Sectra signs enterprise-wide imaging solution contract with US university health system
Linköping, Sweden and Shelton, CT – September 5, 2017 – International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company Sectra (STO: SECT B) announces that Temple University Health System (TUHS) will install Sectra PACS throughout their multi-hospital system. The Sectra enterprise imaging solution will provide an integrated master patient index with linking capabilities. By joining an unlimited number of patient identifiers, all TUHS healthcare providers will have access to the complete patient record, regardless of its origin.
The multi-year agreement includes Sectra PACS for a full suite of radiology and mammography functionality, a complete advanced visualization portfolio as well as a pre-operative planning solution in 2D and 3D for orthopaedic surgery. The software will support patient care at all imaging locations within the healthcare system.
“TUHS’s focus on advanced medical treatments, cancer care and medical education align very closely with our core values at Sectra. We are looking forward to implementing our enterprise-wide imaging solution at this prestigious healthcare system,” 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
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 15 countries, and operates through partners worldwide. Sales in the 2016/2017 fiscal year totaled SEK 1,141 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 1,700 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.