The medical imaging IT company Sectra (http://www.sectra.com/medical/)
(STO:SECTB) announced that its acute care PACS has been awarded "Best in
KLAS" by the research firm with the same name in the "2013 Best in KLAS:
Software and Services" report. The initial version of Sectra PACS was
installed more than 20 years ago and is now responsible for managing
over 70 million annual radiology examinations worldwide.
"We believe that our KLAS scores are representative of an ongoing
initiative to increase customer satisfaction. By becoming more
systematic in seeking client feedback, as well as making special efforts
in understanding the needs of our customer's customer, referring
physicians, we have significantly raised the responsiveness of our
support services and improved the overall user experience. The products
we have released in the past year are also reflective of our customers'
requirements for effectiveness and innovation," says Sectra North
American President, Mikael Anden.
A large hospital PACS Manager commented to KLAS in December, 2013, "The
latest version of Sectra PACS is the most stable yet. It does a great
job of handling large image sets. Visiting radiologists prefer Sectra
PACS over what they have at their home hospitals."
Sectra PACS provides radiologists the ability to perform their work
smoothly and efficiently in a data-intense environment. It is designed
to enhance communication and collaboration between the radiology
department and its referring physicians, thereby improving diagnostic
quality and minimizing report turnaround times.
Read the press release from KLAS at www.klasresearch.com/News/PressRoom/.
KLAS is a research firm on a global mission to improve healthcare
delivery by enabling providers to be heard and counted. Working with
thousands of healthcare professionals and clinicians, KLAS gathers data
on software, services, medical equipment, and infrastructure systems to
deliver timely reports, trends, and statistical overviews. The research
directly represents the provider voice and acts as a catalyst for
improving vendor performance. Follow KLAS on Twitter at www.twitter.com/KLASresearch.
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. For more information, visit www.sectra.com.
In the medical market, Sectra develops and sells IT systems and services
for radiology and other image-intensive departments, orthopaedics and
rheumatology. More than 1,400 hospitals, clinics and imaging centers
worldwide use the systems daily, together performing over 70 million
radiology examinations annually. This makes Sectra one of the
world-leading companies within systems for handling digital radiology
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