GVR Report cover Health Information Exchange Market Report

Health Information Exchange Market Analysis By Setup (Private, Public), By Implementation Model (Centralized, Decentralized, Hybrid), By Solution (Portal-centric, Platform-centric, Messaging-centric), By Application (Web Portal Development, Internal Interfacing, Workflow Management), And Segment Forecasts To 2024

  • Report ID: 978-1-68038-971-5
  • Number of Pages: 120
  • Format: Electronic (PDF)

Report Overview

The global health information exchange market size was valued at USD 988.6 million in 2015 and is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 9.4% from 2016 to 2024. The increasing demand for facilitated access to patient health information and effective management of vast amounts of patient-related data amongst the healthcare providers are projected to be the crucial driving factors for the growth of the market in the near future.

North America health information exchange market, by set up type, 2013-2024 (USD Million)

North America health information exchange market

Moreover, the market is expected to grow swiftly as a consequence of the surge in demand for health information exchange (HIE) systems, which is due to the rising need for collection, storage, and secured exchange of large amounts of healthcare data. Furthermore, the increased focus of government organizations on promoting the use of healthcare information technology in order to improve the quality of healthcare is one of the key growth drivers of the overall health information exchange market.

The rising need to curtail the costs associated with the maintenance of paper-based patient health records is another driver of the health information exchange market. In addition, according to a study reported by NCBI, retrieval of data from electronic health records is much faster and easier than accessing conventional hard copy records. This is expected to fuel the demand for HIE systems throughout the forecast period. These aforementioned factors provide a major boost to the overall HIE industry.

Set up Type Insights

The private HIE segment held the largest share of over 51.0% of the setup type segment and is anticipated to grow lucratively at a CAGR of over 8.0% during the forecast period. This can be attributed to the increasing number of private healthcare information providers and the high level of physician engagement at every level of the information system. Moreover, the associated benefits, such as high workflow efficiency and the fewer governance issues that are involved are further expected to increase the adoption rate over the forecast period.

Implementation Insights

The hybrid model segment held the largest share of the implementation model segment and is expected to grow at a rapid CAGR of over 6.8% during the forecast period. The hybrid model is a combination of centralized and decentralized models and offers benefits, such as enormous data storage capacity and lower cost thereby facilitating the increased usage rate. Moreover, the incorporation of the hybrid model offers improved operational efficiency and patient care delivery that is presumed to propel the demand for the segment throughout the forecast period. 

Solution Type

Based on solution type, the portal-centric segment held the largest share of the total health information exchange market. The large share can be attributed to the rising number of web portal developments facilitating enhanced and convenient access of healthcare information. Platform-centric is expected to grow lucratively at a CAGR of over 6.0% during the forecast period. The government initiatives such as Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH) focusing on patient engagement are the key factors that are expected to provide the growth platform to this segment.

Application Insights

The largest application of the HIE is the web portal development segment, which held a substantial share of over 27.0% in 2015. This can be attributed to the increased accessibility of patient health data, which is accessible through patient portals. For instance, FollowMyHealth developed by Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Inc. enables the patients to access and interact with the providers and gain valuable insights about their health conditions. Internal interfacing is expected to grow at a swift growth rate over the forecast period owing to its ability to collect maximum patient information.

Regional Insights

North America held the largest revenue share of health information exchange market in 2015 at over 45.0%. High awareness pertaining to the HIE systems, the ongoing government initiatives, the presence of non-profit organizations, and the presence of prominent players domiciled in this region, such as Medicity, Inc. and IBM Corporation are responsible for its dominant position in the regional market.

The Asia Pacific region is expected to witness lucrative growth opportunities in the future due to the increasing patient population, which necessitates improved information systems for effective data management as well as the rising healthcare expenditure in the emerging economies, such as China and India. 

Key Companies & Market Share Insights

Some key players of this market include GE Healthcare, IBM Corporation, Siemens AG, Orion Health, Inc., Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Inc., Medicity, Inc., CareEvolution, Inc., Cerner Corporation, eClinicalWorks, RelayHealth Corporation.

The industry is highly competitive in nature and the players are involved in sustainability strategies such as new product launches, strategic collaborations, mergers & acquisitions, and technological innovation. For instance, in February 2016, Orion Health entered into a strategic collaboration with Cognizant, which enabled the latter to use Orion Health's open data platform Amadeus resulting in the expansion of their product portfolio.

Recent Developments

  • In January 2023, Siemens Healthineers India collaborated with Terumo. This collaboration was focused on strengthening cardiac care in India.

  • In April 2023, Orion Health launched Orchestral. Orchestral was developed to reinforce the collection of data and its applications in the field of healthcare.

Health Information Exchange Market Report Scope

Report Attribute


Market size value in 2020

USD 1,541.4 million

Revenue forecast in 2024

USD 2.21 billion

Growth Rate

CAGR of 9.4% from 2019 to 2025

Base year for estimation


Historical data

2013 - 2015

Forecast period

2016 - 2024

Quantitative units

Revenue in USD million and CAGR from 2016 to 2024

Report coverage

Revenue forecast, company ranking, competitive landscape, growth factors, and trends

Segments covered

Setup type, implementation model, solution type, application, region

Regional scope

North America; Europe; APAC; Latin America; MEA

Country scope

U.S.; Canada; U.K.; Germany; Japan; China; India; Brazil; Mexico; South Africa

Key companies profiled

E Healthcare; IBM Corporation; Siemens AG; Orion Health, Inc.; Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Inc.; Medicity, Inc.; CareEvolution, Inc.; Cerner Corporation; eClinicalWorks; RelayHealth Corporation

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