Vital, a Canon Group Company, Recognized in 2021 Gartner Market Guide and 2020 Hype Cycle Reports

Market Guide for Vendor-Neutral Archives and Hype Cycle for Real-Time Health System Technologies

April 14, 2021 – Minnetonka, MN – Vital Images, a leading provider of Enterprise Imaging solutions, today announced that it has been recognized in the February 2021 Gartner Market Guide report in the Vendor Neutral Archive category1. Vital, a Canon Group company, has also been recognized in the Gartner July 2020 Hype Cycle for Real-Time Health System Technologies for the second consecutive year2, bringing Vital’s lifetime total to seven recognitions in Gartner reports.

According to the Gartner Market Guide Report, 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.” Vital’s VNA solution meets this definition and allows organizations to connect and access data across their whole enterprise. Vital Images Recognized In 2021 Gartner Market Guide

According to Gartner “The Real-Time Health System transforms the healthcare delivery organization into an enterprise that is aware, collaborative, and smart.”2. Vital’s complete enterprise imaging solution provides a collaborative approach to data and image sharing that reaches interoperability standards. Vitrea® Enterprise Imaging solution provides healthcare systems meaningful data – helping unlock, analyze, and share information – ultimately achieving an organization’s vision for better patient care.

“We’re pleased to be recognized by Gartner for delivering value to our customers,” says Jim Litterer, president and CEO of Vital Images. “We believe this recognition tells us we succeed in helping to enable healthcare organizations improve patient outcomes and efficiencies.”

1 Gartner, “Market Guide for Vendor-Neutral Archives,” Barry Runyon, Seth Feder, 1 February 2021.

2 Gartner, “Hype Cycle for Real-Time Health System Technologies, 2020” Barry Runyon, Gregg Pessin. July 8, 2020

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