Sectra selected to be featured on Global Television Education Series on “Understanding Women’s Health”

The IT and medical technology company Sectra and its Breast Imaging PACS is being featured on “The Global Learning Series”, an education-focused, issue oriented program distributed to public television stations nationwide in the United States.

"Understanding Women’s Health" will be shot at The Elizabeth Wende Breast Clinic in Rochester, NY, USA and distributed in the spring to public television stations as well as airing on several cable television stations throughout the United States and on Voice of America globally. The program will educate viewers on important issues and advances regarding mammography management.

“We are honored to work together with Sectra as partners to educate the global medical and patient communities with this emotionally and visually compelling story. The program will explore the issues, and advances in managing vital information to prevent and manage breast cancer, the second leading cause of death in women,” commented John McGuire, Senior Producer of Programming for “The Global Learning Series.”

Mammography departments and clinics are experiencing a revolution in digital imaging. New advances in digital imaging technologies has dramatically impacted the way mammography images are viewed, distributed and archived, resulting in a more efficient process and a significant improvement in the patient experience.

Sectra Breast Imaging PACS is a full-scale Picture Archiving and Communication System, which allows radiologists to perform reading of images productively and securely without compromising diagnostic quality or patient integrity.

About “The Global Learning Series”
“The Global Learning Series” is education focused, issue-oriented and non-commercial, and is independently produced and distributed directly to public television stations around the country. “The Global Learning Series” strictly follows the standards and practices of public television, and is distributed freely to public television stations nationwide. “The Global Learning Series” program is not affiliated with PBS. For further information, visit http://www.thegloballearningseries.tv.

About Us

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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