HG Data is Selected by HIMSS Analytics to Build the Largest and Most Detailed B2B Global Healthcare Market Intelligence Tool

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HG Data brings machine learning to HIMSS Analytics data collection methodology.

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HG Data is now expanding outside of the technology sector, using its algorithms, natural language processing, and machine learning to solve business challenges across multiple industries

HG Data, the global leader in competitive intelligence on installed technologies, announces today it will be collaborating with HIMSS Analytics to supplement, enhance and automate portions of their collection and verification process using HG Data datasets and curation technology. This is the one of many major steps HIMSS Analytics is taking towards the goal of scaling its innovation as it expands its offering and geographic coverage.

HG Data is now expanding outside of the technology sector, using its algorithms, natural language processing, and machine learning to solve business challenges across multiple industries. The HIMSS Analytics relationship represents HG’s first major entry into the healthcare information field.

“Just as HG has become synonymous with having built the largest and most detailed installed technology dataset in the technology sector, we expect to modernize the data build process in healthcare via our HIMSS Analytics relationship. We couldn’t have found a better partner than HIMSS Analytics as we move beyond the tech sector,” says Craig Harris, CEO of HG Data. “Our curation technology is applicable to solving problems and creating valuable insights across multiple industries.”

“HIMSS Analytics is very excited to be working with HG Data. It was a long and arduous process to forge a path towards finding an innovative plan to supplement our human analyst asset with 21st century data collection and cataloging systems”, says Miranda Ladue, Sr. Director, Operations at HIMSS Analytics. “Our customers will be well served by the HG Data relationship and there are many more exciting enhancements to come.”

About HG Data
HG Data is the global leader in competitive intelligence for installed technologies. The world’s largest technology companies, the fastest-growing start-ups, and some of the most innovative OEM partners achieve an unfair advantage by using HG Data in building market analysis, competitive displacement, predictive modeling, marketing campaigns, and client retention initiatives. Every day, HG Data indexes billions of unstructured documents across the open Internet, the archived Web and offline resources to produce a detailed, accurate census of B2B technology installations in use at companies globally. Indexed resources include content such as social media, case studies, press releases, blog postings, government documents, content libraries, technical support forums, website source code, job postings, and multiple other sources. Founded in 2010, the company is based in Santa Barbara. Learn more at http://www.hgdata.com.

About HIMSS Analytics
HIMSS Analytics is a global healthcare advisor, providing guidance and market intelligence solutions that move the industry forward with insight to enable better health through the use of IT. As a trusted healthcare research and advisory firm, the industry depends on HIMSS Analytics’ resources, benchmarks, predictive models and assessment tools to improve decision making regarding their IT strategic roadmap and market strategy. HIMSS Analytics is uniquely positioned and differentiated through its industry focused offerings which include its Healthcare IT market intelligence tool, Healthcare IT insights and Healthcare IT benchmarks and services. The LOGIC market intelligence tool has the largest technology data set with unmatched breadth and depth needed for guiding healthcare IT strategies. HIMSS Analytics research and advisory consultants uncover unique insights on how to optimally use IT to tackle today’s healthcare challenges faced by both healthcare delivery organizations and IT companies. Its EMR Adoption Model (EMRAM) provides a strategic roadmap and guidance along an 8-stage model with comparisons to healthcare organizations in the same country and around the world.
HIMSS Analytics, a wholly owned subsidiary of HIMSS, is the healthcare research and advisory firm for healthcare delivery organizations, IT companies, governmental entities, and financial, pharmaceutical, consulting and emerging technology solution partners worldwide. Learn more at http://www.himssanalytics.org

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