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Cloud Hosted PACS System for Greater Manchester


Problem Statement

To replace the current legacy GE PACS system. Implementation of a replacement Sectra ‘cloud hosted’ PACS solution as part of a wider GM roll out of Sectra PACS.

What was the solution?

NCA Sectra PACS - Due to go-live on 5th Sept and 30th Oct 2020 

  • SRFT start date is 6 June

    • consolidation of  systems and risks to SRFT infrastructure

  • Key part of stabilisation work at Pennine and overall GM plan 

  • Implementation of the full Sectra PACS System across the Northern Care Alliance.

  • Due to Go-Live at Pennine on 5th September and Salford on 30th October

  • Following on from Interim solution 

    • –comprising the installation of Additional disks

    • –live at the end of Feb 2020.

Project Manager - Jasmine Pennington and Tarun Shukla

What are the Benefits.

Access to Information

  • Delivers ability to access PACS Images across the whole of Greater Manchester

Better Functionality

  • Sectra PACS and Sectra RIS* support fast and efficient examination workflows.
  • They provide direct access to all relevant patient information, including:
    • dose, medication, and images
    • Including non-radiology images stored in a SectraVNA or other multimedia archive.

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