For Immediate Release
FUJIFILM NAMED CATEGORY LEADER IN 2013 BEST IN KLAS: SOFTWARE AND SERVICES REPORT
Stamford, Conn., February 20, 2014 – FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc. was recognized as the Category Leader for Radiology (Ambulatory) in the 2013 Best in KLAS: Software and Services report, published by KLAS Research. SYNAPSE RIS, the advanced Radiology Information System on the market today, received the highest marks in the ambulatory radiology information systems category.
“We are honored by this recognition as it is based on the opinions and experiences of healthcare providers who rely on Fujifilm’s expertise and innovative solutions,” said Jim Morgan, vice president of Medical Informatics, FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc. “At Fujifilm, we strive to go above and beyond our customers’ expectations. We will continue to focus on quality, innovation and service to deliver the best solutions available.”
The Category Leader award is given to the software and services vendor/solutions that have outperformed all others in their specific field. It is entirely based on provider feedback. Contributing to Fujifilm’s ranking was customer feedback and ratings on the product’s functional strengths.
“We listened to the providers, and these are the results,” said Adam Gale, CEO and president of KLAS Research. “This report is a reflection of thousands of providers who wanted to be heard and counted. That is the reason top-performing vendors should be proud of their achievements.”
Synapse RIS offers a host of features designed to meet the needs of outpatient facilities, radiology groups and hospitals. The system has also received EHR certification, enabling it to be part of the Meaningful Use initiative that provides financial incentives to medical professionals who use a certified EHR. New this year is improved Synapse financials, patient portal and a new business analytics module.
The annual report ranks the best-performing healthcare IT vendors in more than 100 market segments based on ratings from over 18,000 interviews with healthcare providers. KLAS evaluations are weighted in the following key areas: sales and contracting; implementation and training; service and support; and general and overall services.
KLAS is a research firm on a global mission to improve healthcare delivery by enabling providers to be heard and counted. Working with thousands of healthcare professionals and clinicians, KLAS gathers data on software, services, medical equipment, and infrastructure systems to deliver timely reports, trends, and statistical overviews. The research directly represents the provider voice and acts as a catalyst for improving vendor performance. Follow KLAS on Twitter at www.twitter.com/KLASresearch.
FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc. is a leading provider of diagnostic imaging products and medical informatics solutions to meet the needs of healthcare facilities today and well into the future. From an unrivaled selection of digital x-ray systems, to the Synapse® brand of PACS, RIS and cardiovascular products, to advanced women’s health imaging systems, Fujifilm has products that are ideal for any size imaging environment. The Endoscopy Division of FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc. supplies high quality, technologically advanced FUJINON brand endoscopes to the medical market. FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc. is headquartered in Stamford, CT. For more information please visit www.fujimed.com and www.fujifilmendoscopy.com .
FUJIFILM Holdings Corporation, Tokyo, Japan, brings continuous innovation and leading-edge products to a broad spectrum of industries, including electronic imaging, digital printing equipment, medical systems, life sciences, graphic arts, flat panel display materials, and office products, based on a vast portfolio of digital, optical, fine chemical and thin film coating technologies. The company was among the top 10 companies around the world granted U.S. patents in 2012, and in the year ended March 31, 2013, had global revenues of $26.7 billion*. Fujifilm is committed to environmental stewardship and good corporate citizenship. For more information, please visit www.fujifilmholdings.com .
* At an exchange rate of 83 yen to the dollar.
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