US orthopedic group in New York to improve patient care with solution from Sectra

Seven Hudson Valley locations of Orthopedic Associates of Dutchess County (OADC) are now using PACS from the medical imaging IT company Sectra .  This solution will assist the group to improve patient care by providing specialized orthopedic tools integrated directly into the PACS workflow.

“Sectra PACS has exceeded our expectations. The physicians have transitioned seamlessly with no need to adjust patient schedules for training. Sectra worked closely with our PACS Administrator, John Resch, and IT Director, Rob Wheeler, to ensure a smooth go-live and robust network for years to come,” says Managing Partner, William Colman, MD.

With its specialized templating tools and vast library of digital templates, Sectra PACS will allow OADC’s orthopedic surgeons to perform all their imaging, pre-operative planning, and patient follow-up on one system.

“Our capabilities of image viewing, templating, and surgical planning provide a complete solution for an orthopedic group,” says Sectra President of North America, Mikael Anden.

For further information, please contact:
Dr. Torbjörn Kronander, CEO and President, Sectra  AB, 46 705 23 52 27
Marie Ekström, Executive Vice President, Sectra Medical Systems, 46 (0)708 23 56 10
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About Sectra
 Sectra develops and sells IT systems and services for radiology, women’s health, orthopaedics and rheumatology. More than 1,400 hospitals, clinics and imaging centers worldwide use the systems daily, together performing over 70 million radiology examinations annually. This makes Sectra one of the world-leading companies within systems 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.

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 2011/2012 fiscal year totaled SEK 823 million. The Sectra share is quoted on the NASDAQ OMX Stockholm AB exchange. For more information, visit www.sectra.com

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Sectra's business operations include cutting-edge products and services within the niche segments of medical IT systems and secure communication. Sectra has offices in 12 countries and operates through partners worldwide. The company was founded in 1978 and has its roots in Linköping University in Sweden. The Sectra share is quoted on the NASDAQ OMX Stockholm AB exchange. For more information, visit http://www.sectra.com

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