University Hospitals in Cleveland, Ohio, has selected the IT and medical-technology company, Sectra, as their PACS provider. As per the five-year deal, Sectra will deliver PACS products and direct service and support to University Hospitals.

The 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 US, University Hospitals in Cleveland is a leader in the delivery of efficient, patient-centric healthcare. 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.”