Sectra wins French PACS replacement deal based on its track record of customer satisfaction
Linköping, Sweden – March 20, 2019 – International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company Sectra (STO: SECT B) has signed an enterprise imaging PACS contract with Centre d’Imagerie Médicale de l’Hôpital Privé d’Antony. The Sectra software will offer radiologists and clinicians a high-availability solution with tools designed to boost radiology reading and reporting efficiency.
“For us, it has been key to find a true partner for our imaging needs. Our own research clearly showed that Sectra’s customers, in France and in other countries, are very satisfied. We look forward to working with a vendor that focuses on customer needs and provides a stable solution known for its ease of use,” says Dr Grégoire Bornet, Director of Centre d’Imagerie Médicale de l’Hôpital Privé d’Antony.
The contract, signed in February 2019, includes Sectra PACS for reviewing radiology images at Centre d’Imagerie Médicale de l’Hôpital Privé d’Antony. The Sectra solution will handle the approximately 170,000 examinations performed at the hospital every year.
“This deal is an important step towards establishing Sectra as an enterprise imaging vendor in the French market. To me, it also shows that customers now need a vendor that is able to both provide global experience and be completely dedicated to the customer through a local presence and fundamental understanding of market requirements and customer needs,” says Fabien Lozach, President of Sectra France.
With more than 25 years of innovation and 1,800 installations worldwide, Sectra is a leading global provider of imaging IT solutions that support healthcare in achieving patient-centric care. Sectra offers an enterprise imaging solution comprising PACS for imaging-intense departments (radiology, pathology, cardiology and orthopedics), VNA, and share and collaborate solutions. Read more about Sectra and why Sectra PACS is “Best in KLAS” for a sixth consecutive year at http://www.sectra.com/medical/
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
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 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, cardiology 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 1,800 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.