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The healthcare information technology industry deals with the storage, management, and exchange of healthcare records between hospitals, laboratories, patients, insurance agencies, and government bodies. The healthcare IT industry has seen exponential growth over the last few years, with the larger IT industry serving as the growth engine for the former. New advances in the information technology domain, coupled with the changing demands of patients and healthcare institutions, are combining to shape the future of the global healthcare information technology industry.
Several countries are already taking the lead in implementing extensive electronic health records (EHRs) and as this trend spreads to more countries, several new areas will continue to emerge in the healthcare information technology industry. The healthcare IT industry is, however, governed by numerous regulations and mandates. Moreover, concerns pertaining to data security are slowing down the adoption of various healthcare IT systems across the world. With these challenges now being overcome by healthcare IT services providers, the growth of the healthcare IT industry will remain firmly on track.
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Published Date: 2015-11-02
This report on the U.S. population health management (PHM) solutions market studies the current as well as future prospects of the market. The stakeholders of this report include technology vendors, software companies and other intermediaries engaged in population health management solutions as well as new entrants that are planning to enter the U.S. PHM solutions market.
Published Date: 2015-07-15
Melanoma is a type of skin cancer that is increasing among population across the globe. During the recent years, there has been a considerable growth in the number of mobile applications for melanoma detection. There are various types of mobile applications available on platforms such as iOS, Android, Windows Mobile OS and Blackberry OS.
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: 2015-02-05
Nurse call systems are used in various healthcare institutions including acute care and, assisted living facilities for efficient patient-staff communication. Depending on the end-use, customers chose from various wired and wireless nurse call solutions for higher performance and scalability.
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
This market research report on the global healthcare biometrics market provides a comprehensive overview of the market structure, the demand drivers, the challenges, the key market players, and the future market forecasts.
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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Hospice center is referred to as the place that provides end-of-life care to patients. At hospice, a team of health care professionals and volunteers provide care that focuses on palliation of seriously ill patients. They provide psychological, spiritual and medical support to the patient.
Long term care (LTC) service contains a variety of services provided by nursing homes, day care centres, home health agencies and from family or friends. Long term care service comprises a broad range of personal care, healthcare and supportive care services.
Panic attacks are associated with sudden episodes, of emotions of fear and anxiety. It is a type of anxiety disorder, and other anxiety disorder includes generalized anxiety disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), social anxiety disorder, and special phobias.Generally, panic attacks are not life threatening but they can be frightening and significantly affect the quality of life.
Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH) is one of the forms of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), characterized by hepatocyte injury (ballooning) marked by presence of hepatic steatosis, inflammation, and fibrosis. Clinical studies have identified a strong correlation of NASH with certain risk factors diabetes and obesity.
Modern world is shifting from the age old concept of conventional medical treatment to technologically well-equipped treatment services. Thus the concept of telehealth services is gaining attention. In telehealth service there is an exchange of remote data between the patient at home and their doctor(s) to assist in diagnosis and monitoring patients with long term ailments.
Chromatography is a process to separate mixtures of colored compounds into individual components. Resins are one of the important components of chromatographic techniques. It helps in isolation of desired component from mixtures of compounds.
Neurofibromatosis is a genetic condition that disrupts the cell growth in your nervous system, causing formation of tumors on nerve tissue. These formed tumors may develop anywhere in the nervous system of the victim, which may include the brain, spinal cord and nerves.
A personal emergency response system is an electronic device that allows individual to seek a secure help during an emergency. This is system is connected with other devices such as cell phone or alarm and are programmed to signal a response center upon activation of ‘help’ or a ‘push’ button. This help button is a radiofrequency trigger device that is mostly worn around the wrist or neck.
Western blotting is a technique that is specifically used for protein analysis. The western blotting technique initiates with separation of molecules using gel electrophoresis. At the end of electrophoresis the separated molecules are transferred to a second matrix which commonly includes polyvinylidene difluoride (PVDF) or nitrocellulose membrane.
Female sterilization procedure is a permanent way of preventing women from conceiving and acts as a form of birth control and is the most commonly used family planning method used across the globe. It is an out-patient procedure performed in hospitals, clinical or doctor’s office.
Over the past few years, the healthcare industry has been witnessing increasing adoption of machine to machine (M2M) technology in order to reduce skyrocketing healthcare costs, increase adherence to medical regimens and improve better patient care.
Hospital clinical chemistry refers to the area of clinical pathology related to the analysis of body fluids such as blood, urine, etc. and immunodiagnostics is a diagnostic method based on antigen-antibody reaction. There have been remarkable advances in the field of clinical chemistry and immunodiagnostics, resulting into potential diagnostic platform and technologies such as molecular diagnostics, spectrophotometry, electrophoresis, measurement of enzyme activities, and separation of molecules.
Patient engagement refers to the ongoing communication between patient and the practitioner. Digital patient engagement solutions are the software driven by technology ranging from patient portals, enabling patients to view test results and record them online and converse with doctors, to electronic data capturing platforms resulting in more precise and efficient diagnostic information.
Primary care doctors are the licensed healthcare professionals who diagnose and treat individuals, and help them in restoring their health condition, and thus bring them back to the active life through reducing the physiological complications and restoring the body functions.
H1N1 influenza virus or swine H1N1 virus is a causative agent of infectious disease caused in human beings known as H1N1 or commonly referred as swine flu. The H1N1 virus mainly affects the respiratory system including nose, lungs and throat of the infected person. In addition to human, H1N1 virus affects various species such as birds, swine, horses etc.
Blood transfusion and Organ transplant is done to save the life of an individual or to improve patient’s health. Blood bank is an institute from where blood is, stored entirely or as its components (plasma, blood cells and platelets) which is then transfused to the needy patients suffering with deficiency of blood or blood components.
Ophthalmic ultrasound systems play an important in the clinical assessment of various orbital and ocular diseases. These technologies are majorly used for examining the back of the eye in patients who have cloudy ocular conditions such as corneal clouding, vitreous hemorrhage and cataract.
Medical lifting slings are devices and support systems, which enable transfer of patients who cannot maintain balance independently. Thus, these devices are frequently used by trauma patients, elderly, and individuals with disorders affecting locomotion and posture.
Abnormal sleep patterns are referred as sleep disorders or somnipathy. Sleep disorders include symptoms such as feeling sleepy or irritable during day, waking up frequently during night, dependency on pills for sleep, difficulty in staying awake while sitting still and driving, slow reactions, and difficulty in concentration.
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.
A medical image analysis software enables quantitative analysis and visualization of medical images of a range of modalities including MRI, CT, X-ray, ultrasound, PET and SPECT. The comprehensive tool for quantitative analysis and processing of biomedical images has allowed healthcare experts and surgeons to explore such images efficiently and productively.
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.
Technology has been pivotal factor for transformation of the global health care sector. Over the last decade, advancements in the electronics and information technology have occurred at a rapid pace leading to the development of innovative wireless devices and supporting technologies. These changes have enabled easy communication even at the remotest place.
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.
Computerized physician order entry (CPOE) system is a form of software system that allows the direct entry of medical prescription orders and other instructions for the treatment of patients by a doctor. These orders by physicians are filled by other medical staff such as pharmacists, radiologists, nurses and pathologists who are communicated through computer network.
Cardiology IT workflow solutions are computer-based software products which enable the user to increase efficiency in cardiology department through improvement of workflow efficiency. This efficiency is obtained using data management, reporting tools, image management, advanced data analysis, billing & inventory management, scheduling and integrating with hospital networks.
The life science is a field of science thatdeals with the study of living organisms such as human being, microorganism and animals. It includes wide range of areas of study for example biology, anatomy, health sciences, medical sciences or medicine. The software used in life science enables users to increase efficacy and reduce the cost of deploying valuable IT infrastructure.
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).
Transparency Market Research’s report on global eHealth market gives its readers a detailed understanding of the eHealth market, its trends, and the projections for the market in the coming future. The eHealth market has been growing at a fast pace in the recent years, and is expected to witness a rise in the coming years as well.
Medical practice management software (PMS) assists in managing a healthcare business, starting from the scheduling of patients to the generation of periodic reports. Therefore, selecting the appropriate medical practice management system is crucial in any medical practice.
Telemedicine involves the use of information technology and telecommunication to provide healthcare at a remote location. The primary concept of telemedicine is to negate the distance factor in providing life saving clinical healthcare. Telemedicine can be classified on the basic on technology and services used. Based on services, telemedicine can be divided into remote monitoring, store and forward (real-time) interactive services. Furthermore, based on the application, telemedicine is classified as Telecardiology, Teleconsultation, Teledermatology and Teleradiology. Telesurgery and home telehealth are not very popular in the BRIC region and are in the nascent stage. The BRIC countries have a high proportion of population that suffers from diseases like diabetes and asthma.
Transparency Market Research’s report on telemedicine technologies market gives you a comprehensive overview of the size of the market, market share of its various products, and its analysis. The telemedicine market has seen a steady rise in the past few years due to adoption of technology and growing healthcare awareness. The telemedicine technologies market has made the healthcare market more interactive and helped medicine reach the remotest areas.
Information technology (IT) supports hundreds of core and peripheral operations in the healthcare industry. From storing patient data to monitoring patient health to researching optimal therapies, IT is ubiquitous in the medical and healthcare industry worldwide. This report by Transparency Market Research offers an analytical and comprehensive insight into how IT and telecom products impact the healthcare industry across its landscape.
Smart phones and other mobile apps are largely used in various areas of healthcare like health education, health management, data management, health information, and relative workflow processes. Variety of mobile phone apps have been developed to monitor the health of patients and provide the relative data to physicians. The modern age technology is driving the market growth as it saves time and proves much beneficial in providing medical care to patients in remote areas.