2013 annual Best in KLAS Awards for Medical Equipment & Infrastructure released
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
Computed Tomography (CT) - 64-slice+
Philips Ingenuity CT 128
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
Elekta Leksell Gamma Knife Perfexion
Smart Pumps - LVP
Baxter Healthcare SIGMA Spectrum
Ultrasound - General Imaging
Toshiba Aplio 500
Ultrasound - Cardiovascular
The 2012 Best in KLAS infrastructure vendor and product is:
To purchase the full report or for more information about healthcare technology vendor performance, providers, vendors, and investors can visit www.KLASresearch.com.