Shimadzu Earns 2015 Best in KLAS Award

Shimadzu Medical Systems Receives 2015 ‘Best in KLAS’ Medical Equipment Award

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Torrance, CA — November 12, 2015 - Shimadzu Medical Systems USA, a subsidiary of Shimadzu Corporation, receives a 2015 Best in KLAS award for the X-Ray Segment Category. Healthcare research firm KLAS released its annual rankings of the best-performing medical equipment vendors. The 2015 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 morebeds 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 2015 “Best in KLAS” achievement award for the X-ray Segment category for 2015*. “This is the first year that KLAS has an all-in segment category award” says Tom Kloetzly, Shimadzu’s Vice President of National Sales & Marketing. “We have received the “Best in KLAS” achievement award for the RADspeed table system in the “digital X-ray” category five out of six years”, Kloetzly states. The RADspeed DR table was awarded the “Best in KLAS” in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2014 prior to this new award by KLAS.
 
Shimadzu’s trend setting MobileDaRt Evolution Wireless was awarded the “Category Leader” for Digital X-Ray – Mobile, 3 out of four years (with the first award presented in 2011). Shimadzu Medical Systems USA President, Tetsuo Imanishi proudly explains how “ this new award by KLAS for “Best In KLAS” for the X-Ray Segment, considers all the products within the X-Ray group which includes both the RADspeed DR table and the MobileDaRt Evolution EFX systems. We are extremely happy and honored to receive such an award.
 
About Shimadzu
Shimadzu Corporation, founded in 1875 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: www.shimadzu.com 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.
 
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