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KLAS Rates QliqSOFT ‘Top Performing Vendor’ in its 2017 Secure Communications Report

The Healthcare IT data and insights company KLAS Research has released the 2017 KLAS Secure Communications Report.

The report examines current levels of adoption of secure communications platforms in the healthcare industry together with how those solutions are performing in a clinical setting.

KLAS Reports are relied upon by healthcare organizations to provide in-depth information on the best IT solutions on the market, saving providers valuable time when searching for a suitable IT solution to meet their needs.

To create its reports, KLAS Research analysts interview healthcare providers and gather feedback on the performance of software solutions, how easy they are to implement and use, the level of service and support offered by solution providers, and what healthcare providers think of the solutions. KLAS also identifies the market leaders and solution providers that have gone the extra mile and have incorporated a comprehensive range of features into their software solutions to better serve the healthcare industry.

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The 2017 KLAS Secure Communications Report covers 15 top HIPAA-compliant secure communications platform providers serving the healthcare industry. The QliqSOFT secure communications solution was given a score of 89.7 out of 100 by KLAS analysts and ranked second out of all 15 solutions that were assessed. The high score reflects the high level of satisfaction among users of the platform and the comprehensive range of services included. In addition to secure HIPAA-compliant text messaging, the QliqSOFT platform also incorporates on-call scheduling and clinical workflows.

In addition to allowing secure text message communications, the platform allows documents and images to be securely transmitted on smartphones and desktop computers. The solution also integrates with Active Directory, document management systems, EHRs/EMRs, telecoms systems, fax servers, and incorporates document scanning and e-signature features.

Arnot Health is one of more than 1,000 U.S. healthcare providers to adopt the QliqSOFT platform. “QliqSOFT has greatly increased communication in our clinical workflows,” said Michael Conner, Arnot Health’s Director of Business Systems. “This is especially valuable when admitting a patient through the ER. When we are communicating with all the healthcare providers and checking that the room is ready, there is no need to make calls, wait on hold or leave voice messages. By using Qliq, we can communicate directly, decrease the door to room time during admission and save precious minutes with each patient.”

Author: Steve Alder is the editor-in-chief of HIPAA Journal. Steve is responsible for editorial policy regarding the topics covered on HIPAA Journal. He is a specialist on healthcare industry legal and regulatory affairs, and has several years of experience writing about HIPAA and other related legal topics. Steve has developed a deep understanding of regulatory issues surrounding the use of information technology in the healthcare industry and has written hundreds of articles on HIPAA-related topics.