Elekta Earns Top Rank in 2015's Best in KLAS for Radiation Therapy

Nov 18, 2015, 09:00 ET from Elekta

ATLANTA, November 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

Elekta took the first place ranking in KLAS's recently released 2015 Best in KLAS Awards: Medical & Infrastructure report.*

KLAS, an independent research firm, reports that Elekta has received highest scores in customer satisfaction overall when compared to its competitors in the radiation therapy market. The annual KLAS Awards ranks each company in the areas of sales and contracting, implementation and training, functionality and upgrades and services and support.

"Elekta's investment in radiotherapy and commitment to innovation are aimed at improving cancer care," says Bill Yaeger, Elekta's Executive Vice President, Region North America. "Equipped with increasingly effective and efficient solutions, clinicians are able to make a real impact in the lives of their patients. With the patient's well-being the end goal, we are continuously striving to deliver higher levels of customer satisfaction."

KLAS surveys include opinions of thousands of health care professionals
The KLAS awards are based on data from customer surveys of hospital and clinic executives, administrators, physicians, nurses and other directors and managers interacting with health care equipment and infrastructure solutions.

According to KLAS, Best in KLAS designations go to solutions that have excelled in their respective market segments, that show the vendor's leadership in working with customers to resolve issues and match expectations to reality, and that have the broadest operational and clinical impact to health care organizations.

The Best in KLAS designation recognizes vendors for their outstanding efforts to help health care professionals deliver better patient care. This award is reserved for those that lead the imaging equipment segments with the broadest operational and clinical impact on health care organizations.

*2015 Best in KLAS Award: Medical Equipment & Infrastructure, November 2015. © 2015 KLAS Enterprises, LLC. All rights reserved. http://www.KLASresearch.com http://www.klasresearch.com/klasreports/

About Elekta 

Elekta is a human care company pioneering significant innovations and clinical solutions for treating cancer and brain disorders. The company develops sophisticated, state-of-the-art tools and treatment planning systems for radiation therapy, radiosurgery and brachytherapy, as well as workflow enhancing software systems across the spectrum of cancer care. Stretching the boundaries of science and technology, providing intelligent and resource-efficient solutions that offer confidence to both health care providers and patients, Elekta aims to improve, prolong and even save patient lives.

Today, Elekta solutions in oncology and neurosurgery are used in over 6,000 hospitals worldwide. Elekta employs around 3,800 employees globally. The corporate headquarters is located in Stockholm, Sweden, and the company is listed on NASDAQ Stockholm. Website: http://www.elekta.com.

For further information, please contact:
Gert van Santen, Group Vice President Corporate Communications, Elekta AB
Tel: +31-653-561-242, e-mail: gert.vansanten@elekta.com
Time zone: CET: Central European Time

Raven Canzeri, Global Public Relations Manager, Elekta
Tel: +1-770-670-2524, e-mail: raven.canzeri@elekta.com
Time zone: ET: Eastern Time

SOURCE Elekta