avoidable health conditions. Health insurance provides financial security to the people in their health care needs.
Healthcare analytics is an evidence-based strategy for data collection from multiple sources and its analysis which indicate certain trends and patterns for efficient and improvised healthcare interventions. The term has been widely used for drawing inferences from factual data which has been quantified through analytical procedures.
Anti-thrombin III is a naturally occurring inhibitor of blood coagulation that regulates the coagulation cascade. Anti-thrombin III is the type of serine protease inhibitor that inhibits the production of thrombin and other activated serine protease coagulation systems such as factor Xa, IXa and kallikrein.
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), one out of ten patients is actually injured while receiving hospital care in developed countries. The WHO also states that increasing burden of additional hospital admissions, hospital acquired infections (HAIs), litigation costs, medical expenses and disability have cost some of the developed countries between USD 6 billion to USD 29 billion in a year.
Healthcare mobility includes the utilization of mobile devices, applications and enterprise platforms to communicate and exchange data among the various end-users including payers, providers and patients.
Cells of the body responsible for voluntary activity such as walking, speaking, and swallowing are known as motor neurons. Group of disorders that affect particularly to motor neurons are referred as motor neuron disorders (MND). Motor neuron disorders are progressive in nature that destroys motor neurons and eventually leads to death.
Sedentary lifestyle of most of the corporate employees have added to the coverall pool of individuals suffering from hypertension, obesity, depression and other diseases such as diabetes, and cardiovascular diseases. Indirectly this has increased expenses for the corporations, as companies have to spend more on human resource management.
Cloud computing is referred as storage and access of the program and data over internet instead of using hard drive to store same data and program. Cloud computing uses servers and/or connected server to run application or a model instead of using personal computers, smart phones or tablets.
Skilled nursing care service centers offer long term as well as short term nursing care services for people who are suffering from chronic or serious diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease and are difficult to take care at assisted living facility or at home.
Fingerprint identification is a method of personal identification using the ridge patterns found on the fingertips. As a matter of fact, ridge patterns vary person to person and no two individuals can have same ridge formations or patterns. Also, throughout life a person carries the same set of ridge patterns on his/her fingertips.
CEA stands for carcinoembryonic antigen, is a protein that is usually produced in developing fetus and disappears or is absent in adults. Production of abnormal amount of CEA protein may lead to cancer. CEA test is performed to measure the level of proteins and check for the recurrence of colon and other cancers in patients already diagnosed with cancer.
ePharmacy is a unique online pharmacy business, designed to provide cost effective and round the clock pharmacy services to the consumer’s doorsteps. The operation of ePharmacies depends on IT infrastructure and software, and robust supply chain. IT infrastructure is the most vital component of ePharmacies that includes ePharmacy Message Store (ePMS) and other process integration systems
Genes are fundamental controlling structure in the living body, which contains all the information and hereditary data. It also contributes to the development, creation, and activity of all other cells. In addition, the genes assist in transfer of hereditary characteristics from one generation to other.
Patient engagement is defined as the ongoing constructive dialogue between the patient and healthcare practitioner. With ongoing and rapid change occurring in the healthcare industry the patient engagement software enables the patient to view test results and communicate with doctors through a electronic data capturing platform.
A Clinical Decision Support System (CDSS) is an IT system used in health sector to support health professionals in making decisions. Clinicians interact with Clinical Decision Support System (CDSS) to analyze clinical data and diagnose various diseases.
The introduction of portable handheld devices has greatly influenced many fields, including medical science. Healthcare professionals now use various handheld devices to provide point-of-care services to patients across the world.
Healthcare IT integration is an electronic method primarily utilized for effective management of patient’s health for both individual as well as group of patient. Moreover, it also enables monitoring, archiving and secure integration messaging of the health information’s. In primary healthcare centers the healthcare IT integration has been required for the following: clinical decision support, computerized provider order entry, consumer health IT applications, electronic prescribing and electronic medical record systems.
Healthcare workforce management system is a clinically driven healthcare management instrument that designs to empower hospital and clinic management. Healthcare facilities such as hospitals, clinics and doctors’ office are facing a number of common problems that includes managing shift differentials, attracting and retaining top talent and keeping track of multiple pay rates.
Wound is defined as a disruption in the continuous structure of the skin, which may at times extend to internal layers lying deep below the skin. Traditionally wound was defined as any bleeding of extremities or vital organs visible from outside, modern science has currently included the occurrence of internal wounds within the definition of wound.
Single use bioprocessing equipment in a relatively short span of time has become widely accepted in the field of bioprocessing. First single use bioreactor entered the market approximately 10 years ago. It was Wave rocker platforms by GE Healthcare. Since, then the new entrants continue to launch their innovative products. Bioprocess is a process that is used to obtain desired products from the living cells or their components such as chloroplasts, bacteria, enzymes and others in containers.
Cattle biologics are defined as the vaccines, bacterins, diagnostics etc which helps to prevent, diagnose or treat the disease conditions in cattle and calves. These product works through some immunological pathway. The cattle biologics manufacturing market consist of four major segments on the basis of the products namely:
In general terms, cloud computing may be defined as an internet based computing where storing, access to data and programs are achieved through internet instead of computer’s hard drive. Cloud computing eliminates the need of local server or personal system for data sharing and other computing resources. One of the major advantages of cloud computing is that it globalizes the workforce at low expenses.
Clinical Information Systems (CIS) is a computer aided system that manages, stores and rechecks all medical information in hospitals such as health history of patients, prescriptions, doctor's notes and any other special comment whereas all information is electronically kept together. By capturing clinical data CIS makes the decision making process and clinical care delivery more efficient and effective and also helps to replace the paper work.
Recent advances in technology have resulted into a new healthcare interventional approach and demand for lowering of the overall cost of treatment. This has led to the development of online patient monitoring devices. In online patient monitoring patient are continuously observed and analyzed without being hospitalized. This technique is alternatively known as remote patient monitoring or mobile patient monitoring as well.
Health informatics is defined as the knowledge, skills, and tools that enable the information to be collected, managed, used and shared for supporting the delivery of healthcare services and promoting health. Health informatics is one of the fastest growing segments of information technology and computer science.
The need for accurate information systems arises primarily from the increasing number of critical patients, since they can deliver information about the various medical parameters of patients accurately. High acuity information system is engaged in maintaining electronic patient records (EPR) coupled with computerized physician order entry (CPOE).
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Increasing costs, conflicts in excellence and inefficiency are the prime challenges faced by the global healthcare system. These challenges have created an improved sense of necessity to meet the objective of improving healthcare for patients and reducing the cost of treatment by healthcare providers. In order to meet these objectives, both the public and private healthcare providers have spearheaded new forms of payment reform and care delivery. Among these initiatives, healthcare IT plays a crucial and fundamental role as a new model of patient care and has immense potential to improve the overall excellence, safety and efficiency of the healthcare system. Currently, there are very few healthcare providers who have fully adopted healthcare IT but surveys indicate that healthcare providers are striving towards improving their investment or funding towards IT. Drivers for funding include the assurance of safety, quality and efficiency gains by the healthcare providers. However, the barriers include intricacy of IT execution, high cost of implementation, which often requires noteworthy infrastructural changes and work process. The Health Information Technology and Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act was enacted into law in 2009 as a part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. According to this act, hospitals and eligible professionals including dentists, physicians, podiatrists, etc. will receive financial incentives for their meaningful use of certified Electronic Health Records (EHR).
This section on Healthcare-IT covers market research reports catering to the research needs of solution providers to the healthcare industry, which include pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers, biotechnology firms, and healthcare practitioners (service providers and professionals).