SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--KLAS® has recognized DR Systems and its Unity™ RIS-CVIS-PACS platform as the #1 ranked PACS vendor and product in its “2012 Best in KLAS Awards: Software & Services” report.
This is the third year in a row that DR Systems and the Unity Platform have received the honor. DR Systems was rated ahead of all other PACS providers in its market segment including McKesson, FUJIFILM, Carestream Health, GE Healthcare, Siemens, Philips, and Merge.
The award marks the sixth time since 2001 that DR Systems has been ranked the #1 PACS vendor by KLAS. The company received the #1 PACS vendor ranking in 2001, 2006, 2007, 2010, 2011, and now 2012. Additionally, in 2007, DR Systems was ranked the #1 overall healthcare information technology vendor by KLAS.
KLAS is a prominent research and consulting firm that specializes in monitoring and reporting the performance of healthcare information technology vendors, including picture archiving and communication systems (PACS) companies. The annual KLAS award "signifies leadership in working with customers to resolve issues and match expectations to reality." For more information about KLAS, visit www.KLASresearch.com.
Healthcare executives, managers, and clinicians representing several thousand hospitals and clinics contributed feedback for the KLAS report.
“We are honored and humbled to receive this reward for the sixth time in the past twelve years. First and foremost, Best in KLAS reflects the commitment our customers and our staff have to each other. Since DR Systems was founded in 1992, our mission has always been the same: to enhance the clinical and financial success of our healthcare customers,” said Richard Porritt, DR Systems' President and CEO. “We now provide a complete platform of enterprise image and information management technologies and services for Radiology, Cardiology, and Pathology including RIS, PACS, Reporting, Scheduling, Document Imaging, Advanced Image Processing, PACS-neutral archive, EHR, PHR, and cloud-based imaging sharing via eMix. Despite all of the growth and changes in technology, our commitment to the success of each and every customer has remained constant, which is why this award is so gratifying.”
Murray Reicher, MD, FACR, Chairman and co-founder of DR Systems had this to add, “We thank KLAS for their extensive and independent research. KLAS provides us unbiased customer feedback throughout the year. Our attention to that feedback has enabled us to remain the leader in customer satisfaction in our arena.”
About DR Systems, Inc.
DR Systems is the leading independent provider of enterprise imaging and information management systems for integrated healthcare networks, hospitals, and diagnostic imaging centers. Over two decades, the company has helped more than 600 hospitals and imaging centers lower their cost of operation by improving management of patient information, eliminating ancillary IT systems and interfaces, and increasing workflow speed, while also providing better clinical quality and patient care.
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