VisualDx Named Category Leader for Clinical Decision Support - Referential in 2012 Best in KLAS Awards
Marks Second Year in a Row that VisualDx Has Been Recognized as a Category Leader in Report
ROCHESTER, NY, Dec. 19, 2012 – Logical Images’ VisualDx® has been recognized as a Category Leader in the Clinical Decision Support - Referential category in the 2012 Best in KLAS Awards: Software & Services report released on December 14, 2012. VisualDx® is a web-based clinical decision support system proven to enhance diagnostic accuracy, aid therapeutic decisions, and improve patient safety. This recognition is awarded to vendors who have excelled in their respective market segments and signifies leadership in working with customers to resolve issues and match expectations to reality.
VisualDx® combines the best medical images in the world with a unique and powerful search engine to give physicians patient-specific answers in seconds. The system is reviewed and kept up to date by leading physician experts. This marks the second year in a row that VisualDx® has been named a Category Leader in the Best in KLAS Awards. In 2011, VisualDx was named Category Leader for Clinical Decision Support (CDS).
This year, KLAS conducted more than 20,000 total interviews with healthcare executives, managers, and clinicians to determine the performance of hundreds of software and professional services firms and their offerings, and the impact those tools are having on patient care. The research enables healthcare providers to make more-informed technology decisions and vendors to strive for excellence. Healthcare providers surveyed rated VisualDx a 93.8 percent overall score—highest of all the CDS - Referential tools evaluated in the report.
“VisualDx contains more than 25,000 high-quality, peer-reviewed images that enhance diagnostic accuracy, aid therapeutic decisions, and improve patient safety. This powerful and comprehensive system helps doctors practice medicine and serve their patients in a smarter, more accurate, and more efficient way,” said Dr. Art Papier, Founder and CEO of Logical Images. “Given our commitment to providing physicians with patient-specific answers in seconds, we’re honored to be recognized among other leaders in healthcare technology and services.”
Participants of the study and KLAS subscribers can view the full study at www.KLASresearch.com. If you do not currently have a KLAS subscription and you are a provider or responsible for supplying CDS tools at your institution, sign up to participate in the evaluation of your CDS vendors here: www.KLASresearch.com/eval.
About Logical Images' VisualDx
Logical Images has built the most comprehensive digital medical image library, with over 90,000 images representing all ages and skin types. This extensive collection is the foundation for their clinical decision support system, VisualDx. VisualDx (www.visualdx.com) is the only point-of-care technology to merge medical images with clinical information, allowing clinicians to build a visual differential diagnosis based on actual patient findings. Follow VisualDx on Twitter at @Visual_Dx.
KLAS is a research firm specializing in monitoring and reporting the performance of healthcare vendors. KLAS’ mission is to improve delivery of healthcare, by independently measuring vendor performance for the benefit of healthcare provider partners, consultants, investors, and vendors by collecting accurate, honest, and impartial provider experiences. Working together with executives from over 4,500 hospitals and over 2,500 clinics, KLAS delivers timely reports, trends, and statistics, which provide a solid overview of vendor performance in the industry. KLAS measures performance of software, professional services, medical equipment, and infrastructure vendors. For more information, go to
www.KLASresearch.com, email marketing@KLASresearch.com, or call 1-800-920-4109 to speak with a KLAS representative. Follow KLAS on Twitter at www.twitter.com/KLASresearch.