1. Market Research
  2. > Internet Business
  3. > E-Healthcare Market Trends

US Hospital Information Systems Overview and Outlook, 2013–2020 : Managing Information in an Era of Reform

  • December 2014
  • 135 pages
  • Frost & Sullivan
Report ID: 2604037


Table of Contents


• The objective of the research service is to present a comprehensive analysis of the US Hospital Information Systems (HIS) market with respect to market potential and key market dynamics at play over the next 5 to 7 years.
• The regional scope of the analysis is focused on the United States.
• The study also covers factors driving overall market growth, challenges impacting the hospital industry, and opportunities within the total market and key market segments as estimated for the forecast period.
• The study period covered by this service for the HIS market is from 2013 to 2020, with the base year as 2013 and forecast period from 2014 to 2020.
Data presented in this research was gathered through the following processes:
• In-depth interviews conducted with healthcare information technology (IT) vendors; hospital IT management and staff, and key opinion leaders (KOLs)
• Secondary research conducted using Frost & Sullivan proprietary content as well as publicly available sources of information such as government websites, academic and trade journals, and online media.
• Market size and forecasts were developed using Frost & Sullivan proprietary forecasting tools. A discussion of forecast assumptions is provided.

Key Findings

• Hospital Information System (HIS) are computer systems designed to improve the management of all of a hospital’s medical (e.g., clinical), financial, and administrative tasks with the core goals of improving the quality of healthcare services while delivering maximum operational and financial efficiencies.
• The US HIS market is fairly mature, with penetration rates as high as % in administrative and financial systems and around % for clinical systems. However, there are many opportunities for new growth as hospitals increasingly turn to IT solutions to navigate a plethora of challenges arising from healthcare reform, the growing adoption of IT throughout society, and changing cultural norms.
• The US Hospital Information Systems market was valued at $ billion in 2013. The market is expected to grow at a CAGR of % between 2014 and 2020 to reach an estimated market value of $ billion by 2020, representing a % increase in revenue.
• Administrative information systems will be the fastest growing market segment with a CAGR of % over the forecast period.
• Financial information systems will be the second fastest growing market segment with a CAGR of % over the forecast period.
• Clinical information systems will grow by slowly than the other segments with a CAGR of % over the period.

Scope and Segmentation

• The Hospital Information Systems (HIS) market covers a very wide variety of systems and solutions that pertain to the management of a hospital’s clinical, financial, and administrative information-related tasks. For the purpose of this report, the HIS market consists of software applications and related maintenance and implementation services sold in conjunction with such applications but does not include information technology (IT) hardware (computers, mobile devices, medical devices, etc.) or telecommunications infrastructure solutions.
• Examples of typical hospital information systems include clinical solutions like electronic health records (EHRs), computerized physician order entry (CPOE), clinical decision support (CDS), nursing systems, and more; financial solutions like revenue cycle management (RCM), contract management, business intelligence, and more; and administrative systems like asset tracking, customer relationship management (CRM), single sign on, human resources, payroll, and more.
• This report only pertains to information systems used by non-federal US community hospitals for inpatient care settings (acute care). The scope of this study does not include information systems used by ambulatory providers (outpatient care) such as physician offices; post-acute care settings; long term care settings; nursing homes; and other care settings.

Key Questions this Study will Answer

What type of information systems are used by hospitals in the provision of patient care, the oversight of core financial processes including patient billing, and daily operations management of personnel, supplies, and facilities?
What are the market-shifting macro trends impacting healthcare in the US, particularly in the provision of hospital care, and how are these trends shaping the demand for information technology?
What are the specific drivers and restraints impacting the Hospital Information Systems market over the next 7 years?
What are the competitive characteristics of the US Hospital Information Systems market and who are some of the key IT vendors serving the market?
What is the 7-year outlook for the key IT applications that comprise the US Hospital Information Systems (HIS) market across the clinical and non-clinical market segments?

Get Industry Insights. Simply.

  • Latest reports & slideshows with insights from top research analysts
  • 60 Million searchable statistics with tables, figures & datasets
  • More than 25,000 trusted sources
  • Single User License — provides access to the report by one individual.
  • Department License — allows you to share the report with up to 5 users
  • Site License — allows the report to be shared amongst all employees in a defined country
  • Corporate License — allows for complete access, globally.

Amrita helps you find the right report:


The research specialist advised us on the best content for our needs and provided a great report and follow-up, thanks very much we shall look at ReportLinker in the future.

Kate Merrick

Global Marketing Manager at
Eurotherm by Schneider Electric

We were impressed with the support that ReportLinker’s research specialists’ team provided. The report we purchased was useful and provided exactly what we want.

Category Manager at

ReportLinker gave access to reliable and useful data while avoiding dispersing resources and spending too much time on unnecessary research.

Executive Director at
PwC Advisory

The customer service was fast, responsive, and 100% professional in all my dealings (...) If we have more research needs, I'll certainly prioritize working with ReportLinker!

Scott Griffith

Vice President Marketing at
Maurice Sporting Goods

The research specialist provided prompt, helpful instructions for accessing ReportLinker's product. He also followed up to make sure everything went smoothly and to ensure an easy transition to the next stage of my research

Jessica P Huffman

Research Associate at
American Transportation Research Institute

Excellent customer service. Very responsive and fast.

Director, Corporate Strategy at

I reached out to ReportLinker for a detailed market study on the Air Treatment industry. The quality of the report, the research specialist’s willingness to solve my queries exceeded my expectations. I would definitely recommend ReportLinker for in-depth industry information.

Mariana Mendoza

Global Platform Senior Manager at
Whirlpool Corporation

Thanks! I like what you've provided and will certainly come back if I need to do further research works.

Bee Hin Png

CEO at
LDR Pte Ltd

The research specialist advised us on the best content for our needs and provided a great report and follow-up, thanks very much we shall look at ReportLinker in the future.

Kate Merrick

Global Marketing Manager at
Eurotherm by Schneider Electric

Purchase Reports From Reputable Market Research Publishers

Telehealth and Patient Monitoring Market

  • $ 4500
  • Industry report
  • August 2017
  • by Kalorama Information

Telehealth is a significant trend as providers struggle to move to a more wireless and streamline operation both within major health facilities and in home treatment markets. What is the market opportunity ...

Global Telemonitoring Systems Market 2017-2021

  • $ 3500
  • Industry report
  • July 2017
  • by Infiniti Research Limited

About Telemonitoring Systems Telemedicine refers to the utilization of the telecommunications technology for medical diagnosis, treatment, patient care, and remote monitoring. This reduces the medical ...

Telehealth Services in the US - Industry Market Research Report

  • $ 1090
  • Industry report
  • May 2017
  • by Ibisworld

Healthy future: Industry operators are currently experiencing a period of rapid expansion Telehealth Services The Telehealth Services industry is rapidly expanding. Advances in communication technology ...


Reportlinker.com © Copyright 2017. All rights reserved.

ReportLinker simplifies how Analysts and Decision Makers get industry data for their business.