KLAS publishes 2016 Best in KLAS: Medical Equipment report - Cover
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November 10, 2016
Contact: Joshua Schneck

KLAS publishes 2016 Best in KLAS: Medical Equipment report

New vendor rankings published today in the “2016 Best in KLAS: Medical Equipment” report. Siemens earned the distinction of number one Overall Imaging Equipment Suite for the second consecutive year. Shimadzu and Omnicell were among only three vendors (including Siemens) to win multiple awards this year. Shimadzu won Best in KLAS for X-ray and Category Leader for Portable X-ray, while Omnicell won Best in KLAS for Automated Dispensing Cabinets and Category Leader for Pharmacy Automation: Medication Carousels. Hologic Mammography is the highest–scoring imaging equipment, with a score of 8.3 out of 9.0. Also of note are the impressive score improvements earned by Pfizer Plum A+ and Smiths Medical Medfusion smart pumps; scores for both have increased by 10% since November 2015.

The report provides a summary of the KLAS performance ratings gathered during the past 12 months in 13 market segments. Each segment includes a listing of vendor products ranked according to their KLAS performance scores, which have been compiled from the feedback of thousands of healthcare providers throughout the United States and Canada.

“As individual healthcare needs continue to change, it’s paramount that the technology used to address the various demands is equal to the challenge. The Best in KLAS and Category Leader winners are the ones making the greatest strides within their market segments. I congratulate each of you for your awards,” said Adam Gale, CEO and president of KLAS. “KLAS is honored to work with talented healthcare providers who share their experiences with us in order to ultimately improve the overall healthcare experience for each individual. We also commend the vendors who seek innovation and recognize the impact they have on patient care.” 

About KLAS
KLAS is a research and insights firm on a global mission to improve healthcare delivery by amplifying the provider's voice. Working with thousands of healthcare professionals and clinicians, KLAS gathers data and insights on software, services and medical equipment to deliver timely reports, trends and statistical overviews. The research directly represents the provider voice and acts as a catalyst for improving vendor performance. Follow KLAS on Twitter.