By Max Clarke

Perceptive Software, creator of enterprise content management solutions, including ImageNow document management, imaging and workflow, announced today that KLAS’ “2010 Top 20 Best in KLAS Awards: Software & Professional Services” report has ranked Perceptive Software the No.2 vendor in document management and imaging in the healthcare industry.

KLAS is a research and consulting firm that specializes in monitoring and reporting the performance of information technology vendors in the healthcare field. The “Best in KLAS” Award is given annually to vendors whose products score the highest in its designated category and also meet all “Best in KLAS” requirements. The “Top 20” ranking is reserved for those vendors/firms that have a minimum of three separate products/services fully rated in three separate market segments..

“The KLAS report is validation of Perceptive Software’s dedication to creating the best ECM solutions for the healthcare industry while continuing to meet or exceed the expectations of our customers,” said Lauren Bellon, Perceptive Software vice president of healthcare solutions and strategy.

Perceptive Software solutions for healthcare – built using ImageNow document management, imaging, workflow and other ECM technology – connect staff with the information they need to do their jobs. Whether paper or electronic, information that normally resides outside the EMR, EHR and HIS becomes accessible and actionable within them. These healthcare solutions enable hospitals, clinics, rehabilitation centers, long-term care units and all other types of facilities across the healthcare spectrum to:

• Establish a truly comprehensive patient record
• Heighten patient safety and service through immediate access to content
• Ensure compliance through secure access and advanced reportability
• Cut costs by eliminating paper, reducing storage space and saving staff time
• Implement quickly, yielding a fast realization of return on investment

“The best part about ImageNow by Perceptive Software is the ease of use,” said Dot Gebhart, senior application analyst, WellSpan Health. “It’s very easy to support and the support folks are great. And the return on investment is so quick.”