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PwC US Earns Best in KLAS 2013 Award, Ranking #1 in Healthcare for Revenue Cycle Transformation

Performance Based on Independent Ranking of Leading Healthcare Providers

NEW YORK, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PwC US today announced that it has been named Best in KLAS for Revenue Cycle Transformation by KLAS Research, which specializes in monitoring and reporting the performance of healthcare vendors. 

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The "2013 Best in KLAS:  Software and Services" report is intended to help healthcare providers identify the best healthcare vendors across multiple segments based on clients' feedback. The results reflect client satisfaction ratings from healthcare professionals and clinicians at more than 4,500 hospitals, and 2,500 clinics and other healthcare providers. 

"We are honored by the recognition of our team's leadership in delivering results to health organizations across the country" said John Dugan, PwC partner and US health services revenue transformation leader. "It's great to see the industry acknowledgement of our strategy to execution focus and how we are helping clients optimize overall revenue management, improve  financial performance, and prepare for the evolving new health economy."

KLAS (KLASresearch.com) independently monitors and reports vendor performance and helps healthcare organizations make informed decisions by providing them with accurate, honest and impartial vendor performance information based on candid evaluations by their peers. The annual Best in KLAS report provides details of KLAS Performance Data on software and professional services in categories that provide the broadest operational and clinical impact to healthcare organizations.

About KLAS
KLAS is a research firm on a global mission to improve healthcare delivery by enabling providers to be heard and counted. Working with thousands of healthcare professionals 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. Follow KLAS on Twitter at www.twitter.com/KLASresearch.

About PwC's Health Industries Group
PwC's Health Industries Group (www.pwc.com/us/healthindustries) is a leading advisor to public and private organizations across the health industries, including healthcare providers, pharmaceuticals, health and life sciences, payers, employers, academic institutions and non-health organizations with significant presence in the health market. Follow PwC Health Industries at @PwCHealth.

About PwC US
PwC US helps organizations and individuals create the value they're looking for. We're a member of the PwC network of firms in 157 countries with more than 184,000 people. We're committed to delivering quality in assurance, tax and advisory services. Tell us what matters to you and find out more by visiting us at www.pwc.com/US. Gain customized access to our insights by downloading our thought leadership app: PwC's 365™ Advancing business thinking every day.

Learn more about PwC by following us online: @PwC_LLP, YouTube, LinkedIn, Facebook and Google +.

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