Healthcare IT Market in Saudi Arabia 2015-2019 with GE Healthcare, HP, IBM, Intel, InterSystems, Oracle & Siemens Healthcare Dominating

Aug 05, 2015, 07:18 ET from Research and Markets

DUBLIN, Aug. 05, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Healthcare IT Market in Saudi Arabia 2015-2019" report to their offering.

The healthcare IT market in Saudi Arabia to grow at a CAGR of 12.28% over the period 2014-2019

Over the years, businesses in Saudi Arabia have been adopting advanced technologies and IT integration solutions to enhance their operations and revenue. With more and more operations being enabled and enriched by innovative IT applications and solutions, IT has become a key enabler of business functions.

This trend is also being witnessed in the healthcare sector in Saudi Arabia. The need to maintain a standard record format has led to the transformation of traditional medical records to electronic health records. Implementation of the policy that makes insurance mandatory is also contributing to the growth of this market. The need to track common ailments has also intensified the need for IT. In addition, the inherent benefits of IT, such as process efficiency, cost-effectiveness, mobility, and accessibility are all driving its adoption.

Emergence of mobile health solutions is one of the major trends upcoming in the market. Mobile devices allow healthcare providers to send information and reminders to patients, and allow doctors to monitor patients in remote locations and transmit data digitally through applications.

According to the report, adoption of technology for operational effectiveness is one of the key drivers in the market. Saudi Arabia is making huge investments in cloud, mobility, virtualization, telemedicine, and remote patient monitoring. These technologies offer various benefits to healthcare solution providers.

Further, the report states that advances in healthcare, coupled with a surge in pharmaceutical prices, have led to an increase in overall healthcare costs. This has deterred providers from investing in expensive IT system implementation.

Key Vendors

  • GE Healthcare
  • HP
  • IBM
  • Intel
  • InterSystems
  • Oracle
  • Siemens Healthcare

Other Prominent Vendors

  • 3M
  • Agfa healthcare
  • Al Faisaliah Medical Systems
  • BD
  • Bytes Technology Solutions
  • Cerner
  • Cigna Global Health
  • CompuGroup Medical
  • GMC
  • Honeywell
  • Nawah Healthcare
  • Philips Healthcare
  • Roche Group
  • TIBCO Software

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