Excellence Reaffirmed As Clinical Computer Systems, Inc.’s OBIX® Perinatal Data System Achieves #1 Ranking In Eighth, Consecutive KLAS® Report


For the Eighth, Consecutive Time, Care Providers Rank CCSI #1 Among Perinatal Information System Vendors in the Market

Elgin, IL, – December 20, 2012 – Clinical Computer Systems, Inc. (CCSI) today announced that its OBIX® Perinatal Data System was ranked number one for labor and delivery systems in the 2012 KLAS® annual, year-end report1. This independent report compiled from feedback of healthcare executives and professionals covers healthcare information technology and professional services. It is the eighth, 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 May 20122, December 20113, December 20104, September 20105, December 20096, December 20087and March 20088. 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 for product quality.

The OBIX Perinatal Data System is a comprehensive set of software tools for central, bedside and remote electronic fetal monitoring that includes archiving, point-of-care charting and Internet-based physician access. The system’s open-architecture design combined with the latest Windows® operating systems facilitates both scalability and expansion. It can be site-configured to meet any OB department’s specific requirements and then easily expanded as needed. 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 highly value the accurate, impartial results of KLAS research reports as we strive to meet our customers’ expectations for excellence and high performance,” said Kim Sell, President of CCSI. “We have formed customer care teams throughout our company to foster continuing improvement, and we are most proud of our employees for the distinguished education, service and support that they provide our customers. Thanks to our development teams, soon we will release a major software version that incorporates significant features and enhancements that customers have requested.” Pat Dwyer, Director of Business Development, added “We recognize the important contribution that our business partners make to the success of our company, and we appreciate the opportunities to collaborate with leading HIS companies to provide our customers a more integrated systems experience.”

About KLAS®

KLAS is a researchresearch firm on a global mission to improve healthcare delivery by enabling providers to be heard and to be counted. Working with thousands of healthcare executives and clinicians, KLAS gathers 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. Founded in 1996, KLAS’ staff and advisory board members average 25 years of healthcare information technology experience. 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 @KLASresearch.

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 onsite, 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 staging.obix.flywheelsites.com.

1The research findings were published in the December 2012 KLAS® report, “Best in KLAS Awards: Software and Professional Services” 2May 2012 KLAS report, “Labor and Delivery 2012: Pursuing Interoperable Functionality” 3December 2011 KLAS report, “2011 Best in KLAS Awards: Software & Services” 4December 2010 KLAS report, “2010 Top 20 Best in KLAS Awards: Software and Professional Services” 5September 2010 KLAS report, “Labor & Delivery 2010: Who’s Evolving, Supporting, and Integrating?” 6December 2009 KLAS report, “2009 Top 20 Best in KLAS Awards: Software and Professional Services” 7December 2008 KLAS report, “2008 Top 20 Best in KLAS Awards: Software and Professional Services”8March 2008 KLAS report, “Labor and Delivery” For more information about KLAS reports, visit www.KLASresearch.com or contact Steve Van Wagenen at steve@KLASresearch.com.

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