How we’re better…it’s all in the way we work

At Signify Research we are passionately curious about Healthcare Technology and we strive to deliver the most robust market data and insights, to help our customers make the right strategic decisions.

Focus on primary research

We blend primary data collected from in-depth interviews with technology vendors and healthcare providers to ensure our Analysts have a balanced view of the market trends. Whilst primary research is the cornerstone of our work, we have developed a unique country level database of healthcare infrastructure. This enables our Analysts to build detailed, transparent and reliable models of current and projected demand for various healthcare technologies.

Unparalleled access to our analysts

Whether our research is delivered as an off-the-shelf report or as a consultancy project, our customers benefit from direct access to our Analyst team and an expert opinion when they need it. We encourage our clients to think of us as an extension to their in-house market intelligence team, and to contact our Analysts whenever they need help.

Research Method

This is how we work for a typical syndicated project.

Scope research with industry stakeholders

  • Talk with industry stakeholders to understand their information needs
  • Issue proposed research agenda and invite customers to take Advance Purchase option

Interview technology vendors

  • Evaluate supply to the market and the trends that will impact growth
  • Strong focus on collecting sales, shipments and pricing data

Primary research - healthcare providers

  • Conduct in-depth interviews with healthcare professionals across W. Europe and the US
  • Strong focus on open-ended and probing questions
  • Interviews conducted over the phone or in person

Healthcare infrastructure database

  • Leverage Signify Research’s proprietary database of key metrics on national healthcare systems
  • Allows for the impact of macro-economic and health infrastructure trends to be monitored
  • Enables Signify Research to understand total available markets, technology penetration rates and product replacement rates

Collate secondary research

  • Supplement primary research with a variety of secondary research sources
  • Company news and financial information, economic data, conference proceedings, etc.

Data analysis and forecast modelling

  • Market sizes based on ‘bottom-up’ method, from primary data collected from vendors
  • Robust forecast models driven by proprietary database of hospital infrastructure

Ongoing analyst support

  • Q&A session to highlight the key findings of the research and to answer customer questions
  • Ongoing support to help customers stay informed of latest market developments

Research Values

These are our core research values that shape the way we work:

Passion

We combine intellectual curiosity, robust research techniques and a genuine interest in healthcare technology to deliver meaningful data and insights to our customers.

Quality

We produce accurate, detailed and credible market data and insights, based on primary data collected from healthcare technology companies and their customers

Reliability

We use proven research methods to produce data that our customers can use with confidence

Actionable

We listen to our customers to understand their research needs, so that our products deliver useable and insightful analysis.

Transparency

We use robust modelling tools and provide clear and concise descriptions of the assumptions that underpin our market data.

Service

Our Analysts are easily accessible for our customers and provide quick responses to enquiries.

Meet The Leadership Team

Simon Harris | Managing Director

Simon has 26 years of experience in technology market intelligence, having served as Executive Vice President at IMS Research and Senior Research Director for IHS Inc.’s Technology division. Whilst at IMS Research he established the InMedica brand of medical market research. Out of work, Simon has a passion for indie music, fast cars, and of course – his wife and three children.

Steve Holloway | Company Director

Steve has 12 years of experience in healthcare technology market intelligence, having served as Senior Analyst at InMedica (part of IMS Research) and Associate Director for IHS Inc.’s Healthcare Technology practice. Steve’s areas of expertise include Healthcare IT and Medical Imaging. In his spare time, Steve enjoys training for and competing in triathlon, hiking, wine and watching his beloved Bath Rugby.

Alex Green | Company Director

Alex has 24 years' experience in tech market intelligence. He leads on Signify Research’s Digital Health offerings focusing on integrated care IT, EHR/EMR and telehealth. Prior to joining Signify he served as a Senior Research Director at IHS and as a Business Analyst/IT Project Manager in a joint NHS/Government role. In his spare time, Alex enjoys Crossfit, coaching football & supporting Northampton Saints rugby.

Meet The Analyst Team

Katie Hill | Research Associate/Office Manager

Katie has more than 10 years of office management/ administration experience working in various sectors including transportation, recruitment and bid writing. Katie manages the running of our office with her role encompassing HR, accounts, recruitment & marketing support whilst also carrying out research tasks for the team. Outside of work, Katie has a passion for long distance running and enjoys spending time with her husband, two children and 2 miniature schnauzers.

Imogen Fitt | Market Analyst

Imogen joined Signify in 2018 as part of their Healthcare IT team. She holds a 1st class Biomedical Sciences degree from the University of Warwick and has gained experience in international networking and communications through her extensive involvement in extracurricular activities. In her spare time she enjoys cultivating her interest in abstract theatre companies & popping to London to see a show.

Dr Sanjay M Parekh | Senior Market Analyst

Sanjay joined Signify Research in 2019 after two years of post-doctoral experience using big data in healthcare. Prior to that, he received his PhD from the University of Nottingham, for his work on ‘The Risk of Knee Osteoarthritis in Professional Footballers’. At Signify, Sanjay works as part of the Medical Imaging team. Sanjay is an avid sports fan, & outside of work he can be found watching cricket, supporting Manchester United, or competing on the squash court!

Michelle Ward | Business Dev. Manager

Michelle has over 20 years’ experience in relationship management and business development. Michelle’s human approach has led to long term partnerships with large global organisations. Michelle takes a collaborative, creative approach to facilitate thoughtful introductions to expertise, products and services. In spare time Michelle enjoys hiking in the mountains and open water swimming.

Arun Gill | Senior Market Analyst

Arun joined Signify Research in 2019 as part of the Digital Health team focusing on EHR/EMR, integrated care technology and telehealth. He brings with him 10 years’ experience as a Senior Market Analyst covering the consumer tech and imaging industry with Futuresource Consulting and NetGrowth Consultants. Prior to this he worked for Nortel Networks. In his spare time, Arun has a passion for playing sports, supporting Manchester United, and entertaining his two children.

Mustafa Hassan Ph.D | Market Analyst

Mustafa joined Signify Research in 2020 as part of the Medical Imaging team which covers areas such as ultrasound, general radiography and machine learning in medical imaging. Prior to that he obtained a PhD in Pharmacy and Physiology from the University of Kent and has three years of post-doctoral experience working on optimising healthcare for genetic Cardiac diseases. In his spare time, he has a passion for sport and fitness and spending time with his wife and family.

Bhvita Jani | Research Manager

Bhvita joined Signify Research in 2020 as part of the Medical Imaging Team focusing on the X-ray market. She brings with her 3 years' experience covering X-ray, MRI and CT research at IHS Markit. Bhvita also has three years’ experience in digital and offline marketing and was previously an assistant clinical psychologist. She received her bachelor's degree in Biology and Psychology from Aston University. Bhvita has a passion for travelling, photography, kickboxing and salsa

Kelly Patrick | Principal Analyst

Kelly joined Signify Research in 2020 as a Principal Analyst. She brings with her 12 years' experience covering a range of healthcare technology research at IHS Markit/Omdia. Kelly’s core focus has been on the clinical care space, including patient monitoring, respiratory care and infusion. Kelly holds a BSc degree with honours in Pharmacology from the University of Leeds. In her spare time, Kelly has a passion for running and outings with her husband and three children

Amy Thompson | Senior Market Analyst

Amy joined Signify in 2020 as part of the Healthcare IT team, focusing on Imaging and Clinical IT. Prior to that, she brings four years’ experience as a Research Analyst; supporting business strategy and market sizing for Liaison Group, a company operating within the NHS. Interests outside of work include Crossfit, running and travelling.

Alan Stoddart | Editor

Alan joined Signify Research in 2020, using his editorial expertise to lead on the company’s insight and analysis services. Prior to joining, Alan held editorial positions covering a diverse range of technology and engineering topics working with Kantar Media and Kimberley Media Group. When he is not scrutinising copy, Alan enjoys wild camping, motorsports and taking photos.

Jessica van Rooyen | Marketing Manager

Jessica joined Signify in 2022 bringing with her over 9 years of B2B Marking Generalist experience in the STEM sectors, applying her creative thinking to all our digital marketing projects. Jessica holds a first-class degree in Advertising and Event Management and spends her spare time making memories with her partner, young son and two dogs, enjoying time with friends or finding new creative outlets.

Rohinee Lal | Principal Analyst

Rohinee joined Signify Research’s Custom Research & Consultancy team early 2022. She brings over 24 years’ experience collecting, analysing, & presenting market intelligence across various industries including pharmaceuticals, medical devices & digital health. She has a master’s in medical Anthropology from the University of British Columbia (Canada) and in her spare time, enjoys reading, travelling & board games.

Heather Staite | Sales Associate

Heather joined Signify in 2022 as part of the sales team. She has worked in sales and administration for many years and brings with her a wealth of knowledge. Having previously worked for the Bucks Fire & Rescue Service as a Resource Support Officer. In her spare time, Heather enjoys spending time with her family and travelling.

Annabel Dimmock | Market Analyst

Annabel joined Signify in 2022 as part of the Healthcare IT team, focusing on Imaging IT. She holds a First-class Biological Sciences degree and Master’s from the University of Leeds. Annabel enjoys travelling, indoor gardening, and film photography.

Mark Lazell | Editor

Mark joined Signify Research in 2022 as Associate Editor to lead on the company’s Premium Insights - Digital Health service. Prior to Signify, Mark spent 25 years as an editor, publishing detailed analysis of healthcare and other high-tech sectors in the Middle East and Asia Pacific. He was the launch editor of Middle East Medical magazine, and produced detailed country reports and analysis, including interviews with regional policy makers and healthcare executives. In his spare time, he takes his three kids on weekend adventures, swims, hikes, travels and admires architecture.

Tosin Alex-Duduyemi | Market Analyst

Tosin joined Signify Research in 2022 as a Market Analyst within the Clinical Care team. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences from the University of Birmingham & has prior experience working in primary and secondary education. In her spare time, Tosin enjoys cooking, yoga, and travelling. Tosin also has passion for literature & frequently spends her weekends going to galleries & exhibitions with friends.

Matthew Watson | Market Analyst

Matthew joined Signify Research in 2022 as part of the Medical Imaging team. He holds a first-class MA Economics degree, graduating from from Heriot-Watt University in 2022 and previously completed an internship at Unilever. Outside of work, Matthew enjoys weightlifting, hiking, reading about history, and supporting the Ulster and Ireland rugby teams.

Hamir Harbham | Market Analyst

Hamir joined Signify in 2022 as a Market Analyst within the Digital Health team. He holds a BSc in Economics having graduated from Loughborough University in 2022. Outside of work, Hamir enjoys travelling, sports and fitness, with specific interests in MMA and supporting Chelsea.

Nick Taylor | Marketing Assistant

Nick joined Signify in 2022 with over 20 years of Generalist Marketing and Customer Service experience from working within the healthcare, automotive, retail and tourism sectors. Nick spends his spare time enjoying long walks to gastropubs with his partner and two adorable Labradors.

Max Street | Market Analyst

Having graduated from the University of Bristol with a BSc in Pharmacology, Max joined the Medical Imaging team at Signify in 2023, focusing on the X-ray market. Outside of work he enjoys cooking, supporting Manchester United and music, in particular playing the guitar.

Katie Williams | Research Analyst

Katie joined Signify in 2023 as a Research Analyst. She holds a first-class bachelor's degree in Neuroscience from the University of Sussex. She has a keen interest in languages- learning Spanish from a young age. In her spare time, she frequently enjoys travelling, meditation and dog walks.

Mohita Deshpande | Market Analyst

Mohita joined Signify in 2023 as a Market Analyst. She has an undergraduate degree in Dentistry from India and a master's degree in Public Health from the University of Warwick. Outside of work, she enjoys painting and sketching, reading about world history, going for long walks in the nature, and volunteering with animal shelters and organisations that work for educating children from marginalised backgrounds in India.

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