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VisualDx Category Leader for CDS - Referential in 2012 Best in KLAS

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 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:


About KLAS
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, email, or call 1-800-920-4109 to speak with a KLAS representative. Follow KLAS on Twitter at

About VisualDx

VisualDx is an award-winning diagnostic clinical decision support system that has become the standard electronic resource at more than half of U.S. medical schools and more than 1,500 hospitals and institutions nationwide.  VisualDx combines clinical search with the world's best medical image library, plus medical knowledge from experts to help with diagnosis, treatment, self-education, and patient communication. Expanding to provide diagnostic decision support across General Medicine, the new VisualDx brings increased speed and accuracy to the art of diagnosis. Learn more at