BURLINGTON, MA – November 16, 2009 – Terason, (www.terason.com) the innovator and leader in laptop ultrasound technology, today announced that customers have rated the Terason t3000™ Ultrasound System No. 1 overall in performance in a report titled 2009 Top 20 Best in KLAS Awards: Medical Equipment. This independent research report represents the opinions of healthcare executives and professionals (www.KLASresearch.com).
“At Terason, we are very focused on ensuring the highest level of performance in our innovative ultrasound product lines,” said John Bridge, President and CEO of Terason. “This award clearly demonstrates that the value of our product and service is resonating with customers. I commend all of our employees for their effort in putting customers first, as evidenced by the KLAS recognition.”
In the KLAS Top 20 Best in KLAS Awards report, Terason not only ranked first for “Overall Score” in the Hand Carried Ultrasound market segment, but also came in first for the system that “Has All Functionality Needed.” The Terason Ultrasound System delivers a high performance, lightweight, compact system with superior image quality, workflow management and PC functionality ens uring clinicians’ needs are met. Intuitive on-board data file management, USB ports, and an integrated CD/DVD drive enable images, loops and reports to be easily saved and quickly transferred with minimal time and effort. Built-in wireless and Ethernet connectivity allow immediate access to patient files, email and web, when and where it is needed. These features, coupled with easy software upgrades, loaners, and trade-in programs, guarantee the Terason System will retain its value for years to come, providing optimal customer satisfaction.
Headquartered near Boston, Massachusetts, Terason, a division of Teratech Corporation (www.terason.com), is a diagnostic ultrasound technology company setting new standards for image quality, ease of use, size and cost. Using breakthrough system integration technologies, Terason helps improve patient care by enabling compact equipment to generate diagnostic images previously possible only using large, expensive machines. The leading manufacturer of high performance laptop ultrasound imaging systems, Terason was established in 1994 as a spin-off of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Lincoln Laboratory. Since Terason introduced its first product in 2001, thousands of ultrasound systems have been shipped throughout the world both to clinicians and to partners such as Siemens, BrainLab and Endocare. The company’s unique Teratech™ Architecture and Fusion™ Processor technologies enable exceptional image quality, system miniaturization and value.