Product Services

By: Apelon  09-12-2011
Keywords: Healthcare, On-site Training, Clinical Information

Apelon provides product training, support and customization services for some of the leading terminology tools in the industry. Our over twenty-year experience in terminology and interoperability projects has given us unique insights into the requirements for these tools and how they can be most effectively applied in specific projects. Some of these tools, such as our Distributed Terminology System (DTS) vocabulary server, began as Apelon-developed commercial products, but are now open source projects with world-wide contributors.

for further information on any of the services.

Software Support Services

– Apelon provides comprehensive software support on leading terminology software tools such as the



. These services enable you to easily take advantage of these tools whether via Apelon-hosted environments or in-house implementations. Services are available for installation assistance, ongoing maintenance support, and customization. Our services let you rapidly meet short-term terminology requirements while keeping open long-term investment options.

Training Services

– Apelon offers on-site training programs for supported products such as


, and

. Courses cover installation, operations, applications use and API programming. While standard curricula are available, courses are usually customized to meet an individual organization’s specific training needs. Enhance your staff’s productivity by leveraging our experience.

Modeling Services

– Apelon has assisted leading content developers such as the American Medical Association, Centers for Disease Control, College of American Pathologists, ECRI, Kaiser Permanente, National Cancer Institute and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs in the creation, maintenance and evolution of structured terminologies and ontologies. Our

product is recognized as the premier solution for large-scale terminology development while

is favored for modeling of local terminologies or terminology extensions. For organizations needing to create and evolve critical terminology assets, Apelon’s Modeling Services accelerate time to market, reduce maintenance costs, increase terminology quality, and improve business results.

Data Interoperability Services

– Healthcare organizations today are under increasing pressure to standardize the clinical information their applications collect, maintain, analyze and report. These pressures can come from internal groups, regional partners, and national mandates. Whatever the source of the requirements, data standardization is a vital component of today’s healthcare computing environment, allowing clinical information to be effectively and consistently collected, compared, and analyzed. Standardization also enables this data to be efficiently exchanged with healthcare partners such as insurers, pharmacies, affiliated providers, and public health departments.  Apelon’s Data Interoperability Services use products such as


to assist organizations in bridging the “interoperability gap” and integrating mission-critical information.

Keywords: Clinical Information, Healthcare, On-site Training, Terminology System

Other products and services from Apelon



We continuously enhance our expertise through involvement in terminology research and development of “best practices,” collaborating with research agencies and academic centers such as the US Centers for Disease Control, Mayo Clinic, US National Cancer Institute, US National Library of Medicine, Ohio State University, and Stanford University.


Content Services

As part of our DTS and TermWorks product services, our content services group acquires, formats, and distributes over forty different national and international standards to clients around the world. With a single common data model for content, healthcare and biotech application developers can eliminate the cost and confusion of dealing with different terminology data structures.


Terminology Asset Management

The outcome of these activities will be creation of terminology content that is used within the terminology services application to meet the needs of data normalization, terminology content access and general terminology deployment.


Consulting Services

Planning – Apelon consultants are available to analyze your existing vocabulary environment, provide a comprehensive requirements assessment, and make focused recommendations on processes and applications to assure a successful return on your terminology investment.