BELLEVUE, Wash. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that its Sentri7® solution received the KLAS Category Leader award in the Clinical Decision Support-Surveillance segment of the 2013 Best in KLAS: Software & Services report. The annual recognition measures product performance based on surveys and in-depth interviews with more than 16,000 healthcare providers.
KLAS is an independent healthcare IT vendor research firm that recognizes healthcare vendors for their leadership in working with customers to ensure satisfaction. It publishes the annual report to assist healthcare organizations by providing an unbiased and accurate vehicle for measuring performance in the healthcare industry, allowing for further understanding of how well suppliers and products perform.
“Sentri7 is an integral part of any healthcare organizations’ goal of achieving excellence in care delivery for its ability to drive continuous quality and safety improvements in an environment that demands overall cost reductions while ensuring optimal patient outcomes,” said Leo Barbaro, Vice President and General Manager, Clinical Terminologies and Surveillance, Wolters Kluwer Health, Clinical Solutions. “To have our customers acknowledge through KLAS the role our products play in advancing care quality and safety reaffirms our commitment to leveraging advanced technologies to provide the meaningful information and support clinicians need to effectively manage care and improve outcomes.”
About Wolters Kluwer Health
Wolters Kluwer Health is a leading global provider of information, business intelligence and point-of-care solutions for the healthcare industry. Serving more than 150 countries and territories worldwide, Wolters Kluwer Health’s customers include professionals, institutions and students in medicine, nursing, allied health and pharmacy. Major brands include Health Language®, Lexicomp®, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Medicom®, Medknow, Ovid®, Pharmacy OneSource®, ProVation® Medical and UpToDate®.
Wolters Kluwer Health is part of Wolters Kluwer, a market-leading global information services company. Wolters Kluwer had 2012 annual revenues of €3.6 billion ($4.6 billion), employs approximately 19,000 people worldwide, and maintains operations in over 40 countries across Europe, North America, Asia Pacific, and Latin America. Follow our official Twitter handle: @WKHealth.
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 professionals 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 vendor performance. Follow KLAS on Twitter at www.twitter.com/KLASresearch.