Sectra signs contract with US cancer center for enterprise imaging
Linköping, Sweden and Shelton, CT – May 2, 2017 – International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company Sectra (STO: SECT B) announces that it has signed a multi-year contract with City of Hope to install the Sectra Enterprise Image Management suite of products for display, transmission, and storage of all images throughout the healthcare system. The multi-departmental PACS and VNA solution, integrated with the Epic EMR, will enable physicians access and sharing of images and information across the entire clinical pathway.
City of Hope is one of only forty-seven comprehensive cancer centers in the US, as designated by The National Cancer Institute. Premier care is offered in Los Angeles and Riverside counties through a main campus and fourteen community practice sites. The solution will be used within radiology, cardiology, breast imaging and digital pathology.
“Our focus on cancer care through integrated diagnostics allows for great synergies with City of Hope. We are honored to be working with such a prominent cancer research organization,” says Mikael Anden, president of Sectra North America.
Sectra Enterprise Image Management
Sectra’s complete enterprise imaging offering is modular and supports the most image-intense departments—radiology, pathology, cardiology and orthopaedics. Being built on the same technical platform, customers can easily extend a departmental solution to create a comprehensive VNA and enterprise image management solution without major investments or the replacement of existing components.
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
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.