MEDIA ALERT: Philips Wellcentive Ranks Highest in Flexibility of Meeting Customer Needs in New KLAS Specialty Report
Population Health Management 2016: The Training Wheels Are Off
January 03, 2017
Andover, MA – January 3, 2017 – In KLAS’ specialty report, Population Health Management 2016: The Training Wheels Are Off, Philips Wellcentive received the highest marks of all vendors in terms of flexibility in meeting customers’ needs and is described as especially capable of handling a large number of diverse data feeds.
A well-established player in the population health management market, Philips Wellcentive received a KLAS performance score of 81.4, above the population health management segment average, and is “best partner in a rapidly changing world.”
Royal Philips acquired Wellcentive in July 2016 as a complement to its population health management offering. Philips Wellcentive provides cloud-based IT solutions to help care providers deliver coordinated care that meets new healthcare quality requirements and reimbursement models.
KLAS interviews healthcare professionals each year about the products and services used by their respective organizations by using a standard quantitative evaluation. To further examine the most significant issues facing healthcare technology today, KLAS also creates supplemental evaluations that target a subset of KLAS’ overall sampling. The data in this report comes from both evaluation types and was collected over the last 12 months.
Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) is a leading health technology company focused on improving people's health and enabling better outcomes across the health continuum from healthy living and prevention, to diagnosis, treatment and home care. Philips leverages advanced technology and deep clinical and consumer insights to deliver integrated solutions. Headquartered in the Netherlands, the company is a leader in diagnostic imaging, image-guided therapy, patient monitoring and health informatics, as well as in consumer health and home care. Philips' health technology portfolio generated 2015 sales of EUR 16.8 billion and employs approximately 70,000 employees with sales and services in more than 100 countries. News about Philips can be found at www.philips.com/newscenter.