New Zealand breast center chooses Sectra’s imaging solution

Linköping, Sweden – December 12, 2017 –  International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company Sectra (STO: SECT B) has implemented its IT solution for breast imaging at St Marks Breast Centre in New Zealand. With Sectra’s comprehensive solution, the radiologists at St Marks Breast Centre now have full access to all images and tools from a single workstation login.

“With Sectra’s solution we are able to read all types of radiology images, such as mammograms, MRI, and tomosynthesis, all from a single workstation,” says Debbie Van Ryswyk, General Manager at St Marks Breast Centre. “This means that we get a comprehensive solution that provides us with a full patient overview. Since implementation, we have seen improved time and workflow efficiencies.”

The solution is sold as a service and includes migration of 80,000 studies from St Marks Breast Centre’s previous system into the Sectra solution.

Sectra Breast imaging reading efficiency
Sectra PACS features world-leading functionality for efficient mammography screening and diagnostic breast imaging workflows. True vendor-neutral, multi-modality capabilities enable display of breast images from any modality—including digital pathology and breast tomosynthesis—side by side with the mammograms. This enables a complete patient overview for the reading radiologist. For four continuous years, Sectra PACS has won the customer satisfaction award “Best in KLAS” for US hospitals over 200 beds and for three years in a row the “Best in KLAS” for Global (Non-US) PACS.

For further information, please contact:
Dr. Torbjörn Kronander, CEO and President Sectra AB, 46 (0) 705 23 52 27

Marie Ekström Trägårdh, Executive Vice President Sectra AB and President Sectra Imaging IT Solutions, 46 (0)708 23 56 10


About Sectra 

Sectra assists hospitals throughout the world to enhance the efficiency of care, and authorities and defense forces in Europe to protect society’s most sensitive information. Thereby, Sectra contributes to a healthier and safer society. The company was founded in 1978, has its head office in Linköping, Sweden, with subsidiaries in 16 countries, and operates through partners worldwide. Sales in the 2016/2017 fiscal year totaled SEK 1,141 million. The Sectra share is quoted on the Nasdaq Stockholm exchange. For more information, visit www.sectra.com

In the medical market, Sectra develops and sells IT solutions for the management and communication of all types of medical images—primarily in radiology, mammography, pathology, cardiology and orthopaedics, as well as other departments where medical images are used. Sectra has a strategic focus on making cancer care more efficient. More than 1,700 hospitals, clinics and imaging centers worldwide use Sectra’s systems daily. This makes Sectra one of the world’s leading providers of IT solutions for managing medical images and patient information. The company commands a market-leading position in Sweden, Norway, the Netherlands and Portugal, holds a prominent position in the UK and is growing in the US. Sectra has delivered some of the largest installations of medical IT systems worldwide and its systems have been installed in North America, Scandinavia and most major countries in Europe and the Far East.

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Sectra assists hospitals throughout the world to enhance the efficiency of care, and authorities and defense forces in Europe to protect society’s most sensitive information. Thereby, Sectra contributes to a healthier and safer society. The company was founded in 1978, has its head office in Linköping, Sweden, with direct sales in 19 countries, and operates through partners worldwide. Sales in the 2017/2018 fiscal year totaled SEK 1,267 million. The Sectra share (STO: SECT B) is quoted on the Nasdaq Stockholm exchange. For more information, visit www.sectra.com.

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With Sectra’s solution we are able to read all types of radiology images, such as mammograms, MRI, and tomosynthesis, all from a single workstation
Debbie Van Ryswyk, General Manager at St Marks Breast Centre