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Monday, 14 March 2016 01:48

LINKÖPING, Sweden--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

The IT and medical technology company Sectra (http://www.sectra.com/[1]) (STO:SECTB) has signed a ten year contract to supply a fully hosted private health cloud service for radiology, breast imaging and a wide range of other medical imaging to Guy’s and St. Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust in London. Through this investment the hospitals will benefit from communicating medical images and information rapidly and efficiently with personnel from both within the organization and with other external healthcare units for improved quality of care.

With the private health cloud service, Sectra takes full responsibility for the trust’s imaging IT systems, generating major cost and operational benefits for the hospitals as well as providing a more resilient, scalable and secure solution.

Opting for a PACS-driven workflow Guy’s andSt. Thomas’ will provide their radiologists with a single workstation for all their reporting needs. The solution from Sectra will also make it easy to share patient information and radiology images with other healthcare organizations. Direct sharing will be possible with organizations which use Sectra’s solution, sharing with organizations which have procured other vendors’ imaging solutions will be possible using Sectra’s Image Exchange Portal Connect and Share solution. This solution enables similarly efficient and secure sharing of images and patient information, thus eliminating any manual requests and transfers required in current processes.

Other sites in London using Sectra PACS includes Kings College Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust, the Barts Health NHS Trust, The Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospital Trust, The Whittington Hospital NHS Trust, London North West Healthcare NHS Trust and Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

Sectra PACS ranked #1 in customer satisfaction

For the third consecutive year in the US and the second continuous year globally, Sectra PACS has been awarded "Best in KLAS" for highest customer satisfaction in the “2015/2016 Best in KLAS: Software & Services Report”.

Further reading

Read more about the Best in KLAS awards for Sectra PACS (http://www.sectra.com/medical/about/campaign/bestinklas/[2])

Press images: http://flickr.com/photos/sectramedicalsystems[3]

About Sectra

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 2014/2015 fiscal year totaled SEK 961 million. The Sectra share is quoted on the Nasdaq Stockholm exchange. For more information, visit www.sectra.com[4]

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.

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References

  1. ^ http://www.sectra.com/ (cts.businesswire.com)
  2. ^ http://www.sectra.com/medical/about/campaign/bestinklas/ (cts.businesswire.com)
  3. ^ http://flickr.com/photos/sectramedicalsystems (cts.businesswire.com)
  4. ^ www.sectra.com (cts.businesswire.com)
  5. ^ http://news.cision.com (cts.businesswire.com)
  6. ^ http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20160314005454/en/ (www.businesswire.com)

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