Taking the Pulse of Mobility in Health Care


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The market for mobile health care solutions is expected to double by 2015, with commercial-grade mobile devices taking up the majority of the market share. As a result of the consumerization of IT/bring your own device (BYOD) trend, VDC Research expects the end-user requirements to change significantly. During this QuickCast, VDC's Balca Korkut discusses the overall mobile health care solution opportunity and the end-user requirements driving demand.

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  • Taking the Pulse of Mobility in Health Care

    1. 1. Mobile & Wireless Practice David Krebs – Vice President Eric Klein – Senior Analyst Balca Korkut – Analyst QuickCast Taking the Pulse of Mobility in Health CareDecember 2011 © 2011 VDC Research Webcast Mobile & Wirelessvdcresearch.com
    2. 2. Recording Available A full audio recording is available for download at: http://vdcresearch.com/market_research/mobile_wireless/freeresearch.aspx © 2011 VDC Research Webcast Mobile & Wirelessvdcresearch.com
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    6. 6. Today’s Speaker Balca Korkut Analyst Balca supports all of the Mobile & Wireless practice’s major research programs and is a contributor on many custom research and consulting engagements. Her work includes coverage of enterprise mobility hardware, software and services, delivery models including managed services for enterprise mobility solutions, and more. Balca holds a B.S. in Manufacturing Systems Engineering from Sabanci University in Istanbul, Turkey and a M.B.A. from University of Massachusetts Boston.For complimentary insights and marketing data: http://blog.vdcresearch.com/mobile_and_wireless/ © 2011 VDC Research Webcast Mobile & Wireless vdcresearch.com
    7. 7. Today’s Topics Brief Overview & Outlook of Health Care Industry Closer Look at End-User Requirements for Mobility in Health Care © 2011 VDC Research Webcast Mobile & Wirelessvdcresearch.com vdcresearch.com
    8. 8. Mobile Health Care Solution OpportunityMobile health care solutions set to exceed $7 billion by 2015Uptake in health care is expected to continue Health Care Services Solution (USD Millions)through 2015: 5000  Market to Double by 2015  Strongest growth to come from commercial 4000 grade solutions.  Cart based solutions remain to be the de facto solutions for now… but for how long? 3000 o Increasing demand for more portable solutions that have greater functionalities.  Interest for Thinner OSes is Growing 2000 o New mobile application types such as medical reference and symptom checker are emerging. 1000 0 2010 2011 2015 Rugged Mobile Devices Commercial Grade Mobile Devices Software Professional Services © 2011 VDC Research Webcast Mobile & Wireless vdcresearch.com
    9. 9. Key Trends in Mobility in Health CarePatient safety and cost containment appear as leading issuesEnsuring patient safety and providing higher quality care remain the leading issuesfor health care organizations  Optimizing Workflows o 30% increase in staff productivity and real-time decision making can be achieved through mobile computing and communications initiatives.  Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) o According to VDC’s research, approximately 37% of health care organizations today support some level of BYOD support.  Multi-Platform Strategies & Compliance  Cost Sensitivity o 3 in 4 respondents identified cost as the primary shortcoming of deployed mobile solutions. © 2011 VDC Research Webcast Mobile & Wireless vdcresearch.com
    10. 10. Impact of Mobile Computing Solutions to Health Care Services Pain PointsMaximizing remote patient care opportunities is a key driver in health Impact of EMOB Solutions on Health Care Services Pain Points Source: End-User Survey Fielded May-June, 2011 (N=111) 52.3% Real-Time Patient Tracking 50.5% Compliance Management 45.5% Remote Patient Tracking 45.0% Security Management 45.0% Medication Administration 45.0% Aging/ Legacy Systems 44.5% High Integration Costs (HW, SW, Services) 44.0% Labor Management 43.6% Specimen Tracking/ Collection 41.4% Environmental Health & Safety (EH&S) 39.6% Asset Tracking 38.7% Laboratory Management 0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% © 2011 VDC Research Webcast Mobile & Wireless vdcresearch.com
    11. 11. Next-Generation In-Hospital Communications Solutions Driving EfficienciesWell designed and deployed solutions lead to substantial operational improvements and increasedworker satisfactionSome short term benefits include:  Substantial savings in daily clinical hours that can be redirected to other value-adding tasks  Improved documentation accuracy through immediate message transfer and data recording  Reduced staff frustration with the wasting of time waiting and searching for people and assets  More appropriate and timely responses and management of emergencies  Maximize asset utilization and avoiding idle time and excess stockSome long term benefits include:  Improved staff retention  Streamlined and lean staffing practices © 2011 VDC Research Webcast Mobile & Wireless vdcresearch.com
    12. 12. 2012 Research AgendaEnterprise Mobility Hardware Solutions Market  Track 1: Fast Forward: Insights for Leaders  Track 2: Enterprise & Government Mobility Hardware  Track 3: Enterprise Mobility Professional Services  Track 4: Enterprise Mobility Software  Track 5: Enterprise Mobility Industry & Application Markets  Track 6: Enterprise Mobility Vertical Markets  Track 7: Enterprise Mobility Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) & Return on Investment Models Founding Sponsorship Ends December 30, 2011 © 2011 VDC Research Webcast Mobile & Wireless vdcresearch.com
    13. 13. Thank You for Attending this VDC WebcastFor more information please contact: David Krebs – Vice President, Mobile & Wireless davidk@vdcresearch.com | 508.653.9000 x136 Eric Klein – Senior Analyst eklein@vdcresearch.com | 508.653.9000 x141 Balca Korkut – Analyst bkorkut@vdcresearch.com | 508.653.9000 x134 Gerrell Smith – Account Director gsmith@vdcresearch.com | 508.653.9000 x130For complimentary insights and marketing data: http://blog.vdcresearch.com/mobile_and_wireless/ © 2011 VDC Research Webcast Mobile & Wireless vdcresearch.com