Sectra signs enterprise-wide PACS contract with University of Pennsylvania Health System in the US
Linköping, Sweden and Shelton, CT – March 29, 2017 – International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company Sectra (STO: SECT B) announces that the University of Pennsylvania Health System (UPHS) will install Sectra PACS in their healthcare enterprise. The Sectra solution, integrated with UPHS’s radiology information system, Epic Radiant, and the Epic EMR, will enable access and sharing of images and information across the entire clinical pathway. Additionally, UPHS and Sectra will enter into a development and research partnership within enterprise diagnostic imaging.
The multi-year agreement includes Sectra PACS for all diagnostic radiology, Sectra Breast Imaging PACS for mammography workflow, 2D and 3D orthopaedic templating tools as well as a complete advanced visualization portfolio. The University of Pennsylvania Health System serves patients in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and the surrounding region through a network of five hospitals and ten multispecialty centers.
“We are elated to partner with a highly-esteemed institution like UPHS. We look forward to joining forces to accomplish our mutual goals of enhanced patient care and improved diagnostic outcomes,” says Mikael Anden, president of Sectra North America.
Sectra PACS is optimized for high production environments with stability and usability in focus. It is designed to shorten report turnaround times, enhance result distribution workflows, and improve communication between radiology and referring departments. For four continuous years, Sectra PACS has won the customer satisfaction award “Best in KLAS” for US hospitals over 200 beds and for three years in a row the “Best in KLAS” for Global (Non-US) PACS.
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
The world needs more efficient healthcare and more secure communication. Sectra plays a key role in meeting these needs. 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. The company was founded in 1978, has its head office in Linköping, Sweden, with subsidiaries in 14 countries, and operates through partners worldwide. Sales in the 2015/2016 fiscal year totaled SEK 1,073 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 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.