Swedish County Council enhances efficiency of mammography using IT system from Sectra

Linköping, Sweden – November 27, 2015 - IT and medical technology company Sectra (STO: SECT B) has signed a multi-year agreement with Region Jönköping. This Swedish county council is thus changing to Sectra’s IT solution for the management and storage of radiology images and patient information (PACS and RIS) for its mammography operation. The order value amounts to EUR 1.6 Million.

To enable care providers to give better, faster and more patient-centered care, Sectra offers systems and services for comprehensive management and storage of all types of medical images, primarily for large image diagnostics units, such as radiology, mammography and pathology, but also in other departments, where medical image material is used. Medical images for cancer diagnostics run like a common thread through Sectra’s offering.

Sectra Breast Imaging PACS will be showcased in booth #6113 at RSNA in Chicago.

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For further information, please contact:
Dr. Torbjörn Kronander, CEO and President, Sectra  AB, 46 (0) 705 23 52 27
Marie Ekström, Executive Vice President, Sectra AB and President Sectra Imaging IT solutions, 46 (0)708 23 56 10

About Sectra
Sectra was founded in 1978 and has its roots in Linköping University in Sweden. The company’s business operation includes cutting-edge products and services within the niche segments of medical systems and secure communication systems. Sectra has offices in 12 countries and operates through partners worldwide. Sales in the 2014/2015 fiscal year totaled SEK 961 million. The Sectra share is quoted on the NASDAQ OMX Stockholm AB exchange. For more information, visit www.sectra.com 

In the medical market, Sectra develops and sells IT systems and services for radiology and other image-intensive departments, orthopaedics and rheumatology. More than 1,700 hospitals, clinics and imaging centers worldwide use the systems daily. This makes Sectra one of the world-leading companies for handling digital radiology images. In Scandinavia, Sectra is the market leader with more than 50% of all film-free installations. Sectra’s 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.