Imaging Group in Southern California Improves Radiology Services With Regional IT Solution From Sectra

Jan 14, 2013, 08:00 ET from Sectra North America Inc

SHELTON, Connecticut, January 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Six San Diego County locations of Valley Radiology Consultants are now using PACS, RIS and Breast Imaging PACS from the international medical imaging IT company, Sectra  (STO: SECT B).  These integrated IT solutions will assist the group to improve workflow, report turnaround and service to its referring physician community.

"We selected Sectra's products to help us meet meaningful use objectives, gain a competitive advantage and support our future growth," says Chief Executive Officer, Robert Muehlberg.

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Sectra PACS allows reading from any site, regardless of imaging location, and provides referring physicians the ability to view images and reports on their tablet devices.  Sectra RIS, a CCHIT® certified EHR module, is designed to grow with Valley Radiology Consultants as they expand their practice and allows them to qualify for funding by supporting the Stage 1 meaningful use measures in the US. Sectra Breast Imaging PACS enables radiologists to efficiently review all modalities from the same workstation, while taking advantage of important features such as breast density measurement.

"With our focus on providing a competitive advantage by meeting and exceeding the requirements of the referring physicians, we are excited to watch the success of Valley Radiology for the long-term," says President of Sectra North America, Mikael Anden.

About Sectra

With more than 20 years in the business, Sectra develops and sells IT systems and services for radiology, women's health, orthopaedics and rheumatology. More than 1,400 hospitals, clinics and imaging centers worldwide use the systems daily, together performing over 70 million radiology examinations annually. This makes Sectra one of the world-leading companies within systems for handling digital radiology images. Sectra's systems have been installed in North America, Scandinavia and most major countries in Europe and the Far East. For more information, visit

About Valley Radiology Consultants

Established in 1971, Valley Radiology Consultants offers an advanced array of diagnostic imaging and pain management services through our six locations in San Diego County.  Our board certified radiologists are accompanied by technologists and support staff committed to providing patients with high-quality care. Visit

Andrea Sowitch, Director of Marketing
Sectra North America
Phone: +1-203-925-0899 ext 268

SOURCE Sectra North America Inc