University hospital in the UK chooses PACS and VNA from Sectra

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The James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Gorleston, Great Yarmouth, has awarded the medical imaging IT company Sectra (STO: SECT B) a ten-year contract to supply a complete IT solution for the management of radiology images, including Sectra PACS and Sectra Open Archive, a cost-efficient VNA solution for long-term storage of images. The investment will increase efficiency throughout the healthcare chain, thus improving patient care.

Through this investment, James Paget foresees an improved service to clinicians and more efficient image and information handling within the university hospitals, enabling, for example, reporting from remote locations. This will ensure that everyone involved in the patient pathway has swift access to the information needed, which improves patient care. Furthermore, since the Sectra solution can connect any DICOM-compliant image storage system, it provides the infrastructure for efficient workflows across medical disciplines.

For further information, please contact:
Dr. Torbjörn Kronander, CEO and President, Sectra  AB, 46 (0) 705 23 52 27
Marie Ekström, Executive Vice President, Sectra AB, 46 (0)708 23 56 10
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About Sectra
Sectra develops and sells IT systems and services for radiology, women’s health, orthopaedics and rheumatology. More than 1,400 hospitals, clinics and imaging centers worldwide use the systems daily, together performing over 70 million radiology examinations annually. This makes Sectra one of the world-leading companies within systems for handling digital radiology images. In Scandinavia, Sectra is the market leader with more than 50% of all film-free installations. Sectra’s systems have been installed in North America, Scandinavia and most major countries in Europe and the Far East.

Sectra was founded in 1978 and has its roots in Linköping University in Sweden. The company’s business operation includes cutting-edge products and services within the niche segments of medical systems and secure communication systems. Sectra has offices in 12 countries and operates through partners worldwide. Sales in the 2012/2013 fiscal year totaled SEK 817 million. The Sectra share is quoted on the NASDAQ OMX Stockholm AB exchange. For more information, visit