The Digital Health Ecosystem: The most important players, tech, and trends propelling the digital transformation of the $3.7 trillion healthcare industry

Executive Summary

The healthcare industry has been notoriously slow to digitize, but a number of incumbents and new players from every corner of healthcare have begun developing and adopting innovative solutions to lead the tech charge of the sector. Innovative healthcare players must contend with the complexities of regulation, reimbursement, and various entities—but, while still in its nascence, the health sphere is marching steadily forward with digital transformation. In this report, we’ll untangle the complex web of health players and how patients navigate the health system, examine the digital trends reshaping the healthcare ecosystem, which areas of healthcare are most and least impacted by the digital boom, and the factors propelling digitization forward as well as those impeding its progression.

Three Key Questions This Report Will Answer:

  • What is the current state of the payer, provider, manufacture spaces, and how is each being digitally transformed?
  • What are the key digital trends in each space and what impact have they had on the industry at large? How has this changed since last year?
  • What’s next for the digitization of healthcare? What factors will propel the transformation, and what’s holding it back?

WHAT’S IN THIS REPORT? In this report, Business Insider Intelligence will explore the current healthcare ecosystem, the key trends driving digital transformation, and what we expect to see in the year ahead. First, we untangle the industry's web of stakeholders and outline how each is touched by digital transformation. We then sketch out the patient journey from the first point of health engagement all the way through reimbursement, highlighting how digital transformation opens pathways outside the standard journey of care delivery. Next, we examine the technologies driving the digital health boom as well as the companies leading the push. And finally, we map out the investment areas attracting the most funding to help illuminate the future of digital health delivery.

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Zoë LaRock