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08 Oct 2014  |  North America
Vital Signs - Cardiovascular Imaging and Informatics - 2014 European Society of Cardiology Congress Highlights
2014 ESC Conference Review
As with every cardiology tradeshow today, the show floor of the 2014 European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Congress in Barcelona (Aug. 30-Sept. 3) reserved quite a significant presence for medical imaging. This comes as no surprise, since imaging and informatics continues to reaffirm their role as an important driving force for advancing several are...
03 Oct 2014  |  North America
Electronic cigarettes and vaping products have taken the tobacco industry by storm. Multiple public reports have e-cigarettes surpassing traditional tobacco sales within the next six to ten years if growth rates continue to climb. Due to the lack of Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulation, e-cigarette year-over-year growth declined from 2010-...
23 Sep 2014  |  North America
The wearables market is currently a center of hype and interest across the varied landscape of consumers, vendors, providers, payers, and other stakeholders interested in the broader digital health market. Companies are trying to better understand consumer habits, exploring device monetization outside of the early adopting fitness crowd, increasing...
11 Jun 2014  |  North America
Value Based Imaging
The concept of value-based imaging is certainly not new, but it has garnered considerable attention from the medical imaging community over the past few years. Confined until recently to the realm of thought leaders at luminary healthcare and advocacy organizations, the concept has gained wide momentum in the past year. Since medical imaging repres...
07 Apr 2014  |  North America
Healthcare systems across the globe are facing rising operation costs, shortage of skilled labor and budgetary restraints, which has resulted in reduction in efficiency and quality of care. An increasing aging population, need for chronic disease management and providing access to healthcare for the geographically fragmented population demands the ...
06 Apr 2014  |  North America
Evolving Customer Demands Spurring Competitive Dynamics
Ongoing technology and clinical advances in every imaging modality continue to bring advanced visualization (AV) and clinical applications to centerstage. AV is not just a core step in the interpretation workflow of each of these modalities, but essentially the set of solutions that allows to realize the promises of the advances on the equipment si...
31 Mar 2014  |  North America
This issue of Vital Signs, released on March 31, 2014, discusses the premium price tag of Gileads Sovaldi, Sonys genomic partnership with Illumina, and Craig Venters latest venture, Human Longevity, Inc.
21 Mar 2014  |  North America
In early November 2013, Frost & Sullivan conducted an online survey, followed up by a live focus group with about 20 C-suite executives from leading commercial payer organizations across the US. The goal was to gain insights into how the health insurance industry is approaching the use of analytics solutions going into 2014. Analytics solutions we...
28 Feb 2014  |  North America
This issue of Vital Signs, released on February 28, 2014, discusses three M&A transactions this month by Nestle, Myriad Genetics, and Fludigm and what these deals mean for the industry. Additionally, Illuminas first stab at personalized medicine through a partnership with Amgen is explored.
17 Jan 2014  |  North America
This issue of Vital Signs, released on January 17, 2014, discusses perspectives of different Frost & Sullivan analysts on recent noteworthy news items for our core markets including Pharma/Biotech, In Vitro Diagnostics, Advanced Medical Technology, and Connected Health.