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Sectra Signs Medical Imaging Research Agreement With University Hospitals in Cleveland
Date:10/25/2011

SHELTON, Connecticut, October 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --

International medical imaging IT company, Sectra (NASDAQ OMX Stockholm: SECT B), announces the signing of a multi-year Master Research Agreement with University Hospitals (UH) in Cleveland.  UH and Sectra will collaborate to develop solutions and enhancements in medical imaging with the goals of improving patient care, delivering better healthcare at lower costs, and boosting the efficiency and productivity of radiologists.  

Possible areas of collaboration include management tools to improve radiologists' productivity, as well as further development of the innovative Sectra Visualization Table, a large medical multi-touch display designed for viewing and manipulating 3D images of the human body.

"This research agreement provides the framework to collaboratively work on projects to better serve our patients through improvements in radiological imaging and remote interpretation workflow with centralized archiving," says Pablo R. Ros, M.D., Theodore J. Castele University Professor and Chairman, University Hospitals Case Medical Center. 

Sectra currently provides UH with its Sectra PACS imaging system that the hospital utilizes to display, store and distribute over 700,000 radiology exams annually to 22 different sites and more than 3,000 users.  Sectra PACS is also integrated with UH's Emergency Medical Record (EMR) system.  

"This is Sectra's first major research agreement with a U.S.-based university hospital.  It is well in line with our strategy to work in close cooperation with customers and research centers in order to help our customer increase efficiency and quality in patient care," says Torbjörn Kronander, president of Sectra Imtec AB.

About Sectra

Sectra provides web-based IT systems for radiology, mammography and orthopaedics. More than 1,100 hospitals, clinics and imaging centers worldwide use the systems daily, together performing over 55 million radiology examinations annually. Sectra's IT systems have been installed in North America, Scandinavia and most major countries in Europe and the Far East. For more information on Sectra North America, visit http://www.futureproofpacs.com. Sectra was founded in 1978 and has its roots in Linköping University in Sweden. The company's business operations include cutting-edge products and services within the niche segments of medical systems and secure communication systems. Sales in the 2010/2011 fiscal year totaled SEK 784 million. The Sectra share is quoted on the NASDAQ OMX Stockholm AB exchange. For more information visit http://www.sectra.com.

About University Hospitals

University Hospitals serves the needs of patients through an integrated network of hospitals, outpatient centers and primary care physicians.  At the core of our health system is University Hospitals Case Medical Center.  The primary affiliate of Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, University Hospitals Case Medical Center is home to some of the most prestigious clinical and research centers of excellence in the nation and the world, including cancer, pediatrics, women's health, orthopedics and spine, radiology and radiation oncology, neurosurgery and neuroscience, cardiology and cardiovascular surgery, organ transplantation and human genetics. Its main campus includes the internationally celebrated UH Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital, ranked among the top children's hospitals in the nation; UH MacDonald Women's Hospital, Ohio's only hospital for women; and UH Seidman Cancer Center, part of the NCI-designated Case Comprehensive Cancer Center. For more information, go to http://www.uhhospitals.org

Contact: Mikael Anden, President
Sectra North America
E-mail: Mikael.Anden@sectra.com
Phone:  +1-203-925-0899 ext 253
http://www.futureproofpacs.com



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