Sectra delivers IT systems to large university hospital in Turkey

Trakya University Hospital in Turkey has invested in Sectra's system for processing and archiving of digital radiology images (PACS) as well as service and support. The use of Sectra PACS at Trakya University Hospital will increase the availability of images within the hospital, thus improving patient care and enhancing workflow.

Trakya University Hospital is one of the largest hospitals in Turkey and handles approximately 150,000 radiology examinations annually. Through use of Sectra PACS, Trakya University Hospital will achieve fast and secure communication of images and patient information. It will contribute to the high quality of care and enable the hospital to care for more patients.

“As most patients undergo a radiology examination at one point or another, this investment in the efficient handling of images and patient information will have an impact on the efficiency of our entire hospital, thus enhancing the quality of care provided to our patients,” says Dr. Umit Nusret Basaran, head of Trakya University Hospital. “We plan to extend use of the enterprise solution delivered by Sectra to departments outside radiology, which will improve efficiency even further.”

The system was sold by Apaz Medikal, Sectra’s distribution partner for Turkey.

For further information, please contact:
Dr. Torbjörn Kronander, CEO and President, Sectra  AB, 46 (0) 705 23 52 27
Marie Ekström, Executive Vice President, Sectra Medical Systems, 46 (0)708 23 56 10
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About Sectra
Sectra develops and sells IT systems and services for radiology, women’s health, orthopaedics and rheumatology. More than 1,400 hospitals, clinics and imaging centers worldwide use the systems daily, together performing over 70 million radiology examinations annually. This makes Sectra one of the world-leading companies within systems for handling digital radiology images. In Scandinavia, Sectra is the market leader with more than 50% of all film-free installations. Sectra’s systems have been installed in North America, Scandinavia and most major countries in Europe and the Far East.

Sectra was founded in 1978 and has its roots in Linköping University in Sweden. The company’s business operation includes cutting-edge products and services within the niche segments of medical systems and secure communication systems. Sectra has offices in 12 countries and operates through partners worldwide. Sales in the 2011/2012 fiscal year totaled SEK 823 million. The Sectra share is quoted on the NASDAQ OMX Stockholm AB exchange. For more information, visit www.sectra.com

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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 subsidiaries in 16 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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