Jul07

Event: AMIA 2016 Annual Symposium

Saturday, November 12, 2016 through Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Visit Apelon at the AMIA 2016 Annual Symposium

Chicago, IL 60605

AMIA 2016 Annual Symposium

Join Apelon at the AMIA 2016 Annual Symposium in Chicago November 12 - 16, 2016. For an invitation to our 17th annual reception in the Chicago Hilton, send a note to sales@apelon.com.

Jun09

Announcing DTS 4.4.1

Thursday, June 09, 2016

Support for Windows 10, Oracle 12c, SQL Server 12

Announcing DTS 4.4.1

As technology continues to evolve and more and more organizations are adopting updated architecture, Apelon continues to place efforts into the evolution of DTS so that we can support your preferred environment configurations.

Apr01

Event: HL7 May 2016 Working Group Meeting

Saturday, May 07, 2016 through Sunday, May 08, 2016

Montreal, Canada

HL7 May 2016 Working Group Meeting

The Apelon team will be attending the HL7 May 2016 Working Group Meeting in Montreal. We will be participating in the FHIR Connectathon May 7 and 8, and then attending sessions on vocabulary, information modeling, clinical quality measurement, and of course FHIR. We look forward to seeing you there.

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.

Dec28

NLM's Value Set Authority Center

Written by // John Carter Monday, December 28, 2015

The Latest in a Long Line of Terminology Initiatives

NLM's Value Set Authority Center

In this post, I'll review the history behind value sets' turn in the health information technology spotlight and describe the NLM's VSAC, a great and growing resource for caregivers who use controlled vocabularies in applications and the developers and terminologists working behind the scenes.

Sep10

Proposed MedDRA Changes

Written by // John Carter Thursday, September 10, 2015

Comments due by September 25

Proposed MedDRA Changes

The MedDRA Maintenance and Support Services Organization seeks user community feedback on a series of proposed changes to be included in an upcoming release. You can get more information about the changes by downloading

Aug31

July 2015 SNOMED CT and SNOMED-CPT Mappings for DTS 3.5

Subscription Customer Download Files Available Now

The latest edition of SNOMED CT and the SNOMED-CPT Mappings are available for Apelon Content Subscription customers who are still using DTS 3.5.2. 

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!

Aug27

Announcing Apelon’s Reformatted MedDRA Data for DTS

Written by // John Carter Thursday, August 27, 2015

More terms and relationships in new approach

MedDRA hierarchy in the Apelon DTS Editor

Looking at MedDRA as a terminologist, I see some things I really like and some things I wish were different. We just overhauled the way we represent MedDRA in DTS, and the new schema helps DTS users take advantage of the good parts and more easily work around the rest.

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.

Apr08

Congratulations Betsy Humphreys!

Written by // John Carter

Acting Director at NLM

Apelon congratulates Betsy Humphreys on her appointment as Acting Director of the National Library of Medicine.

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).

Aug01

Apelon and Maestrodev Expand Terminology Partnership at DoD

Written by // Jack Bowie Thursday, August 01, 2013

Joint Solution Will Improve Clinical Data Interoperability

Apelon, a provider of terminology and data interoperability solutions, and MaestroDev, a DevOps Orchestration platform, today announced an expansion of their partnership to assist in the data sharing and data modeling efforts underway between the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and the U.S. Department of Defense.