Apelon Awarded VHA Terminology Development Contract

Award with the Nation's Largest Healthcare Provider Underscores Apelon's Standards of Leadership and Experience

RIDGEFIELD, Conn., Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Apelon, Inc., a leading provider of terminology and data interoperability solutions, today announced that it has been awarded a new multi-year Blanket Purchase Agreement with the Veterans Health Administration (VHA).

The VHA is a national leader in the adoption and development of healthcare data standards. Under this vehicle Apelon will continue to support the creation, maintenance, integration, harmonization, and deployment of terminologies within the VHA, facilitating healthcare delivery, research and information exchange.

"Apelon is very pleased to continue its work with the VHA in support of our nations' veterans," said Stephen Coady, Apelon's CEO. "The VHA has a long and enviable record of innovative and effective health information technology solutions. Their leadership in terminology standards is broadly recognized.  We are proud to be working for them."

About Apelon

Apelon is an international clinical informatics company focusing on data interoperability. Apelon software and professional services helps leading healthcare enterprises, life sciences organizations and government agencies improve the quality, comparability and accessibility of their information.  Visit www.Apelon.com for additional information.

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