Sectra awarded dose tracking agreement with Premier Inc, one of the largest purchasing organizations in the US.

Linköping, August 8, 2016 - International medical imaging IT company Sectra (Link(STO: SECT B) announces that it has been awarded a group purchasing agreement for dose tracking with Premier Inc.  Effective July 2016, the new agreement allows Premier members, at their discretion, to take advantage of special pricing and terms pre-negotiated by Premier for dose monitoring software.

Sectra DoseTrack™ is a complete web based solution for radiation dose monitoring that gathers and reports dose data from all necessary sources within the imaging department. Robust analysis capabilities for dose optimization assist in the identification of needed actions such as changing modalities for specific procedures, staff training or imaging protocol revisions. Consideration of patient size and demographics allow for effective organ dose calculations and patient risk assessment.

“This contract with Premier reflects the success we have had with Sectra DoseTrack over the last three years.  Our software flexibility and customizations confirm our ongoing dedication to customer satisfaction”, says Sectra North American President, Mikael Anden.

Premier is a leading healthcare improvement company, uniting an alliance of approximately 3,600 U.S. hospitals and 120,000 other providers to transform healthcare.

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 

The world needs more efficient healthcare and more secure communication. Sectra plays a key role in meeting these needs. 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. The company was founded in 1978, has its head office in Linköping, Sweden, with subsidiaries in 14 countries, and operates through partners worldwide. Sales in the 2015/2016 fiscal year totaled SEK 1,073 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 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 2016/2017 fiscal year totaled SEK 1,141 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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This contract with Premier reflects the success we have had with Sectra DoseTrack over the last three years. Our software flexibility and customizations confirm our ongoing dedication to customer satisfaction.
Mikael Anden, President, Sectra North America