June 28, 2016

Hospitals want ability to share medical images within network

A new peer60 report finds volatility in the medical image sharing market, one in which hospitals often switch vendors due to a variety of reasons including delivery method, technology and convenience.

Medical image sharing vendors are numerous, though their numbers are dwindling, and according to a peer60 analysis, they’re fairly easy for a hospital to replace.

That means these vendors operate in a “churn” market, and hospitals are examining which image sharing features mean the most to them — making the market highly susceptible to change, especially when vendors are not meeting providers’ expectations.

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