NEW YORK, Aug. 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- 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. EHR systems have proven to be effective in improving patient care, increasing patient safety, streamlining work processes at healthcare facilities and reducing treatment time.
This report on the global EHR market offers an insightful and in-depth assessment of the current as well as future market potential of web-based and client server-based EHR systems. The research study has been divided into eight chapters, namely, preface, executive summary, global EHR market overview, global EHR market revenue by installation type, global EHR market revenue by end-user, global EHR market revenue by geography, recommendations and company profiles.
The executive summary chapter covers a market snapshot representing key findings from the study on the global EHR market. The market overview chapter of the report comprises qualitative analysis of the overall EHR market considering factors determining market dynamics such as growth drivers, growth restraints and growth opportunities. This chapter also includes a section on average cost associated with EHR implementation. In the competitive landscape section, market revenue share of key players operating in the EHR market in terms of percentage for the year 2013 has been provided. The market share analysis of key players involved a study of the company's product/service portfolio and sales revenue along with the geographical presence. Market attractiveness analysis for the global EHR market by geography has also been discussed in the market overview section of the report.
In chapter four, the global EHR market is segmented into web-based EHR and client server-based EHR, based on the two major installation types. The market revenue size in terms of USD million for both segments has been provided in the chapter for the period 2012 to 2020, along with the CAGR for the forecast period 2014 to 2020, considering 2012 and 2013 as the base years. The chapter also provides qualitative analysis for both types of EHR systems.
Chapter five segments the global EHR market into hospitals and ambulatory centers, based on end-users. The market revenue size in terms of USD million for hospitals as well ambulatory centers has been provided for the period 2012 to 2020, along with the CAGR for the forecast period between 2014 and 2020, considering 2012 and 2013 as the base years.
Geographically, the global EHR market has been classified into four major regions, namely, North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of the World (RoW). The market size and forecast for each of these regions along with the CAGR has been provided in the report.
The study on the global EHR market also suggests a list of recommendations for new companies willing to enter the market and for existing companies to accentuate revenue shares. The report concludes with the profiles of major players in the global EHR market such as Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Inc., Cerner Corporation, Epic Systems, Medical Information Technology, Inc. (MEDITECH), McKesson Corporation, NextGen Healthcare (Quality Systems, Inc.), Computer Programs and Systems, Inc. (CPSI), GE Healthcare and eClinicalWorks. Each company profile in the report provides information under the heads: company overview, financial overview, product portfolio, business strategies and recent developments.
The company overview section comprises basic information about the company such as major business areas, company's brief history and its establishment year, number of employees and geographical presence. In the financial overview section, annual revenue for the last three consecutive years (2011, 2012 and 2013) has been provided. The business strategies section mentions key strategies adopted by the company in the past to strengthen its position in the EHR market. The recent development section gives information about the recent happenings in the companies operating in the EHR market.
The global EHR market is segmented as follows:
Global EHR Market, by Installation TypeWeb-based EHR SystemClient Server-based EHR SystemGlobal EHR Market, by End-userHospitalsAmbulatory CentersGlobal EHR Market, by GeographyNorth AmericaEuropeAsia-PacificRest of the World (RoW)
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