Silverchair and The JAMA Network/American Medical Association renew partnership agreement and relaunch The JAMA Network with mobile-optimized redesign

12 October 2016

October 12, 2016 – Charlottesville, VA – Silverchair Information Systems and The JAMA Network  are pleased to announce the launch of the redesigned, developed and hosted on Silverchair’s SCM6 product development platform. The completely revamped product will serve as the foundation for the renewal of the organizations’ partnership agreement through 2020. Silverchair and The JAMA Network, publisher of JAMA, the Journal of the American Medical Association,  and 11 specialty journals, will continue to develop new products that leverage the technological and user experience advancements of the new JAMA Network.

Silverchair and The JAMA Network engaged in an iterative and collaborative design and development process to create an industry-leading product that leverages The JAMA Network's collection of quality content and Silverchair’s powerful SCM6 product development platform. User research and testing facilitated the iterative design and development of the fully responsive sites with improved content discoverability and tailored reading experiences for all types of content. Leveraging personalization technology driven by user behavior, Silverchair is able to deliver a tailored content discovery experience, including to anonymous users, that will adapt with usage trends and patterns among the JAMA Network user base.

“The redesigned JAMA Network website is a landmark achievement in modern web design and will help facilitate the advancement of medical science for all in the field,” said Tom Easley, The JAMA Network’s senior vice president and publisher,   “We are incredibly proud of the partnership and the way that our teams collaborated both internally and with Silverchair to execute on an ambitious strategic endeavor.”

“It’s a privilege for the Silverchair team to collaborate with The JAMA Network to upgrade the delivery of medical knowledge,” said Silverchair CEO, Thane Kerner. “Together we’ve demonstrated the value of embracing a more advanced way of working together across organizational boundaries and taking advantage of our flexible architecture to create real differentiation.”

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About The JAMA Network and the American Medical Association:

The JAMA Network brings JAMA together with 11 specialty journals to offer enhanced access to the research, reviews, and perspectives shaping the future of medicine. The American Medical Association is the premier national organization dedicated to empowering the nation’s physicians to continually provide safer, higher quality, and more efficient care for patients and communities.

About Silverchair:

Headquartered in Charlottesville, VA, Silverchair’s mission is to be the most creative, dynamic, effective and sought-after product development partner to the STM knowledge community worldwide.  Silverchair transforms traditional publishing assets – content and audiences – into valuable and productive businesses for the networked digital publishing marketplace.


About Silverchair

Founded in 1993, Silverchair delivers advanced semantic technologies, publishing platforms, and e-learning solutions to scientific, technical, and medical publishers; professional societies; and the federal government. Silverchair is headquartered in Charlottesville, VA. For More Information
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