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U.S. e-Prescribing Markets among Ambulatory Care Providers

  • ID: 595697
  • March 2008
  • Region: United States
  • Frost & Sullivan

This Research Service analyzes market trends in the United States electronic prescribing markets among ambulatory care providers since 2003, forecasts future changes in market measurements through 2013, and discusses specific challenges facing industry participants and strategic recommendations targeted to overcome these challenges. The U.S e-prescribing markets among ambulatory care providers market was further sub-segmented into the stand alone and integrated physicians practice management systems.

Market Overview
Cost-effective, Consolidated e-Prescribing Systems Backed by Competitive Pre- and Post-sale Services to Increase Adoption among Ambulatory Physicians

The adoption rates of e-prescribing and electronic medical record (EMR) systems are on the upswing, as prescribers in the ambulatory care segment are increasingly realizing their ability to save lives and costs, through clinical automation. The participants can lure more end users by increasing incentives and simple pay-for-performance programs, while government regulations that mandate e-prescriptions could offer an additional thrust. However, several issues such as initial and maintenance costs (especially READ MORE >

1. Executive Summary
- 1. Executive Overview
- - 1. Executive Summary

2. Total U.S. e-Prescribing Markets among Ambulatory Care Providers
- 1. U.S. e-Prescribing Solutions among Ambulatory Care Providers - Market Profile
- - 1. Overview
- - 2. Market Segmentation
- - 3. Role of SureScripts in e-Prescription Transactions
- - 4. Revenue Forecasts and Analysis
- - 5. Market Engineering Measurements
- - 6. Market and Technology Trends
- 2. Industry Challenges and Strategic Recommendations
- - 1. Industry Challenges
- - 2. Strategic Recommendations

3. U.S. e-Prescribing Markets among Ambulatory Care Providers - Market Analysis
- 1. U.S. e-Prescribing Markets among Ambulatory Care Providers - Market Overview
- - 1. Overview
- - 2. Classifications of e-Prescribing Systems based on Functional Capabilities
- - 3. Market Drivers
- - a. The Increasing Adoption Rate of Electronic Medical Records (EMR) Solutions and the Requirement of Interoperability between Organizations that Spend a Lot on Health Care IT (HIT) Solutions, Boosts the Adoption Rate of e-Prescription Systems
- - b. An Increasing Number of Medication Errors, Resulting in Loss of Lives and Money, Instigates the Universal Adoption of e-Prescription Solutions
- - c. Increasing Number of Medical Claim Reimbursements Submitted Electronically Enhances the Adoption Rate of e-Prescription Applications
- - d. Third-party Funding to Supply e-Prescription Solutions to American Physicians Helps Battle the Cost Barriers and Leads to the Growth of the e-Prescription Market
- - e. Regulatory Decisions that most American Health Care Centers Should be Using Electronic Health Records (EHR), e-Prescription, and CPOE Within a given period, Improves the Adoption Rate of e-Prescription Solutions
- - f. Projections, Such as the Universal Adoption of E-Prescription Solutions, Could Result in National Savings of About $27.00 Billion, Stimulating Employers and Physicians to Adopt e-Prescription Solutions
- - 4. Market Restraints
- - a. Prescription of Control Drugs Cannot be Done Electronically
- - b. High Initial Implementation Cost of the Systems Acts as a Barrier to the Physician’s Decision to Purchase an e-Prescription Solution
- - c. Lack of Universal Standards to Consolidate e-Prescription Solutions, Government Mandates, and Ample Incentive Plans Decrease the Growth Rates of e-Prescription Solutions Systems
- - d. Poor Vendor Support and Past Training and Implementation Failures Increase the Reluctance of the Physicians to Use These Systems, Resulting in a Reduced Growth Rate of e-Prescription Systems
- - e. Increasing Maintenance Costs, Fear of Any Hidden Costs, and Lack of Resources at the Health Care Service Centers Impedes the Growth of e-Prescription Systems
- - f. Resistance to Change the Existing Solutions or Workflow among Some Physicians Causes Limited Growth in the Adoption Rate of e-Prescription Solutions among Health Care Centers
- 2. Revenue Forecasts, Pricing Forecasts and Analysis
- - 1. Revenue Forecasts and Analysis for Stand-Alone e-Prescribing Systems Market
- - 2. Revenue Forecasts and Analysis for Integrated e-Prescribing Systems Market
- 3. Forecasts and Analysis Based on Sizes of Physician Practices
- - 1. Forecasts and Analysis of Various Sizes of Physician Practices Using Stand-Alone e-Prescribing Systems
- - 2. Forecasts and Analysis of Various Sizes of Physician Practices Using Integrated e-Prescribing Systems
- 4. Pricing and Penetration Rate Forecasts and Analysis of E-Prescription Systems Market
- - 1. Pricing Forecasts and Analysis of e-Prescription Systems
- - 2. Adoption Rate Forecasts and Analysis of e-Prescription Systems
- 5. Competitive Analysis
- - 1. Competitive Structure
- - 2. e-Prescribing Systems - Product Overview

4. Appendix
- 1. Decision Support Databases
- - 1. Number of Physicians
- - 2. Total Healthcare Expenditure

List of figures

Chapter 2

- Total e-Prescribing Market among Ambulatory Care Providers: Forecasts of the Number of Prescriptions Written (U.S.), 2003-2013
- Total e-Prescribing Market among Ambulatory Care Providers: Forecasts of the Number of Prescriptions Written based on the Size of the Physician Practices (U.S.), 2003-2013
- Total e-Prescribing Market among Ambulatory Care Providers: Forecasts of the Number of e-Prescriptions by Installation Type (U.S.), 2003-2013
- Total e-Prescribing Market among Ambulatory Care Providers: Revenue Forecasts by Solution Type (U.S.), 2003-2013
- Total e-Prescribing Market among Ambulatory Care Providers: Impact of Top Five Industry Challenges (U.S.), 2007-2013
- Total e-Prescribing Market among Ambulatory Care Providers: Strategies Addressing the Leading Industry Challenges (U.S.), 2007-2013

Chapter 3

- e-Prescribing Market among Ambulatory Care Providers: Market Drivers Ranked in Order of Impact (U.S.), 2007-2013
- e-Prescribing Market among Ambulatory Care Providers: Market Restraints Ranked in Order of Impact (U.S.), 2007-2013
- e-Prescribing Market among Ambulatory Care Providers: Revenue Forecasts of Stand-alone e-Prescription Systems based on the Size of the Physician Practices (U.S.), 2003-2013
- e-Prescribing Market among Ambulatory Care Providers: Revenue Forecasts for Integrated e-Prescription Systems based on the Size of the Physician Practices (U.S.), 2003-2013
- e-Prescribing Market among Ambulatory Care Providers: Forecasts of the Number of Physicians using Stand-alone e-Prescription Systems based on the Size of the Physician Practices (U.S.), 2003-2013
- e-Prescribing Market among Ambulatory Care Providers: Forecasts of the Number of Physicians using Integrated e-Prescription Systems based on the Size of the Physician Practices (U.S.), 2003-2013
- e-Prescribing Market among Ambulatory Care Providers: Average Pricing Forecasts of e-Prescription Systems for Small-sized Physician Practices by Installation Type (U.S.), 2003-2013
- e-Prescribing Market among Ambulatory Care Providers: Average Pricing Forecasts of e-Prescription Systems for Medium-sized Physician Practices by Installation Type (U.S.), 2003-2013
- e-Prescribing Market among Ambulatory Care Providers: Average Pricing Forecasts of e-Prescription Systems for Large-sized Physician Practices by Installation Type (U.S.), 2003-2013
- e-Prescribing Market among Ambulatory Care Providers: Forecasts of the Adoption Rate of e-Prescription Systems based on the Size of the Physician Practices (U.S.), 2003-2013
- e-Prescribing Market among Ambulatory Care Providers: Competitive Structure (U.S.), 2006
- e-Prescribing Market among Ambulatory Care Providers: SureScripts Certified Products Offered by Major Market Participants (U.S.), 2006

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