Sectra is a leading global provider of imaging IT solutions that support healthcare in achieving patient-centric care. Sectra offers an Enterprise Image Management solution comprising PACS, VNA and share and collaborate solutions. Sectra’s complete enterprise imaging offering is modular and supports the most image-intense departments—radiology, pathology, cardiology and orthopaedics. Being built on the same technical platform, customers can easily extend a departmental solution to create a comprehensive VNA and enterprise image management solution without major investments or the replacement of existing components. For the fifth consecutive year in the US and the fourth continuous year globally, Sectra PACS has been awarded "Best in KLAS" for highest customer satisfaction.
 
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Sectra has focused on building efficiency in radiology departments for more than 25 years, thereby paving the way for consolidated image management. Sectra has successfully delivered some of the largest installations in the world. Today, more than 1,800 healthcare providers use Sectra’s systems and services.

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Sectra enters South Korean market by signing digital pathology distribution agreement with HuminTec

2018 04 Dec

International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company   Sectra  has entered into a partnership with HuminTec, a leading software company in the field of pathology in South Korea. Through the distribution agreement, the South Korean healthcare market will gain access to Sectra’s digital pathology solution. This solution supplies healthcare providers... Read more

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Presentation of Sectra’s six-month interim report on Dec 7th, 2018 & Capital Markets Day '19

2018 23 Nov

The international medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company Sectra  will publish its interim report for the period May to October 2018 on December 7, 2018. Sectra invites analysts, investors, and the media to attend a teleconference/audiocast in conjunction with the publication of the report. Sectra also announces that a Capital Markets Day will... Read more

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Sectra to provide vendor-neutral platform for medical imaging AI project in the UK

2018 06 Nov

International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company Sectra will provide its vendor-neutral platform for AI to the consortium Northern Pathology Imaging Co-operative (NPIC). University of Leeds announced today (Tuesday November 6) that the three-year project has received a total investment of £17.1m from UK Research and Innovation and the... Read more

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Sectra highlights how to handle security vulnerabilities in medical imaging at RSNA 2018

2018 01 Nov

At RSNA 2018, international medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company Sectra will demonstrate how healthcare providers can boost radiology reading and reporting efficiency without compromising patient integrity.   “Recent reports from the US Department of Homeland Security have shown critical vulnerabilities in the imaging IT solutions... Read more

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Deaconess Health System in the US chooses Sectra as its enterprise imaging vendor

2018 25 Oct

International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company Sectra will install its enterprise imaging solution, for both radiology and cardiology, throughout Deaconess Health System. Integration between Sectra and the Epic EMR will ensure efficient workflow and physician access to all patient images and information within the healthcare system.... Read more

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US Regional Health selects Sectra as its enterprise PACS vendor

2018 02 Oct

International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company  Sectra  will install its radiology and cardiology PACS throughout South Dakota-based Regional Health. The Sectra solution, integrated with the Epic EMR, will ensure high system availability and reliability throughout the five hospital, twenty-five clinic organization. “Nearly... Read more

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Sectra Tiger to protect NATO secrets from eavesdropping

2018 01 Oct

International cybersecurity company Sectra announces that NATO has placed an order for the encrypted mobile phone Sectra Tiger/S 7401. With Sectra’s solution, NATO officials can communicate highly confidential information classified at the NATO SECRET security level without the risk of eavesdropping.  Sectra Tiger/S 7401 has been developed... Read more

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Sectra’s medical IT operation receives national computer security certification in the UK

2018 21 Aug

International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company Sectra  has received “Cyber Essentials” certification for complying with cybersecurity requirements for national procurements in the UK.  “Our combination of business operations within medical IT and information security is unique. Cybersecurity is where our roots are, as Sectra... Read more

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Notice of Annual General Meeting in Sectra AB

2018 07 Aug

The shareholders of the medical imaging IT and cyber security company Sectra AB  are hereby invited to the Annual General Meeting (“AGM”) held on Thursday, September 6, 2018 at 3.30 p.m. (CET) at Collegium, Teknikringen 7, Linköping, Sweden. Shareholders who attend the AGM are invited to visit Sectra’s office at Teknikringen 20 in Linköping... Read more

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Sectra signs new enterprise-wide PACS contract with academic health system

2018 02 Aug

International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company  Sectra  will install its enterprise imaging PACS throughout Stanford Health Care (SHC) and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital to support clinical and research imaging needs of the organization. The Sectra solution – integrated with Epic Radiant – will ensure business continuity, high system... Read more

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Sectra wins US enterprise radiation dose monitoring contract

2018 25 Jul

International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company Sectra will install its cloud-based, radiation dose monitoring software, Sectra DoseTrack , throughout Memorial Hermann Health System. The software will enable increased patient safety by detecting patients’ radiation exposure, ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and standardize... Read more

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Sectra successfully completes unique nationwide telepathology solution in the Netherlands

2018 12 Jun

International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company  Sectra  has completed the unique  nationwide telepathology solution in the Netherlands , PIE. The final part of the solution, which enables automatic upload of all images connected to a case, has now been approved and released. Pathology laboratories all over the Netherlands can connect to... Read more

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Prominent US healthcare provider chooses Sectra for enterprise-wide imaging

2018 05 Jun

International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company  Sectra  has been awarded a contract to install its enterprise imaging PACS throughout Sanford Health. The Sectra solution, integrated with the Epic EMR, will enable access and sharing of images and information across the entire clinical pathway. The Sectra platform will offer consistency... Read more

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Sectra wins US PACS order at pediatric orthopedic hospital

2018 24 May

International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company Sectra 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.... Read more

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NSW Health has selected Sectra as preferred vendor for a large enterprise imaging IT solution

2018 22 May

NSW Health in Australia has signed a Proof of Concept agreement with the international medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company Sectra, which has been selected as the preferred vendor for a large enterprise imaging IT solution in New South Wales following a competitive tender process. The goal is to provide eleven NSW Health organizations (10... Read more

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Dutch pathology labs can now communicate through nationwide telepathology solution

2018 12 Apr

International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company Sectra announces that the nationwide telepathology solution in the Netherlands is now ready for use by the country’s pathology labs. The solution aims to make images and reports digitally available for consultations, revisions and expert panels. This allows for faster diagnosis to be made... Read more

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Sectra's Nine-month Interim Report: Sectra Tops Customer Satisfaction for Fifth Consecutive Year

2018 11 Mar

International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company Sectra reported increased order bookings and net sales compared with the year-earlier period. The earnings trend for the Group as a whole was stable. Sectra's financial focus is to increase its operating profit per share while maintaining its operating margin, and Sectra's financial performance... Read more

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Swedish healthcare provider digitizes pathology for primary diagnostics with Sectra

2018 07 Mar

International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company  Sectra has signed a contract with Dalarna County Council in Sweden for digital pathology. Dalarna County Council is already using Sectra’s solution for breast imaging. The two departments work particularly closely together in cancer care. Working within the same system will allow for... Read more

Health Management

AI and ML applications in healthcare

2018 20 Feb

From the algorithm development sandbox to the clinical wilderness. Today, far too many articles and blog posts suggest that artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) is some sort of magic pill that can easily be taken to ensure that all and any problems within healthcare will disappear overnight. However, change is difficult and often... Read more

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Sectra wins again—continues to be both US and global leader in customer satisfaction

2018 30 Jan

‘2018 Best in KLAS’ for Large Hospital/IDN PACS and Global (Non-US) PACS  International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company Sectra has again won the prestigious customer satisfaction award ‘Best in KLAS’. Sectra has received the title ‘Best in KLAS’ for PACS (Large Hospital/IDN) in the US for the fifth year in a row and ‘Best... Read more

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Hospital for Special Surgery invests in Sectra orthopaedic 3D planning software

2018 16 Jan

International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company Sectra announces that Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), one of the most renowned orthopaedic hospitals in the US, has ordered Sectra’s 3D pre-operative planning solution. The software will provide HSS orthopaedic surgeons with advanced tools to enhance visualization of complex cases... Read more

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Swedish veterinary chain orders Sectra cloud-based PACS to achieve unified solution for all images

2018 10 Jan

International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company  Sectra  has signed a contract with Evidensia Sweden to deliver its solution for reviewing medical images, Sectra PACS . Evidensia is replacing its multiple IT solutions for imaging with a single solution in order to increase efficiency and collaboration across 54 hospitals and clinics.... Read more

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Sectra’s six-month interim report 2017/2018: Increased order bookings and stable earnings trend

2017 08 Dec

International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company Sectra reported increased order bookings and net sales compared with the year-earlier period. The earnings trend for the Group as a whole was stable. Sectra’s financial focus is to increase its operating profit per share while maintaining its operating margin, and Sectra’s financial performance... Read more

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Dutch hospital uses Sectra’s enterprise image management solution for multisite collaboration

2017 05 Dec

International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company  Sectra  announces that all St. Antonius Hospital locations have now gone live with Sectra’s enterprise image management solution for radiology, nuclear medicine and cardiology. With this solution for handling medical images across multiple locations and medical disciplines in a single system,... Read more

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Sectra offers radiology an easy way to improve gadolinium tracking

2017 27 Nov

Linköping, Sweden – November 27, 2017 – International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company Sectra (STO: SECT B) is globally introducing gadolinium tracking in its dose monitoring solution, Sectra DoseTrack. Gadolinium is a contrast agent commonly used to enhance images during MRI exams. By systematically registering gadolinium information,... Read more

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Invitation to presentation of Sectra’s interim report on December 8

2017 24 Nov

Linköping, Sweden – November 24, 2017 – The international medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company Sectra (STO: SECT B) will publish its six-month report for the period May to October 2017 on December 8, 2017. Sectra invites analysts, investors and the media to attend a teleconference in conjunction with the publication of the report. ... Read more

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Sectra enters the Philippines by signing medical imaging distribution agreement with Medical One

2017 02 Nov

International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company  Sectra  (STO: SECT B) enters into a partnership with Medical One Corporation, a leading provider of medical equipment in the Philippines. Through this distribution agreement, the Philippines healthcare market will gain access to efficient and patient-centered care with Sectra’s solutions.... Read more

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Sectra’s digital pathology solution selected for external quality assurance program

2017 18 Oct

International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company  Sectra  (STO: SECT B) signs digital pathology contract with the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia Quality Assurance Programs (RCPAQAP). Sectra’s digital pathology solution will be used in training and quality assurance programs for pathology laboratories. It will provide pathologists... Read more

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Sectra to deliver nationwide imaging IT solution to Dutch breast screening program

2017 10 Oct

nternational medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company  Sectra  (STO: SECT B) has signed a multi-year agreement with the Dutch breast screening organization (FSB) for a nationwide solution. With the Sectra solution, the 59 mobile trailers, 11 fixed screening locations and 29 reading units used throughout the Netherlands can carry out and review... Read more

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New report from Sectra shows where radiologists see the added value of machine learning

2017 09 Oct

 A new report from medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company  Sectra (STO: SECT B) shows in what areas of the diagnostic process radiologists themselves see the added value of machine learning. The report clearly shows more opportunities than threats.    Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning are set to disrupt the practice of radiology.... Read more

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Sectra Signs Enterprise-Wide Imaging Solution Contract with US University Health System

2017 05 Sep

 International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company     Sectra   (STO: SECT B) announces  that Temple University Health System (TUHS) will install Sectra PACS throughout their multi-hospital system. The Sectra enterprise imaging solution will provide an integrated master patient index with linking capabilities. By joining an unlimited number... Read more

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Sectra Signs Breast Imaging PACS Contract with US Academic Medical Center

2017 24 Aug

 International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company  Sectra  (STO: SECT B) announces that UC San Diego Health will install Sectra PACS for its breast imaging workflow. The Sectra solution will provide true, multi-modality display of all breast images, including digital breast tomosynthesis, with the end goal of improved cancer care.... Read more

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Amsterdam University Hospital breaks ground in its medical training with Sectra Education Portal

2017 14 Jul

International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company  Sectra’s  (STO: SECT B) solution for medical education and clinical training, Sectra Education Portal, is now in use at the Amsterdam Center for Radiological Anatomy (ACRA). ACRA is part of the Academic Medical Center (AMC) in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Sectra Education Portal and its interactive... Read more

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Sectra Publishes Annual Report and Corporate Governance Report for 2016/2017

2017 29 Jun

International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company  Sectra’s  (STO: SECT B) Annual Report for the 2016/2017 fiscal year is now available on  www.sectra.com/annual_report  .  The Board of Directors’ most recent Corporate Governance Report is available on  www.sectra.com/corporate_governance  . Investors and shareholders are asked to refer... Read more

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Swedish Healthcare Provider Selects Sectra’s Digital Pathology Solution for Primary Diagnostics

2017 21 Jun

International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company  Sectra  (STO: SECT B) announces that Västernorrland County Council, in Sweden, orders Sectra’s solution for storing and reviewing digital pathology images. A digital pathology solution contributes to improving cancer care by providing shorter lead times. The solution will be used for primary... Read more

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Sectra Strengthens Presence in Canada

2017 27 May

International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company  Sectra  (STO: SECT B) has established a new direct sales operation entitled Sectra Canada Inc. An increased local presence will enable Sectra to focus and tailor its offerings to the specific workflow requirements of the Canadian market. The office will be located in Toronto and is expected... Read more

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All Sectra customers live following recent ransomware attack

2017 19 May

International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company  Sectra  (STO: SECT B) reports that all customers in the UK are again operational with Sectra’s IT solutions. No customers outside the UK were affected by the recent ransomware attack.  “I am proud to say that the close partnership we have with all our customers in combination with clear... Read more

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Growing Belgian Healthcare Provider Orders Enterprise Image Management Solution from Sectra

2017 10 May

International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company   Sectra  (STO: SECT B) has signed an enterprise imaging contract with the expanding Belgian healthcare provider AZ Delta. The solution will be used across all of its locations and enables access to medical images and patient information regardless of at which of AZ Delta’s locations the... Read more

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Sectra Signs Contract With US Cancer Center for Enterprise Imaging

2017 02 May

International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company  Sectra  (STO: SECT B) announces that  it has signed a multi-year contract with City of Hope to install the Sectra Enterprise Image Management suite of products for display, transmission, and storage of all images throughout the healthcare system. The multi-departmental PACS and VNA... Read more

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Sectra Signs Enterprise-Wide PACS Contract with University of Pennsylvania Health System

2017 30 Mar

 International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company  Sectra  (STO: SECT B) announces that the University of Pennsylvania Health System (UPHS) will install Sectra PACS in their healthcare enterprise. The Sectra solution, integrated with UPHS’s radiology information system, Epic Radiant, and the Epic EMR, will enable access and sharing of images... Read more

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Sectra’s Cloud Service for Medical Images Ordered by Swedish Hospital

2017 15 Mar

International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company  Sectra  (STO: SECT B) announces a five-year contract with Swedish healthcare provider Danderyd Hospital AB to provide PACS and RIS for radiology and cardiology. This solution comprises a cloud service hosted within the healthcare organization, which will be integrated with Stockholm County... Read more

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Sectra Launches Extended Image Sharing Solution at ECR—Easier Sharing with Patients and Others

2017 23 Feb

International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company  Sectra  (STO: SECT B) is launching an extended image sharing solution that enables healthcare providers to digitally share medical images with patients, insurance companies and others in a rapid and secure manner. This is an extension of Sectra’s existing solution for sharing and collaboration... Read more

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US Imaging Services Provider Selects Sectra as its Enterprise Imaging Vendor

2017 07 Feb

International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company  Sectra  (STO: SECT B) announces that Cascade Medical Imaging, LLC (CMI) has purchased Sectra Enterprise Imaging for Radiology. This solution will offer scalability for growth and provide a single platform for all clinicians to access patient images and information. CMI delivers imaging... Read more

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Sectra is Rated #1 in Customer Satisfaction Worldwide—‘2017 Best in KLAS’ for Global (Non-US) PACS

2017 03 Feb

For the third continuous year, international medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company  Sectra  (STO: SECT B) has been named ‘Best in KLAS’ for Global (Non-US) PACS. This category represents hospitals in all countries other than the US. Earlier this week Sectra announced that, for the fourth consecutive year, it has been given the same award in... Read more

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2017 Best in KLAS’Sectra is Rated #1 in Customer Satisfaction for Large Hospital/IDN PACS

2017 01 Feb

International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company  Sectra  (STO: SECT B) announces that for the fourth consecutive year in the US, Sectra PACS has been named ‘Best in KLAS’ for PACS (Large Hospital/IDN) category. The award reflects Sectra’s ongoing commitment and focus on the happiness of its customers. Sectra PACS was first installed... Read more

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US Healthcare Provider to Install a Sectra Cloud-Based Archive for Enterprise Imaging

2017 17 Jan

International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company  Sectra  (STO: SECT B) announces that John Muir Health has purchased an archive to store radiology and cardiology studies in the cloud. All images in the enterprise will be archived in three geographically separate areas with fail-over capabilities. Integration with the Epic EMR will allow... Read more

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Prominent US Hospital Selects Sectra as its Breast Imaging Vendor

2017 12 Jan

International medical imaging IT company  Sectra  (STO: SECT B) announces that the Lynn Sage Comprehensive Breast Center at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, has entered into a multi-year agreement to utilize Sectra PACS for all their breast imaging workflow. This solution was purchased to provide the breast radiologists a comprehensive means to support... Read more

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Sectra to Implement Unique Nationwide Telepathology Solution in the Netherlands

2017 12 Jan

International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company  Sectra  (STO: SECT B) has signed a contract with the organization Pathology Projects (SPP) in the Netherlands to offer all 50 pathology labs in the country to connect to a shared telepathology solution. Sectra’s cloud-based image-sharing solution will enable pathologists to efficiently share... Read more

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Sectra’s Digital Pathology Solution Now Available in Poland

2017 10 Jan

International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company  Sectra  (STO: SECT B) announces a new distribution agreement with Opta-Tech. Under the agreement, Opta-Tech will provide Sectra’s digital pathology solution to the Polish market. Digitizing pathology images increases reviewing efficiency due to fast image access and digital measurement tools.... Read more

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German University Medical Center Uses Sectra PACS & VNA to Improve Communication with Patients

2016 22 Dec

International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company  Sectra  (STO: SECT B) announces that the Saarland University Medical Center in Germany is now using Sectra’s IT solution for handling medical images (PACS and VNA) across seven different medical disciplines. Sectra’s solution simplifies sharing of both workload and patient images across the... Read more

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Swedish Healthcare Provider Invests in Sectra’s Digital Pathology Solution

2016 19 Dec

International medical imaging IT company  Sectra  (STO: SECT B) announces that the Swedish regional healthcare provider, Västerbotten County Council, will digitize the storage, viewing, and sharing of its pathology images. Sectra’s digital pathology solution allows for a greater percentage of studies to be reviewed digitally at any of the region’s... Read more

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Sectra Adds to Distributors in Russia

2016 14 Dec

International medical imaging IT company  Sectra  (STO: SECT B) announces a new distribution agreement with BioVitrum to provide Sectra’s digital pathology solution to the Russian market. The solution is built on the same platform as Sectra’s radiology solution, which is already available in Russia through a previous distribution agreement. This joint... Read more

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German Hospital Group Invests in Sectra PACS and VNA

2016 24 Nov

The German hospital group Gesundheit Nordhessen is investing in a medical IT solution from  Sectra (STO: SECT B) for handling radiology images as well as non-radiology images across the group’s four hospitals. Sectra’s enterprise imaging solution (PACS and VNA) will improve the availability and simplify the communication of patient images. This makes... Read more

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Sectra Rated #1 in Customer Satisfaction in the Industry

2016 21 Nov

International medical imaging IT company  Sectra  (STO: SECT B) has the highest customer satisfaction in the industry according to a new report from analytics company peer60. The report—  Ideal Imaging Configuration: The Tug-of-War Between Enterprise and Best of Breed  —shows that Sectra’s customers consistently express the highest satisfaction... Read more

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UK Becomes #1 in the World for Sharing Diagnostic Medical Images Via a Common Platform from Sectra

2016 21 Nov

International medical imaging IT company  Sectra  (STO: SECT B) announces that two additional  acute hospitals in Wales, UK, have gone live with Sectra’s solution for digital sharing of patient images and reports between hospitals, Image Exchange Portal (IEP). All acute hospitals in Wales now have access to Sectra IEP, enabling faster and more secure... Read more

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US Tele-Mammography Group Selects Sectra as its Mammography Enterprise Imaging Vendor

2016 10 Nov

International medical imaging IT company  Sectra  (STO: SECT B) announces that Women’s Imaging Associates has entered into a multi-year agreement to deploy Sectra Breast Imaging PACS for radiologist interpretation. The solution features intelligent pre-fetching and auto-routing of images from the provider sites to the radiologist reading locations,... Read more

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Sectra and Visiopharm Enter Cooperation for Open Systems in Digital Pathology

2016 08 Nov

International medical imaging IT company  Sectra  (STO: SECT B) and digital pathology company Visiopharm A/S have reached agreement on an open exchange of pathology images between their respective digital pathology systems. The companies agree that open solutions and the free exchange of information between the various healthcare IT systems without... Read more

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Major Norwegian Care Provider Orders Region-Wide IT Solution From Sectra

2016 25 Oct

The Norwegian healthcare provider Helse Vest RHF is investing in a region-wide radiology IT solution from  Sectra (STO: SECT B) for managing radiology images and patient information.   The agreement extends for 6 years and the order is, over this agreement period, valued at a total of NOK 57 million (corresponding to approximately EUR 5,7 million).... Read more

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Sectra Shows How Radiology Can Improve Its Service to Oncologists, Thereby Improving Cancer Care

2016 05 Oct

A new report from Sectra (STO: SECT B) shows oncologists’ views on the service they receive from radiology and how they would rate different changes. Better communication stands out as key in taking cancer care to the next level. As the number and complexity of cancer cases increase, radiology spends more and more time providing service to oncologists.... Read more

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New Publication Date for Sectra’s Six-Month Report in December 2016

2016 30 Sep

The Board of Directors of IT and medical technology company Sectra AB (STO: SECT B) has decided to postpone the publication of the company’s six-month report for the May-October 2016 period until 8:00 a.m. on December 12, 2016.  The report was originally scheduled for publication on December 7, 2016. The decision to change the publication date... Read more

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Sectra and Swedish Care Provider Offer Osteoporosis Assessment to All

2016 15 Sep

Sectra  (STO: SECT B) and private care provider Unilabs will offer preventive bone health testing for individuals with risk factors for osteoporosis, thereby enabling measures to be taken to reduce the risk of fractures. The analysis technology to be used by Unilabs will be provided by  Sectra  . One in two women in Sweden will suffer from a fracture... Read more

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Notice of Annual General Meeting in Sectra AB (publ)

2016 05 Aug

The Board of Directors for Sectra AB (publ) (STO: SECT B) has issued notice of the Annual General Meeting (“AGM”) to be held on Tuesday, September 6, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. (CET) at Collegium, Teknikringen 7, Linköping, Sweden. Notice of the AGM, including the proposed agenda and the proposed resolutions, are enclosed in their entirety in the... Read more

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Sectra’s 100% availability in Radiology IT secures long-term VNA contract with Dutch hospital

2016 28 Jun

Sectra (STO: SECT B) has signed a long-term contract with Alrijne Hospital in the Netherlands. The contract is an extension of an existing contract and comprises Sectra’s enterprise image management solution, including Sectra VNA, for handling different types of medical images. Intially, the solution will provide healthcare professionals at Alrijne... Read more

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Sectra Establishes Direct sales channel in France

2016 07 Jun

International medical imaging IT company  Sectra  (STO: SECT B) has established a new country operation for direct sales and services in France and appointed Audrey Boulinguez as President of Sectra France. This  will allow Sectra to extend sales and services of its full medical IT product portfolio to the French healthcare market. “We believe... Read more

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Efficiency Gains in Cancer Care:Dutch Pathology Department is The First in The World to Go Digital

2016 27 May

Pathologists at University Hospital Utrecht (UMC Utrecht) in the Netherlands have become among the first in the world to review histology cases for primary diagnostics digitally. The  completely paper- and glass slide-free pathology review workflow, enabled by  Sectra Pathology PACS , provides the pathologists with access to both digital pathology... Read more

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University hospital in Finland Invests in Digital Pathology from Sectra

2016 04 May

Kuopio University Hospital will be Finland’s first fully digital pathology department following its investment in  Sectra’s  IT solution for efficient storage, review and sharing of digital pathology images. The Diagnostic Imaging Center at Kuopio University Hospital is thereby extending its existing solution for handling radiology images (PACS) to... Read more

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Large US Hospital Chain To Expand Sectra PACS Into A VNA For Enterprise Imaging

2016 13 Apr

International medical imaging IT company Sectra (STO: SECT B) announces that ProMedica has entered into a six-year contract to expand its current Sectra PACS into a Vendor Neutral Archive (VNA). This will provide enterprise image management capabilities including viewing, distribution, and archiving of one million radiology, cardiology, dermatology... Read more

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Large London Hospitals Invest in Imaging IT Solution from Sectra

2016 21 Mar

The IT and medical technology company Sectra  (STO: SECT B) 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... Read more

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Improved cancer care between Sectra’s digital pathology solution & Dutch LIMS provider Finalist

2016 21 Mar

International medical imaging IT company Sectra  (STO: SECT B) has announced that its digital pathology solution now has an interface with Finalist LIMS (Laboratory Information Management System). The interface facilitates a more efficient, completely paper-free pathology review workflow in which pathologists have access to both digital images and... Read more

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Sectra Announces VNA Win in Connecticut

2016 21 Mar

International medical imaging IT company Sectra  (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... Read more

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Regional Healthcare Initiatives in the UK: An Opportunity For Silo-Busting & Integrated Diagnostics

2017 02 May

Health authorities in the UK are developing regional initiatives to make significant improvement to health and care. The needs look beyond departmental and organizational boundaries, focusing on the needs of the local population.[1] (These initiatives are called STPs, sustainability and transformational plans). In this article, Chris Scarisbrick,... Read more

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Breaking Down Silos: Delivering True Clinical Value From a VNA

2017 09 Feb

The vendor neutral archive offers one of the best opportunities to join together imaging and other valuable data from across diagnostic modalities, to the entire hospital and beyond. How can we ensure the underpinning technology works for everyone’s needs? Sectra’s Chris Scarisbrick explores. Why we need a VNA—joining up diagnostics... Read more

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The Road to Making Peer Review an Added Value—Not an Added Burden

2016 13 Dec

Most radiology departments currently use some form of formalized peer review and those that do not will soon as a result of upcoming legislation. However, many radiologists claim that previous attempts at peer review failed to accomplish the goals of identifying and meeting learning objectives, enhancing performance and improving patient outcome. Instead,... Read more

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Radiologists—3 Vital Areas Oncologists Want You to Improve

2016 05 Oct

We asked 50 oncologists how they perceive the service from radiology and how they would rate different changes. Better communication stands out as key in taking cancer care to the next level. As the number and complexity of cancer cases increase, radiology spends more and more time providing service to oncologists. It is therefore vital that oncologists,... Read more

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Evaluating Archive Solutions for Enterprise Image Management

2016 07 Apr

This paper discusses various aspects that need to be evaluated when investing in archive solutions for enterprise image management. It provides a set of questions that will help you on your way when creating your requirement specification. As healthcare processes become more oriented toward clinical pathways, rather than focused on specific disciplines... Read more

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What Referring Physicians Demand from Radiology

2016 06 Apr

Radiology lies at the very center of the healthcare chain. Most patients pass through an imaging department at one point or another in their treatment. That said, an organization’s overall effectiveness is highly dependent upon the ability of radiology to provide excellent service to referring physicians. Sectra polled 150 U.S. neurologists, neurosurgeons,... Read more

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Four Areas Where Radiology can Improve Cancer Care

2016 06 Apr

Modern cancer care urgently demands new approaches. Lives are at risk, and an everincreasing number of cancer patients and complex examinations constitute more of the radiologist’s workload than ever before. Faster and more accurate diagnoses clearly support the end goal—better patient care—but precisely how to achieve this has proven elusive.We... Read more

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Patient-Centered Care: Building the Connected Healthcare Enterprise

2016 06 Apr

CIOs and Health IT Leaders Talk Integration, Interoperability and Images INTRODUCTION Clinical studies have long proven that patient-centered care reduces variability, improves quality in clinical practice and patient outcomes and reduces cost. This is the shared goal of healthcare’s Triple Aim: Simultaneously improving the health of... Read more

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Patient pathways & better outcomes: The future of radiology

2016 06 Apr

Clinical studies have long proven that patient pathways that place the patient at the center of care reduce variabi­lity in clinical practice, improve outcomes and reduce cost. The idea is to focus on the patient’s overall journey rather than the contribution of each specialty or caring function independently. Multispecialty physicians and caregivers... Read more

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Structured Reports Save Time and Add Value for Doctors and Patients

2016 06 Apr

Anna has been undergoing treatment for breast cancer, and sits, hopeful and concerned, next to her physician. Dr. Sara Karlsson picks up a tablet and accesses Anna’s most recent radiology report in three taps. Sara reads the report, selects a thumbnail image, and places the tablet between them. Rather than explain what each line of text means,... Read more

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Major Academic Medical System Advances Image Management With Sectra Enterprise Imaging

2016 06 Apr

University Hospitals in Cleveland made do for years with separate PACS for radiology, cardiology and other image-intensive clinical departments. Now the 18-hospital, 15-county, 40-clinic integrated health network is half of the way through implementing a true enterprise image- management solution—a.k.a. VNA (vendor neutral archive)—and one key... Read more

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AI and ML applications in healthcare

2018 20 Feb

From the algorithm development sandbox to the clinical wilderness. Today, far too many articles and blog posts suggest that artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) is some sort of magic pill that can easily be taken to ensure that all and any problems within healthcare will disappear overnight. However, change is difficult and often... Read more