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QlikView Ranks Number One Business Intelligence/Analytics Offering in Healthcare

Qlik, (NASDAQ: QLIK), a leader in user-driven Business Intelligence (BI), today announced that it has been named “Best in KLAS” in the 2013 Best in KLAS: Software and Services report. KLAS is a research firm specializing in monitoring and reporting healthcare vendor performance. This award, which celebrates vendors receiving the highest provider scores in their market segments based on data collected and verified throughout 2013, comes just one month following the organization’s number one ranking in the KLAS report “Healthcare Analytics: Making Sense of the Puzzle Pieces.”

With an overall score of 85.6, Qlik was the top rated vendor within the business intelligence/analytics market segment in the 2013 Best in KLAS report and scored above the market average in all categories. This includes top rankings in sales and contracting, implementation and training, functionality and upgrades, as well as services and support. Qlik received a higher score than vendors such as Dimensional Insight and IBM Cognos to secure the number one ranking.

The 2013 Best in KLAS report ranks the best-performing healthcare IT vendors for more than 100 market segments based on healthcare provider feedback from the past year. In the 2013 report more than 16,000 healthcare providers shared their software and services vendor performance experiences with KLAS. The goal of the research is to enable providers to make more-informed technology decisions and help vendors strive for excellence.

“We are thrilled to be named Best in KLAS for 2013 among the business intelligence/analytics market segment,” said Lars Björk, Chief Executive Officer of Qlik. “We believe this is a testament to the value our solution provides healthcare organizations as well as our dedication to supporting the success of our customers. In an industry where improved insights can actually save lives, our customers are making discoveries that help them improve care, lower costs, and drive efficiency in all areas of their organizations.”

The growth of Qlik in the self-service BI category continues as public and private healthcare providers seek alternatives to traditional software solutions that take too long to solve their Big Data problems. Over these years of continued innovation and changing the face of BI, Qlik maintains its commitment to becoming the de facto global standard for how people naturally gain insight from their data. Through its powerful, accessible Business Discovery solution, more than 1000 healthcare providers spanning hospitals, nursing and residential care facilities, and ambulatory services worldwide have turned to QlikView to overcome business intelligence challenges and improve performance.

“We are extremely proud of what our healthcare customers have been able to achieve with QlikView and believe that our Best in KLAS ranking is a reflection of our commitment to these organizations and their success,” said Ellen Derrico, Global Director Market Development, Life Sciences and Healthcare at Qlik.

To learn more about QlikView for healthcare, visit us at Booth #3111 at HiMSS. To schedule onsite media briefings, please contact Angela Maglione at angela.maglione@qlikview.com.

About Qlik

Qlik (NASDAQ: QLIK) simplifies how people explore their data to help them make better decisions. With its QlikView Business Discovery platform people quickly bring data sources together to create dynamic visual applications that can be navigated and searched intuitively. QlikView uses Natural Analytics™ to reflect the way human curiosity searches and processes information, while delivering the enterprise manageability, governance and service offerings organizations require. Qlik and its global partner network support approximately 30,000 customers in over 100 countries.

About KLAS

KLAS is a research firm on a global mission to improve healthcare delivery by enabling providers to be heard and to be 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 vendor performance. KLAS was founded in 1996, and their staff and advisory board members average 25 years of healthcare information technology experience.

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