Knowledge Centre

  • 5 Reasons Why Radiology Needs Artificial Intelligence

    October 25, 2016

    Artificial intelligence, such as neural networks, deep learning and predictive analytics, has the potential to transform radiology, by enhancing the productivity of radiologists and helping them to make better diagnoses. This short report from Signify Research presents 5 reasons why artificial intelligence will increasingly be used in radiology in the coming years and concludes with a list of the barriers that will first need to be overcome before mainstream adoption will occur.
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  • Venture Capital Investment in Patient Engagement Platforms

    October 11, 2016

    Earlier in 2016 the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) introduced the Advancing Care Information (ACI) performance category, part of the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS). Its introduction brought patient engagement to the forefront of EHR implementation and provider reimbursement policy. This short report concludes that ACI’s impact on VC funding for patient engagement platform suppliers has been immediate.
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  • Evolution of VNA to CCM: White Paper

    September 14, 2016

    Vendor Neutral Archives (VNA) have been a huge success story in the healthcare IT industry. Less than five years ago, few in the industry even knew what one was. Yet today VNA software is rapidly becoming industry standard for storage of clinical information. In this paper, we identify the reasons for this meteoric rise, describe current trends and technology in the market today and propose the future direction of VNA.
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  • Venture Capital Investment in Diagnostic Analytics

    September 6, 2016

    Since 2014, companies developing analytics for clinical diagnostics applications have received more than $200m in funding. The volume and the size of deals is increasing, with $86m already invested this year. This short report from Signify Research provides an analysis of funding in companies developing analytics solutions for clinical diagnostics.
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  • Cloud IT Adoption in Healthcare

    July 14, 2016

    Rapid growth in the volume and complexity of data generated in the healthcare sector is driving health providers towards adoption of cloud technology. However, adoption is being slowed by data access, security and cost concerns. In this free to download presentation, we assess the main drivers and challenges facing the healthcare sector.
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