How ICT Investment Will Help The Middle East, Africa’s Largest Healthcare Markets

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From IT Web Africa

ICT investments could boost the four core healthcare markets in the Middle East and Africa (MEA), says the International Data Corporation (IDC).

According to data released by the IDC spending on IT services and products among healthcare providers in Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Turkey, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will grow by 70% over the next five years.

Spending priorities will be strongly driven by healthcare policy mandates and efficiency improvement needs, says the IDC. IT services will be the fastest growing segment of the healthcare providers’ market, with particularly intense growth projected in Saudi Arabia and the UAE, it states.

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