Orem, Utah – June 14, 2013 – KLAS just released the 2013 Best in KLAS Awards: Medical Equipment & Infrastructure report ranking the best-performing imaging, pharmacy automation and infrastructure vendors in the world. This year, over 180 products were ranked by healthcare providers.

Some highlights from this year include:

  • Philips claims the crown as overall performance leader in imaging equipment for the first time;
  • FUJIFILM drops from overall performance winner last year to fifth place this year;
  • Omnicell wins overall pharmacy automation equipment; and
  • Vocera takes the title of Best in KLAS in wireless communications after a two-year reign by Cisco.

 “We're seeing real movement in the market,” says Kent Gale, KLAS founder and VP of medical imaging and equipment. “It's a strong indicator of the increasing competitiveness of the vendors as they strive to improve their offerings. And that will ultimately benefit the providers and their patients.”

The following is a list of the 2013 Best in KLAS medical equipment and infrastructure vendors and products:

Automated Medication Dispensing Units
Omnicell OmniRx

Computed Tomography (CT) – 64-slice+
Philips Ingenuity CT 128

Digital X-Ray
Carestream DRX-Evolution

Magnetic Resonance (MR) – 3.0T
Philips Ingenia 3.0T MR

Magnetic Resonance (MR) – 1.5T
Philips Ingenia 1.5T MR

Mammography – Digital
Hologic Selenia Dimensions 3D Breast Tomosynthesis

Radiation Therapy
Elekta Leksell Gamma Knife Perfexion

Smart Pumps – LVP
Baxter Healthcare SIGMA Spectrum

Ultrasound – General Imaging
Toshiba Aplio 500

Ultrasound – Cardiovascular
Philips iE33

The 2012 Best in KLAS infrastructure vendor and product is:
Wireless Communications
Vocera Badges

To purchase the full report or for more information about healthcare technology vendor performance, providers, vendors, and investors can visit www.KLASresearch.com.

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