November 14, 2007 - Zonare Medical Systems today announced it was ranked as the top vendor in the inaugural KLAS Hand-Carried Ultrasound study.
The study ranked the company first in image quality, ergonomics and throughput, according to the survey, and second in reliability and durability.
Unlike most other HCU systems, the z.one system’s Zone Sonography software-based architecture allows its performance to continue to improve as greater processing power becomes available. System upgrades can be downloaded via the Internet, allowing for fast advances in clinical capabilities.
KLAS Enterprises LLC, is a research firm specializing in monitoring and reporting the performance of information technology and medical imaging vendors in the healthcare field. KLAS has created a database of information on the performance of 300 vendors and 500 products, as judged by executives and clinicians from more than 4,500 healthcare facilities. The company gathers data through written evaluations and confidential interviews, and publishes results regularly.
The study was the result of KLAS’ effort to uncover answers to a number of questions regarding the impact of HCU on the facilities and patient care.