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The path to digital pathology: learning from Hospital for Special Surgery’s journey
Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City has pioneered a lot of innovation. This time it’s digital pathology. They’re all in with research and consultation and dawning with primary diagnostic...
Case | Digital pathology
Digital pathology pilot predicts prosperity
When it comes to digital medicine, digital pathology is very late to the game. But its time is coming. The benefits could be many: Bolstering the capabilities, efficiency and reach of individual patho...
Case | Digital pathology
Guidance on how to create a business case for digital pathology
A business case is often required to justify investments in new technology and this is indeed proving true with digital pathology. This paper and the attached calculator aim to help build a business c...
White papers | Digital pathology
The path to digital pathology: IT-enabling image and report access across the enterprise
A vision starts with a need, quickly followed by a question—how can we accomplish it? At Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York, the vision to initiate digital pathology coupled with fully i...
Case | Digital pathology | Enterprise imaging
Introduction to the DICOM standard for digital pathology and its importance for workflow efficiency
Digital pathology is proving to provide large benefits for healthcare providers, but growing adoption is now presenting these early adopters with new challenges. The ability of slide scanners to commu...
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Looking for an easier way to build business case for digital pathology? Focus on sharing
Although most pathology departments have not yet made the transition to digital, many are actively evaluating the business case. Why?
Articles | Digital pathology
Developing the real business case for digital pathology
Former Northern Cancer Alliance Pathology programme manager, and now cancer patient, David Bottoms, explains how nine trusts in the North East of England and North Cumbria managed to bring together fi...
Articles | Digital pathology
Dutch university hospital takes the next step in digital pathology
At the beginning of 2016, University Hospital Utrecht (UMCU) became the first hospital in the Netherlands to digitize its entire pathology workflow. What has happened since? And how are they utilizing...
Case | Digital pathology
How to build a business case to justify the investment in digital pathology
Many pathology departments stand on the threshold of adopting digital pathology. The creation of an appealing business case for digital pathology is necessary to justify the acquisition of the new har...
White papers | Digital pathology
Digital pathology enables Dutch pathologists to work from home
Following a well-conceived preparation and implementation phase, the pathology department of the Dutch hospital Radboud University Medical Center (Radboudumc) was in the midst of the testing and accep...
Case | Digital pathology
Adoption of digital pathology, Ford Model T, and electric toothbrushes
Many pathology labs are currently switching from glass-based reviews using a microscope, to a computer-based workflow for reviewing digital images. This transition is particularly strong in the Scandi...
Industry reflections | Digital pathology
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Digital pathology—a disruptive innovation on the tipping point of adoption
In 1997, Clayton Christensen published his master piece, The Innovator’s Dilemma, describing how successful companies focus too much on customers’ current needs, and fail to adopt new technology t...
Industry reflections | Digital pathology
Digital pathology—enabling pathologists to keep working efficiently during the COVID-19 pandemic
The use of digital pathology is steadily increasing and has helped the early adopters within the field of pathology globally to keep a safe social distance during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. We...
Case | Digital pathology
Digital pathology—an important piece of the puzzle enabling integrated diagnostics
The diagnosis of cancer is becoming more complex. The menu of tests and procedures has exploded as new technologies have evolved and clinicians are now demanding more from radiologists and pathologist...
Articles | Digital pathology
Is your health system ready for digital pathology?
Sectra provides an FDA-approved, clinical production system for digital pathology that can handle large volumes at peak performance. The solution1 allows pathologists to review images and carry out re...
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Digital pathology brings only advantages at Gävle Hospital
More efficient multidisciplinary team meetings, a greater opportunity to consult specialists at other hospitals, and a promising potential to allocate the workload during peaks. These are some of the...
Case | Digital pathology
Advice from one of the world’s largest digital pathology implementations
Region Skåne has one of the largest digital pathology implementations in the world. The region produces over 800,000 histopathology glass slides per year, and the digitization came as a result of the...
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15 benefits with digital pathology—UMCU share their experiences
University Medical Center Utrecht (UMCU) is the first hospital in the Netherlands—and one of the first hospitals in the world—that has completely switched to digital pathology. Not only do they ha...
Articles | Digital pathology
Webinar: Successful digital pathology implementations — common denominators
Transitioning from analogue to digital imaging within routine diagnostics in pathology is a big change. In this webinar, we share our vast experience from being part of the digitization of labs around...
Webinars | Digital pathology
Webinar: A digital pathology journey — the Mayo Clinic experience
This webinar explores the digital pathology process that has begun at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn. Listen as Mayo representatives discuss their journey into digitizing their pathology solution.
Webinars | Digital pathology
Webinar: Digital pathology for routine diagnostics — experiences from Region Skåne & Hospital for Special Surgery
In this webinar, listen to first-hand implementation experiences from Region Skåne in Sweden, one of the world’s largest institutions using digital pathology for primary diagnostics, and Hospital f...
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Webinar: Successful digital pathology implementations around the world — common denominators
Transitioning from analogue to digital imaging within routine diagnostics in pathology is a big change. During this 1-hour webinar, Sectra will share its vast experience from being part of the digitiz...
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Webinar: Pivoting to digital pathology — inside University Hospitals’ journey
Ready to make the leap to digital pathology? In this recorded video webinar, learn from the team at University Hospitals, Cleveland, OH, the why and how they accomplished this journey.
Webinars | Digital pathology | Enterprise imaging
Digital pathology reduces turnaround time and barriers in using second opinions—thus improving patient care
The variation in diagnoses within pathology and cancer care is a well-known issue and as patients’ demands on healthcare increase, so do the demands on the quality of pathology diagnoses. To reduce...
Articles | Digital pathology
Webinar: How to build a business case for digital pathology
So, you understand the benefits of Shifting to Digital Pathology — now what? In this webinar, you will learn how to take the next steps and build a business case to justify an investment for it. Mar...
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Webinar: How to set up a regional digital pathology system as a common platform with different subsystems
Discover new developments in digital pathology and use the experiences of experts in the field for a smooth transition to go digital.
Webinars | Digital pathology
Digitizing pathology? Don't create another silo
Pathology departments play a key role in cancer care, but are currently under enormous pressure and face great challenges. Over the past decade, pathology departments have not only been subject to inc...
Articles | Digital pathology | Enterprise imaging
Evaluating a solution for digital pathology
The adoption of digital pathology is evolving and is often divided into procurement of equipment for image acquisition (scanners) and software for image review (digital pathology solutions). This whit...
White papers | Digital pathology
The path to collaboration—why and how pathology will digitize
Digital pathology is expected to be the next big digitisation in healthcare and with good reason, writes Jane Rendall, UK managing director at Sectra.
Industry reflections | Digital pathology
Where and how digitization affects the pathology workflow
Until recently, using a conventional light microscope has been standard practice for examining histopathology slides. However, the use of digital pathology is on the rise and many pathology labs are n...
Articles | Digital pathology
Going digital: Can everything in pathology be consolidated?
Digital pathology is a key enabler of transformation and consolidation in pathology. But how far should we take the laboratory out of the hospital? Jane Rendall, UK managing director at Sectra, reflec...
Industry reflections | Digital pathology
"Why do I need a pathology PACS?" — Revisited three years later
Three years ago, I wrote the article “Why do I need a pathology PACS”, which was surprisingly widely discussed among early adopters of digital pathology. The reason I wrote the article was to info...
Industry reflections | Digital pathology
Who can claim ownership of a pathology image?
I am confident that the advantages of digital pathology outweigh those of the analog workflow using a microscope. However, the benefit of glass slides being ‘vendor neutral’ in terms of being revi...
Industry reflections | Digital pathology
Articles | Digital pathology | Enterprise imaging
Finnish university hospital reaps the benefits of integrated diagnostics
Finland is a big country, but its population density is very low. So is the availability of pathologists; today, there are only 150 consultant pathologists in the country to cover the needs of the 5.5...
Case | Digital pathology
The elevator pitch on "Why do I need a pathology PACS?"
In the past year, I have attended a number of pathology shows to discuss digital pathology in general and Sectra’s solution in particular. A very common question is: “Why do I need a PACS and not...
Articles | Digital pathology
Streamline multi­disciplinary team meetings using a joint enterprise platform for radiology and pathology diagnosis
Multidisciplinary team (MDT) meetings, or tumor boards, are a cornerstone of cancer care, and the practice of holding such meetings is increasing greatly. Several studies [1][2][3] clearly demonstrate...
Articles | Digital pathology | Radiology imaging
Supporting digital full-scale primary diagnostics in pathology
Pathology, a labor-intense and historically heavily analogue discipline, is now undergoing digitization. Departments are investing in scanners for the digitization of images and pathologists are adapt...
Articles | Digital pathology
How to implement machine learning to reap true advantages in pathology
With the granting of the first FDA approval for primary diagnosis, combined with several European labs performing most of their reviews digitally, the digitization of pathology has gained momentum and...
Articles | Digital pathology | AI in medical imaging
Proper integration is key in achieving efficiency in digital workflows—four tips on important demands to impose on your suppliers
Digital pathology has great potential to increase the efficiency and quality of anatomical pathology. A good digital workplace supports the daily work in everything from simple tasks, such as combinin...
Articles | Digital pathology
Insights from pathology digitization at Linköping University Hospital
Since 2012, Linköping University Hospital has been at the forefront of medical imaging and part of a large Swedish innovation project tasked with exploring the potential digitization of pathology. Th...
Case | Digital pathology
A call for connected diagnostics
Digitization – it’s a hot topic across pathology, especially as conversations about artificial intelligence and computer-assisted diagnosis add to the fire. But what does it actually mean to patho...
Industry reflections | Digital pathology
Digital histopathology reviews
This article is an interview with Sten Thorstenson, senior consultant pathologist at Linköping University Hospital and a pioneer in the field of digital pathology.
Case | Digital pathology
Swedish county council shows the way to a successful implementation of enterprise imaging
Region Värmland is a pioneer in enterprise imaging and is currently a world leader in managing and storing medical images, multimedia and patient information in a central, region-wide platform. In a...
Case | Enterprise imaging | Breast imaging | Cardiology imaging | Digital pathology | Enterprise platform | Radiology imaging
Implementing AI in pathology practice
In 2016, we at Sectra implemented our first image-based AI application in routine diagnostics at several labs. It was a computer aided detection tool, a KI67 cell counter that classifies positive and...
Industry reflections | Digital pathology | AI in medical imaging
Expand your enterprise imaging strategy with digital pathology — join us at HIMSS21 to explore why and how!        We invite you to visit Sectra in booth #6043 at HIMSS21, where we will...
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NHS must move beyond 19th century cancer diagnostics to save 11,000 more lives
A new national ambition to save thousands more lives through earlier cancer diagnoses requires an urgent NHS shift to digital pathology, writes Chris Scarisbrick, Sectra UK & Ireland.
Industry reflections | Digital pathology
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Webinar: A pathologist’s perspective — how to successfully transition from analogue to digital diagnostics
In this session (session 1 of the “Shifting to digital pathology series”), learn how to implement digital pathology from the advice of Elin Kindberg, Global Product Manager at Sectra, and...
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Will not using image analysis in pathology be perceived as irresponsible?
Diagnostic review of pathology specimens is based on pathologists’ interpretation and measurements of the tissue. A number of formal measurement protocols, developed by the profession, are currently...
Industry reflections | AI in medical imaging | Digital pathology
Pathology goes digital—what can we learn from radiology's journey? 5 tips from UK radiologists
Pathology is embarking on a similar digitization journey as radiology has experienced. Despite some obvious differences in how the transition to digital images will occur, it is obvious that questions...
Articles | Digital pathology
A short term strategy to reap the long term benefits of deep learning and integrated diagnostics
In recent years, tighter collaboration, or even a merger, between radiology and pathology has been frequently discussed within medical imaging. This shift from the departmental/silo approach to an inc...
Industry reflections | Digital pathology | AI in medical imaging
Integrating diagnostics: not a takeover but fundamental to better care
The time for diagnoses based on incomplete datasets is at an end; we must connect the ‘ologies’ with all of medicine, writes Dr. Brendan Devlin, a practising radiologist and Senior Clinical Adviso...
Articles | Enterprise imaging | Digital pathology | Radiology imaging
Telepathology an effective solution for a large Danish hospital
A Dutchman who reviews the skin samples of Danish patients while on holiday in Spain. This scenario is made possible thanks to a digital pathology solution from Sectra. “Without telepathology, I’d...
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Lessons learned: The benefits of a scalable breast imaging PACS
Analyzing today’s breast imaging centers, we see the need to introduce new technology and consolidate existing IT systems. However, looking back at the digitization journey of some of the first mamm...
Articles | Breast imaging
*Virtual* DPC 2020
We welcome you to join Sectra at the Digital Pathology & AI Congress (DPC) 2020 virtual conference. For more information about the event and to register, visit the official event website.
Event | Digital pathology
Sectras digitala användarvecka 2021
2020 har varit ett annorlunda år och ett av flera evenemang som vi på Sectra har behövt anpassa är det skandinaviska användarmötet. Vanligtvis äger detta rum på Linköping Konsert & Kongre...
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Sectra PACS is "Best in KLAS" — #1 in customer satisfaction
Sectra PACS has again been awarded ‘Best in KLAS’ for highest customer satisfaction. It is the eighth consecutive year in the US, second consecutive year in Canada, and the fifth time in Europe th...
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Five-site breast-care center EWBC packs a punch in the fight against breast cancer
The past several years have seen the development of a de facto stealth campaign against screening mammography. “Vast Study Casts Doubts on Value of Mammograms,” the New York Times bullhorned in 20...
Case | Breast imaging
*Canceled* Pathology Informatics Summit 2020
*** Important update: Please note that the 2020 Pathology Informatics Summit, originally scheduled for May 18–21, has been canceled. For more details, please read the official announcement from the...
Event | Digital pathology
Rethinking image sharing: Cleveland trailblazers link 20+ hospitals and provider sites
Cleveland is yet again blazing new ground in healthcare. This time, myriad health systems are actively collaborating to share images. A first for the U.S., we believe. University Hospitals Health Syst...
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Dutch pathology department among the first in the world to review histology cases for primary diagnostics digitally
In 2016, pathologists at University Hospital Utrecht (UMC Utrecht) in the Netherlands became among the first in the world to review histology cases for primary diagnostics digitally. The completely pa...
Case | Digital pathology
Pathology Informatics Summit 2021
We invite you to join Sectra virtually at Pathology Informatics Summit 2021! For more information about the event and to register, visit the official event website.
Event | Digital pathology
Webinar: Connected in distance — analyzing telepathology’s impact during COVID-19 and the benefits of implementing remote readings
In this session (session 2 of the “Shifting to digital pathology series”), learn about the power of telepathology and how it enabled efficient remote reading for Dr. Mats Wolving, GI Pathologist a...
Webinars | Digital pathology
Turn the data explosion to an advantage: Top advice to the health CIOs of the future
The rapid introduction of new medical devices and advanced diagnostic methods, together with genomics and patient-handled wearables, has started to generate vast amounts of data. Combined with new sel...
Articles | Enterprise imaging | Enterprise platform
Gathering multiple hospitals’ digital media in a shared archive
Helse Nord’s digital multimedia archive is now ready for use by hospitals in Northern Norway. The health region’s radiology archive from Sectra has been upgraded and expanded in order to store dig...
Case | Enterprise platform | Enterprise imaging
Association of Pathology Chairs (APC) Annual Meeting 2021
Sectra will be attending the Association of Pathology Chairs (APC) Annual Meeting 2021 virtually! For more information about the event, visit the official event website.
Event | Digital pathology
RSNA 2019 market report—the top trends you should know about
Yet another RSNA has passed and we can conclude that this year there were not any new major trends, rather incremental developments of existing trends. Enterprise imaging (EI), AI and workflow orchest...
Industry reflections | Radiology imaging | AI in medical imaging | Breast imaging | Enterprise imaging
Product | AI in medical imaging
Radboud Universitätsklinik: dank Digitalisierung können Pathologen jetzt im Homeoffice arbeiten
Gut vorbereitet und mitten im Implementierungsprozess befand sich die Abteilung für Pathologie des Radboud Universitätsklinikums gerade in der Test- und Abnahmephase des digitalen Pathologies...
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Europe’s first purpose built breast cancer prevention center
The Nightingale Centre in Manchester, United Kingdom, is Europe’s first purpose-built center for breast cancer prevention. Services provided by the center include symptomatic and screening mammograp...
Case | Breast imaging
A UK-wide cloud for diagnostics could leapfrog digital maturity
Pressure to improve sustainability and reduce isolation in healthcare has renewed the hunger for a different approach to IT. Installing software in individual organizations, and then managing it local...
Industry reflections | Enterprise imaging
A move forward in enterprise digital imaging with Sectra PACS at Morecambe Bay
University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT) has seen many benefits from its deployment of a second generation Sectra PACS, integrated with its Electronic Patient Record (EPR). N...
Case | Enterprise imaging | Enterprise platform | Radiology imaging
*Virtual* RCPA Pathology Update 2021
We welcome you to join Sectra at the RCPA (Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia) Pathology Update 2021. Join us at the virtual event where we will be showcasing our digital pathology solution...
Event | Digital pathology
VNAbling PACS unites cardiology and radiology to the benefit of many
Having been in the Sectra PACS fold since 2004, members of the radiology department at six-hospital CoxHealth in Springfield, Mo., didn’t need much convincing to “VNAble” their existing system s...
Case | Enterprise platform | Cardiology imaging | Enterprise imaging | Radiology imaging
Webinar: Integrating image analysis into the clinical workflow
Discover new developments in digital pathology and learn more about the integration of image analysis into the clinical workflow.
Webinars | Digital pathology | AI in medical imaging
Healthcare insights for 2020 and ten years ahead
During the last few months, I’ve had the privilege to interview several leaders within the Swedish healthcare system [1]. I asked what they expect will be the biggest technological and structural ch...
Industry reflections | Enterprise imaging | AI in medical imaging | Digital pathology | Radiology imaging
Helt digital röntgen­mottagning sparar tid för såväl medarbetare som patienter
I januari 2021 invigdes en ny, helt digital, röntgenenhet i stadsdelen Mjärdevi i Linköping. Enheten är en del av Region Östergötlands satsning på digitalisering och nära vård, två högt pri...
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Regional healthcare initiatives in the UK: an opportunity for silo-busting and integrated diagnostics
Health authorities in the UK are developing regional initiatives to make significant improvement to health and care. The needs look beyond departmental and organizational boundaries, focusing on the n...
Industry reflections | Enterprise imaging
ProMedica finds an enterprise VNA is far more than just an expanded PACS
At ProMedica, a 13-hospital system serving northwestern Ohio and southeastern Michigan, the lineup of clinical departments soon to benefit from leadership’s decision to expand a long-installed radio...
Case | Enterprise imaging | Cardiology imaging | Enterprise platform | Radiology imaging
Time to rethink prostate cancer diagnostics?
Many of us know, or have known, someone with prostate cancer. Today, prostate cancer is seen as a chronic disease and it is common that surgery is not performed in cancers categorized as harmless, mai...
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Integrating breast tomo into the women’s imaging service line
Digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) was approved in the US for use as a supplement to traditional mammography following FDA review of two studies in which radiologists showed a 7% improvement in the ab...
Industry reflections | Breast imaging
Orthopedic hospital with production and quality of care in focus
Istituto Ortopedico Galeazzi is a private hospital in Milan dedicated to orthopedic procedures. They perform approximately 100,000 examinations and 15,000 surgeries annually. As a production-oriented...
Case | Orthopaedics
Best practices in adopting enterprise imaging
A case study on eight hospitals to find the best practices to add different “ologies” to the imaging platform on the journey toward a complete enterprise imaging solution.
Articles | Enterprise imaging
The road to making peer review an added value—not an added burden
Most radiology departments currently use some form of formalized peer review and those that do not will soon as a result of upcoming legislation. However, many radiologists claim that previous attempt...
Articles | Radiology imaging
Redefining technologies in the quest for patient centricity
Departmental technologies like PACS are changing and breaking free of their traditional roles, being redefined to respond to patient needs across the entire hospital, writes former NHS radiographer, C...
Industry reflections | Enterprise imaging
3-D tomosynthesis adds to the arsenal of breast cancer screening tools
Last summer brought something of a media moment for mammography in the U.S. The spotlight shone on the star—3-D imaging for breast-cancer screening—after the Journal of the American Medical Associ...
Articles | Breast imaging
Sechs PACS-Systeme vereint in einem VNA: Klinikum Braunschweig startet mit Sectra in die digitale Zukunft
Mit einer innovativen Ausschreibung hat das Klinikum Braunschweig auf sich aufmerksam gemacht und ein deutliches Signal in Richtung digitale Zukunft gesetzt. Gesucht wurde ein Partner, der alle berei...
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ECR 2021 Online: Sectra webinars
In conjunction with ECR 2021 Online, Sectra is inviting you to three live, hot-topic webinars with a great line-up of speakers from Hospital for Special Surgery, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundatio...
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Webinar: Integrated diagnostics is here to stay
This webinar explores the implementation of a single platform for radiology and pathology workflows and integrated diagnostics at NYC’s Hospital for Special Surgery. Watch as HSS representatives des...
Webinars | Digital pathology | Enterprise imaging | Radiology imaging
Workflow-centric solution vs. scanning workstations
The pathology workflow is still almost exclusively based on manual examinations of tissue samples under a microscope. The technology and knowledge for a full-scale digitization of pathology is now ava...
White papers | Digital pathology
*Canceled* CAP-ACP Annual Meeting 2020
*** Important update: Please note that CAP-ACP Annual Meeting 2020, originally scheduled for June 6–9, has been canceled. For more details, please read the official announcement from the CAP-ACP. **...
Event | Digital pathology
Breast imaging pioneer UCSF creating new standards in reading efficiency and workflow
University of California San Francisco Medical Center has a long history of setting the standards in breast imaging and breast cancer care. Now it’s also setting the standard when it comes to readin...
Case | Breast imaging
ECP 2021
We welcome you to join Sectra at the 33rd European Congress of Pathology (ECP) 2021 to learn more about the possibilities and benefits with digital pathology, and how Sectra’s comprehensive and vend...
Event | Digital pathology
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Webinar: AI implementation in clinical practice: hidden challenges and the hidden technical debt
Over the last 8 years, there have been tremendous advances in developing AI models for pathology, either focused on specific tasks or taking on complete diagnostic workflows. These models have ac...
Webinars | AI in medical imaging | Digital pathology
ECR 2021 Online
We invite you to join Sectra at the ECR 2021 Online congress and exhibition. While we’ll miss the opportunity to meet face-to-face in Vienna in March, we look forward to connecting digitally at ECR...
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ECDP 2021
We welcome you to join Sectra at ECDP (European Congress on Digital Pathology) where we will be showcasing our digital pathology solution and answering your questions about everything from implementat...
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RSNA 2020
While we’ll miss the opportunity to meet face-to-face in Chicago this autumn, we look forward to connecting digitally at RSNA 2020! At this year’s Virtual Meeting, let us demonstrate how our compl...
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Patient-centered care: Building the connected healthcare enterprise
Clinical studies have long proven that patient-centered care reduces variability, improves quality in clinical practice and patient outcomes and reduces cost. This is the shared goal of healthcare’s...
Articles | Enterprise imaging | Radiology imaging
Digitale Pathologie – wo steht Deutschland?
Die Zukunft der Pathologie ist digital – darin stimmen mittlerweile fast alle Experten überein. Befundung am Computer statt am konventionellen Mikroskop, schnelleres und besseres Datenmanagement so...
Breast tomosynthesis and the PACS: The journey to sustainable workflow
The emergence of a new, powerful imaging modality is cause for both celebration and consternation, and digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) has proven no exception to this rule, according to participant...
Articles | Breast imaging
PACS will democratize digital imaging
In the UK, a national initiative designated NHS Connecting for Health (CFH) came into operation in 2005. The purpose was to support the UK National Health Service (NHS) in delivering better, safer car...
Articles | Radiology imaging
Product | Orthopaedics
Internet-first impetus could connect NHS diagnostics
Cloud-first and internet-first government policies have been a feature of public sector procurement for years. But where the NHS has been slower to respond, momentum is now starting to build in the he...
Industry reflections | Enterprise imaging | Enterprise platform
What we still need to use AI safely and quickly in healthcare
The use of artificial intelligence in healthcare is often touted as a technology which can transform how tasks are carried out across the NHS. Rachel Dunscombe, CEO of the NHS digital academy and dire...
Industry reflections | AI in medical imaging
Artificial Intelligence trends in medical imaging bereiken tipping point in 2020
De technologische ontwikkelingen op het gebied van medical imaging zijn de afgelopen jaren snel gegaan: opslag in de cloud, ziekenhuisbrede imaging-systemen, digitale pathologie en AI. 2020 lijkt het...
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How strategy, growth and Sectra VNA made Hartford HealthCare’s ImageConnect Project happen
Hartford HealthCare is Connecticut’s most comprehensive healthcare network. Over the last several years, this community and academic health system has grown significantly through its strategic affil...
Case | Enterprise platform | Enterprise imaging | Radiology imaging
Breaking down silos: Delivering true clinical value from a VNA
The vendor neutral archive offers one of the best opportunities to join together imaging and other valuable data from across diagnostic modalities, to the entire hospital and beyond. How can we ensure...
Industry reflections | Enterprise imaging
UK's largest teleradiology provider Medica procures Sectra PACS
The largest provider of teleradiology services to NHS hospitals, Medica Group PLC, will use Sectra’s enterprise imaging solution to automate processes, improve productivity, and give its hundreds of...
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ECR market report 2019—the top trends you should know about
ECR has closed its doors for this year. Once again, I am amazed by the enthusiasm among the attendees and vendors when it comes to bringing new innovations to improve healthcare. As many of us have EC...
Industry reflections | Radiology imaging | AI in medical imaging | Breast imaging | Enterprise imaging
Research at Sectra
Innovation is part of Sectra’s identity. Ever since the company was spun off from the Institute of Technology at Linköping University in the late 1970s, scientific advances have formed the basis fo...
Could chief clinical AI officers help the NHS to save more lives?
Chief clinical information officers didn’t even exist in the NHS a decade ago. Now they have become some of the most influential people in the health service, having a very visible and positive impa...
Industry reflections | Enterprise imaging | AI in medical imaging | Enterprise platform
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A totally digital national breast screening service
BreastCheck, the national breast screening program in Ireland, provide free mammograms to women aged 50–69 through a network of four static units and 16 mobile units covering more than 30 locations...
Case | Breast imaging
Radiologists slash report turnaround time by 50%
Pioneering speech recognition in Landstinget Västmanland, Sweden, has significantly reduced lead times in radiology. Just six months after integrating Nuance’s SpeechMagic technology into their Sec...
Case | Radiology imaging
HIMSS 2019: key trends and what to expect in the future
Last week, the world’s largest convention in e-health HIMSS took place in Orlando, Florida, with over 45,000 attendees from more than 90 countries. The hot topics of the year ranged from digital tra...
Industry reflections | Enterprise imaging | AI in medical imaging | Enterprise platform
Region Värmland visar vägen för en framgångsrik implementering av enterprise imaging
Region Värmland är en av pionjärerna inom enterprise imaging och är i dag världsledande med att hantera och lagra medicinska bilder, multimedia och patientinformation med en central och regionsge...
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The utilization of a dose management solution to lower radiation doses in medical imaging
This paper discusses why radiation exposure in medical imaging is such a hot topic, how a dose management solution can help healthcare organizations to lower dose levels and the important features of...
White papers | Radiology imaging
The AI iceberg: below the surface
Designing the future of healthcare could become everyone’s responsibility. Making that happen will require a new education focus around artificial intelligence for healthcare professionals and patie...
Industry reflections | AI in medical imaging
Der brænder en glød i patologien
Hvis man kigger globalt på den digitale patologi, så har Danmark en fortjent førsteplads i forhold til moden- og parathed. Og med billedhåndteringssystemer (PACS) på radiologiske og patologiske a...
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Enterprise PACS packs the punch when it doubles as a VNA too
There is no doubt that vendor neutral archives (VNAs) have gained favor over the last several years in managing medical images. But there is some debate over whether hospitals really need both a VNA a...
Articles | Enterprise imaging
Artificial intelligence and the indispensable human in diagnostics
AI is now essential for automation in radiology and pathology, but it provides a means to support the human, not replace.
Industry reflections | Radiology imaging | AI in medical imaging | Breast imaging | Digital pathology | Enterprise imaging
Memorial Hospital: Zeroing in on the right zero footprint viewer
Delivering key images, reports and patient data to the point of diagnosis and care is the Holy Grail of radiology and many other specialties today. Having the correct information for the patient at th...
Case | Enterprise imaging | Enterprise platform
European trends in diagnostic radiology
What are the biggest challenges within diagnostic radiology in Europe today? And what future trends will have the greatest impact over the next five years? To answer these questions, we brought togeth...
Articles | Radiology imaging | AI in medical imaging
What referring physicians demand from radiology
Radiology lies at the very center of the healthcare chain. Most patients pass through an imaging department at one point or another in their treatment. That said, an organization’s overall effective...
White papers | Radiology imaging
Could imaging be a goldmine for healthcare providers' artificial intelligence?
Unused archives of millions of diagnostic images could about to become one of the most powerful datasets in the NHS. Jane Rendall, UK managing director at Sectra, asks what can happen when machine lea...
Industry reflections | Enterprise imaging | AI in medical imaging
Webinar: Sanford Health’s enterprise imaging journey
In this webinar, listen as Steve Thompson, Director of Clinical Initiatives, describes the vision, planning, and execution of Sanford Health — the largest rural healthcare system in the U.S., which...
Webinars | Enterprise imaging | Cardiology imaging | Enterprise platform | Orthopaedics | Radiology imaging
The VNA in Region Stockholm is paving the way for the future of enterprise imaging
Many healthcare providers are currently adopting enterprise imaging systems to facilitate collaboration and increase efficiency in the sharing of medical images. Although not many have reached full ...
Case | Enterprise platform | Enterprise imaging | Radiology imaging
*Canceled* ECDP 2020
*** Important update: Please note that ECDP 2020, originally scheduled for May 12–15, has been canceled. For more details, please read the official announcement from the ECDP. ***   We welcome...
Event | Digital pathology
DPC 2021
We welcome you to join Sectra at the Digital Pathology & AI Congress (DPC) 2021. For more information about the event and to register, visit the official event website.
Event | Digital pathology
Sectra Canada establishes new leadership team
February 3rd, 2021 – Medical imaging IT company Sectra Canada Inc. announces new additions to the management team following a year of amplified demand for products and services across the country.
How can we make AI invisible in healthcare diagnostics?
As new NHSX guidance around artificial intelligence is digested in healthcare, Sectra’s Chris Scarisbrick argues that AI should barely even be noticed by the professionals who use it, and that it ne...
Industry reflections | AI in medical imaging
The workspace of the future: making breast imaging work 'flow'
PACS is powering better workflow in breast imaging, transforming the way breast imaging radiologists read studies and interact with one another by improving physician efficiency, accuracy and saving t...
Case | Breast imaging
Modern telemedicine solution enables cross-border collaboration
When patients experience a stroke, the time to treatment is crucial for survival. Every second saved before a thrombectomy* is performed on the patient significantly improves the odds of a positive ou...
Case | Share and collaborate
*Entfällt* RöKo 2020
***Wichtiges Update: Bitte beachten Sie, dass der Röko 2020 in Leipzig abgesagt wurde. Stattdessen wird es vom 20. Mai bis 6. November 2020 ein digitales Fortbildungsprogramm – den „101. Röko Di...
Event | Radiology imaging
Product | Medical education
John Muir Health exchanges images with neighboring providers
The imaging division at John Muir Health in California’s Contra Costa County has been supplying topnotch image-handling capabilities to end users located across the system’s sprawling family tree...
Case | Share and collaborate
Pathologen van het Radboudumc kunnen thuiswerken dankzij digitale pathologie
Na een goed doordacht voor- en implementatietraject zat de afdeling Pathologie van het Radboudumc midden in de test- en acceptatiefase van het digitale pathologiesysteem van Sectra toen duidelijk werd...
Page | Digital pathology
PACS & EMR integration: Carilion Clinic improves speed, connectivity and access
It was early 2015 when the team at Carilion Clinic decided they had outgrown their PACS and needed to replace their decade-old system. Software lockups were all too common, and they needed to amp up t...
Case | Radiology imaging | Enterprise imaging | Enterprise platform
Product | Medical education
The first NHS PACS in the cloud – faster, safer reporting at Guy’s and St Thomas’
Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust became the first trust in England to use a picture archiving and communication system (PACS) in the cloud in 2017. The Sectra PACS is taking pressure away...
Case | Enterprise imaging | Enterprise platform | Radiology imaging
Industry reflections | Radiology imaging | Breast imaging | Cardiology imaging | Digital pathology | Enterprise imaging | Enterprise platform
Digitale pathologie een must bij regionale samenwerking
De toekomst van digitale pathologie begint zichtbaar te worden. Steeds meer labs kiezen hiervoor om hun efficiency te verhogen en makkelijker samen te werken met anderen. Wat zijn de succesfactoren vo...
Page | Digital pathology
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Applications to fill the gaps in your IT ecosystem
Today’s healthcare organizations, in some cases, are built on hundreds of different integrated IT systems, creating a complex and ever-changing ecosystem. For a user, this ecosystem must function as...
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Mehr Digitalisierung in der bildgebenden Diagnostik
Wenn uns Corona eines gelehrt hat, dann, dass unser Gesundheitswesen verwundbar ist. Steigt die Anzahl an Krankenhauseinweisungen unerwartet stark, muss die standardmäßige medizinische Versorgung e...
Krankenhauszukunftsgesetz (KHZG)
Mit einem Fördervolumen von 4,3 Mrd. Euro stellen Bund und Länder Mittel zur Verfügung, um die Digitalisierung und moderne technische Ausstattung in den Krankenhäusern zu fördern. Ziel ist eine z...
An imaging system providing “flow” in radiology diagnostics
In 2017, the South African private radiology chain Maine Radiology selected Sectra to provide a central enterprise imaging system to be used by four of the chain’s clinics. Utilizing a single common...
Case | Radiology imaging | Enterprise platform
Product | Cardiology imaging | Enterprise imaging
A shared image archive offers major advantages for healthcare providers and patients
Within Stockholm County Council (SLL), Sweden’s capital region, there are 2,000 healthcare providers—ranging from hospitals and district care centers to specialist clinics and private dentists. To...
Case | Enterprise imaging | Enterprise platform
Two NHS trusts take 'giant leap' in connecting diagnostics across hospitals
Two NHS trusts in the North West of England have taken the lead in breaking down barriers between diagnostic departments and frontline clinical staff, in a move that healthcare professionals say is ch...
Case | Enterprise imaging | Enterprise platform
Visie 2021: Versnelde digitalisatie van beeldvormende diagnostiek om inhaalslag te realiseren
Als corona ons een ding heeft geleerd, dan is het wel hoe kwetsbaar ons zorgsysteem is. Als het aantal ziekenhuisopnames onverwacht te veel oploopt, moet de reguliere zorg worden afgeschaald. Dit bete...
Philipps-Universität Marburg first in Germany to introduce innovative table
The Philipps-Universität Marburg was founded in 1527 and has since been a centre for both research and teaching. Today, it has nearly 23,000 students. The Faculty of Human Medicine is the largest fac...
Case | Medical education
Kundenbericht: Daten ohne Warten – Patientenportal
Komfortable Datenübermittlung statt Warten auf altmodische Ausdrucke aus Papier: Das ist der Grundgedanke hinter dem neuen Sectra-Patientenportal, das in immer mehr Kliniken und Praxen zum Einsatz ko...
Sectra VNA: Eines für alles
Seit 2002 speichert und archiviert die Radiologie am Robert-Bosch-Krankenhaus in Stuttgart ihre Bilder digital. 2018 machten herstellerbedingte Umstände den Austausch des PACS-Systems notwendig. Für...
Page | Radiology imaging | Digital pathology
New cardiac cath lab embraces enterprise imaging
When the cardiac and neurovascular catheterization lab at Riverside University Health System Medical Center (RUHS-MC) treated its first patient last February, the opening represented many things to ma...
Case | Cardiology imaging | Enterprise imaging
One for all — native support for automated breast ultrasound (ABUS) in Sectra’s expanded breast imaging PACS
DIE RADIOLOGIE München is one of the largest breast diagnostics centers in the Munich area and one of few locations in Germany offering automated breast ultrasound (ABUS) examinations. The ABUS scann...
Case | Breast imaging
The story of mammography screening in Sweden, and how the latest research shows it has halved breast cancer death in women
Dr. László Tabár, by training a radiologist and oncologist from Falun, Sweden, is known worldwide as the “father” of mammography screening. He is certainly one of the key people behind the curr...
Articles | Breast imaging
Nightingale’s diagnostic imaging: How tech and new workflow was delivered in just three days
Technology for diagnostic imaging typically takes months to deploy into a hospital. As part of a mammoth technology response from Barts Health NHS Trust to make NHS Nightingale Hospital London work, t...
Case | Radiology imaging
Anatomical Society Summer Meeting 2021
We invite you to join Sectra at the Anatomical Society Summer Meeting, hosted virtually by the University of Glasgow. Meet us in our virtual booth or book already a demo here below and we showcase how...
Event | Medical education
Patients gaining unprecedented access to x-rays, ultrasound and other imaging
A network that connects every NHS acute hospital in England is giving thousands of patients unprecedented and easy online access to everything from their x-rays through to ultrasound, CT and MRI scans...
Case | Share and collaborate
Enterprise Image Management: Et skridt mod en mere effektiv sundhedssektor – med patienten i centrum
I dag består den typiske sundhedsorganisation af mere eller mindre isolerede kliniske datasiloer, der løseligt bliver holdt sammen af et journalsystem. I de senere år er der dog blevet stillet spø...
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Key considerations when choosing a breast imaging PACS supplier
“Change is good, but be prepared,” says Dr. Stamatia Destounis at Elizabeth Wende Breast Care in Rochester, New York. She bases this piece of advice on the knowledge she gained when the clinic mad...
Articles | Breast imaging
Sectra PACS image-enables EMR at Hospital de Cascais
This is a tale of making care better. Better for patients, better for the caregivers providing it, and better for a healthcare system morphing and migrating to thrive as a high-performing public-priva...
Case | Radiology imaging | Enterprise platform
Eye on Canada: 3 views on PACS priorities
With PACS as with any healthcare-specific technology, some universal expectations are common to all end-users and their IT support teams. Yet there are also as many unique sets of preferences as there...
Case | Radiology imaging
Comprehensive breast imaging at University Hospitals
University Hospitals (UH), in Northeast Ohio, serves the needs of patients through an integrated network of 18 hospitals, 15 counties, and more than 40 outpatient locations. UH is using Sectra’s Bre...
Case | Breast imaging
The future life cycle of image data
The steadily increasing size of image stacks is generally agreed to be one of the most important issues of the future for radiology. The development is, of course, driven by the desire to improve diag...
Industry reflections | Radiology imaging
Key role for radiology in future healthcare
Looking back, changes within radiology have largely been driven by technology changes. The digital era and new modalities are but two obvious examples. But looking ahead, we see economics and costs as...
Articles | Radiology imaging
PACS facts: Constructed and deconstructed explained
It can be safely said that the healthcare services is in a state of flux like never before. Reform initiatives driving the mandate to create interoperability are not in any way exempting medical imagi...
Articles | Radiology imaging | Enterprise imaging
Breaking the trend of increased radiation exposure to patients through dose monitoring
This white paper raises the issue of the increase in  patient exposure to radiation doses in diagnostic medical imaging over the last three decades. The aim is to inform about the problem and highlig...
White papers | Radiology imaging
A tele­mammography dynamo rides new PACS from the deep south to boundless frontiers
Eight years ago, Women’s Imaging Associates in Birmingham, Ala., was a small, well-respected mammography practice serving six OB/GYN offices in its area. Today, having embraced a 100% telemedicine m...
Case | Breast imaging
New technology improves anatomy training at Linköping University
Linköping University has ordered the Sectra Table and will be first in the world to apply this innovation in medical education. All seven under-graduate programs at Linköping Faculty of Health Scien...
Case | Medical education
How well does Sectra PACS play with other vendors' products?
When X-Ray Associates of New Mexico went live with a new RIS in mid-April, Vice President and COO Sagit Frasier was anxious, but optimistic. The moment had been years in the making. The practice’s o...
Case | Radiology imaging
Webinar: Sectra and Greater Manchester — Kick-starting one of the largest diagnostic imaging initiatives in the NHS
In October 2020, Sectra and Greater Manchester announced signing a contract for one of the largest diagnostic imaging initiatives in Europe. Eight NHS trusts across Greater Manchester are taking an im...
Webinars | Radiology imaging