News | August 01, 2014

Healthcare Providers Choose 2014 Best in KLAS Imaging System Winners

KLAS announces top-performing vendor imaging system solutions

Toshiba Aquilion Prime CT

Toshiba's Aquilion Prime CT system

August 1, 2014 — Thousands of healthcare providers weighed in to identify this year's top-performing vendor solutions in 23 different medical equipment categories. The "2014 Best in KLAS: Medical Equipment and Infrastructure" report is the culmination of feedback from providers throughout the world.

"This is a tremendous achievement because each of the top performers earned this recognition through the voice of their provider customers," said Matt Terry, vice president of medical equipment and imaging research for KLAS. "Given that vendors must concern themselves with the complexities of a dynamic healthcare market and operational challenges, it is remarkable to see so many undeviating from their focus on helping providers succeed."

This year in medical imaging, Philips Healthcare took away four awards. The breakdown of the top performers and their scores is as follows:

Best in KLAS Awards

Overall Rankings
Overall Imaging Equipment — Philips 88.9

Imaging Equipment
Computed Tomography (CT), 64-slice+ — Toshiba Aquilion Prime 93.5
Digital X-Ray — Shimadzu RADspeed 91.2
Magnetic Resonance (MR), 3.0T — Philips Ingenia 91.3
MR, 1.5T — Philips Ingenia 91.1
Mammography, Digital — Hologic Selenia Dimensions 3-D Breast Tomosynthesis 95.2
Radiation Therapy — Elekta Leksell Gamma Knife Perfexion 92.8
Ultrasound, General Imaging — Siemens Acuson S3000 91.0
Ultrasound, Cardiovascular — Philips iE33 88.5

KLAS Category Leader Awards

Imaging Equipment
CV/IR X-Ray — Toshiba Infinix-I 90.8
Digital X-Ray, Mobile — Shimadzu Mobile DaRt Evolution Wireless 91.3

For more information: www.klasresarch.com/klasreports/bestinklas

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