Clinical Computer Systems, Inc.’s OBIX® Perinatal Data System Achieves Number One Ranking For Labor And Delivery Systems In The 2010 KLAS® Report


Care Providers Again Rank CCSI #1 Among Perinatal Information System Vendors in the Market for the Fifth, Consecutive Time

Elgin, IL, January 3, 2011 – 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 report1. This independent report compiled from feedback of healthcare executives and professionals covers health care information technology and professional services. It is the fifth, 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 September 20102, December 20093, December 20084 and March 20085. 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. Of the products ranked, it received the highest ratings by customers in the categories of buy again and product quality.

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 feel honored to receive this recognition from our customers for the fifth, consecutive time,” said Kim Sell, President of CCSI. “It demonstrates the commitment of our employees to ongoing customer satisfaction and the value that users place on the performance of our systems and the support they receive. At the same time, we recognize that we need to work diligently to maintain the trust of our customers through continual improvements in our software, education and support. We know, for example, that customizations are a critical step towards successful implementations, and we are working hard to provide them more efficiently. Also, we are expanding our customer service teams, completing our next version of software and looking forward to achieving ARRA certification.” Pat Dwyer, Director of Business Development, added “CCSI is strongly committed to building usable user interfaces for a better user experience. We are striving to replicate the success that we have had interfacing to Epic systems by working with other industry-leading HIS companies to improve the workflow efficiencies for our customers.”

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

1The research findings were published in the December 2010 KLAS® report, “2010 Top 20 Best in KLAS Awards: Software and Professional Services”
2September 2010 KLAS report, “Labor & Delivery 2010: Who’s Evolving, Supporting, and Integrating?”
3December 2009 KLAS report, “2009 Top 20 Best in KLAS Awards: Software and Professional Services”
4December 2008 KLAS report, “2008 Top 20 Best in KLAS Awards: Software and Professional Services”
5March 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)