SECTRA, USA, April 16, 2014 - The department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety in Northern Ireland has expanded its PACS contract with Sectra (STO: SECT B), to include digital breast imaging.
The breast screening centers in the region will benefit immediately from the existing centralized PACS facilitating efficient image handling and information sharing across all of Northern Ireland.
Program is transitioning to digital imaging. To support this transition the existing region-wide PACS solution provided by Sectra in 2010 is being extended to include dedicated breast imaging functionality.
Northern Ireland has one of the world’s largest and most integrated region-wide imaging healthcare IT solutions where images and patient information is handled in a single database. In total 1.4 million radiology and mammography examinations are carried out every year.
The installation includes 27 hospitals, organized in five Trusts, and four breast screening centers.
The additional functionality supports the unique workflow of digital breast imaging of high-volume screening and advanced diagnostic mammography.
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The information was issued to the media for publication on April 16, 2014, at 09:05 a.m. (CET).
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.