Clinical Computer Systems, Inc.’s OBIX® Perinatal Data System Achieves Number One Ranking For Labor And Delivery Systems In The 2009 KLAS® Annual Report


Care Providers Again Rank CCSI #1 Among Perinatal
Information System Vendors in the Market

Elgin, IL, January 5, 2010 – Clinical Computer Systems, Inc. (CCSI) today announced that its OBIX® Perinatal Data System was ranked number one for labor and delivery systems in the 2010 KLAS® annual, year-end report*. This independent report compiled from feedback of healthcare executives and professionals covers healthcare information technology and professional services. It is the third, consecutive KLAS report in which the OBIX system has been ranked number one for labor and delivery systems. Previous KLAS research reports that ranked the OBIX system number one were published in December 2008** and March 2008***. The OBIX System received the highest overall score among systems that provide central surveillance, alerts, documentation and archiving capabilities for the labor and delivery environment.

The OBIX Perinatal Data System is a comprehensive system for central, bedside and remote electronic fetal monitoring that includes archiving, point-of-care charting, single-click management reports and Internet-based physician access. Its design facilitates scalability and expansion so it can be site-tailored to meet any department’sspecific workflow needs. Decision support tools help clinicians improve their practices and promote patient safety in electronic fetal monitoring. In addition, the system is specifically designed for interfacing to other hospital departmental systems, hospital-wide charting solutions and electronic medical record repositories.

“We are extremely gratified by this recognition and proud of our employees, all of whom strive to meet and exceed our customers’ expectations,” said Kim Sell, President of CCSI. “It’s the third, consecutive time in the past two years that our system has been rated number one by customers. This recognition reflects more than just best-of-breed software because we concentrate on all phases of customer ownership-from sales to implementation, education, service and support. In fact, we believe our recognition is in large part attributable to our expert education and service which lead to customer success. We will continue to work hard to retain the trust of our customers.” Pat Dwyer, Director of Business Development, added “Because systems connectivity and interoperability have become so important to our customers, CCSI is working diligently with industry-leading, house-wide HIS companies to develop interfaces that can integrate vital clinical information and improve workflow efficiencies.”

About KLAS?
KLAS is a research firm specializing in monitoring and reporting the performance of healthcare vendors. KLAS’ mission is to improve delivery, by independently measuring vendor performance for the benefit of our healthcare provider partners, consultants, investors, and vendors. Working together with executives from over 4500 hospitals and over 2500 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, and medical equipment vendors. For more information, go to, email, or call 1-800-920-4109 to speak with a KLAS representative.

About Clinical Computer Systems, Inc.?
Clinical Computer Systems, Inc. (CCSI) is an employee-owned, high technology company located in Elgin, Illinois. The company’s business is dedicated exclusively to the development, marketing and support of the OBIX Perinatal Data System. For over 20 years, CCSI has been a leader in perinatal data systems with innovative, customer-driven, computer-based solutions and support services. The company’s total-system approach includes the support of locally-dedicated, expert service and support specialists. Its Success-Focused Education Program trains all users in an on-site, multi-phase, quality-assured process that has enabled thousands of clinicians to successfully adapt to electronic point-of-care charting. Find out more by visiting

*The research findings were published in the December 2009 KLAS report, “2009 Top 20 Best in KLAS Awards: Software and Professional Services” For more information about the KLAS report, visit, or contact Steve Van Wagenen (

**The research findings were published in the December 2008 KLAS report, “2008 Top 20 Best in KLAS Awards: Software and Professional Services” For more information about the KLAS report, visit, or contact Steve Van Wagenen (

***The research findings were published in the March 2008 KLAS report, ” Labor and Delivery” For more information about the KLAS report, visit, or contact Steve Van Wagenen (

Pat Dwyer
Clinical Computer Systems, Inc. (CCSI)