Orthopedic Group in New York to Improve Patient Care With Sectra Solutions

Jan 07, 2013, 08:00 ET from Sectra North America Inc

SHELTON, Connecticut, January 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Seven Hudson Valley locations of Orthopedic Associates of Dutchess County (OADC) are now using PACS from the international medical imaging IT company, Sectra  (STO: SECT B). This solution will assist the group to improve patient care by providing specialized orthopedic tools integrated directly into the PACS workflow.

"Sectra PACS has exceeded our expectations. The physicians have transitioned seamlessly with no need to adjust patient schedules for training. Sectra worked closely with our PACS Administrator, John Resch, and IT Director, Rob Wheeler, to ensure a smooth go-live and robust network for years to come," says Managing Partner, William Colman, MD.

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With its specialized templating tools and vast library of digital templates, Sectra PACS will allow OADC's orthopedic surgeons to perform all their imaging, pre-operative planning, and patient follow-up on one system.

"Our capabilities of image viewing, templating, and surgical planning provide a complete solution for an orthopedic group," says Sectra President of 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, orthopedics 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 http://www.sectra.com

About Orthopedic Associates of Dutchess County

In business for over 40 years, Orthopedic Associates of Dutchess County offers specialized services including sports medicine, joint replacement, adult & pediatric fracture care, arthroscopic surgery, spine surgery, hand surgery, foot and ankle surgery, trauma surgery, orthopedic oncology, pain management, chiropractic and rheumatology.  Diagnostic testing is quick and convenient with sophisticated in-house radiological services including MRI, X-ray, and osteoporosis screening. Visit http://www.orthoadc.com

Contact: Andrea Sowitch, Director of Marketing
Sectra North America
E-mail: Andrea.Sowitch@sectra.com
Phone: +1-203-925-0899 ext 268
http://www.sectra.com/medical

SOURCE Sectra North America Inc