KLAS Ranks GetWellNetwork #1 for Fourth Consecutive Year in Interactive Patient Systems Category
GetWellNetwork extends leadership position in helping health care providers drive patient engagement and improved performance
Bethesda, Md., February 4, 2014 – GetWellNetwork®, Inc., the leader in Interactive Patient Care™ (IPC) solutions, announced today that it has been named the category leader for Interactive Patient Systems (IPS) for the fourth consecutive year by KLAS®. The 2013 Best in KLAS Awards: Software & Services report recognizes vendors that received the highest customer satisfaction scores for software and professional services, and helps providers deliver better patient care.
“We are honored and humbled that our growing client community has once again made us the leader in KLAS,” said Michael O’Neil, founder and chief executive officer of GetWellNetwork, Inc. “The importance of patient engagement cannot be overstated, and this award is a testament to the outstanding improvements our provider partners are consistently achieving in outcomes, quality and performance. Through our technology and change management process, these health care leaders are proving that Interactive Patient Care is the most effective way to empower patients and families across the care continuum.”
Delivered on mobile devices, televisions and PCs, GetWellNetwork’s patient-centered platform enables health care providers to implement an IPC delivery model in any setting. Evidence-based data demonstrates that GetWellNetwork clients are using IPC to dramatically improve patient satisfaction, clinical outcomes and financial results.
Adam Gale, president of KLAS, noted, “We are all part of a community of care. From the vendors that provide services and advance health care technology, to KLAS, who produces insights on vendor performance, to the providers who administer care, our joint efforts can make a difference in the lives of the patients.”
GetWellNetwork works alongside some of the foremost providers of health care in U.S., including:
- Large Integrated Delivery Networks (IDNs) like Adventist Health System, Ascension Health, Catholic Health Initiatives, Kaiser Permanente and Trinity Health
- Military medical centers in the U.S. Department of Defense, Military Health System and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
- Academic medical centers, such as the University of Chicago Hospitals and Health System, University of Michigan Health System, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and the Medical University of South Carolina
- Independent hospitals such as Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center and Nationwide Children’s Hospital
GetWellNetwork supports 35 of the top children’s hospitals in the U.S. and four Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award winners – Sharp Healthcare, Saint Luke’s East-Lee’s Summit, Henry Ford Health System and University of Colorado Health Poudre Valley Hospital.
Working together with executives from more than 4,500 hospitals and 3,000 doctor offices and clinics, KLAS delivers timely and impartial reports, trends and statistics that provide a solid overview of vendor performance in the industry. KLAS measures the performance of software, professional services and medical equipment vendors. For a full copy of the KLAS report, please visit www.klasresearch.com/
GetWellNetwork®, Inc. provides patient engagement solutions that help health care providers engage, educate and empower patients along the care continuum. Our patient-centered platform, delivered across multiple technology platforms including mobile devices, computers and televisions, enables providers to implement a revolutionary care delivery model called Interactive Patient Care™ to improve performance and patient outcomes. The company further extends the value of existing IT investments by integrating seamlessly with electronic medical record and patient portal applications.
GetWellNetwork is recognized by KLAS® as the leader in the Interactive Patient Systems category and exclusively endorsed by the American Hospital Association. Learn more at www.GetWellNetwork.com.