Sectra wins US PACS order at pediatric orthopedic hospital
Linköping, Sweden and Shelton, CT – May 24, 2018 – International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company Sectra (STO: SECT B) will install its enterprise imaging PACS at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children. The Sectra software will offer radiologists and clinicians a high-availability, cloud solution with fast and secure desktop access to all patient images and reports from a single application.
The multi-year agreement consists of Sectra PACS for a full suite of radiology functionality, a zero-footprint viewer, 3D toolset, and integration with the existing Epic EMR. The software will support patient care at both the Dallas and Plano locations.
“Both Sectra and Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children share a focus on improving orthopedic patient outcomes. We look forward to playing a part in the healthcare delivery for children in the greater Dallas area,” says Mikael Anden, President of Sectra, Inc.
Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children is a world-renowned leader in the treatment of orthopedic conditions such as scoliosis, clubfoot, hand differences, hip disorders, sports injuries and fractures, as well as certain related arthritic and neurological disorders and learning disorders, such as dyslexia.
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 2016/2017 fiscal year totaled SEK 1,141 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 1,700 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.