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.

2013 annual Best in KLAS Awards for Medical Equipment & Infrastructure released
By: HMT Mag
The Source for Healthcare Information Systems Solutions