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Sectra Announces VNA Win in Connecticut - Business Wire (press release) PDF Print E-mail
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Monday, 21 March 2016 01:43

LINKÖPING, Sweden--(BUSINESS WIRE[1])--International medical imaging IT company Sectra (http://www.sectra.com/[2]) (STO: SECT B) announces that Hartford HealthCare (HHC) has entered into a multi-year contract to implement Sectra’s vendor neutral archive (VNA) for the handling of patient imaging throughout the healthcare system. The common archiving platform will promote sharing of images between the hospitals, with the goal of driving efficiencies and improving patient care.

Hartford HealthCare encompasses five acute care hospitals, as well as outpatient services, rehabilitation, and behavioral health networks for residents of Central Connecticut. The initial VNA implementation will encompass integration to radiology, cardiology, and the Epic EMR and will communicate with PACS from four different vendors within the network. HHC will host the archive in its existing virtual environments and data centers. At its onset, the archive will manage 800,000 annual studies and will be the platform for true enterprise image management. 

About Sectra VNA

Sectra VNA supports a patient-centered workflow by enabling capture, storage and access to virtually any image and multi-media. The solution offers strong total cost of ownership.  Sectra VNA is both storage-vendor agnostic and workflow vendor independent, enabling efficient communication with surrounding systems.

About Hartford HealthCare

Hartford HealthCare (HHC) is Connecticut’s most comprehensive health care network. Its fully integrated health care system includes a tertiary-care teaching hospital, an acute-care community teaching hospital, an acute-care hospital and trauma center, two community hospitals, the state’s most extensive behavioral health services network, a statewide clinical laboratory system, a large primary care physician practice group, a regional home care system, an array of senior care services, and a large physical therapy rehabilitation network. For more information, visit www.hartfordhealthcare.org[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.

Press images: http://flickr.com/photos/sectramedicalsystems[5]

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  1. ^ BUSINESS WIRE (www.businesswire.com)
  2. ^ http://www.sectra.com/ (cts.businesswire.com)
  3. ^ www.hartfordhealthcare.org (cts.businesswire.com)
  4. ^ www.sectra.com (cts.businesswire.com)
  5. ^ http://flickr.com/photos/sectramedicalsystems (cts.businesswire.com)
  6. ^ http://news.cision.com (cts.businesswire.com)

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