by Cumberland Consulting Group | Dec 22, 2011

NASHVILLE – Cumberland Consulting Group was named Best in KLAS for excellence in Information Technology Planning and Assessment in the 2011 Best in KLAS Awards: Software & Services report. The report, published by KLAS Enterprises (KLAS), presents rankings of the best-performing Healthcare Information Technology (HIT) vendors, based on more than 17,000 interviews conducted yearly with healthcare providers.

KLAS is an independently owned and operated research firm specializing in monitoring and reporting the performance of HIT vendors. KLAS conducts more than 1,900 provider interviews per month with executives, managers and clinicians from more than 4,500 hospitals and 3,000 offices and clinics.

Franklin-based Cumberland Consulting Group finished in a first-place tie as the nation’s top IT Planning & Assessment provider.

“This recognition is of great significance to our firm, particularly because KLAS is held in such high regard throughout the industry for providing accurate, unbiased evaluations,” stated Cumberland CEO Jim Lewis. “We are honored to receive these high marks from this well-respected organization.”

“Being named Best in KLAS is a testament to the service provided by Cumberland’s exceptional consulting team and we look forward to continued growth and success.”

In addition to this honor, Cumberland has been named one of Inc. 5,000’s Fastest-Growing Companies for the third consecutive year and recognized locally as the Number One Technology Services company and a Top 5 Management Consulting firm by the Nashville Business Journal and a Fast 15 top high-potential, emerging business by the Nashville Post.

About Cumberland
Cumberland Consulting Group, LLC is a national technology implementation and project management firm serving ambulatory, acute, and post-acute healthcare providers. Through the implementation of new technologies, Cumberland helps their clients advance the quality of patient care they deliver and improve their business performance. For more information, please visit www.cumberlandcg.com.

About KLAS
KLAS is a research firm specializing in monitoring and reporting the performance of healthcare vendors. KLAS’ mission is to improve delivery of healthcare, by independently measuring vendor performance for the benefit of healthcare provider partners, consultants, investors and vendors by collecting accurate, honest and impartial provider experiences. Working together with executives from over 4500 hospitals and over 2500 clinics, KLAS delivers timely reports, trends and statistics, which provide a solid overview of vendor performance in the industry. KLAS measures performance of software, professional services, medical equipment and infrastructure vendors. For more information, go to www.KLASresearch.com, email marketing@KLASresearch.com, or call 1-800-920-4109 to speak with a KLAS representative.