LOS ANGELES, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- KLAS, a research firm specializing in monitoring and reporting healthcare vendor performance, announced that it has rated MedInformatix RIS Category Leader in KLAS' December 2010 Top 20 Best in KLAS Awards: Software & Professional Services report in the Radiology (Ambulatory) market segment.
Ranked fifth in 2008, MedInformatix RIS' ascension to KLAS (www.KLASresearch.com) Category Leader reflects the vendor's enhanced research and development activities, as well as improvements in product quality, supporting services and sales processes, said Thomas McGonigle, company CEO. "We put a lot of effort and heart into continually making changes and improvements to MedInformatix RIS, as we do with each of our offerings, based on customer feedback and requests.
"Customer suggestions enable our company to enhance the package in ways that better enable radiology practices to achieve greater business efficiencies, which also ultimately result in improved patient services and outcomes," McGonigle said. "KLAS is the industry's most reputable ranking agency, and MedInformatix is proud to achieve Category Leader designation in our market segment. In large part, it is a testament our customers' passion for MedInformatix RIS and their willingness to share ideas on how to continually make it better."
KLAS' 2010 Top 20 Best in KLAS Awards: Software & Professional Services report's healthcare IT vendor rankings are based on more than 17,000 interviews with healthcare providers. Top-rated companies, including MedInformatix, earn distinction based on their performance and leadership in meeting customer expectations in the areas of product quality, implementation, and service and support. Sub-categories address the areas of sales and contracting, training, and functionality and product upgrades.
Orem, Utah-based KLAS debuted the Best in KLAS Awards report in 1998. The research firm's mission is to improve, through its rankings, the performance of healthcare software, professional services, medical equipment and infrastructure vendors.
MedInformatix RIS is a SQL-based radiology practice package that includes an Electronic Health Records (EHR) module, as well as scheduling, registration, technologist and radiologist workflows, billing, EDI custom reporting and collections features. It also enables practices to attain Stage 1 meaningful use goals and objectives under The Federal Government's American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) for Health Information Technology.
MedInformatix, Inc. (www.medinformatix.com) is a leading national provider of fully integrated Electronic Health Records. The products have been built around MedInformatix's 25 years of workflow expertise. MedInformatix's suite of products is designed on a single database using Microsoft SQL. Whether the client is a single physician who went live in 1994, a 13-location cardiology practice, the busiest radiology practice in Manhattan, or one of 15 other serviced specialties, MedInformatix accommodates their needs. MedInformatix can turn the dream of a paperless, integrated practice into a reality.
MedInformatix Version 7.5 is now certified to meet 2011-2012 criteria supporting Stage 1 Meaningful Use requirements under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) as a Complete EHR by the Drummond Group.
This Complete EHR is 2011/2012 compliant and has been certified by an ONC-ATCB in accordance with the applicable certification criteria adopted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services. This certification does not represent an endorsement by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services or guarantee the receipt of incentive payments."
MedInformatix, October 22, 2010, Version 7.5, 1022201024238, Clinical Quality Measures: NQF0013, NQF0421, NQF0041, NQF0024, NQF0028, NQF0038, NQF0059, NQF0061, NQF0064. Additional software used: TrueCrypt v2.0, email software, spreadsheet software.