Cascade Medical Imaging Selects Sectra as its Enterprise Imaging Vendor

SHELTON, CT, Feb. 6, 2017 /CNW/ - 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.

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CMI consists of a partnership with Central Oregon Radiology Associates and St. Charles Health Systems to deliver imaging services in numerous facilities located throughout central and eastern Oregon. Services offered include General X-ray, MRI, CT, Nuclear Medicine, PET-CT, Ultrasound, and a full complement of Women's Imaging including screening/diagnostic mammography and Breast MRI.

"A major factor for choosing Sectra was their high system uptime rates and strong physician satisfaction rankings in KLAS. Our radiologists enjoyed the enterprise wide system to distribute images quickly and efficiently across a very large geographic area. This will result in increased efficiencies for our business and referring physicians while providing swifter results for our patients," says Barry Nielsen, CEO of Cascade Medical Imaging and Central Oregon Radiology Associates.

The multi-year contract includes Sectra PACS for diagnostic radiology, Sectra Breast Imaging PACS for mammography workflow; and Sectra Business Analytics for measuring and improving the performance of radiology operations. Sectra PACS is optimized for high production environments and designed to shorten report turnaround times, enhance result distribution workflows, and improve communication between radiology and referring clinicians.

"With our proven success of delivering high availability and scalable systems, we believe our vision is aligned well with CMI of providing exceptional patient care," says Mikael Anden, president of Sectra North America.

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.

Meet Sectra at HIMSS 2017 

Sectra's Enterprise Image Management solution will be showcased in booth #714. Book a meeting at HIMSS: www.sectra.com/himss

About Cascade Medical Imaging, LLC 

Cascade Medical Imaging, LLC was formed in 2001 as a joint venture with St. Charles Health Systems and Central Oregon Radiology Associates, PC. 21 Board Certified radiologist physicians specialize in providing a wide-range of imaging services in both inpatient and a comfortable, outpatient environment. For more information, visit https://cascademedicalimaging.com/.

About Sectra 

With more than 20 years of innovation and 1,700 installations, 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 for imaging-intense departments, VNA and Cross Enterprise Workflow solutions. Read more about Sectra and why Sectra PACS is 'Best in KLAS', http://www.sectra.com/.

SOURCE Sectra North America

For further information: Andrea Sowitch, Vice President of Marketing, Sectra North America, E-mail: andrea.sowitch@sectra.com, Phone: +1-203-925-0899 ext 268; Torbjörn Kronander, President and CEO, Sectra AB, E-mail: torbjorn.kronander@sectra.se, Phone: +46-705-23-5227


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