QuadraMed’s EMPI Earns Top Ranking in 2012 KLAS Report

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Ranked as Category Leader in EMPI Segment for Fourth Straight Year

RESTON, VA — January 9, 2013 — QuadraMed® Corporation, a leading provider of healthcare technologies and services that improve the quality, safety, and efficiency of patient care, announced today that it has maintained a #1 category leader ranking in the 2012 Best in KLAS Awards: Software & Services annual report. For the fourth straight year, QuadraMed’s EMPI solution has been ranked #1 in the enterprise master person index segment, standing out among other health care information technology (HIT) solutions.

“Coordination of care across the enterprise requires that patients are accurately identified and linked to a single patient record, no matter which hospital, clinic, or physician office a patient visits in the health system,” said Duncan W. James, QuadraMed CEO. “Ranking #1 within the EMPI segment for the fourth straight year reaffirms the value we bring to the access management process and that our EMPI provides the foundation for the patient record. We‘re proving our expertise and enterprise approach engineered for multiple care settings’ is a more efficient way for healthcare to operate.”

Derived solely from healthcare and HIT provider feedback, these annual rankings are determined from product evaluations, confidential interviews, and thorough analysis of performance data over the past 12 months (November 2011–November 2012). As noted in the 2012 Best in KLAS Awards: Software & Services report, 87 percent of customers surveyed indicated they would purchase QuadraMed‘s EMPI solution again. The complete 2012 Best in KLAS Awards report is available at www.KLASresearch.com.

“Providers recognize the critical nature that vendors 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.”

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. Learn more about KLAS at www.KLASresearch.com.

About QuadraMed Corporation
QuadraMed is a leading provider of award-winning healthcare technologies and services that improve the safety, quality and efficiency of patient care. Founded in 1993, QuadraMed provides proven, flexible solutions that help make our clients successful by streamlining processes, increasing productivity, improving patient satisfaction and driving positive clinical outcomes. Behind the Company’s products and services is a staff of 475 professionals who support clients at over 1,200 healthcare provider facilities. For more information about QuadraMed, visit www.quadramed.com.