January 23, 2017 — International medical imaging IT company Sectra recently announced that the Lynn Sage Comprehensive Breast Center at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, has entered a multi-year agreement to utilize Sectra PACS (picture archiving and communication system) for all their breast imaging workflow. This solution was purchased to provide the breast radiologists a comprehensive means to support the full patient pathway from screening to diagnostic exams, with the end goal of improving cancer detection and care.
Northwestern Memorial Hospital is an academic medical center located in Chicago. The hospital offers screening mammography and a full range of diagnostic breast imaging services, including 2-D and 3-D mammography, breast ultrasound, breast magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), breast biopsies and needle localizations.
The Sectra PACS will be integrated with the existing IT infrastructure including the electronic medical record (EMR), radiology PACS and vendor neutral archive (VNA).
For more information: www.sectra.com