MDH Radiology Selects Sectra for Nationwide Telemammography Solution
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Sectra North America, Inc.
2 Enterprise Dr. Suite 507
Shelton, CT, 06484
Press release date: February 1, 2013
SHELTON, Connecticut - MDH Radiology, through its unique and comprehensive delivery model, will utilize Sectra Breast Imaging PACS to provide remote reading of mammograms to its customers according to a recently signed agreement with the international medical imaging IT company, Sectra [http://www.sectra.com/medical] (STO: SECT B).
The agreement also includes integrated breast density software provided by Volpara(TM), digital reporting software and Breast Cancer Risk profiles by PenRad(TM) and Merge Healthcare's CADstream(TM) for breast MRI readings. Via a multi-tiered service offering, MDH Radiology will assist healthcare providers to bridge the gap in their existing breast imaging and biopsy services.
"It is time for all women to have access to consistent, high-quality breast care regardless of their geographic region," says MDH Radiology Founder and President, Dr. Hurvitz. "There is a disparity in access to critical screening and diagnostic services in many areas of the country that is unacceptable. My mission is to connect women everywhere with the outstanding quality of care they deserve when it comes to their breast health."
Sectra Breast Imaging PACS is a web-based, multi-modality system featuring advanced diagnostic tools, including integrated CAD, breast density assessment, and reporting, that offers a single-system reading environment for mammographers. All digital breast images, even breast tomosynthesis, 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 MDH Radiology
In response to a growing demand for high quality, technology-forward access to breast health, internationally renowned radiologist Monica Denisse Hurvitz has founded MDH Radiology. The new company provides state-of-the-art, concierge-style breast imaging interpretation and breast biopsy services nationwide bridging the access gap and raising the quality bar in women's breast health. For more information, visit http://www.mdhradiology.com
Contact: Andrea Sowitch, Director of Marketing
Sectra North America
Phone: +1-203-925-0899 ext 268
Sectra North America Inc