(Charlottesville, VA) December 2, 2011- Two products developed by Silverchair Information Systems–AccessPediatrics & the AHRQ Health Care Innovations Exchange– were honored at the 13th edition of the Web Health Awards, a twice-a-year competition honoring the best digital health resources and high-quality electronic health information.
McGraw-Hill’s AccessPediatrics (http://www.accesspediatrics.com), launched on Silverchair’s web content delivery platform in May 2011, won the Web Health Silver Award for Medical Education. This innovative online resource for pediatrics residents, students, and educators provides searchable, full-text access to 13 leading McGraw-Hill pediatric medicine textbooks, including Rudolph’s Pediatrics, 22e and Current Diagnosis and Treatment: Pediatrics, 20e; curricular management tracking and testing tools; more than 40 animations detailing pediatric procedures and exam walkthroughs, from descriptions of anatomy to the details of pathophysiology; Q&A for the Pediatric Board Exam; practical skill-building tools; and thousands of images.
The AHRQ Health Care Innovations Exchange (http://www.innovations.ahrq.gov), developed by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality and launched on Silverchair’s platform in June 2008, received a Merit Web Health Award for Directory / Ratings / Guides. The AHRQ Health Care Innovations Exchange offers busy health professionals and researchers a variety of opportunities to share, learn about, and ultimately adopt evidence-based innovations and tools suitable for a range of health care settings and populations.
Both sites utilize Silverchair’s renowned semantic architecture to deliver highly relevant content to healthcare professionals. They employ a customized, evidenced-based user interface design and a powerful semantic search that make them industry leaders for delivering healthcare resources, as now recognized by the Web Health Awards.
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, Virginia. Additional information is available at www.silverchair.com.