LANCASTER, Pa. (Feb. 1, 2018) – Thornberry Ltd.'s homecare and hospice EMR software, NDoc®, received the Best in KLAS award for the Homecare segment for a record-setting fifth year in a row.
For 2018, Thornberry was awarded a score of 93.1, surpassing all other vendors in the Homecare EMR segment by 9 points. The Best in KLAS designation is reserved for vendor solutions that lead the software and services market segments with the broadest operational and clinical impact on healthcare organizations. The recognition marks the first time in KLAS history that a vendor has been named Best in KLAS in the Homecare segment for five consecutive years.
"We are beyond excited to be named Best in KLAS this year," said Thornberry President and CEO Tom Peth. "We are thankful to our customers for their loyal partnership that allowed us to receive this recognition, and to our team for all their hard work day in and day out that enables us to achieve this success."
For the past 20 years, Thornberry has led the way in innovation in the home health and hospice EMR industry with its cutting-edge NDoc® software solution. With a suite of intuitive interoperability, compliance and protocol functions, NDoc® empowers clinicians and administrative staff to provide outstanding patient care. In a healthcare landscape of increasing change and data dependency, Thornberry supplies the smart tools and superior customer support providers need to improve clinical and financial outcomes.
2017 was an exciting year for Thornberry, with the company unveiling new protocols for treating CHF and other conditions, introducing support for complying with the new Medicare conditions of participation and developing functions to help providers reduce hospital readmission rates. These and other product innovations demonstrate Thornberry's commitment to ensuring NDoc® always helps providers navigate changes in care, reporting and reimbursement processes.
"We're excited about what 2018 will bring, and are working hard to deploy more innovative features in the year ahead that will empower our customers to meet new challenges," said Peth.
KLAS Research, a widely respected healthcare research firm, determines the Best in KLAS ranking through extensive surveys and interviews with current and previous customers of EMR vendors, gathering feedback on the efficiency and quality of health IT products. KLAS uses a stringent methodology that ranks vendors according to their ability to meet certain current and future expectations. The Best in KLAS score is based on key performance indicators that include sales and contracting, implementation and training, functionality and upgrades and service and support. The firm also evaluates vendors based on their ethics, transparency and commitment to customer service. Providers may request a report at the KLAS website.
"Best in KLAS is more than a ranking. It is a recognition of vendors committed to delivering superior solutions, said Adam Gale, president of KLAS. "It gives voice to thousands of providers who are demanding better performance, usability and interoperability in healthcare technology."
Thornberry will be recognized for its record-breaking win at the annual "Best in KLAS Award Ceremony" at the Rio Resort in Las Vegas on Monday, March 5 from 7-9 p.m.
Founded in 1992, Thornberry Ltd. is the creator of NDoc® – a complete homecare and hospice management information and electronic medical record application. NDoc is a CCHIT Certified®2011 Long Term and Post-Acute Care (LTPAC) EHR additionally certified for Home Health. NDoc's key functional elements include clinical documentation and compliance, workflow management, financial management, business intelligence and document management. Powered by rapid information exchange technology, NDoc is a connectable application able to quickly share data with healthcare providers across the continuum. NDoc helps agencies increase clinicians' efficiency, improve patient outcomes, enhance employee morale and grow profitability. Learn more at ndocsoftware.com. "NDoc®" is a registered trademark of Thornberry Ltd.
KLAS is a data-driven company on a mission to improve the world's healthcare by enabling provider and payer voices to be heard and counted. Working with thousands of healthcare professionals, KLAS collects insights on software, services and medical equipment to deliver reports, trending data and statistical overviews. KLAS data is accurate, honest and impartial. The research directly reflects the voice of healthcare professionals and acts as a catalyst for improving vendor performance. To learn more about KLAS and the insights we provide, visit www.KLASresearch.com