Innovation Friday: Third-world ideas

third world ideas

Innovation can take place just about anywhere. It doesn’t just evolve from research labs inside universities or from high-tech companies in Silicon Valley. In fact, some of the coolest, most affordable technologies are coming out of places we least expect: third-world countries. Today, we are exploring innovations from around the world that are having an impact on the ever-changing landscape […] Read More

Lexmark acquires PACSGEAR

Lexmark acquires PACSGEAR

Lexmark International, Inc. today announced the acquisition of PACSGEAR, a leading provider of connectivity solutions for healthcare providers to capture, manage and share medical images and related documents and integrate them with existing picture archiving and communication systems (PACS) and electronic medical records (EMR) systems. Lexmark paid a cash purchase price of approximately $54 million. “As the healthcare industry continues to […] Read More

Q&A on Acuo’s Frost & Sullivan Market Share Leadership Award

Q&A on Acuo's Frost & Sullivan Market Share Leadership Award

Expanding on our initial post of Acuo Technologies (now a part of Perceptive Software) winning the 2012 North American Frost & Sullivan Award for Market Share Leadership, we interviewed chief operating and strategy officer at Acuo, Shannon Werb, and asked him to give us insight to the win. Lexmark: What tools and technologies differentiate Acuo’s vendor neutral archives (VNA) solution from its competitors, and thus led to this prestigious […] Read More