The global ambulatory EHR market size is expected to reach US$ 6.8 billion by 2026 and will grow at a CAGR of around 6.0% over the forecast period 2019 to 2026.
The digital version of the patient’s record is known as the electronic health records. It includes a wide range of patient’s information such as medical history, ongoing medication, allergies, personal statistics, the status of immunization, demographics, and laboratory test results. This information can be shared across various healthcare settings through connected systems. With EHR’s, the patient’s record can available whenever and wherever it is needed that can help to improve patient care, care coordination, practice efficiencies, cost savings, and thereby patient outcomes. EHR’s are used in hospitals, ambulatory facilities, clinics, and physicians’ offices. Ambulatory centers can be hospital-owned or independent. The increasing number of patient’s volume at ambulatory centers due to availability of exerts, cost-effectiveness, technological adoption, and availability of reimbursement is likely to enhance the demand for ambulatory EHR across the world.
A wide range of advantages associated with EHRs to the healthcare providers and patients, eventually increasing system productivity and patient satisfaction. Growing adoption of software solutions due to increasing awareness about healthcare IT and its advantages, growing patient volume burden, and supportive government regulation is further anticipated to boost the demand for EHR.
Ambulatory centers are opting for technologically advanced EHR or data management systems to save resources and time. The growing need for remote monitoring of geriatric patients is likely to create demand for improved healthcare facilities. Furthermore, the introduction of technologically advanced solutions is expected to boost industry growth during the forecast period.
Based on the application, the ambulatory EHR market has been categorized into patient management, practice management, e-prescribing, population health management, referral management, health analytics, and decision support. Practice management accounted for the largest share of the market in 2018 due to the high demand to streamline the large volume of patients.
Based on the delivery mode of the EHR, the market is divided into client server-based and web-based. Web-based EHR accounted for the maximum share of the market in 2018 due to high penetration. Web-based systems are more popular in physicians and care providers with small to medium scale set-up as they offer extensive customization based on their client requirements and can be installed without the presence of an in-house server. Furthermore, web-based EHR is anticipated to observe the fastest growth during the forecast period as well due to ease of use for the various healthcare providers and lesser cost of installation as they require limited hardware infrastructure.
Based on the end-user, the ambulatory EHR market divided into independent ambulatory centers and hospital-owned ambulatory centers. Independent ambulatory centers accounted for the largest share of the market. However, hospitals are gaining interest in the ownerships of ASC’s to provide cost-effective solutions.
Geographically, the global ambulatory Electronic Health Record (EHR) market dominated by the North America region in 2018 and is expected to maintain its dominance in the coming years as well. This can be attributed to the high penetration of information technology in the healthcare field due to government regulations, high healthcare spending, and the presence of major market players in the region. Companies successfully developed EHR as per client requirements that help to enhance the performance of ambulatory facilities. However, Asia Pacific is anticipated to observe the fastest growth during the forecast period. This can be attributed to increasing penetration of digital solutions in many countries in the region due to growing awareness about the healthcare IT field and its benefit, increasing disposable income, rapidly increasing number of ambulatory facilities, and investment by market players in the region. There is an increasing demand for digital solutions from the Asia Pacific region to maintain large patient volume’s appointments, prescription data, and treatment plans. Hence, ambulatory EHR is anticipated to grow with the fastest rate in the region.
The market research study on “Ambulatory EHR Market – Global Industry Analysis, Market Size, Opportunities and Forecast, 2019 – 2026”, offers a detailed insight on the global ambulatory EHR market entailing insights on its different market segments. Market dynamics with drivers, restraints, and opportunities with their impact are provided in the report. The report provides insights into the global ambulatory EHR market, its application, delivery mode, end user, and major geographic regions. The report covers basic development policies and layouts of technology development processes. Secondly, the report covers global ambulatory EHR market size and segment markets by application, by delivery mode, by end user, and geography along with the information on companies operating in the market. The ambulatory EHR market analysis is provided for major regional markets including North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America and Middle East and Africa. For each region, the market sizes for different segments have been covered under the scope of the report.
The players profiled in the report include Allscripts Healthcare LLC; Cerner Corporation, McKesson Corporation; Epic, athenahealth, Inc.; NextGen Healthcare, and MEDITECH. The competitors are involved in the mergers, acquisitions, and product launch to increase service portfolio and geographical presence in the market.
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According to Acumen Research and Consulting, the ambulatory EHR market value is anticipated to be worth around US$ 6.8 billion in 2026.
The ambulatory EHR market is anticipated to grow over 5.9 CAGR during the forecast period 2019 to 2026.
North America held maximum share in 2018 for ambulatory EHR market.
Asia Pacific is projected to grow at a fast pace during forecast period in the ambulatory EHR market.
Allscripts Healthcare LLC, Cerner Corporation, McKesson Corporation, Epic, athenahealth, Inc., NextGen Healthcare, and MEDITECH are the key players operating in the ambulatory EHR market.
The global ambulatory EHR market is segmented into application, delivery mode, end user, and major geographic regions.
Practice management accounted for the largest share of the ambulatory EHR market in 2018.