Kuopio University Hospital in Finland orders Sectra#s system for digital radiology

Kuopio University Hospital in Finland orders Sectra's system for digital radiology Sectra's joint venture company in Finland, Commit; Oy, has received an order for digital radiology systems from the Finnish Kuopio University Hospital. The order, which includes Sectra's PACS (picture archiving and communication system) and Commit; RIS (radiology information system), amounts to approximately USD 1.7 Million. "Many Finnish hospitals are now digitizing their radiology departments and the order from Kuopio is important also for future reference", says Eero Aarnio, Vice President of Commit; Oy. The radiology department at Kuopio University Hospital performs approximately 70.000 examinations annually. The number of examinations will increase to 250.000 examinations per year when the whole hospital district is connected to the system, which will happen over a three-year period. Installation of Sectra´s PACS will be made by Commit; Oy and is scheduled to start in the summer of 2002. "Sectra offers a reliable system with very user friendly interface", says Seppo Soimakallio, professor at the Kuopio University Hospital. "We were introduced to Sectra's functionalities at a Norwegian hospital, of the same size as ours. The system has received excellent feedback from current users". Professor Soimakallio continues "We have great confidence in the people of Commit; Oy installing Sectra's products. They work in close cooperation with end-users when developing their systems. This gives us the possibility to affect future development of the system." "This order represent a great success for us and is our largest order in the Finnish market to date. We are also very happy to receive this important order from such a competent university hospital as Kuopio", says Dr Torbjörn Kronander, President of Sectra Imtec AB. For further information, please contact: Sectra Imtec AB, Dr. Torbjörn Kronander, President, +46 705 23 52 27, to-kro@sectra.se Sectra AB, Dr. Jan-Olof Brüer, President and CEO, +46 705 23 52 09, job@sectra.se Commit; Oy, Eero Aarnio, Vice President, +358 40 7216282, eero.aarnio@commit.fi ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by Waymaker http://www.waymaker.net The following files are available for download: http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2002/06/25/20020625BIT00290/wkr0001.doc http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2002/06/25/20020625BIT00290/wkr0002.pdf

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