ATLANTA, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ – A recent KLAS survey of 137 healthcare providers show high satisfaction for Elekta's combined oncology information system (OIS), MOSAIQ® Radiation Oncology / MOSAIQ® Medical Oncology. The integrated MOSAIQ solution—the market's leading open-system, vendor-independent OIS—earned the top ranking. In addition, 88 percent of respondents indicated they would buy MOSAIQ again.
In the KLAS 2010 report, titled The Oncology IT Balancing Act: Integration vs. Functionality, Elekta vaulted over its competitors to claim the No. 1 rank. Customer comments and survey analysis indicated Elekta's focus on service and support, its delivery of solid, all-around functionality—particularly the scheduling module which is a part of MOSAIQ's comprehensive practice management solution—and Elekta's ability to provide "the most consistent client experience, regardless of facility size or geographic region," were key factors in its latest ranking.
Elekta's OIS offerings received top scores in:
- Product worked as promoted
- Implementation on time
- Quality of training
- Overall product quality
- Supports integration goals
- Keeps promises
Elekta also tied for the top scores in:
- Delivery of new technology
- Quality of phone / web support
- Proactive service
"Streamlining information flow in cancer management environments is a top priority among healthcare providers as they work to fulfill federal government guidelines for electronic medical records (EMR) systems as specified in the HITECH Act," says Todd Powell, Executive Vice President Elekta Software.
"We have worked to make our MOSAIQ products not only the most comprehensive, interoperable and robust solutions available, but also equipped them to perform functions that all modern EMRs should have to increase efficiency in patient care," he says. "This report provides yet another example in support of our efforts and shows that we're addressing the issues that our customers believe are the most important."
KLAS independently monitors vendor performance through the active participation of thousands of healthcare organizations and uses a stringent methodology to ensure all data and ratings are accurate, honest and impartial.
Read more about the world's leading multi-vendor, multi-specialty data management system at www.elekta.com/mosaiq.
MOSAIQ is a dedicated oncology information system that streamlines the entire medical oncology or radiation oncology workflow from diagnosis and staging, through planning, treatment, follow-up and long-term survivorship. At the heart of MOSAIQ is the image-enabled electronic medical record by which healthcare professionals communicate information about their patients through the entire spectrum of cancer care.
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 and radiosurgery, 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 healthcare providers and patients, Elekta aims to improve, prolong and even save patient lives, making the future possible. Today, Elekta solutions in oncology and neurosurgery are used in over 5,000 hospitals globally, and every day more than 100,000 patients receive diagnosis, treatment or follow-up with the help of a solution from the Elekta Group.
Elekta employs around 2,500 employees globally. The corporate headquarter is located in Stockholm, Sweden, and the company is listed on the Nordic Exchange under the ticker EKTAb. For more information about Elekta, please visit www.elekta.com.
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