Shane Walker

Shane Walker

Shane Walker is a Senior Principal Analyst on the Healthcare Technology  team at IHS.  Shane’s current medical technology coverage areas include telehealth, medical displays, healthcare IT, sports monitoring and other wearable technology. Shane has over ten years’ experience conducting business analysis, working with a wide range of clients that include the world’s largest end-equipment manufacturers and software providers as well as start-ups that are driving new tech innovation. Shane continues to conduct primary industry research in addition to consumer-oriented analysis, specifically in regard to wearable technology and trends surrounding chronic disease management. He regularly contributes to the media, in addition to presenting directly to clients as well as at industry events and conferences. 

Before joining IHS, Shane spent several years in the computer software sector as a sales director for a leading CAD developer. He conducted competitive intelligence and developed marketing strategy for an international VAR network. 

Shane received his BA from the University of West Florida and an MBA in Corporate Finance from St. Edward’s University in Austin, TX. Shane is based in the IHS Los Angeles office.


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Medical Enterprise Data Storage (VNA) Report - 2017

This report provides detailed analyis of the current state and future direction of the vendor neutral archive (VNA) market. It describes the key customer trends in the VNA market and assesses the evolution of VNA products over the next five years

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Healthcare Technology
Vendor neutral study volumes to reach 7.2 billion during 2021

Many vendor neutral archive (VNA) products are evolving to add functionality that enables advanced workflow capabilities on top of storage and disaster recovery. As data becomes increasingly important to healthcare systems, VNA platforms are bringing together disparate patient information silos to form a more complete longitudinal medical record.

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Healthcare Technology
Advanced Visualization, Virtual Reality and 3D Printing at RSNA 2016

Consumer interest in virtual reality (VR) technology and associated content continued to grow during 2016, with an estimated, forecast installed base of seven million headsets at the end of the year. Entertainment consumption habits, improved technology, inexpensive headwear, and an active start-up community provided a strong environment for VR adoption compared with just two years ago. While the largest category for funding and acquisitions in VR is game development, the medical vertical has also been working to integrate immersive technology. At RSNA 2016, both TeraRecon and EchoPixel were demonstrating integrated advanced visualization software with VR hardware, albeit with different strategies for applying the technologies to healthcare.

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Healthcare Technology
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