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Trends Affecting the Healthcare IT Landscape
The U.S. healthcare IT market can expect a 24 percent compound annual rate of growth (CAGR) from 2012 to 2014, according to RNCOS' U.S. Healthcare IT Market Analysis. Global IT spending will grow at a 4.9 percent CAGR from 2012 to 2014, according to Gartner's Forecast Alert: IT Spending Worldwide.
[Note: screen displays graph showing U.S. healthcare IT market reaching $40 billion in 2011 and increasing each subsequent year through 2014.]
Many healthcare clients will focus on:
Finding experienced healthcare professionals remains a key challenge in 2012 and beyond.
IT Positions Increase Since November 2009:
Health IT jobs are expected to GROW 20 percent from 2008 to 2018. Total employment is expected to increase by 10 percent.
Seventy percent of healthcare CIOs express concerns over the availability of skilled IT resources. Fifty-thousand additional healthcare IT workers will be needed in the next five years, nearly a 50 percent increase.
"The next decade will be shaped by multiple healthcare reform debates, payment overhauls, and the aging of the baby-boom generation. In parallel to these changes, digital experiences in the healthcare industry will also be shaped by technology trends that are taking hold in other industries and creeping into healthcare as well."
- Forrester (Source: Seven Trends Customer Experience Professionals in Healthcare Can't Afford to Ignore).
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