E-prescribing Market- Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2018 – 2028

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E-prescribing Market- Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2018 – 2028

Status : August, 2020 | Healthcare IT | PPT format

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Global E-prescribing Market: Overview

The market is driven by the need for an error-free prescription process and constant government efforts towards quality and the affordable healthcare system. As per World Health Organization (WHO) member states report 2019, there is less than one doctor for per thousand populace. The uneven proportion of patient-specialist further increases the need for accurate E-prescribing arrangements. Medical prescriptions are the written directions by which doctors recommend and authorize the patients for obtaining and utilizing prescription medicines and treatments. Errors in prescription can creep in due to a variety of reasons, like the drug specialist's absence of knowledge and expertise, and miscommunication between nurses and specialists, among others.

Some of the most prominent competitors operating in the competitive landscape of global E-prescribing market include –

  • Cerner Corporation
  • eClinicalWorks
  • HealthFusion, Inc.
  • Aprima Medical Software
  • Allscripts Healthcare Solutions Inc.

The E-prescribing Market is exceptionally competitive and comprises of a few noteworthy players. In terms of market share, very few of the real players currently dominate the market. With the rising patient awareness levels, minimization of prescription errors, the better nature of health care and cost reduction, the companies are attempting to innovate more items to continue the competition.

A report from General Medical Council (GMC), in the United Kingdom, proves that prescribing errors have been found to affect approximately 9–15% of medication orders for emergency clinic inpatients.

Likewise, different initiatives, for example, Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act and National Council for Prescription Drugs Program are upholding the use of e-prescribing system. The Asian market is expected to witness a slight uptick due to improved penetration of the e-prescribing technology.

Global E-prescribing Market: Drivers and Restraints

The independent e-prescribing system is an independent single entity system used for e-prescribing medications to patients. This system keeps running on software that demonstrations a single mode, through which specialists or doctor prescribe medications to patients on an electronic stage. Independent e-prescribing applications are cheaper and easier to introduce than integrated systems. However, independent applications might not have the majority of the usefulness you will discover in an e-prescribing module that is linked to an EMR. Independent applications may require the double entry of any clinical information. This requires extra work and dangers of extra errors increases, in this manner hindering the entire process.

Utilizations of the independent systems are gradually being phased out from the healthcare IT sector as they are being replaced by integrated ones, which are more efficient and effective. Another real reason for this trend move from remain solitary to integrated systems is the appreciate prescription considering the recorded information of a patient. The independent system does not hold authentic information of the patient and hence, sometimes follow up prescription may not be appropriate.

Global E-prescribing Market: Geographical Analysis

Based on the region, the e-prescribing market is segmented in to five parts such as North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and the Middle East & Africa. Of these, North America is anticipated to dominate the e-prescribing market in coming years. United States holds the largest market share which is mostly due to the government initiatives and incentive projects to promote the E-prescribing system, and rising demand for E-prescribing system in the United States.

The study presents a granular assessment and quantitative evaluation of:

  • Key growth factors and prominent trends
  • Size and share of key segments in overall market
  • Key challenges and winning imperatives
  • Factors shaping competitive landscape
  • Insights into how contours of market will change in coming years
  • Technological advances
  • New avenues and imminent investment pockets
  • Regulatory landscape shaping current and future strategies of companies

The region-wise assessment includes market dynamics in:

  • North America
  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • The Middle East and Africa

The study is prepared with the help of an extensive primary and secondary research. Primary research includes but not limited to interactions, interviews, surveys, and events. Opinions of policy makers and industry experts are carefully integrated into the insights to complement primary research. Volumes of secondary data gleaned through renowned paid sources, annual statements, reputed journals, and government documents offer insights into current dynamics and key evolution trajectories the market is likely to assume. The research employs various industry-wide analytics methods and well-established methodologies to ascertain the attractiveness of key segments. Further, it evaluates the lucrativeness of key regions and factors underlying their maturity. The insights notably include a detailed analysis of forces behind vendor differentiation and offers insight into investment-decision making by prominent players.

The report strives to enlighten businesses and industry stakeholders on multiple facets of the growth dynamic of the market, the key of which include answers to:

  • Which key factors will shape the competitive landscape?
  • Which trends will stimulate research and development activities in different geographies?
  • Which are the lucrative growth areas and what is the size of potential they are likely contribute to the overall market?
  • Which disruptions in market growth are likely to come with the new business models?
  • Which are some of the recent overhauls in policies that may change the course of the market significantly?
  • Which are the geographies that will form sizable sources of new streams to new and established players alike?
  • How are top players likely to realign their strategy to counter the forces of competition?
  • Which key strategies emerging players are likely to focus on to consolidate their position?
  • Which changes in end-user preferences might affect the status quo held by the leading players?
  • Which are some of the game-changing innovations influencing the projected share and revenue of the market and its segments?

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