Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Cloud are Top Investment Priorities by Healthcare Providers in Asia/Pacific* – IDC

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Technologies that enable data storage and data-based decisions will attract investment focus from Asia/Pacific* healthcare providers. SINGAPORE, September 12, 2022 – Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Cloud are the top technologies that healthcare providers in Asia/Pacific (including Japan) will be investing on in the next three years, according to the recently published IDC report titled IDC Public Sector Asia/Pacific (Including Japan) Survey, 2022 — Healthcare Sector Analysis. The survey report focuses on healthcare providers, such as hospitals, clinics, and primary healthcare centers, and covers 99 respondents for healthcare providers out of a total of 421 respondents. It captures key insights from IT managers and above from the healthcare provider sector. Analysis reveals the trend of emerging technologies, hybrid working strategies, outsourcing priorities, and priority care areas as part of integrated care in Asia/Pacific.Highlights of the report include: Chronic care management is the top priority care area to embed ICT for the healthcare providers in Asia/Pacific*;40% of care organizations are getting ready for a hybrid work approach that will drive intelligent workspaces and well-connected workplaces;Enhancing stakeholders’ confidence is the topmost driving force for Asia/Pacific* care providers to adopt a data governance strategy; andSystems integration, digital marketing, and remote operations capabilities will find increased outsourcing by healthcare providers.
“The priorities of care providers in Asia/Pacific are undergoing a clear change, driven by their patient-centric care needs and increased focus on clinical data. While there will be an investment focus on cloud and AI by the care providers to have better efficiency and agility in handling data, there must also be a focus on structured data generation and ‘explainability’ for AI-based solutions. This approach will ensure acceptability, adaptability, and scalability of solutions in predictive and personalized care management, moving forward,” says Manoj Vallikkat, Senior Research Manager, IDC Asia/Pacific Healthcare Insights.For more information on this IDC document, please contact Manoj Vallikkat at [email protected] For media inquiries, please contact Miguel Carreon at [email protected] or Michael de la Cruz at [email protected]*Asia/Pacific including Japan-Ends-IDC Health Insights IDC Health Insights assists health businesses and IT leaders, in making more effective technology decision by providing insightful fact-based research and consulting services. Our global research analyzes and advises on business and technology issues facing the payer, provider and life sciences industries. For more information, please visit or email [email protected] .About IDCInternational Data Corporation (IDC) is the premier global provider of market intelligence, advisory services, and events for the information technology, telecommunications, and consumer technology markets. With more than 1,300 analysts worldwide, IDC offers global, regional, and local expertise on technology and industry opportunities and trends in over 110 countries. IDC’s analysis and insight helps IT professionals, business executives, and the investment community to make fact-based technology decisions and to achieve their key business objectives. Founded in 1964, IDC is a wholly-owned subsidiary of International Data Group (IDG), the world’s leading tech media, data and marketing services company. To learn more about IDC, please visit Follow IDC on Twitter at @IDCAP and LinkedIn. Subscribe to the IDC Blog for industry news and insights.