KLAS announces 2013 Best in KLAS Awards for medical equipment and infrastructure

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
  • 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," said 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

Source:

KLAS Enterprises LLC

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