Siemens Earns Two KLAS Honors

Feb 15, 2013

Siemens Healthcare was recently awarded the 2012 “Best in KLAS” award for laboratory information systems (LIS) software by KLAS, an independent healthcare research firm.¹ This is the fifth year in a row that NOVIUS® Lab has achieved this award, which is given to a vendor or product that scores the highest in its industry segment and provides the broadest operational and clinical impact to healthcare organizations. NOVIUS Lab is a rules-based LIS that helps laboratory professionals manage higher volumes and maintain quality. The solution is easy to configure to the specific needs of the laboratory environment.


Additionally, Soarian® Clinicals earned Category Leader recognition for Acute Care EMR (Community). Recently, Soarian has continued to maintain a strong momentum in community hospitals. Siemens can deliver enterprise-wide health IT that has the potential for agile implementation, embedded workflow management and tools to remotely manage all aspects of hardware and implementation through Siemens secure, medical-grade cloud.


KLAS is a research firm with a global mission to work with thousands of healthcare executives and clinicians, in order to gather 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.



Launched in November 2011, “Agenda 2013” is the initiative of the Siemens Healthcare Sector to further strengthen its innovative power and competitiveness. Specific measures, which will be implemented by the end of 2013, have been defined in four fields of action: innovation, competitiveness, regional footprint, and people development.


The Siemens Healthcare Sector is one of the world's largest suppliers to the healthcare industry and a trendsetter in medical imaging, laboratory diagnostics, medical information technology and hearing aids. Siemens offers its customers products and solutions for the entire range of patient care from a single source – from prevention and early detection to diagnosis, and on to treatment and aftercare. By optimizing clinical workflows for the most common diseases, Siemens also makes healthcare faster, better and more cost-effective. Siemens Healthcare employs some 51,000 employees worldwide and operates around the world. In fiscal year 2012 (to September 30), the Sector posted revenue of 13.6 billion euros and profit of around 1.8 billion euros. For further information please visit:

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