ATLANTA, Dec. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Among oncology software products, customers ranked Elekta first for its MOSAIQ® Oncology Information System (OIS) in a survey by KLAS, an independent research firm. The recently released 2011 Best in KLAS Awards: Software & Services* report showed that MOSAIQ scored 79.1 out of 100 and 88 percent of customers indicated they would buy again. The report, which puts MOSAIQ at the top for 2011, is a summary of performance data collected over the past 12 months and ranks the top overall vendors, as well as leaders in each market segment.
The award will be presented to Elekta at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Conference & Exhibition in February 2012 in Las Vegas. Elekta experts, available at booth #1455 will be providing MOSAIQ demonstrations during the exhibition, highlighting the OIS's unparalleled open systems and interface connectivity to the widest range of treatment planning, treatment delivery, LIS, brachytherapy systems and hospital information systems.
"We are enormously gratified that our customer respondents in the KLAS survey recognized the value of MOSAIQ for managing their patients' care," says Todd Powell, Executive Vice President, Elekta Software. "A continually evolving solution since 1992, MOSAIQ OIS was developed not only to streamline complex oncology workflows, but also to enable clinics to integrate vendor-neutral hardware and software as their needs change."
More than 1,400 U.S. cancer treatment centers trust MOSAIQ to manage their patient information and provide unmatched connectivity to enterprise systems.
MOSAIQ is a complete patient information management system that centralizes radiation oncology, particle therapy and medical oncology patient data into a single user application, accessible by multi-disciplinary teams across multiple locations. As a true open systems platform, MOSAIQ connects seamlessly to virtually any linear accelerator and planning system from any vendor, giving centers the flexibility to choose solutions that perform optimally for their practice and patients.
From the single physician practice to the most sophisticated provider networks with hundreds of users, MOSAIQ provides comprehensive image, data and workflow management customized to exact customer needs. The single application offers users fast and efficient access to the right information when they need it.
KLAS gathers opinions of thousands of healthcare professionals
The KLAS awards are based on data from customer surveys of hospital and clinic executives, administrators, physicians, nurses and other directors and managers interacting with healthcare equipment and infrastructure solutions.
According to KLAS, Best in KLAS designations go to solutions that have excelled in their respective market segments, that show the vendor's leadership in working with customers to resolve issues and match expectations to reality, and that have the broadest operational and clinical impact to healthcare organizations.
The 2011 Best in KLAS Awards: Software & Services report is available online. To purchase the full report, visit www.KLASresearch.com/BestinKLAS.
Compliant with HITECH Act meaningful use criteria
MOSAIQ version 2.3 has been certified for Stage 1 meaningful use as a complete EHR, and is available for immediate installation.
*2011 Best in KLAS Awards: Software & Services," December, 2011. © 2011 KLAS Enterprises, LLC. All rights reserved. www.KLASresearch.com
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, radiosurgery and brachytherapy, 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.
Today, Elekta solutions in oncology and neurosurgery are used in over 6,000 hospitals worldwide. Elekta employs around 3,300 employees globally. The corporate headquarters is located in Stockholm, Sweden, and the company is listed on the Nordic Exchange under the ticker EKTAb. Website: www.elekta.com.
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