August 30, 2007 — The New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation (HHC) has selected the IT and medical-technology company Sectra as their provider for PACS products and services.
HHC is the largest municipal hospital and healthcare system in the U.S.
Through the five-year agreement, Sectra will supply PACS products, as well as deliver direct service and support to Bellevue Hospital Center, King’s County Hospital, Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center, Harlem Hospital Center, and the Metropolitan Hospital. Together, these hospitals perform about 700,000 radiology examinations annually.
In addition to direct sales efforts, Sectra continues to offer direct PACS service and support agreements to any customers who previously purchased Sectra products through partners.
“The New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation represents the largest and one of the most prolific integrated healthcare systems in the country,” said Dr. John Goble, president of Sectra in North America. “We consider this direct relationship with HHC as recognition of Sectra´s commitment to innovation and industry leading service in the PACS industry.”
Sectra is a major diagnostic imaging system (PACS) provider. More than 900 hospitals worldwide use the system daily, and more than 40 million radiology examinations are diagnosed in Sectra’s system annually.
For more information: www.sectra.com.