Sectra PACS wins ‘Best in KLAS’ in the US for the sixth year in a row

Linköping, Sweden and Shelton, CT – January 31, 2019 –  International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company Sectra (STO: SECT B) continues to be the #1 rated PACS and is awarded the prestigious customer satisfaction award ‘Best in KLAS’. For the sixth continuous year, Sectra has been named ‘Best in KLAS’ in the US for PACS (Large Hospital/IDN) with a score of 94 out of a possible 100. The distinction is given by the healthcare IT data and insights company KLAS Research. With an increasing number of VNA customers, Sectra is also included in the report in the VNA Image Archive category*. 

“We are dedicated to contributing to improving the effectiveness in healthcare, and happy users are the ultimate proof that Sectra’s staff and solutions achieve that in the best possible way. I am thankful and honored to be acknowledged for our top ratings in customer satisfaction,” says Dr. Torbjörn Kronander, President and CEO of Sectra.

The first Sectra PACS was installed in 1993 and today, the company has 1,800 installations worldwide. Sectra PACS is an integral part of Sectra’s enterprise imaging solution comprising VNA and spans image-intense departments such as radiology, breast imaging, pathology, orthopaedics, and cardiology.

“When we call the help desk, 90% of our problems can be solved by the person who answers the phone. That is very nice. Sectra's staff members are very knowledgeable and jump right in. Support is definitely the best thing with Sectra,” says US Analyst/Coordinator, December 2018, KLAS Research**, https://klasresearch.com/comments/sectra-pacs/1814.

“We have had Sectra PACS for many years, and we could not be happier. Our radiologists have seen numerous PACS products, and they feel that Sectra PACS is by far more functional and easier to use than other products. We have radiology technicians who work at other hospitals part-time. They feel that no other system even compares to Sectra PACS,” says US Manager, November 2018, KLAS Research**, https://klasresearch.com/comments/sectra-pacs/1814.

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About ‘Best in KLAS’
2019 Best in KLAS is a recognition of outstanding efforts to help healthcare organizations in their quest to deliver quality patient care. The Best in KLAS designation is awarded only in those software and services market segments that have the broadest operational and clinical impact on healthcare organizations.

* Sectra was included in KLAS’ “Below Konfidence category” because fewer than 15 interviews were conducted. KLAS Konfidence is a measure of sample size.

** Selected commentary about Sectra PACS collected 2018. For a complete view, visit www.klasresearch.com and https://klasresearch.com/best-in-klas-ranking/pacs/2019/7-1.

About Sectra Imaging IT Solutions
With more than 25 years of innovation and 1,800 installations, Sectra is a leading global provider of imaging IT solutions that support healthcare in achieving patient-centric care. Sectra offers an enterprise imaging solution comprising PACS for imaging-intense departments (radiology, pathology, cardiology, orthopaedics), VNA, and share and collaborate solutions. Read more about Sectra and why Sectra PACS is “Best in KLAS” for a sixth consecutive year at http://www.sectra.com/medical/.

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 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 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 1,800 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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We are dedicated to contributing to improving the effectiveness in healthcare, and happy users are the ultimate proof that Sectra’s staff and solutions achieve that in the best possible way. I am thankful and honored to be acknowledged for our top ratings in customer satisfaction.
Dr. Torbjörn Kronander, President and CEO of Sectra