SECTRA, USA, February 10, 2014 - A customer in Scandinavia has signed a four-year agreement with the IT and medical technology company Sectra (STO: SECT B). The order value amounts to SEK 32 million (approx. EUR 3.4 M).
The agreement includes development, maintenance and support for the customer’s regional IT solution for managing medical images and patient information, the Sectra RIS and PACS.
“We work purposefully to increase customer satisfaction by providing excellent service and by working in partnership with our customers to continuously develop products and services to enhance healthcare effectiveness.
This order comes from a customer who we have collaborated with for more than 15 years and is an excellent example of the type of long-term relationships we build,” says Petter Østbye, Manager Sectra’s imaging IT operation in Scandinavia.
Most patients undergo radiology examinations as part of the diagnosis and treatment process for their illness or injury.
This means that managing and communicating images and information rapidly and efficiently with personnel from other healthcare units is highly significant for the quality of the care provided for the patients.
With the medical IT solution from Sectra, it will be easy for hospitals in the region to share patient information and radiology images with each other and with hospitals in other regions.
This will facilitate the efficient utilization of resources and will increase the potential for effective and safe healthcare.
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.