ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwire - April 03, 2012) - Velocity Medical Solutions has been named one of the Top 10 Innovative Technology Companies in Georgia by the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), the state's leading association dedicated to the promotion and economic advancement of Georgia's technology industry.
The coveted Top 10 Innovative Technology Company Awards recognize Georgia-based companies for their degree of innovation, the scope and financial impact of their innovations and effect of such innovation in promoting Georgia's technology industry throughout the U.S. and globally. Each Top 10 company presented their innovation on-stage during the 2012 Georgia Technology Summit (GTS) on March 28, 2012. The 1,200 attendees at the Summit selected Velocity for the "Breakthrough Technology" Award.
"Velocity's industry-leading software tools facilitate planning, treatment and review of radiation therapy for cancer patients. Not only is this changing the treatment paradigms for oncologists and their patients, but the company is also putting Georgia on the map as a state where technology innovation can thrive," said Tino Mantella, president & CEO of TAG.
"Cancer patients worldwide are benefitting from the innovations that Velocity brings to the planning and delivery of radiation treatments," said Richard diMonda, President of Velocity. "However, the concept and development of the technology took place right here in Georgia, and it's an honor to be recognized as one of the state's top technology leaders."
Velocity's imaging informatics software tool (VelocityAI) and PACS solution engineered specifically for oncology (VelocityGRID) are now used in 150 treatment centers worldwide. The company recently relocated, more than doubling its office space, to support its robust growth.
About The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG)
The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) is the leading technology industry association in the state, serving more than 15,000 members and hosting over 200 events each year. TAG serves as an umbrella organization for 30 industry societies, each of which provides rich content for TAG constituents. TAG's mission is to educate, promote, influence and unite Georgia's technology community to foster an innovative and connected marketplace that stimulates and enhances a tech-based economy. The association provides members with access to networking and educational programs; recognizes and promotes Georgia's technology leaders and companies; and advocates for legislative action that enhances the state's economic climate for technology. Additionally, the TAG Education Collaborative (TAG's charitable arm) focuses on helping science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education initiatives thrive. For more information visit the TAG website at www.tagonline.org or TAG's community website at www.TAGthink.com. To learn about the TAG-Ed Collaborative visit http://www.tagedonline.org/.
About Velocity Medical Solutions
Velocity is a privately held, Atlanta-based company focused solely on improving the planning and delivery of radiotherapy. The company was founded in 2005 by a team of seasoned oncology professionals with expertise in clinical outcomes, radiation treatment planning and software development for oncology. Velocity's solution set includes the first PACS system designed to meet the specific needs of oncology and industry-leading software tools that facilitate planning, treatment and review. Because Velocity is vendor-neutral, clinicians finally have a fully integrated record of all image, all structure and all dose data, regardless of origin. To learn more about Velocity Medical Solutions visit our website at www.velocitymedical.com.