SOURCE: Apollo

November 14, 2006 15:27 ET

MEDIA ADVISORY: Apollo and IBM Host Digital Pathology Seminar

FALLS CHURCH, VA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- November 14, 2006 -- Apollo and IBM Healthcare & Life Sciences have joined together to host a complimentary one-day symposium and workshop to demonstrate how digital pathology is transforming the practice of pathology. In just one day, attendees will learn about the latest developments in Pathology digital imaging, Pathology PACS, Telepathology, and whole slide scanning, including hands-on training with several systems.

Renowned speakers in the field will share their experiences and there will be plenty of opportunity to network with peers in pathology. Apollo's preferred vendor, Nikon will be providing the latest microscopy and digital imaging equipment for the seminar. D-Metrix, the leader in ultra-rapid whole slide scanning, will be demonstrating the newest DX-40 whole slide scanner. This one-day event is designed to be the most valuable, enlightening, and educational event of the year.

WHAT:    Apollo and IBM Healthcare & Life Sciences hosting complimentary
         one-day seminar (including breakfast and lunch) to discuss latest
         trends in pathology digital imaging

WHO:     Featured speakers: Dr. Ron Weinstein, Chairman, Department of
         Pathology, Arizona Telemedicine Network; Dr. Richard Bakalar,
         Chief Medical Officer, IBM Healthcare & Life Sciences; Dr. Paul
         Weisz-Carington, Chief of Pathology, Hunter Holmes McGuire
         VA Medical Center

WHEN:    Tuesday, December 19, 2006 [9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.]

WHERE:   Washington Hilton, 1919 Connecticut Ave., NW Washington, D.C.
The seminar is geared towards pathologists who are on the front lines of the digital transformation in pathology, Laboratory Directors who need to allocate resources and implement these systems, Chief Information Officers who are responsible for staying abreast of the latest developments in digital imaging and information management systems technologies, and also Hospital Administrators, CFOs and CEOs who are responsible for the bottom line in efficiency and workflow.

Apollo, a privately held company, headquartered in Falls Church, VA, has developed patented telepathology and imaging solutions for over a decade. Apollo delivers full-motion imaging to the desktop computer and enables healthcare professionals to provide diagnostic services via the internet or intranet when and where these services are needed.

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