US orthopedic institute chooses Sectra’s orthopedic PACS

The Rothman Institute, recognized as one of the most prominent orthopedic care centers in the U.S., has selected the medical IT company Sectra as their Orthopedic PACS (Picture Archiving and Communication System) provider.

Sectra will deliver its enterprise PACS solution to The Rothman Institute at each of their eight locations across the Philadelphia area.

“The Rothman Institute chose Sectra’s Orthopedic PACS solution due to Sectra’s proven architecture and system stability in larger, demanding clinics, and their overall dedication to Orthopedic PACS,” says Jerry Kruc, Director of Information Technology at The Rothman Institute. “We look for every way possible to deliver better patient care and better continuity of care. This system will help us achieve these goals. Another key consideration was Sectra’s advanced digital orthopedic preoperative planning tools and their focus on optimizing the workflow of the orthopedic surgeon,” Jerry Kruc concludes.

The Rothman Institute will be leveraging the full enterprise suite of Sectra’s PACS product, including its orthopedic pre-operative planning tools, integration with The Rothman Institute’s practice management systems, integration with multiple imaging modalities, and deployment of Sectra’s proprietary PACS-Guard™ remote system monitoring capabilities.

“Sectra’s ability to deliver highly functioning, advanced orthopedic PACS solutions continues to be recognized by the top orthopedic clinics in the United States,” says Dr. John Goble, President of Sectra in North America. “Our dedication to improving the efficiency and workflow of the orthopedic surgeon through our advanced digital imaging technology, has created a solid base of long term relationships with the nation’s most prominent orthopedic care facilities,” Dr. Goble adds.

Sectra’s Orthopedic PACS offering will be showcased at the upcoming AAOS 2007 Annual Meeting in San Diego, California, February 12 – 16th. Visit us in Booth #5512.

About The Rothman Institute
The Rothman Institute, established in 1970 by founder Richard H. Rothman, PhD, MD is the Delaware Valley’s premier provider of orthopaedic care. With over 50 physicians, a dedicated staff and 8 locations, the Rothman Institute serves the Delaware Valley and surrounding areas by offering world-class expertise in virtually every orthopaedic specialty including; joints, spine, sports medicine, shoulder and elbow, foot and ankle, hand, physical medicine and rehabilitation, as well as rheumatology. The Rothman Institute also offers on site MRI, physical therapy, DXA scans, orthotics and a health and wellness program. For more information about Rothman Institute physicians as well as the various services the Rothman Institute offers, please visit www.rothmaninstitute.com.

About Us

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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