Quality Systems, Inc.
(NASDAQ: QSII) announced today that it has won two gold Stevie awards as well as four silver and seven bronze awards in the 2013 Additionally, the Company earned a Grand Stevie Award when, for the first time, the International Business Awards ranked the top organizations recognized across the entire program, based on points earned for submissions. Quality Systems was first in the top 10 organizations named.
The gold Stevie awards were for Company of the Year in the Computer Services category and for Steven T. Plochocki, President and Chief Executive Officer as Executive of the Year in the Computer Software category. The silver wins were for other executive, management and company categories. Bronze awards earned spanned various marketing, executive and company categories.
The International Business Awards are the world’s premier business awards program. All individuals and organizations worldwide are eligible to submit nominations – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small. The 2013 International Business Awards garnered entries from more than 50 nations and territories, totaling more than 3,300 nominations representing organizations of all sizes and across virtually every industry. Awards were presented to winners at a gala awards banquet held at the W Hotel in Barcelona, Spain on October 14, 2013.
“It is truly an honor that Quality Systems fared so well against some of the largest and most prestigious companies in the world in this year’s competition. This year, the Company, our team and management, as well as some of our novel marketing initiatives were all acknowledged. We are pleased that the international judges took note of achievements spanning many functional areas of our business,” explained Steven T. Plochocki, president and CEO.
Kelli Castellano, vice president of marketing, added: “Our marketing efforts have been extremely targeted to ensure we are keeping pace with the rapidly advancing healthcare information technology sector. Our campaigns that were recognized by the IBA focused on emerging healthcare models such as accountable care organizations, as well as those centered around our approach to helping our clients connect, care and thrive amid the evolving landscape. We appreciate the global judges’ recognition of our entire team’s contributions.”
“Quality Systems’ performance in this year’s International Business Awards is best reflected by its earning the Grand Stevie Award for its number one ranking in the top 10 organizations. Its accomplishments culminated in that honor and are based on the many wins it received across several categories of the competition. The Company continues to be a top performer,” said Michael Gallagher, president of The Stevie Awards.
A list of winners can be found at .
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Irvine, Calif.-based . and its subsidiary develop and market computer-based practice management, electronic health records and revenue cycle management applications as well as connectivity products and services for medical and dental group practices and small hospitals. Visit and for additional information.