The medical imaging IT company Sectra has announced that Carilion Clinic in Virginia has invested in Sectra Picture Archiving and Communication System (PACS) and Sectra DoseTrack, to be installed throughout the enterprise.
Carilion Clinic, headquartered in Roanoke, Va., consists of seven hospitals and provides health care services for one million people in western Virginia. “Every decision we make at Carilion comes down to how it will positively impact our patients and their care,” says Evelyn Garcia, M.D., chair of Carilion’s radiology department. “With the Sectra solution, we are looking forward to increased efficiency, better access to clinical tools and better integration across our system. And that’s just the beginning.”
The multi-year order includes Sectra PACS for handling radiology images and Sectra Breast Imaging PACS for mammography workflow, including advanced visualization and 3D orthopaedic templating tools. Carilion Clinic also invested in Sectra DoseTrack for monitoring and recording radiation dose information. Sectra’s PACS is optimized for a high production environment with stability and usability in focus. It is designed to shorten report turnaround times, enhance result distribution workflows, and improve communication and dialogue between radiology and referring units.