Shimadzu 2014 Best in KLAS award winner


Shimadzu Medical Systems receives 2014 ‘Best in KLAS’ medical equipment award
Torrance, CA — July 29, 2014 - Shimadzu Medical Systems USA, a subsidiary of Shimadzu Corporation,
receives a 2014 Best in KLAS award for Digital X-Ray.  Healthcare research firm KLAS released its annual rankings of the best-performing medical equipment vendors. The 2014 Best in KLAS: Medical Equipment and Infrastructure report ranked companies in 21 market categories. Eight vendors earned the Best in KLAS distinction in various market segments including computed tomography (CT), digital X-ray, automated medication dispensing for 200 or more beds and ultrasound.
Based on evaluations submitted by thousands of healthcare providers in and outside the United States
over the past 12 months, KLAS rankings measure a vendor’s performance in areas like product quality,
implementation, and service and support. A Best in KLAS award is reserved for top-rated companies in a
select group of the largest and most impactful market segments.
Shimadzu Medical Systems USA, has been bestowed the 2014 “Best in KLAS” achievement award for
the RADspeed table system in the “digital X-ray” category five out of six years. The RADspeed DR table
was also awarded the “Best in KLAS” in 2009, 2010, 2011 & 2012.
Also just announced, Shimadzu’s trend setting MobileDaRt Evolution Wireless was awarded the
“Category Leader” for Digital X-Ray – Mobile, three out of the last four years (with the first award
presented in 2011).
About Shimadzu
Shimadzu Corporation, founded in 1896 in Kyoto Japan and the parent of Shimadzu Medical Systems
USA (SMS), is a global provider of medical diagnostic equipment including conventional, interventional
and digital X-Ray systems. Shimadzu Medical Systems USA is headquartered in Torrance, California with
Sales and Service offices throughout the United States, the Caribbean and Canada with Direct
Operations head quartered out of Dallas Texas. Contact SMS at: or call
1.800.228.1429 for more information.
About KLAS
KLAS is a research firm on a global mission to improve healthcare delivery by enabling providers to be
heard and to be counted. Working with thousands of healthcare executives 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. KLAS was founded in 1996, and its staff and advisory board
members average 25 years of healthcare information technology experience.
For more information, go to, email, or call: 1-
800-920-4109 to speak with a KLAS representative. Follow KLAS on Twitter @KLASresearch