Fujifilm Is The Top Of Its KLAS Company ranks #1 in highest performing medical equipment vendors

STAMFORD, Conn., June 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --  FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc. announced today that the medical imaging and informatics company has secured the #1 overall medical equipment vendor – 'Best in KLAS' – in the "2012 Best in KLAS Awards: Medical Equipment & Infrastructure" report, edging out the three year incumbent.  The research firm KLAS independently evaluates vendor and product performance through the active participation of thousands of healthcare organizations and products.  Contributing to Fujifilm's number one ranking was customer feedback and ratings on each product's functional strengths.

"Over the years, we have worked hard to provide outstanding customer service, superior image quality and reduced dose for our partners' patients," says Yoshitaka Nakamura, Vice President, of Modality Solutions for Fujifilm. "We are very proud that our customers have acknowledged these efforts and are realizing the benefits of our relationships. We promise that our continued dedication to our customers and their patients will not waiver."

The company's portfolio has rapidly expanded over the past two years and offers a variety of digital X-ray solutions including flat panel detectors, Direct Radiography (DR) room replacements and mobile systems designed to meet the varying needs of its customers; many of which received high rankings in their respective areas in this year's KLAS report.

In addition to winning the coveted 'Best in KLAS' award for medical equipment, the company was also recognized with an impressive number one or two ranking in four digital x-ray categories. Awards Include:  

  • "2012 Best in KLAS Awards: Digital X-ray-Mobile" for the FCR Go.
  • #1 - "2012 Best in KLAS Awards: Other Medical Equipment" in the Single-plate and Multi-plate Computed Radiography categories for the Carbon X/XL and XG5000.
  • #2 - "2012 Best in KLAS Awards: Digital X-ray" report for overall performance of DR equipment with the FDR D-EVO™ Suite.

"There's a reason why our customers have selected Fujifilm as a leader in Digital X-ray," said Rob Fabrizio, Fujifilm's Senior Marketing and Product Development Manager, Digital Radiography Systems.  "We have a solid line-up of Digital X-ray systems that deliver outstanding image quality and reliability backed by our firm commitment to service.  The KLAS report confirms that Fujifilm is a major player in Digital X-ray market, and we plan to continue delivering systems to consistently meet and exceed customer expectations," said Fabrizio.

For more information or to see a demonstration of Fujfilm's  "Best in KLAS"  product line, please visit www.fujimed.com or booth # 901 at the upcoming  AHRA 2012 annual meeting and exposition in Orlando, Fla, August  12th ­– 16th. 

About Fujifilm
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 visit www.fujimed.com and www.fujinonendoscopy.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 ranked among the top 17 companies around the world granted U.S. patents in 2011, and in the year ended March 31, 2012, had global revenues of $27.8 billion*.  Fujifilm is committed to environmental stewardship and good corporate citizenship. For more information, please visit www.fujifilmholdings.com.

* At an exchange rate of 79 yen to the dollar.

About KLAS
KLAS is a research firm specializing in monitoring and reporting on the performance of healthcare vendors. KLAS' mission is to improve healthcare delivery by independently measuring vendor performance for the benefit of our healthcare provider partners, consultants, investors, and vendors. Working together with executives from more than 4,500 hospitals and 2,500 clinics, KLAS delivers timely reports, trends, and statistics, which provide a solid overview of vendor performance in the industry. KLAS measures performance of software, professional service, and medical equipment vendors. For more information, go to www.KLASresearch.com, email marketing@KLASresearch.com, or call 1-800-920-4109 to speak with a KLAS representative. Follow KLAS on Twitter at www.twitter.com/KLASresearch.

© 2012 FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc.

SOURCE FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc.



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