Swedish veterinary chain orders Sectra cloud-based PACS to achieve unified solution for all images

Linköping, Sweden – January 10, 2018 – International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company Sectra (STO: SECT B) has signed a contract with Evidensia Sweden to deliver its solution for reviewing medical images, Sectra PACS. Evidensia is replacing its multiple IT solutions for imaging with a single solution in order to increase efficiency and collaboration across 54 hospitals and clinics.

“We have seen an increased need for more diagnostic tools and smoother access to medical images across our facilities,” says Johan Wiklund, Country Manager at Evidensia Sweden. “To meet those needs, we have to have a unified and scalable solution from a vendor with whom we can grow and develop in the long term.”

Evidensia’s 54 hospitals and clinics in Sweden will all use the Sectra solution, which will enable more efficient use of their specialists located all over the country. Having a single unified solution delivered through the cloud will also reduce complexity for the IT department.

Approximately 100,000 examinations per year will be handled by the solution, which is sold as a service and thus paid per examination.

About Sectra enterprise imaging
With more than 25 years of innovation and 1,700 installations, Sectra is a leading global provider of imaging IT solutions that support healthcare in achieving patient-centric care. Sectra PACS is part of the Enterprise Image Management solution which also comprises VNA and Cross Enterprise Workflow solutions. For the fourth consecutive year in the US and the third consecutive year globally, Sectra PACS has been awarded “Best in KLAS” for highest customer satisfaction.

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 16 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.

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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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We have seen an increased need for more diagnostic tools and smoother access to medical images across our facilities. To meet those needs, we have to have a unified and scalable solution from a vendor with whom we can grow and develop in the long term.
Johan Wiklund, Country Manager at Evidensia Sweden