News | August 18, 2009

Siemens Emotion CT Earns Top Ranking in KLAS Report

August 18, 2009 – Siemens Healthcare’s SOMATOM Emotion CT scanner was ranked highest among 16-slice CT systems, according to a recent report from market research firm KLAS.*
Among major vendors in the 16-slice CT market, KLAS ranked the SOMATOM Emotion 16 scanner highest, earning a performance score of 90.7 out of 100. In individual categories, the system received top marks in “Product Works as Promoted,” “Product Quality Rating,” “Product Uptime,” “Ease Of Use,” “Quality of Implementation,” “Implementation on Time,” “Quality of Training,” and “Part of Long-Term Plan.” The system also received the top rating in several categories, including, “Would They Buy It Again (100 percent),” “Recommend to a Friend/Peer,” and Keeps All Promises (100 percent).
The SOMATOM Emotion 16 enables facilities to not only perform routine examinations, such as brain, chest, and abdomen examinations, but also undertake high-end, detailed examinations, such as high-resolution CT angiography, which greatly improve patient care, as well as diagnostic workflow.
The Siemens Customer Care approach education and training, information and communication, services and support, and upgrades and migration.
Additionally, Siemens Clinical Education provides a variety of educational offerings tailored to customer’s needs and requirements. From virtual education to onsite and classroom training, to printed self-study programs, Siemens Clinical Education provides imaging and therapy professionals with a variety of traditional and alternative learning methods to accommodate multiple learning preferences. Siemens helps customers to optimize the usage of their system, while obtaining continuing education credits.
*Source: “Slicing the CT Market: Next Generation, 64, and 16”. www.KLASresearch.com. May 2009. KLAS Confidential Information. © 2009 KLAS Enterprises, LLC. All rights reserved
For more information: www.siemens.com/healthcare

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