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Sectra to Provide Suite of Integrated Radiology IT Solutions to Nashville General Hospital at Meharry
Date:1/16/2012

SHELTON, Connecticut, January 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --

International medical technology company, Sectra  (NASDAQ OMX Stockholm: SECT B), announces its multi-year agreement with Nashville General Hospital at Meharry. Sectra's suite of web-based, integrated RIS/PACS solutions for radiology, breast imaging and orthopaedics will enable the hospital to automate workflow, speed image distribution and report turnaround to improve its service level to referring physicians and increase referring volume.

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"We selected Sectra, because of how well its RIS/PACS solutions automate workflow and guide users through the process from start to finish," says Imaging Systems Administrator/Analyst, Jason Vaughn.  "This end-to-end workflow management combined with an intuitive interface and flexible tools will help us speed our report turnaround, increase efficiencies and eliminate workarounds we currently have in place," adds Vaughn.

Sectra's RIS/PACS with embedded speech recognition will allow Nashville General Hospital at Meharry's medical staff and remote referring physicians to quickly and easily access reports and images online, and review reports with embedded key images.  Additionally, online image access will facilitate medical staff training with affiliated medical schools.

"Our goal in deploying a new radiology IT solution is to improve the level of service our multi-modality radiology department provides to referring physicians," explains Cathy Poole, director of marketing and public relations.

As part of the implementation process, Sectra will develop bi-directional interfaces from its RIS/PACS solutions to the hospital information, order management, billing, electronic medical record and lab systems, as well as a data migration of up to 170,000 patient records.

About Nashville General Hospital at Meharry

Nashville General Hospital at Meharry is city-owned and provides the residents of Davidson County with an array of sophisticated healthcare services, state-of-the-art technology and a compassionate, caring staff. Our 150-bed, JCAHO accredited facility readily accommodates a wide range of acute care needs, including a post-operative surgical floor, medical floor, adult and neonatal intensive care units and full OB/Gyn services. Our medical and surgical staff is dedicated to providing comprehensive, high quality care to patients and their families. Nashville General has provided quality healthcare to the Nashville community since 1890 when it opened its doors as City Hospital. Through the years we have created a positive partnership with Meharry Medical College and the city of Nashville. We are committed to providing excellent healthcare and our goal is to provide accessible, affordable care to all Davidson County residents. Visit http://nashvillegeneral.org.

About Sectra

Sectra develops and sells IT systems and services for radiology, women's health, orthopaedics and rheumatology. More than 1,100 hospitals, clinics and imaging centers worldwide use the systems daily, together performing over 55 million radiology examinations annually. This makes Sectra one of the world-leading companies within systems 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. 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. Sectra has offices in 12 countries and operates through partners worldwide. 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.

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



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