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IMPAC Medical Systems Announces 2008 Laboratory Professionals of the Year
Date:4/22/2008

SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- IMPAC Medical Systems, Inc., an Elekta company, and leading provider of information technology solutions for anatomic pathology and oncology care, today awarded the 2008 IMPAC Laboratory Professional of the Year, Anatomic Pathology award to Judith Thompson, Manager of Laboratory Informatics, Jefferson Regional Medical Center, in Jefferson Hills, Pennsylvania and the 2008 IMPAC Laboratory Professional of the Year, Clinical Laboratory, to Janet McLean, Medical Technologist, Advanced Care & Treatment Medical Group, in Rockford, Illinois.

IMPAC's Laboratory Professional of the Year program honors outstanding laboratory professionals in both the anatomic pathology lab and clinical lab who make valuable contributions to the success of their laboratory operations, and who extend their contributions to benefit the broader medical facility and community. These awards are part of IMPAC's celebration of National Medical Laboratory Professionals Week, April 20-26, 2008.

Judith Thompson is recognized for her exceptional service to Jefferson Regional Medical Center throughout the past 19 years. A strong leader, Thompson was instrumental in the recent implementation of IMPAC's laboratory information management system for anatomic pathology, PowerPath(R). Determined to build a successful end product, Thompson diligently supervised system changes and staff training throughout the installation process, further improving the efficiency of the lab, as well as staff morale.

"I am elated to receive this award," says Thompson, "and feel very fortunate to have such a superb team supporting me."

Renowned for her contributions to process improvement, Janet McLean was instrumental in helping the Advanced Care & Treatment Medical Group, in Rockford, Illinois achieve a zero deficiency COLA inspection in 2007, as well as and obtain the 2007 Laboratory Excellence Award. A professional that sets high standards for herself and others, McLean educated the entire staff on lab safety, as well as single-handedly authored the Quality Assurance and safety manuals for the group.

"I am honored to have been nominated by a team member whom I have such respect for her professionalism and leadership," says McLean. "I have the privilege of working with an extraordinary team at ACT Medical Group, and am proud of the quality, focus and service we provide to our oncology patients."

"IMPAC is pleased to acknowledge Judith Thompson and Janet McLean as the 2008 IMPAC Laboratory Professionals of the Year in Anatomic Pathology and Clinical Laboratory," says George Rugg, Senior Vice President and General Manager of IMPAC's Laboratory Information Systems Business Unit. "Each of their individual accomplishments are broad reaching and commendable, and their exemplary work and success are terrific examples to others in the field."

About IMPAC Medical Systems, Inc.

IMPAC Medical Systems provides healthcare IT solutions that streamline clinical and business operations across the spectrum of cancer care. IMPAC's open integration to multiple healthcare data and imaging systems offers oncology-specific patient charting and practice management, as well as best-of-breed systems for anatomic pathology, clinical laboratory and cancer registry. With products that range from diagnosis and treatment through long-term follow-up, IMPAC provides a comprehensive oncology management solution that helps improve overall communication, process efficiency, and quality patient care.

IMPAC is part of the Elekta Group, providing oncologists, radiation therapists, neurosurgeons and many other medical specialists with state of the art tools to fight cancer and brain disorders.

With more than 2,000 employees globally, Elekta's corporate headquarter is located in Stockholm, Sweden and the company is listed on the Nordic Exchange under the ticker EKTAb. More information can be found at http://www.impac.com and http://www.elekta.com .


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