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Signify Research’s latest external press coverage, company news and updates on key industry events that our analysts are attending

Healthcare M&A Analysis: Why Did Philips Acquire PHM Vendor VitalHealth?

29th December 2017 – Featured in HIT Consultant – Philips announced on December 8th that it had acquired Dutch population health management (PHM) and eHealth platform providerVitalHealth software. The acquisition marks Philips’ second major PHM acquisition after it purchased the US-based PHM vendorWellcentive in July 2016. The acquisition bolsters Philips’ PHM offering, particularly within the execution elements of a PHM platform (e.g. patient engagement, care coordination and […]

Signify Research Attending HIMSS 2018

The Signify Research Analyst team will be attending the 2018 HIMSS Annual Conference & Exhibition in Las Vegas. HIMSS is a world leading event which brings together 40,000+ health IT professionals, clinicians, executives and vendors from around the world. During the event, leading edge technology will be showcased by the healthcare IT industry. As expected, we will be providing […]

AI at RSNA – What a Difference a Year Makes in AGFA Healthcare’s blog

12th December 2017 – AI was undoubtedly the belle of the ball at RSNA 2017, and rightly so. As the meeting drew to a close, a report by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) in the UK revealed that a NHS hospital had a backlog of 23,000 chest x-rays acquired over the previous 12 months that hadn’t […]

Future-Proofing Population Health: Embrace Predictive Analytics, Social Determinants and Patient-Generated Data Now in Healthcare IT News

01st December 2017 – Featured in Healthcare IT News – Early success stories in hospitals show how these emerging data types are fated to become critical to population health. The need to simultaneously reduce healthcare costs and deliver optimal care are driving the expansion of population health management initiatives among hospitals today. Add to that mix […]

Why GE Won’t Sell its Health IT Business

20th November 2017 – Featured in HIT Consultant – As John Flannery, the new CEO of GE takes on the task of sweeping cost-cutting at the industrial behemoth, recent market speculation has suggested he may be looking to offload GE’s Healthcare IT business. Here’s why we think this won’t happen. Crumbling, but not to the core […]