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Jun 01, 2009, 08:00 ET from CoreMedia

The Association of American Medical Colleges' MedEdPORTAL Demonstrates the Value of Social Software

CHICAGO and HAMBURG, Germany, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- CoreMedia, the leader in People-Centric(TM) Content Management, today announced that the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) has launched a sophisticated interactive content portal powered by CoreMedia's CMS that harnesses the power of social media.

"AAMC's desire to create an interactive medical community that facilitates the exchange of educational content is a project that CoreMedia was excited about and well suited to enable," said Rene Hermes, VP Marketing of CoreMedia. "The combination of our market leading CMS and extensible social software features made CoreMedia the obvious choice for AAMC."

AAMC's MedEdPORTAL ( is a free online peer-reviewed publication service provided in partnership with the American Dental Education Association (ADEA). MedEdPORTAL was designed to promote educational collaboration by facilitating the open exchange of peer-reviewed teaching resources such as tutorials, virtual patients, simulation cases, lab guides, videos, podcasts, assessment tools, etc. While MedEdPORTAL's primary audience includes medical professionals, health educators and learners around the globe, it is also freely accessible to the general public.

CoreMedia's CMS solution combines a full featured content management platform with social software features that allows AAMC to:

  • Increase traffic and stickiness through personalizing content;
  • Seamlessly manage both editorial and user generated content;
  • Engage customers through social features including: commenting, ratings, recommendations, microblogs and collaborative filtering.

CoreMedia will be exhibiting its CMS, Web TV and social software solutions at Booth #144/145 at the Gilbane Conference June 2-4 in San Francisco.

About CoreMedia

CoreMedia is a global leader in People-Centric(TM) Content Management. CoreMedia CMS delivers the flexible foundation for media portals, high-traffic corporate websites, and intranets - and empowers the editors and users of those sites. By strongly integrating its intelligent Social Software and innovative Web TV services, CoreMedia's outstanding content solutions can unleash business creativity.

CoreMedia has a worldwide presence, with offices in Hamburg, Chicago, London and Singapore. Its technologies support world-renown companies, brands and enterprises, such as: AAMC, ARTE, Axel Springer Group, Bell Canada, Bertelsmann, CBRE, Continental Tires, Daimler, Nation Media Group, O2, Singapore Press Holdings, Softbank, SWR, T-Mobile, Vodafone and ZDF.

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