IT spending on electronic health records to reach $4.8 bln in 2015

IDC forecasts total IT spending for the electronic health record (EHR) market in the United States to increase to $4.8 bln in 2015. The study reveals a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 15.8% in the EHR market over the next ten years, with current spending in that market estimated at $1.1 bln in 2005.