The healthcare industry is plagued by the issue of privacy and maintaining security of patient data. This has been a roadblock for the entry of any new technological solution in the healthcare industry which involves patient data or patient medical records. Moreover, the limited access for experts opinion and technically trained IT professionals is expected to negatively impact the market because there is lack of awareness among end users mainly prescribers, pharmacist and associated staff regarding the working and function of applications, best vendors available in the market, cost of software and long term service provision.
Key players in the market are Cerner Corporation (U.S.), Allscripts (U.S.), Quality Systems, Inc. (U.S.), Emdeon (U.S.), and Athenahealth (U.S.).Scope of the Report The scope of the report spans the electronic prescribing systems market which comprises: Global e-Prescribing Systems Market By Type Stand-alone systems Integrated systems By Component Hardware Software Services By Delivery Mode Licensed (on-premise) Web-hosted Cloud hosted By Usage Mode PC-based Hand-held By End-user Hospitals Office-based physicians By Geography North America Europe Asia-Pacific Rest of the World (RoW) Each section of the report offers market data for the various market segments and geographies. It also provides market trends with respect to drivers, restraints, and opportunities. TABLE OF CONTENTS 1 INTRODUCTION 18 1.1 KEY TAKE-AWAYS 18 1.2 REPORT DESCRIPTION 18 1.3 MARKETS COVERED 19 1.4 STAKEHOLDERS 20 1.5 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 20 1.5.1 MARKET SIZE 20 1.5.2 KEY DATA POINTS FROM SECONDARY SOURCES 21 1.5.3 KEY DATA POINTS FROM PRIMARY SOURCES 21 1.5.4 ASSUMPTIONS 21 2 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 22 3 MARKET OVERVIEW 24 3.1 E-PRESCRIBING SYSTEM 25 3.1.1 E-PRESCRIBING PROCESS 26