IHE Connectathon (NA) 2015: Sectra successfully completed testing of new IHE profile for display of breast tomo images

LINKÖPING, Sweden--()--At the recent North American IHE Connectathon in Cleveland, Sectra (http://www.sectra.com)(STO: SECT B) successfully completed testing of the IHE profiles MAMMO and DBT (Digital Breast Tomosynthesis). The testing was done using Sectra PACS which implements the Image Display and Image Manager actors of these profiles.

“Being a pioneer in implementing vendor neutral support for reading Digital Breast Tomosynthesis, it is a natural step for us as to adhere to new standards and technical frameworks. These test results confirm that our breast imaging solution is future proof and will be compliant also with modalities that implement support for this new profile,” says Anders Granlund, Product Manager for Sectra’s breast imaging solutions.

About Sectra Breast Imaging PACS

Sectra Breast Imaging PACS is a web-based workstation featuring advanced diagnostic tools, including integrated CAD and reporting, which offers a single-system reading environment for mammographers. True multi-modality capabilities allow images from any modality, such as ultrasound, MRI or breast tomosynthesis, to be displayed side-by-side with the mammograms.

According to the “2014 Best in KLAS: Software and Services” report by the research firm with the same name, Sectra PACS was awarded “Best in KLAS” both in the US and globally for highest customer satisfaction. The research directly represents the provider voice and acts as a catalyst for improving vendor performance.

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 2013/2014 fiscal year totaled SEK 853 million. The Sectra share is quoted on the NASDAQ OMX Stockholm AB exchange. For more information, visit www.sectra.com (http://www.sectra.comIn)

In the medical market, Sectra develops and sells IT systems and services for radiology and other image-intensive departments, orthopaedics and rheumatology. More than 1,700 hospitals, clinics and imaging centers worldwide use the systems daily. This makes Sectra one of the world-leading companies for handling digital radiology images. In Scandinavia, Sectra is the market leader with more than 50% of all film-free installations. Sectra’s systems have been installed in North America, Scandinavia and most major countries in Europe and the Far East.

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Contacts

Sectra AB
Dr. Torbjörn Kronander, CEO and President
46 (0) 705 23 52 27
or
Marie Ekström, Executive Vice President
46 (0)708 23 56 10
Pictures: http://flickr.com/photos/sectramedicalsystems
Press room: www.sectra.com/medical/press

Contacts

Sectra AB
Dr. Torbjörn Kronander, CEO and President
46 (0) 705 23 52 27
or
Marie Ekström, Executive Vice President
46 (0)708 23 56 10
Pictures: http://flickr.com/photos/sectramedicalsystems
Press room: www.sectra.com/medical/press