SOURCE: Healthmed Services

Healthmed Services

August 31, 2010 16:01 ET

Technology Spending Is Expected With Overhaul of Healthcare Industry, States Healthmed Services

SUNNYVALE, CA--(Marketwire - August 31, 2010) -  Healthmed Services, Ltd. (OTCBB: HEME), an innovative software development company, is pleased with the recent studies and reports on information technology spending. 

Healthmed foresees the Company's products as being a nice fit in the technology upgrades being made as part of the healthcare industry modernization. It is expected that healthcare spending in general could reach 4.5 trillion dollars by 2019.

Regarding the healthcare industry, President Obama has pledged 630 billion dollars over the next 10 years to the industry. The US American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 has already awarded 70 billion dollars through the US Department of Health and Human Services to the healthcare industry. According to Juniper Research, spending on mobile hardware, software and services across the global healthcare sector is set to rise to $2.7 billion in 2010.

Today, research firms point to positive growth in hardware and software spending, which will contribute to a tech recovery in 2010. However, despite the recession, more than 50% of companies are still increasing their IT budget annually.

According to Forrester's research for the first quarter, U.S. spending on information and communications technology products and services will reach 741 billion dollars in 2010.

Andrew Bartels, vice president and principal analyst at Forrester Research, stated, "I now expect the U.S. IT market to grow by 8.4%, a bit higher than my earlier forecast, because of better-than-expected performance in communications equipment."

Healthmed is optimistic the Company's objective is in concert with the plans and goals of the healthcare industry. The Company will continue to build products and services that help professionals work more efficiently, help organizations provide convenience to their staff, and add value to the technical side of healthcare. 

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