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Will Not Using Image Analysis in Pathology be Perceived as Irresponsible? 

| February 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

Originally published by Simon Häger, Product Manager Sectra Digital Pathology Solution at Sectra.com.  It is hard to argue with any of the points raised here by Simon. No doubt image analysis will enable what we do to do it better. More quantitative analysis. Better, faster, cheaper, more accurate. Image analysis and tele-consultation have been and will […]

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Swedish Healthcare Provider Adopts Digital Pathology

| December 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

Linköping, Sweden, December 19, 2016 – International medical imaging IT company Sectra (STO: SECT B) announces that the Swedish regional healthcare provider, Västerbotten County Council, will digitize the storage, viewing, and sharing of its pathology images. Sectra’s digital pathology solution allows for a greater percentage of studies to be reviewed digitally at any of the […]

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Whose Image Is It?

| December 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Earlier this week, Simon Häger, Product Manager, Sectra Digital Pathology Solution wrote a nice reflection/opinion piece on Sectra’s website entitled “Who Can Claim Ownership of a Pathology Image?” Simon reflects on “single vendor” or “end-to-end” versus “best of breed” approach. I find the arguments to be compelling for looking at one approach compared to the other […]

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Digitizing Pathology? Don’t Create Another Silo

| September 26, 2016 | 1 Comment

Post courtesy of Simon Häger, Product Manager Sectra Digital Pathology Solution Pathology departments play a key role in cancer care, but are currently under enormous pressure and face great challenges. Over the past decade, pathology departments have not only been subject to increasing demands as a result of the growing number of cases, but have […]

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Dutch Pathology Department Among the First in the World to go Digital

| May 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

Recently heard Dr. Paul van Diest speak about their experience with digital pathology in a respectable-size department with 30,000 surgical pathology cases. In his talk he claimed “Just Do It” with regards to digital pathology implementation in a busy surgical pathology practice. Albeit, the regulatory issues and constraints in places such as the Netherlands provide […]

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University Hospital In Finland Invests In Digital Pathology From Sectra: ‘A Crucial Step To Improve Workflow And Diagnostics For Better Patient Care’

LINKÖPING, SWEDEN–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Sectra AB (STO:SECTB) — Kuopio University Hospital will be Finland’s first fully digital pathology department following its investment in Sectra’s IT solution for efficient storage, review and sharing of digital pathology images. The Diagnostic Imaging Center at Kuopio University Hospital is thereby extending its existing solution for handling radiology images (PACS) to also include pathology […]

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Sectra Improves Cancer Care In The Netherlands

| March 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

Sectra: Improved Cancer Care Through Interface between Sectra’s Pathology Solution and Nationwide Registry in the Netherlands LINKÖPING, Sweden – Sectra AB (STO:SECTB) – International medical imaging IT company Sectra has announced that an interface has been created between its digital pathology solution and PALGA U-DPS, a pathology laboratory application within the nationwide network and registry of histopathology and […]

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Sectra Acquires RxEye AB

| January 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

Linköping, Sweden, January 4, 2016 – IT and medical technology company Sectra (STO: SECT B) has acquired the Swedish company RxEye AB, which sells cloud-based IT services for efficient and secure remote viewing of medical images. The services are used, for example, by radiology, nuclear medicine and pathology departments, as well as by companies that sell teleradiology […]

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Sectra is Hiring – Looking for a Business Developer

| December 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

If this is of interest to you — please send a response as below to: jobs.medical@sectra.com. According to the job posting, pilot’s license, musical interests and/or background in sports desirable! The field of pathology is embarking on a transformational change, going from an analogue to digital workflow. Going digital will empower pathology to improve cancer care […]

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Sectra demonstrates integrated diagnostics solution at RSNA – a common backbone for Radiology and Pathology IT enabling improved cancer care

| December 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

At RSNA, the global radiology show in Chicago, Sectra (STO: SECT B) is demonstrating how a common solution for integrated diagnostics improves collaboration between radiology and pathology, thereby increasing efficiency in cancer care. In addition, the solution saves money for healthcare by integrating several systems into a single system. Displaying radiology and pathology images side-by-side is […]

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Swedish Healthcare Region Invests In Digital Pathology From Sectra – A Step Toward Shorter Waiting Times For Cancer Care

| November 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Swedish healthcare Region Östergötland is making a full commitment to digital pathology by investing in a solution from Sectra for storage, review and sharing of digital pathology images. The aim of the region’s investment is more rapid care for cancer patients, in which pathology has a key role in diagnosis and treatment. Linköping University […]

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The Elevator Pitch on “Why Do I Need a Pathology PACS?”

| November 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Courtesy of Sectra; Published October 28, 2015 – By Simon Häger, Product Manager, Sectra Digital Pathology Solution In the past year, I have attended a number of pathology shows to discuss digital pathology in general and Sectra’s solution in particular. A very common question is: “Why do I need a PACS and not just a simple image […]

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Pathology Goes Digital – What Can We Learn From Radiology’s Journey? – 5 Tips From UK Radiologists

| October 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Courtesy of SECTRA Pathology is embarking on a similar digitization journey as radiology has experienced. Despite some obvious differences in how the transition to digital images will occur, it is obvious that questions similar to those once asked by radiologists are now being asked by pathologists. Radiologists have transformed their way of working, from processing […]

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