Feb22

Apelon DTS Update

Written by // John Carter Monday, February 22, 2016

Version 4.4 adds new features, performance improvements

Apelon DTS Update

Have you see the latest from DTS, Apelon’s open source terminology server? Version 4.4 is out (register and download at http://apelondts.org), and there are a lot of new features over the past couple of releases. 

Jan27

See you at HIMSS 2016, Las Vegas, February 29-March 4

Written by // John Carter Wednesday, January 27, 2016

See you at HIMSS 2016, Las Vegas, February 29-March 4

HIMSS 2016 is upon us, February 29 to March 4, in fabulous Las Vegas! We hope you'll stop by the Apelon booth (#2265) and say hello. We'll be showing off the new DTS version 4.4, which features a completely integrated HL7(r) FHIR(r) toolkit, enhanced value set tools for quality measure and clinical decision support developers, the new Content Download Portal app, and performance enhancements throughout the application. If you haven't seen DTS in a while, you'll be amazed at the latest features.

Aug28

See you at HIMSS AsiaPac

Singapore, September 6-10, 2015

Will you be attending the HIMSS AsiaPac and Digital Health Week meetings in Singapore next month? We will... so let's meet up... Drop us a line at sales@apelon.com. See you in Singapore!

May27

Better Data For Better Mapping

Written by // John Carter Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Clean data makes for better mappings

Most departmental and enterprise electronic medical records operate with local, homegrown vocabularies, but as deadlines for exchanging information between healthcare providers grow closer, standardizing and mapping  local data sets using national standard terminologies becomes increasingly important, and taking steps to "clean up" local data will improve the quality and efficiency of the terminology mapping.

May07

Pharmacologic Class Work Group Honored by FDA

Written by // John Carter Wednesday, May 06, 2015

Terminology team makes sure drug classification is accurate and comprehensive

The Pharmacologic Class Work Group will be recognized at the 55th Annual FDA Honor Awards Ceremony with the FDA Commissioner's Special Citation. This award recognizes significant contribution or achievement that leads to improvements in service, programs, and/or communication for FDA.

Apr22

e-Health 2015, May 31 -- June 3, Toronto

Written by // John Carter Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Apelon will be exhibiting at Canada's premier health IT conference

Again this year, Apelon will be exhibiting at e-Health, Canada’s premier health information technology conference, held this year at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre from May 31 to June 3.

Dec17

Terminology Services in the Philippines

Written by // John Carter

Making a difference

Terminology Services in the Philippines

We're just back from attending the third AeHIN General Meeting and spending several days working with the terminology team from the Philippine Department of Health and PhilHealth, their national insurance company.

Sep10

Exchanging Standards-Based Laboratory Data in the Era of Coordinated Care

Written by // John Carter Tuesday, September 10, 2013

As the Affordable Care Act goes into full swing this week, it's clearer than ever that we must find new ways to coordinate care. One important step in that direction is the ability to exchange accurate clinical information. Health information exchange lowers costs and can reduce hospital admissions (see this article for the evidence: http://bit.ly/18ym1tz).

Mar27

Apelon Provides Guidance to Create More Effective Healthcare Data Mapping

Written by // Jack Bowie Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Widespread Access to Healthcare Vocabulary Standards Helps Improve Care, But Process can be More Complex than Perceived

Executives From Leading Terminology Vendor Apelon To Provide Guidance For Creating More Effective Healthcare Data Mapping At Upcoming Interconnected Health Conference

Apelon, Inc., a leading provider of terminology and data interoperability solutions, today announced that senior vice president Jack Bowie and vice president John Carter will speak with administrators, clinicians, systems architects, health informaticists, and software developers at the InterConnected Health Conference, April 2-4, in Chicago. The goal of the presentation is to help attendees identify the potential “harms” of data mapping if not approached carefully, and to provide guidance and best practices to effectively define, develop and deploy healthcare data maps.

Nov14

Apelon Provides Products and Services to Support Canadian Healthcare Data Standardization

Written by // Jack Bowie Monday, November 14, 2011

Apelon Provides Products and Services to Support Canadian Healthcare Data Standardization

Canada Health Infoway Selects Apelon to Provide Interoperability Tools That Will Assist Deployment of Pan-Canadian Terminology Standard

Apelon, Inc., a leading provider of terminology and data interoperability solutions, today announced that it has been selected by Canada Health Infoway (Infoway) to provide the tools and associated services to support the deployment of SNOMED CT across Canada.