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Optum, IBM rank highest in HealthTech Ranking IDC

Optum and IBM are the winners in the newest IDC HealthTech Rankings. Optum ranks as number 1 in the HealthTech Top 50, IBM in the HealthTech Enterprise Top 25. IDC Health Insights revealed the winners of the 2017 HealthTech Rankings on May 22nd. Besides IBM, Intel and Microsoft rank high in the enterprise Top 25.

These rankings feature the leading global information technology (IT) suppliers to healthcare payers and providers. The HealthTech Rankings recognize new benchmarks for the leading global vendors of healthcare IT hardware, software, and services. These rankings appear in two categories:

  • The Top 50 features the largest companies that derive more than one third of their revenue from healthcare payer and/or provider institutions. The largest of the Top 50 companies is Optum, a subsidiary of UnitedHealth Group.
  • The Enterprise Top 25 features the largest companies that derive less than one third of their revenues from healthcare payer and/or provider institutions. The largest of the Enterprise Top 25 companies is IBM.

For an increasingly interconnected healthcare industry, these rankings publish the global IT revenues of the top healthcare IT vendors. The HealthTech Rankings exhibit these revenues with accuracy and methodological rigor. The HealthTech Rankings offer payers, providers, and other healthcare organizations firm foundations for enhanced strategic decision making.

IDC Health Insights is systematically collecting global healthcare IT revenue information and tracking the growth of the largest healthcare industry IT vendors.

The largest vendors in the HealthTech Top 50 were:

1. Optum
2. Cerner
3. GE Healthcare
4. McKesson Technology Solutions
5. Epic Systems

The largest vendors in the HealthTech Enterprise Top 25 were:

1. IBM
2. Royal Philips
3. Siemens
4. Intel
5. Microsoft

Click here to see the list of winners


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