Impact Advisors Recognized by KLAS as Best Overall IT Services Firm

Impact Advisors, LLC, a leading provider of healthcare information technology services, has received 2014 Best in KLAS distinctions for the seventh consecutive year. Impact Advisors is ranked in the 2014 Best in KLAS Software and Services report as the Best in KLAS Overall IT Services Firm and Clinical Implementation – Principal. The firm will be recognized April 12, 2015 at the Best in KLAS Awards Ceremony at the HIMSS conference in Chicago, Illinois. Impact Advisors has received the Best in KLAS Overall IT Services Firm for three consecutive years.

“We are humbled to once again be ranked Best in KLAS as it is validation that we are achieving our goal of providing a wide breadth and depth of exceptional quality, value, and impactful results to our clients,” said Peter Smith, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of Impact Advisors. “This distinction is meaningful because it is our client base affirming the value they derive from our firm. This value is much in part a result of the dedication and strength of our Associates.”

The Best in KLAS Overall Services Firm ranking is reserved for those firms that have a minimum of three separate IT services that meet the minimum “KLAS Konfidence” level in three separate market segments. Impact Advisors received above average or well above average rankings in all six ranking categories. Impact Advisors is represented as Number One.

The Clinical Implementation – Principal category is defined by KLAS as, “Engagements in which a professional services firm (PSF) assisted a provider in implementing inpatient EMR, ambulatory EMR (25+ physician practices only), ED, OR, or pharmacy applications by providing guidance, expertise, tools, methodology, and resources. Rated PSFs played a major role in completing a measurable portion of the work with specific deliverables associated with the engagements.” Impact Advisors received the highest overall score of 93.5, an aggregate score taken from 25 separate categories.


KLAS independently monitors vendor performance through the active participation of thousands of healthcare organizations. KLAS uses a stringent methodology to ensure all data and ratings are accurate, honest and impartial.

The findings from KLAS are supported by feedback from Impact Advisors’ clients. A Director in May of 2014 reports, “The principal leadership has been exceptional in their technical, functional, and operational skills…The resources [Associates] are knowledgeable about the industry and the product, and they have experience with operational and workflow issues. They have great skill sets and are able to communicate and collaborate well with a variety of staff members and leaders across our organization. Everyone I come in contact with from Impact Advisors is extremely talented. I would say Impact Advisors is superior in their quality.”*

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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 executives 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 supplier performance. KLAS was founded in 1996, and their staff and advisory board average 25 years of healthcare information technology experience. Follow KLAS on Twitter at

About Impact Advisors

Impact Advisors, a distinguished healthcare information technology consulting firm, improves its clients’ healthcare delivery through technology. As a trusted healthcare leader, the firm helps hospitals and health systems maximize clinical and operational performance with its Best in KLAS® strategic advisory, implementation and optimization services. Since its inception, Impact Advisors has consulted to more than 140 hospitals and health systems nationally and internationally. The firm has earned a number of industry and workplace quality awards including Best in KLAS® for seven consecutive years, Healthcare Informatics HCI 100, Crain’s Chicago Business Fast Fifty and Modern Healthcare’s Best Places to Work.  For more information about Impact Advisors, visit


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