MedMined® Surveillance Advisor Named KLAS Category Leader For Infection Control And Monitoring

   MedMined® Surveillance Advisor Named KLAS Category Leader For Infection
                            Control And Monitoring

CareFusion Places in Top 10 for Overall Software Vendor Rankings

PR Newswire

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 19, 2014

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --CareFusion (NYSE:CFN), a leading
global medical technology company, today announced its MedMined^® Surveillance
Advisor was named the Category Leader for Infection Control and Monitoring by
KLAS, an organization that independently monitors health care information
technology performance through the active participation of thousands of health
care organizations.


This marks the fourth time the MedMined Surveillance Advisor has received the
highest rating in this category. Providers also ranked CareFusion ninth for
Overall Software Vendor in its 2013 Best in KLAS: Software and Services

"MedMined Surveillance Advisor enables our customers to proactively and easily
analyze their data to identify emerging infection trends, and help them
provide education and clinical interventions to improve the patient care
process," said Nivaldo Diaz, vice president of Technology Solutions for
CareFusion. "We are proud that our customers have once again recognized
CareFusion as providing a leading solution for Infection Control and

MedMined Surveillance Advisor provides automated infection surveillance proven
to help hospitals identify and reduce health care associated infections
(HAIs)—ultimately facilitating hospitals' efforts to save lives and reduce
costs. The proprietary tool uses a proxy marker to identify potential HAIs,
while algorithms automatically detect clinically meaningful patterns in
complex data sets, similar to the data mining technology used by credit card
companies to detect fraud. By placing the right information in the right hands
at the right time, the infection prevention team is empowered to efficiently
focus resources on emerging trends in HAIs and multiple-drug resistant
organisms. This refined approach to surveillance allows for more time to be
spent on clinical intervention and education.

MedMined Surveillance Advisor has been studied and published in numerous
peer-reviewed publications, as well as financially peer-reviewed receiving the
Healthcare Financial Management Association Peer Review designation.

About CareFusion Corporation
CareFusion (NYSE: CFN) is a global corporation serving the health care
industry with products and services that help hospitals measurably improve the
safety and quality of care. The company develops industry-leading technologies
including Alaris^® infusion pumps and IV sets, MaxPlus^® and MaxZero^™ IV
connectors and sets, Pyxis^® automated dispensing and patient identification
systems, AVEA^®, LTV^® series and AirLife^® ventilation and respiratory
products, ChloraPrep^® products, MedMined^® services for data mining
surveillance, V. Mueller^® surgical instruments, and an extensive line of
products that support interventional medicine. CareFusion employs
approximately 15,000 people across its global operations. More information may
be found at

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.
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SOURCE CareFusion

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