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Signet Accel Debuts Advancements to Avec® Platform, Resulting in Rapid Speed of Discovery
Fast-growing healthcare software and services company announces advancements to industry’s first database-agnostic data integration platform at Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) conference in Orlando

COLUMBUS, Ohio--Signet Accel, a software and services company serving the healthcare industry, today announced advancements to its Avec® platform—a commercial federated data integration platform delivering true interoperability to healthcare. Signet Accel will present Avec in booth 7450 at the 2017 Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) conference, commencing February 19 in Orlando. Avec advancements include faster query building, faster insights and faster implementation.

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“Time is a precious resource in research and discovery,” said John Raden, chief executive officer at Signet Accel. “With Avec, we’re providing physicians and researchers the ability to view, analyze and experiment with aggregated data from disparate sources on a global scale. If there’s any way that we can improve on that process, and increase our clients’ speed of discovery, we are going to do it.”

Avec is a database-agnostic data integration platform purpose-built for use in complex research and care environments. Avec connects and harmonizes disparate databases, allowing researchers to identify patterns and trends across large patient populations and offers comprehensive insight into both research and treatment. Enhancements to the Avec platform include the ability to:

  • Build and define more queries in less time among the broadest possible datasets
  • Identify patients quickly among ever-increasing scales of data points and sources
  • Receive results eight times faster and achieve data integrity prior to analysis
  • Begin using Avec sooner with improved start-up time and training

“We’re now providing clients the opportunity to access an entire patient record in a matter of minutes and mouse clicks,” said Dr. Philip Payne, Chief Science Officer at Signet Accel, professor and director of the Institute for Informatics at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. “As innovators, we're constantly considering how we can push the envelope in a way that isn't just about satisfying technical or scientific curiosity—we’re focused on the end goal of improving research and care. Our clients count on us to help them experience discovery at greater speeds than ever before.”

Signet Accel clients include The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – The James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute, the Hairy Cell Leukemia Foundation, the Oncology Research Information Exchange Network (ORIEN), REACHNet and Case Western Reserve University.

Interested parties can find Signet Accel in HIMSS booth 7450. Executives will be on hand to answer questions and provide Avec platform demonstrations.

About Signet Accel

Signet Accel’s Avec® platform is true interoperability realized in healthcare. The sole alternative to traditional, centralized data management solutions, Avec® delivers the industry's only purpose-built commercial federated data integration platform, developed and refined over 12 years at The Ohio State University. Signet Accel’s software products and services power the work of consortia, institutions, and health professionals around the world with unmatched security, sharing capability and speed of discovery —advancing academic research, achieving meaningful use objectives, and enabling the continuum of care. Learn how to make your data meaningful and achieve true interoperability with


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