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Chapter 121: US Markets for Acute Care Clinical Information Systems
[Page 1140]The US market for clinical information systems (CIS) was valued at over $900 million in 2005. This market is composed of radiology information systems (RIS), pharmacy and medication management information systems (PIS), cardiology and cardiovascular information systems (CVIS), laboratory information systems (LIS), emergency department information systems (EDIS), and critical care information systems (CCIS).
The overall CIS market will continue to experience rapid growth and will generate over $1.5 billion in revenues by 2010. Growth will be driven by patient safety and quality initiatives; changing performance, documentation, and reporting requirements for reimbursement; cost savings and efficiency gains from automation; and the trend toward integrated hospital ...