02 Oct 2019

Vital, a Canon Group company, Recognized in Gartner’s Hype Cycle for Real-Time Health System Technologies, 2019 Report

October 2, 2019 – Minnetonka, MN – Vital, a leading provider in Enterprise Imaging solutions, was named in the Gartner Hype Cycle for Real-Time Health System Technologies, 2019 report1. This report can help CIOs assess the value of healthcare technologies that will enable the next-generation healthcare delivery organization archetype.

Vital was cited in the Vendor-Neutral Archive category.

According to Gartner, “A vendor-neutral archive (VNA) is an enterprise-wide image management platform and repository of patient-centric medical images and studies, and other unstructured clinical content resulting from care activity. Vendor neutrality is achieved by interfacing with picture archiving and communication system (PACS), and by accommodating proprietary vendor and healthcare provider requirements for medical image access, retrieval, manipulation, storage and viewing.”

Vital, a Canon Group company, offers a comprehensive enterprise imaging solution that provides connectivity, migration consideration and workflow orchestrations on behalf of existing or new healthcare applications using standardized protocols. Vital delivers an interoperable solution that transforms and seamlessly connects legacy platforms with new applications, making data easily accessible throughout any enterprise – in real-time – helping both clinicians and healthcare leaders see the whole patient picture.

Jim Litterer, president and CEO of Vital Images, said, “We are pleased to be recognized by Gartner as a sample vendor in the Vendor-Neutral Archive category. Vital’s commitment to providing leading-edge technologies to customers has been strong for over 30 years. We know our products enable healthcare organizations to provide better patient outcomes, create efficiencies and are revenue generating.”

1 Gartner “Hype Cycle for Real-Time Health System Technologies” by Barry Runyon and Gregg Pessin. June 26, 2019.

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