Västerbotten County Council orders digital x-ray systems from Sectra

Västerbotten County Council orders digital x-ray systems from Sectra The Swedish IT- and medical technology company Sectra has received a major order from the Västerbotten County Council for systems for processing digital x-rays. The system will be used in the radiology departments of healthcare facilities in Lycksele, Skellefteå and Umeå. The order value is about USD 3.5 million. The order comprises Sectra's system for digital processing of x-ray information (RIS - Radiology Information System) and x-ray images (PACS - Picture Archiving and Communication System) as well as a five-year rental agreement for software and hardware. Digitization of radiology in the county will be carried out in stages. Deliveries will begin in summer 2001 and will proceed through summer 2002. Sectra is one of today's major PACS providers with more than 200 PACS installations worldwide. The Swedish based company operates through partners in most of the world, but delivers directly to end customers in Northern Europe. The core business is to deliver top-of-the-line high- availability, robust enterprise PACS for 24/7 operation. In Sweden, which is currently the country with the largest penetration of PACS in the world, Sectra holds a dominant market leadership with more than 60% of all film free installations. The company has its largest number of installed systems in Sweden and the US (through partners), but has also an installed base in Germany, Norway, Finland, UK, Italy, Spain, The Netherlands and the Far East. For further information, please contact: Sectra Imtec AB, Torbjörn Kronander, President, +46 705 23 52 27, to-kro@sectra.se or Sectra AB, Jan-Olof Brüer, President and CEO, +46 13 23 52 09, job@sectra.se Visit our website http://www.sectra.com Sectra's operations Sectra has its roots in Linköping Technical University and is one of Sweden's fastest growing high-tech companies in the IT area. Since the mid-1980s, Sectra has successfully conducted development and sales of high-technology medical IT and telecommunications products. Today, the business includes products in medical systems, secure communication systems and wireless information systems. Sectra's medical business is conducted in Sectra Imtec AB, which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sectra AB. Internationally, Sectra PACS is marketed and sold through different partners. Business is conducted in six countries with a total of 170 employees. Sales for the fiscal year May 1999-April 2000 reached SEK 192 million. Since March 1999, Sectra's shares have been quoted on the O list of the OM Stockholm Exchange. ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by BIT http://www.bit.se The following files are available for download: http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2000/12/29/20001229BIT00070/bit0001.doc http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2000/12/29/20001229BIT00070/bit0002.pdf

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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.