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SOURCE Sectra North America Inc
SHELTON, Connecticut, October 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Knoxville Comprehensive Breast Center (KCBC), a full-service breast health care practice, has recently signed an agreement with the international medical imaging IT company,Sectra (STO: SECT B). Under the agreement, KCBC will utilize Sectra breast imaging PACS and RIS to provide improved service to its referring physician community and patient population.
With Sectra's solution, KCBC will offer its referring physicians the ability to order studies on-line to ensure prompt scheduling for their patients. The KCBC staff will gain efficiencies via a unified system from image acquisition through report distribution.
"Sectra was a logical choice for our practice," says the KCBC Administrator, Michelle Oglesby. "We wanted a system that provided full PACS viewing functionality for breast MRI and ultrasound, as well as mammography. The logical hanging protocols and excellent toolset will allow us to continue to be the leader in breast health care in the Knoxville community."
Sectra Breast Imaging PACS is a web-based, multi-modality workstation featuring advanced diagnostic tools, including integrated CAD and reporting, that offers a single-system reading environment for mammographers. All digital breast images, regardless of modality vendor, are automatically displayed in the same size with correct orientation and alignment, facilitating comparison of current and prior images.
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 http://www.sectra.com
About Knoxville Comprehensive Breast Center
The Knoxville Comprehensive Breast Center comprises a staff of over 70 employees including 5 physicians specializing in breast care and utilizing digital mammographic machines, 10 ultrasound machines, a stereotactic table, 2 dedicated Breast MRI machines and a Digital Mobile Mammography Coach. Founder and Medical Director, Dr. Kamilia Kozlowski has delivered exceptional breast care to women in the area since 1983. For more information, visit http://www.knoxvillebreastcenter.com
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