October 5, 2009, Falls Church, VA - Apollo PACS, Inc., (Apollo) a recognized and innovative leader in digital pathology solutions, announced that it is a founding bronze sponsor of the Digital Pathology Association (DPA), a non-profit organization created to facilitate education and awareness of digital pathology applications in healthcare.
Apollo has a long-standing record of designing and implementing open-system clinical multimedia solutions to aid pathologists, laboratories, and health care organizations in today’s technology-focused marketplace. Its business goals are in line to support those of the DPA: supporting digital pathology education initiatives, defining best practices, and influencing standards and interfaces, and more. In addition, the DPA organizes the annual Pathology Visions Conference which addresses diverse needs within the industry. Apollo has been a part of this conference for the past three years.
“Apollo welcomes the opportunity to work with other industry leaders in supporting and expanding digital pathology solutions that will focus on the challenges we face today trying to make advances in workflow productivity, integrating legacy systems into the 21st century, and secure access to patient information that ultimately benefits patient safety and care,” said Mark Newburger, President and CEO of Apollo.
About the DPA
The mission of the Digital Pathology Association is to facilitate education and awareness of digital pathology applications in healthcare. Members will be encouraged to share best practices and promote the use of technology among colleagues in order to demonstrate efficiencies, awareness, and its ultimate benefits to patient care.
About Apollo PACS, Inc.
Apollo is a trusted provider of digital pathology PACS and clinical multimedia solutions that boost provider efficiency and improve patient care by enabling simple and secure management of, and access to, distributed clinical multimedia and data. Apollo’s open-system solutions optimize clinician workflow and efficiency, enabling institutions to make the most of legacy systems and turning multimedia into a unified clinical information solution. Founded in 1993, Apollo solutions are assisting clinicians, regional medical networks, commercial laboratories, and community hospitals throughout North America. For more information visit: www.apollopacs.com.