Dutch Hospital Increases Efficiency Using IT Solution from Sectra

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Sectra-logoSECTRA, USA, March 11, 2014 - More and more Dutch hospitals are choosing the medical imaging IT company, Sectra, (STO: SECT B) as their regional IT partner and consequently, Sectra’s market share is growing in the Netherlands.

One of the new customers is IJsselland Hospital in Capelle aan den Ijssel, a member of the large Zorgservice XL hospital group, which recently signed a five-year agreement.

Sectra will provide a complete radiology IT solution that will enable the hospital to handle radiology images and related patient information throughout the hospital more efficiently thus improving patient care.

“Our customer base is growing and Sectra has increased its market share to more than 30% in the Netherlands, which reflects our customer’s requirements for efficient solutions as well as our ongoing efforts to increase customer satisfaction by providing excellent service,” says Peter Osinga, Managing Director of Sectra Benelux.

Sectra focuses on solving customer problems and helping customers become more efficient through in-depth knowledge of their day-to-day work.

As a result of its work, Sectra has been awarded “Best in KLAS” in the “2013 Best in KLAS: Software and Services” report in the category “Acute care PACS”.

The order from IJsselland Hospital includes Sectra PACS for managing digital radiology images and Sectra RIS for efficient handling of patient information.

Thea de Jong, Manager of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, explained why IJsselland hospital has chosen Sectra.

“For our department to be able to do our work well, the reliability of the information systems is critical.

With this new solution from Sectra, we are confident that this condition will be met. Moreover, the solution fits seamlessly with the workflow in our department and improves our efficiency considerably”.

The use of an integrated RIS/PACS solution at IJsselland Hospital will increase the availability of images and patient information within the hospital thereby improving patient care and enhancing workflow.

About Sectra

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.