MUNDELEIN, Ill., Aug. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sysmex America, Inc. today announced it has made the list for Modern Healthcare's inaugural "Healthcare's Hottest" awards program. The program distinguishes 40 of the fastest growing healthcare organizations that are headquartered in the US, have at least $20M in revenue for 2011 and have been in business for five years or more. In 4th quarter 2011, Sysmex America also was named as one of Modern Healthcare's Top 100 Best Places to Work, one of just two companies to earn both distinctions. Sysmex is a global leader in clinical laboratory systemization and solutions, including clinical diagnostics, automation, information systems and services for hospitals and healthcare networks, reference laboratories and physicians' offices worldwide.
"On behalf of Sysmex America, we are honored that an industry-leading publication such as Modern Healthcare has recognized the collective efforts of our stakeholders to ensure our company's continued growth without losing sight of our mission. Our mission is to provide our customers with the clinical diagnostic solutions they need to help physicians diagnose illness and monitor treatment while helping to reshape healthcare at the clinical laboratory level," said Ralph Taylor, Executive Vice President of Marketing, Business Development & Medical Affairs, Sysmex America. Sysmex provides customers around the world with products and solutions that enable in vitro testing of blood, urine and cell samples.
"Being named to Modern Healthcare's list of the Healthcare's Hottest for 2012 demonstrates Sysmex America's ability to increase their financial health despite the economic downturn and tepid recovery," said Fawn Lopez, Vice President and Publisher of Modern Healthcare.
An alphabetical list of the 40 award winning organizations can be found at modernhealthcare.com. Ranked winners will be posted there with an accompanying supplement in September. The 2012 Healthcare's Hottest program identified the 40 fastest growing companies in the following sectors: hospitals/hospital systems, physician group practices, payers/insurers and suppliers.
About Sysmex America, Inc.
Sysmex America, Inc., the U.S. headquarters of Sysmex Corporation (Kobe, Japan), is a world leader in clinical laboratory systemization and solutions, including clinical diagnostics, automation and information systems. Serving customers for over 40 years, Sysmex focuses on extending the boundaries of diagnostic science while providing the management information tools that make a real difference in clinical and operational results for people worldwide. For more information about Sysmex, please visit www.sysmex.com/us.
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