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Seeking synergy: Bringing cardiology into your enterprise imaging strategy
There is new synergy afoot when it comes to enterprise imaging. Healthcare systems are increasingly choosing enterprise imaging systems to manage image viewing across the two most image-rich ‘ologie...
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Ten aspects to consider when enabling mobile image capture in your enterprise imaging workflow
Healthcare’s adoption of enterprise imaging is on the rise, and using one shared system for all medical multimedia leads to increased utilization of and access to images by specialties outside of ra...
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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 ...
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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...
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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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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.
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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...
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Major academic medical system advances image management with Sectra Enterprise Imaging
University Hospitals in Cleveland made do for years with separate PACS for radiology, cardiology and other image-intensive clinical departments. Now the 18-hospital, 15-county, 40-clinic integrated he...
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How the rise of immunotherapy is placing new demands on medical imaging
Immunotherapy using “checkpoint inhibitors” (see fact box) is an emerging form of cancer care that is reshaping the role of medical imaging in cancer diagnosis and treatment follow-up. The use of...
Articles | Radiology imaging
Expanding enterprise imaging to cardiology: From where radiology sits, Riverside’s move into cardiac care is picture perfect
Last February, 439-bed Riverside University Health System Medical Center (RUHS-MC) opened a new cardiac and neurovascular catheterization lab. While some internal questioning initially swirled around...
Case | Enterprise imaging
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
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
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
Setting up efficient breast imaging reading workflow
Efficiency is the keyword in breast imaging workflow. Efficient workflow that results in rapid report turnaround times and improved quality of care is important for the patient and the imaging provide...
Articles | Breast imaging
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
Hoe technologie bijdraagt aan een betere uitkomst voor de patiënt
Een jaar geleden zagen we dat steeds meer ziekenhuizen kozen voor Enterprise Imaging. Met tools als business intelligence (BI) vergroten ze hun inzicht in de bedrijfsvoering en verhogen ze hun flexibi...
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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
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
Patient-centered radiology—a new era in PACS for the NHS
Patient care on the south coast of England is being significantly enhanced by a new picture archiving and communication system (PACS). Clinicians and radiologists are seamlessly sharing and accessing...
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Sharing imaging across the NHS in Bristol
Healthcare professionals in Bristol are gaining immediate access to imaging held across trusts after extending their use of the Image Exchange Portal with IEP Connect and Share. University Hospitals B...
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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
Sectra’s FIKA webinarserie
Samenwerking in de zorg wordt steeds belangrijker. Samenwerking tussen patiënt, arts en verpleegkundige; samenwerking tussen verschillende medische disciplines; samenwerking in de keten tussen eerste...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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
RSNA 2020 Virtual Meeting: Sectra webinars
In conjunction with the RSNA 2020 Virtual Meeting, Sectra is inviting you to four hot-topic webinars with a great line-up of speakers from University Hospitals, Stanford University School of Medicine,...
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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...
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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
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
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
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
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
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From a sudden volume decline to a post-COVID-19 imaging surge—how to deal with the aftermath
Thus far during the coronavirus crisis, many practices have experienced a sudden drop in imaging exams, which has resulted in dramatic changes in operations and impacts on revenue. But the crisis also...
Articles | Radiology 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...
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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
Emerging breast imaging technologies put new demands on RIS/PACS
Mammography screening programs have significantly reduced the mortality rate of breast cancer. However, screening programs still contain scope for improvement since all cancers are not detected. There...
Articles | Breast imaging
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
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...
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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
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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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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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
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
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
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
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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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
You don’t have to deconstruct your PACS, just make it deconstructable
Medical imaging tenders today revolve heavily around a few components that are mentioned in almost every procurement process. These are: Vendor Neutral Archive (VNA), image viewer and workflow/worklis...
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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...
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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...
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Coping with rising demand: How radiologists are fighting back with tech
Even before the coronavirus pandemic, radiologists have been facing year on year rising demand. University Hospitals North Midlands NHS Trust is one trust that has been using technology to respond. Th...
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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
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...
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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
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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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Why Sectra Breast Imaging PACS?
Specializing in breast imaging PACS for almost 20 years, Sectra has an installed base that includes some of the world’s largest and most prominent breast imaging centers. In this video, four of Sect...
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What intelligence can hospitals gain from diagnostics?
Radiology could represent a far more important part of a hospital’s business intelligence. Sectra’s Chris Scarisbrick explores a goldmine that hospitals must look to unearth.
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Healthcare IT integration best practices
Integration within the healthcare IT environment has been called “many orders of magnitude more complex” than other commonly recognized integrated vertical environments such as Finance and Banking...
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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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Benefiting from a region-wide medical imaging IT solution
For more than 10 years, all the hospitals in Region Skåne have been using Sectra RIS and in 2008, the region started its transition to Sectra PACS, when the University Hospitals in Malmö and Lund de...
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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...
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
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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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...
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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...
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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...
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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
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
Growing hospital group ready for the future with a new imaging strategy
AZ Delta was established in 2015 after a merger between two hospitals with a total of four sites. In 2018, a third hospital joined the group. A new vision for the group’s imaging strategy was requir...
Case | Enterprise imaging
*Canceled* SBI/ACR 2020
*** Important update: Please note that the 2020 SBI/ACR Breast Imaging Symposium, originally scheduled for April 16–19, has been canceled. For more details, please read the official announcement fro...
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Image handling across department borders—"The clinical gains have been obvious"
Current trends in healthcare call for an image handling strategy for all medical disciplines. Although medical images are used in numerous medical specialties, they are often not stored and distribute...
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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...
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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
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
NHS diagnostics must embrace unprecedented openness if AI is to work
NHS IT vendors can no longer ignore technology they didn’t invent, and trusts need to integrate imaging far beyond the radiology department, if AI is to play its big role in diagnosing illnesses.
Industry reflections | Radiology imaging | AI in medical imaging | Enterprise imaging
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
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...
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Leverage ACR's dose index registry by utilizing a dose monitoring solution
The radical increase in patient exposure to radiation from medical imaging over the last two decades has created great concerns about its inherent risks. Today, one of the highest priorities on many h...
Articles | 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
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...
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
Efficient image handling across department borders
Although medical images are used in numerous medical specialities, they are often not stored and distributed in a way that is efficient for the healthcare enterprise. For Sörmland County Council, thi...
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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...
Sectra participeert in Twiin-pilot Beeldbeschikbaarheid
Er gebeurt momenteel veel in het programma Twiin. Terwijl DVDexit nog volop in de uitrol zit, wordt achter de schermen hard gewerkt aan de duurzame vervolgstap: Beeldbeschikbaarheid. Sectra is één v...
Key considerations when replacing your RIS/PACS
Few will dispute that implementing a first-time RIS/PACS makes great business and clinical sense, but how about replacing a RIS/PACS? On the “income side”, it’s pretty straightforward. Not all s...
Articles | Radiology imaging
Machine learning in radiology—reflections and predictions
Leading up to RSNA 2017, we published a report discussing our findings from talking to radiologists about where they see an added value of machine learning (ML) in their daily work. With RSNA in the r...
Industry reflections | Radiology imaging | AI in medical imaging | Breast imaging | Enterprise imaging | Enterprise platform
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
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
At UC San Diego Health, breast imaging PACS speaks ‘volumes’
When UC San Diego Health introduced its expanded Comprehensive Breast Health Center in the spring of 2018, Haydee Ojeda-Fournier, MD, medical director of breast imaging, got right to the point for the...
Case | Breast imaging
Institutions connected to Sectra IEP in the UK
Over 400 institutions are today connected to Sectra’s Image Exchange Portal in the UK. Here follows the full list:
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St. Joseph’s/Candler takes measures to bolster dose minimizing efforts
Amidst increasing concern from patients, as well as increased publicity about the effects of radiation exposure, hospital systems like St. Joseph’s/Candler, serving Savannah and the four surrounding...
Case | Radiology imaging
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...
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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
Healthcare IT is moving to the cloud—but what cloud model should you use?
In a previous article, we discussed how to build a business case for moving your healthcare IT system to a cloud-based environment. But there are many cloud models to choose from, and you must decide...
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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...
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Dose reduction and monitoring: Challenges and recommendations
In the wake of the Cedars-Sinai CT overexposure scandal, California passed legislation in 2012 mandating the monitoring and reporting of CT-exam radiation dose; since then, dose-monitoring legislation...
Articles | Radiology imaging
Partnering with Sectra
Sectra has a number of different partnerships, including distribution partners, research partners, and clinical solution partners. Sectra’s Clinical Solution Network, Sectra CSN, is a network of...
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
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
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
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An enterprise PACS for a wide range of users at HSS
Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York City is the oldest and one of the most renowned orthopaedic hospitals in the US. With one main campus in Manhattan and several regional sites, everybody...
Case | Radiology imaging | Orthopaedics
Evaluating archive solutions for enterprise image management
This paper discusses various aspects that need to be evaluated when investing in archive solutions for enterprise image management. It provides a set of questions that will help you on your way when c...
White papers | Enterprise imaging
Penn Medicine reduces IT complexity with enterprise-wide PACS
The University of Pennsylvania Health System (UPHS) serves patients in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and the surrounding region through a network of five hospitals and ten multispecialty centers. When rep...
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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
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—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
HIMSS21
We invite you to visit Sectra at HIMSS21, where we will showcase our comprehensive enterprise imaging offering with Sectra VNA and our Best-in-KLAS PACS for radiology, pathology and cardiology at its...
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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
Increased reading efficiency at Helsingborg University Hospital
Since 2002, the breast unit at Helsingborg University Hospital, Region Skåne, has been performing fully digitized screening and symptomatic mammography using Sectra’s complete mammography solution,...
Case | Breast imaging | Radiology imaging
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A high-volume mammography screening center
Since 2006, the mammography operation at Södersjukhuset (Stockholm South General Hospital) has been performing fully digitized screening and symptomatic mammography. Each year, more than 60,000 women...
Case | Breast imaging
Manatee Healthcare System consolidates all sites on Sectra
Manatee Healthcare System in Bradenton, FL is a two-hospital, 4 imaging center system serving patients in the greater Sarasota area. In this video, Brendan McDowell, PACS Administrator, talks about th...
Case | Radiology imaging
One system for all breast imaging increases efficiency and rad-path collaboration
Knoxville Comprehensive Breast Center (KCBC) began in 1983 as a multidisciplinary multispecialty breast center. Today they have 26,000 patients per year and they do all kinds of breast imaging, needle...
Case | Breast imaging
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
Marketing dose monitoring and reduction to patients
As initiatives for radiation-dose reduction take root in health systems and hospitals around the country—driven, in some cases, by state legislation mandating dose tracking and reporting—these org...
Articles | Radiology 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...
White papers | 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...
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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...
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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...
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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
Expert panel: Expanding your reach with image sharing
Need a better way to share medical images and reports? Learn from three leading healthcare systems that have expanded their image sharing capabilities.
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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
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
Adopting workflow orchestration software helps to improve efficiency and quality across large healthcare system
Workflow is both the magic and the headache of radiology. Orchestrating workflow more efficiently is a win–win for patients, technologists, radiologists, and referring physicians. This was one reaso...
Case | Radiology imaging
Can the NHS manage without a RIS?
Has the radiology information system had its day as a standalone technology? Sectra managing director Jane Rendall asks if the NHS might absorb RIS functionality into other systems, as it seeks to dri...
Industry reflections | Radiology imaging
Värmland County expands its PACS to secure multimedia solution
Värmland County Council has been using Sectra PACS as a VNA for sharing and archiving medical multimedia since May 2014. The solution allows secure, cost-effective and centralized storage, as well as...
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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...
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Er hospitaler et mål for cyberkriminelle?
For to år siden lammede WannaCry IT-systemer på en række engelske hospitaler i flere dage. Det samme kan ske i dag, hvis der ikke stilles krav til sikkerheden.
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A radiologist’s report on working from home during the COVID-19 crisis
In light of the COVID-19 virus pandemic, the work situation for many radiologists has changed. Many have taken on new work tasks, workloads have suddenly changed, and what is perhaps most apparent is...
Case | Radiology imaging
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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
Five tips: How can radiology utilize data mining to increase quality of care
Many hospitals find themselves dealing with heavy internal pressure for increased efficiency, as well as tougher government demands on financial and quality reports. Many hospitals are also experienci...
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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...
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Providing far reaching expertise across the UK
Birmingham Children’s Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (BCH) is a leading paediatric centre providing services to children, young people and their families both locally and across the UK. BCH specialis...
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National network for image exchange connects more than 400 UK sites
Today over 400 institutions are connected to Sectra’s Image Exchange Portal in the UK. All NHS Acute Trusts in England are connected, as well as all acute hospitals in Wales and a number of trusts i...
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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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The radiologist’s handbook for future excellence 2020: Four technologies to amplify success
What new imaging technology and diagnostic tools have the greatest potential to truly improve your work life and support you in becoming more efficient? If you want to amplify future success but find...
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Webinar: Sectra PACS Hot Topic - IDS7 Tool Options
Join this upcoming free webinar on January 9th and receive excellent training from an application specialist on Sectra PACS. In this session we are going to speak about IDS7 Tool Options
Event | Radiology 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
The radiologist’s handbook for future excellence 2021: Key technologies to amplify success
What new imaging technology and diagnostic tools have the greatest potential to truly improve your work life and support you in becoming more efficient? If you want to amplify future success by adopti...
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Webbinarium: Upload & Store App
I detta webbinarium kommer vi visa vår nya mobilapplikation, Sectra Upload & Store App. Nu kan du fotografera eller spela in video med din mobila enhet, för att sedan ladda upp media enkelt och...
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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...
Webinars | Digital pathology
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
Virtual organizations: key to optimizing service to referring physicians
“A key success factor for a profit-oriented organization is to be on top of the referring physician’s list,” says Hans Olav Almaas, CEO of Norwegian company Curato, one of the Nordic region’s...
Articles | Radiology imaging
Volume visualization for increased productivity
Visualization tools are becoming increasingly important in the radiology department. However, when words like 3D and MPR are mentioned most people’s thoughts go directly to advanced visualization ap...
Articles | Radiology imaging | Enterprise platform
Security in RFPs in healthcare IT
Buying new software systems for your healthcare enterprise is a precarious endeavor. On the one hand, replacing an old system that is holding you back or purchasing new functionality that will increas...
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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...
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Seks sejlivede myter om kunstig intelligens
En kombination af høje forventninger og stort behov har gjort AI til en stjerne i sundheds­sektoren. Men hvad kan du realistisk forvente dig af AI i de næste år?
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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...
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Visualization for radiologist efficiency
Visualization tools are becoming increasingly important in the radiology department. However, when words like 3D and MPR are mentioned most people’s thoughts go directly to advanced visualization ap...
Articles | Radiology imaging
AI marketplaces — the highway to adopting AI in radiology
Today, radiologists are overwhelmed by extravagant marketing messages about artificial intelligence, promising to revolutionize diagnostics in medical imaging. However, most radiologists feel uncertai...
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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
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...
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Der Kundennutzen ist wichtiger als der Shareholder Value
Man könnte meinen, dass ein Anbieter von Bildgebungstechnologien davon überzeugt ist, dass technologische Entwicklungen den Unterschied im Gesundheitswesen ausmachen. Und Sie denken vielleicht, dass...
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*Cancelled* UKIO 2020
*** Important update as of March 16, 2020: Please note that UKIO 2020, originally scheduled for June 01–03, has been cancelled. For more details, please see their website. ***   We welcome you...
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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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Dutch university for radiographers uses Sectra PACS
In 2017, Hanze University of Applied Sciences Groningen (UAS) implemented Sectra RIS and PACS to enable its Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy program (MIRT) to better mimic the clinical workflows...
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Introducing AI and ML applications in healthcare—from the algorithm development sandbox to the clinical wilderness
Aspects to consider when introducing artificial intelligence and machine learning applications in healthcare.
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The benefits of a VNA
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 has implemented a vendo...
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A PACS replacement solution that integrates all aspects of patient care
City of Hope National Medical Center, located in southern California, is a major cancer center designated by the National Cancer Institute. Its focus is academic and research, but also treatment of pa...
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Consequences of the data explosion
The data explosion involves two major issues. One is the limitations of the hardware and network components. Enhancements in the performance of the IT infrastructure is by far outpaced by the rapid in...
Industry reflections | Radiology imaging
How radiology can improve communication with referring physicians
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 organizations overall effectivenes...
White papers | Radiology imaging
How can radiology improve its service to oncologists?
As the number and complexity of cancer cases increase, radiology spends more and more time providing service to oncologists. It is therefore vital that oncologists, an increasingly important group of...
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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
Region-wide dose monitoring increases patient safety
Since 2008, Region Skåne in southern Sweden, has been using Sectra DoseTrack as a regional quality system for radiation doses to collate, store and analyze radiation-dose data from more than two mill...
Case | Radiology imaging
Increased efficiency at Danderyd Mammography Unit
Danderyd University Hospital is a specialist hospital, including accident and emergency (A&E), and serves a catchment area of around 440,000 inhabitants in northern Stockholm, Sweden. The Mammogra...
Case | Breast imaging
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