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IDC PeerScape: Practices for Application-Independent Clinical and Vendor Neutral Archives for Healthcare Providers

IDC PeerScape: Practices for Application-Independent Clinical and Vendor Neutral Archives for Healthcare ProvidersThis IDC study details a set of recommended customer best practices for HCOs deploying VNA and AICA strategies to support unstructured content in the organization. These best practices include:Establish KPIs and test for performance and usability to ensure that the organization captures value from new VNA and AICA platforms; planning the transition to the platforms and setting goals for delivery, performance, and usability of follow-on capabilities should be part of the process.Leverage cloud services to scale up and enable flexibility and agility as well as access to services from the supplier and support collaboration with other departments and partner healthcare organizations on the platform.Use a land and expand strategy to enable effective utilization of VNA and AICA platforms.Connect VNA/AICS to other applications and analytics; deliver value by connecting VNA and AICA to PACS, RIS, EHR, and enterprise content management as well as other technology investments like analytics, mobile, and social apps.According to Judy Hanover, research director, Provider IT Strategies, "Elevating the focus of IT, and particularly radiology IT, beyond medical images to a more holistic view of content, and the value of content to the integrated care organization, can be a game changer in the move to value-based care."

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IDC Opinion
In This Study
Situation Overview
Practice 1: Establish KPIs and Test for Performance and Usability
Practice 2: Leverage Cloud Services to Scale Up
Practice 3: Use a Land and Expand Strategy
Practice 4: Connect VNA/AICA to Other Applications and Analytics
Future Outlook
Summary of Practices
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Market Definition
Defining VNA
Defining AICA
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