The implementation of government regulations and initiatives to promote patient-centric care, increasing demand for patient engagement solutions, and the increasing utilization of mobile health apps. 


Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, medical practices of all sizes are under immense pressure, and healthcare facilities across the globe have been overwhelmed by the large number of patients visiting them on a daily basis. The rising prevalence of coronavirus disease has driven the demand for accurate diagnosis and treatment devices in several countries across the globe. 


Governments across the globe are implementing various regulations and initiatives to encourage the adoption of patient engagement solutions. For instance, in 2020, EU Health Ministers signed a declaration to collaborate and set up an eHealth common area that will allow for the free movement of electronic health records across Europe. 


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Concerns over patient health data security are creating barriers in the transfer of this data among various stakeholders in the healthcare industry. This, in turn, is affecting patient engagement initiatives in various healthcare organizations and is limiting the adoption of patient engagement solutions among prospective end users. 


A number of factors, such as the implementation of government initiatives supporting the adoption of HCIT solutions, rising government healthcare expenditure, and the presence of skilled IT experts in emerging Asian countries, such as China and India. 



The on premise based solutions accounted for the largest share in the market however cloud based solutions segment is expected to register the highest CAGR during the forecast period. The flexibility, scalability, and affordability offered by cloud-based solutions are supporting their growth in the patient engagement solutions market. Cloud-based solutions help healthcare organizations share and integrate information from different locations or systems in real-time. 


McKesson Corporation (US), Allscripts (US), IBM (US), AdvancedMD (US), Cerner Corporation (US), Epic Systems Corporation (US), Orion Health (New Zealand), GetWellNetwork (US), and athenahealth (US), MEDHOST (US), eClinicalWorks (US), Lincor Solutions (US), Get Real Health (US), Symphony Care (US), Harris Healthcare (US), Kareo (US), CureMD Healthcare (US), Oneview Healthcare (Ireland), MEDITECH (US), IQVIA (US), Vivify Health (US) and Cognizant (US) are considered to be the leading players in the patient engagement solutions market.