University hospitals in Cleveland, Ohio signs multi year PACS agreement with Sectra

Over the course of the five-year agreement, Sectra will deliver PACS products and direct service and support to University Hospitals in Cleveland, one of the largest healthcare providers and private employers in Northeast Ohio. University Hospitals will leverage Sectra’s new generation PACS with RapidConnect to provide radiology services across a large, distributed group of hospitals and outpatient health and surgery centers.

Himanshu Pandya, Vice President of System Radiology at University Hospitals said, At University Hospitals, a big part of our ability to deliver excellent radiology services and patient care is dependent upon our commitment to technology. We have leveraged the Sectra PACS platform for over five years, and we are excited about working closely with Sectra going forward as we continue to deliver a broad offering of healthcare services to the Northeastern Ohio region.

Tom Giordano, President of Sectra North America said,

“As one of the largest and most progressive healthcare systems in the U.S., University Hospitals in Cleveland is a leader in the delivery of efficient, patient-centric healthcare,” indicated Tom Giordano, President of Sectra North America.  “With our new generation PACS, focusing on customer productivity and wide-area radiology, Sectra is well-positioned to meet their demands today and well into the future.”

About University Hospitals

University Hospitals serves the needs of patients through an integrated network of hospitals, outpatient centers and primary care physicians.  At the core of our health system is University Hospitals Case Medical Center.  The primary affiliate of Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, University Hospitals Case Medical Center is home to some of the most prestigious clinical and research centers of excellence in the nation and the world, including cancer, pediatrics, women's health, orthopedics and spine, radiology and radiation oncology, neurosurgery and neuroscience, cardiology and cardiovascular surgery, organ transplantation and human genetics. Its main campus includes the internationally celebrated UH Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital, ranked second in the nation for the care of critically ill newborns; UH MacDonald Women's Hospital, Ohio's only hospital for women; and UH Ireland Cancer Center, part of the NCI-designated Case Comprehensive Cancer Center. For more information, go to www.uhhospitals.org