The 2016 Best in KLAS: Medical Equipment report has been published, with Siemens Healthineers taking the No.1 spot for “Overall Imaging Equipment Suite” for the second consecutive year. Furthermore, Shimadzu Corp. won Best in KLAS for x-ray, as well as Category Leader for portable x-ray.

Hologic Mammography ranked as the highest–scoring imaging equipment, with a score of 8.3 out of 9.0. Also of note are the impressive score improvements earned by Pfizer Plum A+ and Smiths Medical Medfusion smart pump; both scores surged 10%, year-over-year.

The report provides a summary of the KLAS performance ratings gathered during the past 12 months in 13 market segments. Each segment includes a listing of vendor products ranked according to their KLAS performance scores, which have been compiled from the feedback of thousands of healthcare providers throughout the U.S. and Canada.

“As individual healthcare needs continue to change, it’s paramount that the technology used to address the various demands is equal to the challenge,” says KLAS President and CEO Adam Gale. “The Best in KLAS and Category Leader winners are the ones making the greatest strides within their market segments. I congratulate each of you for your award.”

He adds: “KLAS is honored to work with talented healthcare providers who share their experiences with us in order to ultimately improve the overall healthcare experience for each individual. We also commend the vendors who seek innovation and recognize the impact they have on patient care.”