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Electronic Medical Records Systems: Market Research Report

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Electronic Medical Records Systems Market Research Report | NAICS OD4172 | Aug 2016

For the record: Health care providers will demand industry services to avoid penalties

IBISWorld’s Electronic Medical Records Systems market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
Annual Growth
Industry Threats & Opportunities
  • Demand will remain high as late EHR adopters hurry to avoid increasing Medicare penalties
  • Companies have been quick to join the industry to take advantage of overwhelming demand
  • Medicare penalties may precipitate shifts in demand for particular products and services
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Electronic Medical Records Systems industry, which designs, develops, implements and supports electronic medical records (EMR) and electronic health records (EHR) systems, has significantly benefited from federal healthcare legislation over the past five years. The 2009 Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act established Medicare and Medicaid incentives to encourage the widespread adoption of EHR systems among ambulatory and inpatient healthcare providers. Demand and growth will likely remain high during the next five years, as late EHR adopters hurry to avoid increasing Medicare penalties, which are set to grow to 3.0% by 2017. However, industry revenue growth is expected to slow over the next five years as the market becomes largely saturated... ... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

The Electronic Medical Records Systems industry is characterized by a low level of market share concentration. While many industry operators control a large share of either the ambulatory or inpatient software market, few companies command a large share of the electronic health record (EHR) software market across all healthcare providers, overall. As a result, the industry still exhibits a high level of fragmentation, composed of many industry operators that focus on a particular market niche, such as small, specialized physician practices that require customizable EHR software. Currently, many healthcare providers do not have fully integrated EHR systems, meaning that a healthcare provider's and pharmacy chain's EHR vendor may vary.

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Additional Insights for the Electronic Medical Records Systems Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Electronic Medical Records Systems Industry are

  • Access to highly skilled workforce
  • Access to the latest technology
  • Establishment of brand names
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Federal funding for Medicare and Medicaid and Private investment in computers and software in the Electronic Medical Records Systems industry impact industry performance... purchase to read more


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    What is the Electronic Medical Records Systems Industry?

    This industry provides electronic medical records (EMR) and electronic health records (EHR) services. EMR and EHR systems are digital replacements for traditional paper and file medical records systems used by hospitals, physician practices, urgent care centers and ambulance services. This industry does not include the provision of medical care.

    Industry Products
    Comprehensive EMRsBasic EMR with clinician notes Basic without clinician notes
    Industry Activities
    Developing and providing electronic medical and health records for ambulatory care facilitiesDeveloping and providing electronic medical and health records for hospitals and other inpatient settings

    Table of Contents
    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Federal funding for Medicare and Medicaid
  • Private investment in computers and software
  • Total health expenditure
  • Technological change
  • Research and development expenditure
  • Current Performance
  • Regulation drives demand
  • Effects of growth
  • Chart: Revenue Growth
  • Industry Outlook
  • Table: Electronic Medical Records Systems Industry Revenue Outlook
  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Electronic Medical Records Systems Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy
  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
  • Key Buying Industries
  • Emergency & Other Outpatient Care Centers
  • Diagnostic & Medical Laboratories
  • Home Care Providers
  • Hospitals
  • Nursing Care Facilities
  • Key Selling Industries
  • Hospitals
  • IT Consulting
  • Scientific Research & Development
  • Software Publishing
  • Products & Services
  • Basic EMR with clinician notes
  • Comprehensive EMRs
  • Basic without clinician notes
  • Chart: Electronic Medical Records Systems Industry Products and Services Segmentation
  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Health maintenance organizations
  • Practices with 11 or more physicians
  • Community health centers
  • Academic health centers
  • Practices with fewer than 10 physicians
  • Solo practitioners
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Electronic Medical Records Systems Industry
  • International Trade
    Business Locations
  • Chart: Business Locations by State
  • Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Wages
  • Purchases
  • Other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Electronic Medical Records Systems
  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition
  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Electronic Medical Records Systems Industry
  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Epic Systems Corp.
    Cerner Corporation
  • Table: Epic Systems Corp. - financial performance
  • Table: Cerner Corporation - financial performance
  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Electronic Medical Records Systems Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success
  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth
  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
  • Table: Industry Data for the Electronic Medical Records Systems Industry
  • Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2007-2021)
  • Industry Gross Product (2007-2021)
  • Establishments (2007-2021)
  • Businesses (2007-2021)
  • Employment (2007-2021)
  • Wages (2007-2021)
  • Private investment in computers and software (2007-2021)
  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
  • Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • Jargon & Glossary
    Ambulatory Care
  • Ambulatory care refers to healthcare consultations or treatment given on an outpatient basis.
  • Application Service Provider (Asp)
  • ASPs manage and distribute software-based services and solutions to customers across a wide area network from a central data center.
  • Cloud-Based Software
  • Cloud-based software enables industry operators to provide information to clients on the internet through web-based tools and applications rather than a server.
  • Electronic Health Record (Ehr)
  • An EHR is a file that includes information on all aspects of a patient's healthcare experiences and needs, including the patient's electronic medical records (EMRs) from provider visits.
  • Electronic Medical Record (Emr)
  • An EMR is a digital medical chart, sometimes used solely with a single healthcare practice.
  • Meaningful Use
  • Meaningful use refers to a series of standards used to determine whether a healthcare provider's adoption of EHR is sufficient to qualify for Medicare and Medicaid incentives and penalty exemptions.
  • Software As A Service (Saas)
  • SaaS is a software licensing model that is centrally hosted and typically delivered on a subscription basis.

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    • Includes the necessary information to perform SWOT, PEST and STEER analysis.
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    • Analyses key performance and operational metrics so that you can benchmark against your own business, that of your customers’ businesses, or your competitors’ businesses.
    The Electronic Medical Records Systems market research report includes:
    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
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