BOSTON, June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- This week, The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery (JBJS)launched a major redesign and upgrade of its journal website. The redesign corresponds with JBJS's move to Silverchair Information Systems' (Silverchair) semantic web development platform, SCM6. The SCM6 platform enables JBJS to optimize its information
"Our readers' needs are changing, and we are dedicated to providing this critical content in ways most convenient to them," said Kent Anderson, CEO and publisher of JBJS. "We are also very excited about our new offerings – Case Connector and Essential Surgical Techniques – and believe these will have a significant impact on practice and ultimately on patient outcomes."
In addition to the redesign of its flagship journal site, JBJS is pleased to introduce two new products, also developed with Silverchair:
"We were enthusiastic about working with JBJS to develop these new products," said Thane Kerner, Silverchair CEO. "As the first sites built on the SCM6 platform, we think they stand as great examples of the rapid deployment, product innovation, and portfolio integration enabled by a semantic architecture."
In addition to these products, enhanced features of these new sites include:
"The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery is changing the way readers can access our content, and we are among the first medical journals to adopt this kind of new technology," said Dr. Vernon T. Tolo, editor-in-chief. "We are excited to continue to be evolving and reaching our readers in new ways."
To view the redesigned site and new products firsthand, visit www.jbjs.org.
About the Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery
The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery has been the most valued source of information for orthopaedic surgeons and researchers for over 100 years and is the gold standard in peer-reviewed scientific information in the field. Essential reading for orthopaedic surgeons worldwide, the Journal publishes evidence-based research to enhance the quality of care for orthopaedic patients.
The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery is published by JBJS, Inc., a not-for-profit organization.
Founded in 1993, Silverchair delivers superior information services to scientific, technical, and medical professionals through advanced technology, publishing platforms, and e-learning solutions. It maintains offices in Charlottesville, VA, and Cary, NC. Additional information is available at http://www.silverchair.com.
SOURCE The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery
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