ROCHESTER, N.Y., Jan. 29 — Carestream Health has earned top ratings from healthcare IT and radiology professionals across the globe for its CARESTREAM Vue PACS as reported by KLAS, an independent research organization that monitors healthcare vendor performance. KLAS issued a report today that named Carestream as the “Category Leader for Global PACS” in Europe and Asia/Pacific regions—two of the world’s most prominent markets.
The 2014 Best in KLAS: Software and Services report is based on user scores compiled from the feedback of thousands of healthcare providers at clinics, hospitals and local, regional and national healthcare systems.
“We have devoted significant personnel resources as well as research and development funding to create innovative, practical solutions that address the diverse image management, sharing and storage needs of healthcare providers worldwide,” said Diana L. Nole, President, Digital Medical Solutions, Carestream. “We feel the KLAS ranking is an important validation from healthcare providers in dozens of nations that have recognized us as a leader in global PACS technology.”
KLAS has a longstanding reputation for accurately and impartially measuring vendor performance. KLAS processes have been independently audited to ensure that KLAS provides a transparent window into what users actually think of products. The company’s reports represent the combined opinions of actual people from provider organizations comparing how vendors, products, and/or services performed when measured against the participant’s objectives and expectations.
Carestream’s Vue PACS is used for managing, storing and sharing medical images and radiology information at some of the world’s largest and most respected local, regional and national healthcare systems.
Vue PACS provides a single intuitive workspace for the clinical tools and applications physicians and radiologists need for fully featured diagnostic reporting. The Web-enabled Vue PACS platform has integrated advanced visualization, 3D post processing, volume registration, lesion management, dictation/voice recognition, critical results notification and a mammography module that eliminates the need for dedicated workstations. Carestream provides physicians with rapid, secure access to imaging exams on mobile devices or workstations with its zero footprint Vue Motion universal viewer. The company also offersa patient portal that equips healthcare providers to securely share imaging studies and other data with patients.
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 executives 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 supplier performance. KLAS was founded in 1996, and their staff and advisory board average 25 years of healthcare information technology experience. Follow KLAS on Twitter at www.twitter.com/KLASresearch.