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Introduction

As the volume and variety of medical images grows exponentially, healthcare providers are looking for better ways to store, access, and share images.

Highlights

  • Traditional PACS have drawbacks in storing and sharing cross-departmental images. This is where vendor-neutral archives (VNAs) come into the picture. The global market for VNAs is is expected to be driven by the increasing need for enhanced medical image sharing and a standardized data format.

Features and Benefits

  • Evaluates the key factors driving the adoption of vendor-neutral archives.
  • Evaluates the key factors limiting the growth of vendor-neutral archives.

Key questions answered

  • What are the key factors driving the adoption of vendor-neutral archives?
  • How should healthcare organizations approach large-scale implementation of vendor-neutral archives?

Table of contents

Summary

  • Catalyst
  • Ovum view
  • Key messages

Recommendations

  • Recommendations for enterprises
  • Recommendations for vendors

The market for enterprise imaging archives is driven by distinct regional drivers

  • Structural changes in healthcare are redefining the landscape for enterprise image archiving
  • VNA drivers vary, but M&A and care coordination dominate
  • Enhanced image sharing and collaboration is critical to improve care coordination and patient data management
  • Digital transformation goals drive PACS adoption in developing economies
  • Barriers to VNA adoption

VNA supplier landscape

  • Vendor categorization
  • Independent VNA vendors stand to gain from the growing demand for enterprise VNA
  • The real challenge for PACS/VNA vendors is to meet the needs of providers across departments
  • Infrastructure/traditional PACS vendors partner with independent VNA vendors to gain market share

Multi-phase VNA deployment strategy is the best route for providers with constrained budgets

  • Critical high-level capabilities expected in VNA
  • The first step is to upgrade department PACS with entry-level VNA components
  • Upgrade entry-level VNA to a fully redundant, dual-site VNA and gradually decommission department PACS
  • A hybrid cloud solution with on-premise storage component provides flexibility and resilience to the VNA solution

VNA will act as the foundation for big data analytics in the long term

  • Analytics solutions will use VNA to produce actionable insights from patient records

Appendix

  • Methodology
  • Definitions
  • Further reading
  • Author

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