Oracle's PeopleSoft Named Best in KLAS for Financials/ERP Software in Healthcare for the Second Year in a Row

Thu Jan 31, 2013 8:00am EST

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  REDWOOD SHORES, CA, Jan 31 (Marketwire) -- 

    News Facts

--  For the second year in a row, KLAS has named Oracle's PeopleSoft
    Financials best Financials/ERP software in its "2012 Best in KLAS
    Awards: Software & Services" report(i). The annual report, now in
    its 15th year, ranks the best-performing healthcare IT vendors in
    nearly 100 market segments based on ratings from nearly 20,000
    interviews with healthcare providers.
--  To obtain objective findings, KLAS developed 25 questions that enable
    healthcare providers to rate products and vendors in the areas of
    product quality, sales and contracting, implementation and training,
    functionality and upgrades, service and support and general, and
    calculated the overall performance ratings based on individual scores.
--  KLAS -- a healthcare technology research firm that specializes in
    monitoring and reporting the performance of software, services,
    medical equipment and infrastructure vendors -- defines the
    Financial/ERP market segment as Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
    vendor products and components that provide some or all of general
    accounting, asset management, human resources and payroll, accounts
    payable and materials management.
--  Oracle offers comprehensive, end-to-end solutions to the healthcare
    industry to support best practices and help decrease costs. Oracle's
    healthcare-specific applications help healthcare providers deliver
    lower-cost high-quality care and reduce patient safety concerns
    through the integration of clinical data and the ability to analyze
    patient-specific information.
--  Oracle's PeopleSoft 9.1 is a complete ERP suite that helps companies
    operate more efficiently, saving time and money. PeopleSoft Financials
    9.1 helps organizations achieve world-class finance processes by
    dramatically improving the period close, helping maximize cash, reduce
    liabilities and further automating compliance and financial control.


Supporting Quotes

--  "Providers recognize the critical role that technology providers, like
    Oracle, play in improving healthcare delivery," says Adam Gale, KLAS
    president. "Thus, a growing number of providers are weighing in on
    vendor performance. It speaks volumes that providers want to be heard
    and be counted. And vendors are listening."
--  "Oracle is honored to be named Best in KLAS for Financials/ERP in the
    healthcare market for two years running as it represents the voice of
    the customer," said Marc Perlman, global vice president, Healthcare
    and Life Sciences, Oracle. "Receiving this award is particularly
    significant as the rankings provide objective feedback in critical
    areas that indicate customer success and satisfaction. This award
    validates our ongoing commitment to delivering innovative solutions,
    such as Oracle's PeopleSoft Financials, that help healthcare
    organizations gain the transparency needed to effectively and
    cost-efficiently manage complex organizations and workforces."


Supporting Resources

--  Oracle In Healthcare
--  Follow Oracle Healthcare on Twitter
--  Become an Oracle Health Sciences Fan on Facebook
--  Oracle Healthcare on YouTube
--  Oracle's PeopleSoft 9.1
--  Oracle's PeopleSoft Financial Management
--  PeopleSoft Apps Strategy Blog


About KLAS
 KLAS is a research firm on a global mission to improve
healthcare delivery by enabling providers to be heard and to be counted.
Working with thousands of healthcare executives and clinicians, KLAS
gathers data on software, services, medical equipment, and infrastructure
systems to deliver timely reports, trends, and statistical overviews. The
research directly represents the provider voice and acts as a catalyst
for improving vendor performance. Founded in 1996, KLAS' staff and
advisory board members average 25 years of healthcare information
technology experience. For more information, go to,
email, or call 1-800-920-4109 to speak with a
KLAS representative. Follow KLAS on Twitter @KLASresearch.

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    (i) "2012 Best in KLAS Awards: Software & Services," December 2012.
Copyright2012 KLAS Enterprises, LLC. All rights reserved.


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