News | March 02, 2008

B. Braun Named Best in KLAS for Smart Pumps in 2007

March 3, 2008 - B. Braun Medical Inc. was recently named “Best in KLAS” for smart pump technology in KLAS’s 2007 Year-End Report.

The capabilities of B. Braun’s Outlook Safety Infusion System were recognized by KLAS. Based on the opinions of healthcare executives, managers and clinicians, B. Braun’s Outlook Safety Infusion System shined above the competition, achieving top scores in “Contracting Experience,”” “Keeps Promises,” “Technology Easy to Implement/Support” and “Works as Promoted.”

The Outlook Safety Infusion System automates IV pump programming to reduce manual programming errors and improve safety. With features such as an extensive drug library and bar coding capabilities, the system enables clinicians to improve patient safety while streamlining care. The company also says it is designed to ensure the right patient is receiving the right drug and the right dose by an authorized clinician. The system’s open architecture design allows it to interface with hospital or pharmacy information management systems, making it customizable to various healthcare environments.

The KLAS Top 20 Report, published semi-annually as a report card of vendor performance, is a summary of performance data collected over the past 13 months. It ranks the top overall vendors, as well as leaders in each market segment. Year-end leaders receive the coveted “Best in KLAS” designation for one year.

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