Sectra wins French PACS deal with Imapôle Lyon-Villeurbanne as two clinics merge

International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company Sectra (STO: SECT B) hereby announces it has signed a contract with Imapôle Lyon-Villeurbanne. Sectra will provide PACS for radiology and breast imaging. Sectra’s solution will be used by the radiology departments at two clinics, which will merge and consolidate their systems into one. The new site, Médipôle Lyon-Villeurbanne, will work under the entity Imapôle Lyon-Villeurbanne. With a joint solution, they can improve collaboration and increase clinical efficiency and quality, thereby improving patient care. 

“To us, it was important to find a future-proof vendor recognized for efficient solutions,” says Mr. Lounis, Radiology Department Manager at Imapôle Lyon-Villeurbanne. “Sectra’s solution has a proven track record of high system availability and support for efficient radiology workflows, which aligns well with our strategy. Its future-proof technology and the possibility to smoothly extend the solution to other departments are important aspects of meeting the future needs of Médipôle Lyon-Villeurbanne.”

“Sectra is distinguished by being highly innovative as a company,” says Dr. Emonet, Co-Manager of Imapôle Lyon-Villeurbanne. “Also, it’s beneficial to be able to secure a consolidated patient pathway at Médipôle Lyon-Villeurbanne. In addition, the imaging element of the solution will enable us to provide greater value to our patients on a daily basis.”

“Sectra’s experience of large-scale projects impressed us and will be valuable given the future size of Imapôle Lyon-Villeurbanne,” says Dr. Lebas, Co-Manager of Imapôle Lyon-Villeurbanne. “The flexibility of Sectra PACS is unique and enables each radiologist to work efficiently according to their own preferences. The tools offered in oncology will also add value.”

The contract includes Sectra PACS for reviewing radiology images at Médipôle Lyon-Villeurbanne. The Sectra solution will handle the approximately 150,000 examinations performed at the clinic every year. The contract is sold as a service (SAAS).

About Sectra PACS
Sectra PACS is optimized for high-production environments with stability and usability in focus. It is designed to shorten report turnaround times, enhance result distribution workflows, and improve communication between radiology and referring departments. For four continuous years, Sectra PACS has won the customer satisfaction award “Best in KLAS” for US hospitals with over 200 beds and for three years in a row the “Best in KLAS” for Global (Non-US) PACS.

Sectra PACS is part of Sectra’s complete enterprise imaging offering, which 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.

Experience the solutions at RSNA 2017
Sectra’s solutions for radiology imaging will be showcased at RSNA in booth #6113. Read more and book a meeting with Sectra at RSNA.

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 subsidiaries in 15 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

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.

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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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To us, it was important to find a future-proof vendor recognized for efficient solutions. Sectra’s solution has a proven track record of high system availability and support for efficient radiology workflows, which aligns well with our strategy. Its future-proof technology and the possibility to smoothly extend the solution to other departments are important aspects of meeting the future needs of Médipôle Lyon-Villeurbanne.
Mr. Lounis, Radiology Department Manager at Imapôle Lyon-Villeurbanne
Sectra is distinguished by being highly innovative as a company. Also, it’s beneficial to be able to secure a consolidated patient pathway at Médipôle Lyon-Villeurbanne. In addition, the imaging element of the solution will enable us to provide greater value to our patients on a daily basis.
Dr. Emonet, Co-Manager of Imapôle Lyon-Villeurbanne
Sectra’s experience of large-scale projects impressed us and will be valuable given the future size of Imapôle Lyon-Villeurbanne. The flexibility of Sectra PACS is unique and enables each radiologist to work efficiently according to their own preferences. The tools offered in oncology will also add value.
Dr. Lebas, Co-Manager of Imapôle Lyon-Villeurbanne