Event: HL7 FHIR Connectathon and January Working Group Meeting

New Orleans

HL7 FHIR Connectathon and January Working Group Meeting

Join Apelon and friends at the HL7 FHIR Connectathon and Working Group Meeting in New Orleans, January 22nd to February 2nd.

We're always excited to particpate in these HL7 working meetings, collaborating with fellow informatics nerds for the betterment of standards and standard terminology everywhere. We mainly hangout in the FHIR Connectathon at the Terminology Services table and at the Vocabulary Work Group, so come say hello!


Congratulations Gilan!

Written by // John Carter Thursday, September 29, 2016

Named M*Modal Chief Medical Informatics Officer

Congratulations, Dr. Gilan El Saadawi on your appointment as Chief Medical Informatics Officer at M*Modal!


FHIR Connectathon 13, September 2016... Success!

Written by // John Carter Tuesday, September 20, 2016

DTS FHIR Services Utilized by Payer Connect

Here's what it looked like inside the September 2016 FHIR Connectathon in Baltimore...


Event: Join Apelon for the IHTSDO Business Meeting/ SNOMED CT Expo

Sunday, October 23, 2016 through Friday, October 28, 2016

IHSTDO Business Meeting / SNOMED CT Expo

Wellington, New Zealand

Join Apelon for the IHTSDO Business Meeting/ SNOMED CT Expo

SNOMED CT Expo 2016 offers an opportunity to network with government officials, health IT professionals, practitioners, researchers, vendors from around the world and showcase the latest health IT achievements. A program of lectures and educational sessions will enable the participants to learn about the language of health IT and its recent developments.


Event: HL7 FHIR Applications Round Table

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 through Thursday, July 28, 2016

HL7® FHIR® Applications Roundtable

Boston, MA 02115

HL7 FHIR Applications Round Table

Apelon will be presenting DTS on FHIR at the HL7 FHIR Applications Roundtable held at Harvard Medical School in Boston July 27-28, 2016. 


Event: MedDRA Users Group

Thursday, June 30, 2016 through Thursday, June 30, 2016

Philadelphia, PA, USA

MedDRA Users Group

Apelon's John Carter, VP Professional Services, will be attending the MedDRA Users Group in Philadelphia, PA on June 30, 2016. He looks forward to learning about the latest changes to MedDRA, which is used for a wide variety of pharmaceutical-related reporting and analytics, and networking with other MedDRA users.


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.


Event: Ni2016

Saturday, June 25, 2016 through Wednesday, June 29, 2016

13th International Congress in Nursing Informatics

Geneva, Switzerland


Apelon's Christie Johnson, APRN, will be presenting a poster at the 13th International Conference in Nursing Informatics in Geneva describing Apelon's work building SNOMED-based detailed clinical information models and how those models can be adapted for nursing-focused content. We hope to see you in Geneva!


Event: Australian Clinical Terminology Connectathon

Wednesday, May 18, 2016 through Sunday, June 19, 2016

Sydney, Australia

Australian Clinical Terminology Connectathon

Apelon will be attending the second Australian National Clinical Terminology Service FHIR Connectathon in Melbourne, Australia, May 18 and 19. We will be working alongside teams from the Australian government and EMR vendors to explore how terminology tools and content can be leveraged to improve information delivery in Australia


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.


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, and there are a lot of new features over the past couple of releases. 


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.


Asia eHealth Information Network

Written by // John Carter Monday, January 04, 2016

Multi-national health IT community

Asia eHealth Information Network

The Asia eHealth Information Network provides a forum for its members to share and learn about a wide range of health IT topics. Apelon is excited to see our growing involvement with AeHIN enter its third year in 2016.


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.


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

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