GIA: E-Prescribing Market to Reach $204.6M by 2017

The U.S. market for e-prescribing systems is expected to reach $204.6 million by 2017, according to research conducted by Global Industry Analysts.

Integrated e-prescribing systems represent the larger segment, compared to stand-alone e-prescribing systems. The integrated systems are also expected to witness faster growth compared to stand-alone systems. Hospitals demonstrate wider use of e-prescribing systems, compared to general practice. However, e-prescribing systems in general practice is showing increasing growth, compared to hospital practice. The market for e-prescribing systems in general practice is forecasted to grow at a compounded annual growth rate of 11.5 percent during the analysis period.

In addition, the adoption of e-prescribing under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act is expected to increase to about 70-75 percent of total prescribers over the next five to six years.

Read the news release about the U.S. e-prescribing market.

Read other coverage about e-prescribing:

- Study Shows Positive Gains, Perceptions of E-Prescribing

NCPDP Releases New Standard and Enhancements to E-Prescribing SCRIPT Standard

GAO to CMS: E-prescribing and EHR Programs Need Better Alignment

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