Medical imaging innovator wins in the medical imaging AI marketplace solution category

Edinburgh, UK – February 13, 2019 – Blackford Analysis, the medical imaging platform, announced today that it has been recognized with the 2019 Visionary Innovation Leadership award from analyst firm Frost & Sullivan. The healthcare technology company won the award for best practices in medical imaging artificial intelligence (AI) marketplace solutions.


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Blackford Platform™ provides centralized access to a marketplace of medical imaging applications and AI algorithms that reduce treatment and intervention planning time and adds clinical value for physicians. Blackford’s single platform approach also helps healthcare organizations reduce the time needed to deploy and maintain imaging applications.

“With its strong overall performance, Blackford has earned Frost & Sullivan’s 2019 Visionary Innovation Leadership Award,” said Siddharth Shah, Industry Analyst, Frost & Sullivan. “Frost & Sullivan applauds Blackford’s visionary implementation of platform-based approaches before the competition and then bringing its experience to become a leading AI marketplace today. We laud Blackford’s approach of striking a balance with its unique approach that benefits the entire industry, and believe that the Blackford marketplace is ideal for enhancing adoption of validated AI solutions globally because of its large installed base.”

“We are delighted that Frost & Sullivan has recognized Blackford’s leadership in the area of platform technology for the deployment and management of AI software in healthcare,” said Ben Panter, CEO, Blackford. “Individual deployment of medical imaging applications and AI algorithms is a costly and lengthy process, and our goal is to make it faster, easier, and less costly for healthcare organizations to access the latest technologies that can help them improve patient outcomes and business operations for providers.”




About Blackford
Blackford provides a single platform to quickly access and manage a curated marketplace of regulatory approved medical image analysis applications and AI algorithms that add clinical value. Easily integrated into existing workflows, the platform provides actionable information that allows healthcare providers to use imaging information smartly and reduce the cost of care, while improving diagnostic confidence and patient outcomes. Founded in 2010, and with operations in the United Kingdom and the United States, Blackford Analysis is backed by TRI Cap, Old College Capital, and Archangel Investors, one of the UK’s leading business angel syndicates.

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