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Procurement Market Intelligence Report

Healthcare Consulting Services
Sourcing Guide & Market Trends

Comprehensive intelligence for making smart purchasing decisions

Learn about actual and potential costs

How much should I pay for Healthcare Consulting Services?

What is the average price of Healthcare Consulting Services?

This procurement report includes pricing information to help you purchase Healthcare Consulting Services. Our analysts provide a benchmark price and a price range based on key pricing factors to help you understand what you should be paying for this specific product or service. To see the average price for this and hundreds of other products and services, subscribe to ProcurementIQ.

Has the price of Healthcare Consulting Services been rising or falling?

Analysts look at market data from the previous three years to determine an overall price trend. You can use the recent price trends to help you understand price volatility and plan your budget.

I’m not ready to purchase Healthcare Consulting Services yet. Will I pay more if I wait too long?

We forecast the next three years of price movements by looking at factors likely to affect the market's supply chain, such as inputs, demand and competition. You can then use the price forecast to figure out the best time to purchase.

What other costs are associated with purchasing Healthcare Consulting Services?

Our analysts calculate the total cost of ownership and assign a level of low, moderate or high, depending on things like customization, integration and installation. Use this information to budget for Healthcare Consulting Services with a reduced risk of unexpected costs.

See how we display average pricing information, trends and market data.

Find the vendor to meet your needs

Where can I purchase ?

The healthcare consulting services market is highly competitive, with about 11,475 companies providing myriad services, including healthcare consulting services, to hospitals, managed care organizations and other healthcare providers throughout the nation. The market exhibits a medium level of concentration, with the top four players accounting for between 40.0% and 50.0%... Subscribe to learn more.

Questions to ask potential suppliers

How can I gain leverage during negotiations?


Does your consulting firm have the capacity to handle our requirements? If not, what partnerships could you forge to help deliver services?

Have you experienced capacity issues in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak due to unusual requests for services? How has your firm responded to these issues?

Will any subcontractors be hired to work on our project?

If subcontractors are used, what specializations do they have?

What is the need for subcontractors? For capacity or specialization purposes?

Proprietary Technology & Software

Do you use any proprietary technology or software? If so, can you describe the basic features and functionality?

What are the advantages of using your software compared with our own internal systems?

Does your software need to be licensed?

Is it required that we use your proprietary technology or can we use our own systems?

If we decide to switch suppliers, is it possible to keep our information?

How do you keep abreast of rapid changes in technology?

Competition & Barriers to Entry

How do you win and retain business?

What is your reputation compared to your peers in the healthcare consulting services market?

How long have you had your longest client?

What do you consider to be best market practices in terms of switching suppliers?

What makes you stand out from the competition?

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Key elements for every RFP

What should my RFP include?

Project Budget

If one exists, buyers should specify their budget for the desired healthcare consulting services as well as related products and services.

Buyers should explain how pricing will be determined and how additional costs will be calculated.

Buyers should inquire about additional costs they are responsible for, such as travel and lodging for consultants.

Buyers can reference the Benchmark Price and Total Cost of Ownership sections of this report for assistance in creating a budget.

Selection Criteria

Buyers should specify their evaluation process for the submitted proposals, including technical and financial evaluation.

Buyers will evaluate potential vendors based on their background, education and experience in providing similar services.

Buyers will evaluate potential vendors based on the competitiveness of their cost proposals.

For other selection criteria requirements, buyers should reference the Buying-Decision Scorecard section of this report.

Project Schedule

Buyers should outline the schedule and process for the RFP and project.

Buyers need to include the date when proposals are due and when the award will be announced.

Buyers should outline the length and terms of the contract as well as cancelation policy terms.

Evaluate major factors to mitigate risk

How risky is the supply chain?

The supply chain for healthcare consulting services presents a moderate risk of disruptions. Service providers rely heavily on talent acquisition and retention because staff is fundamental for providing high-quality healthcare consulting services to clients. Hiring experienced staff is necessary and costly because these professionals require extensive qualifications, certifications and training.... Subscribe to learn more.