October 20th, 2015 - BOSTON and ZUG, Switzerland

semedy AG, a provider of knowledge management and decision support technology, announced today that they have implemented and launched their Clinical Knowledge Management System (CKMS) at Partners Healthcare System (PHS) in Boston

, founded by Brigham and Women's Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital. CKMS enables consistent and centralized structuring, curation, and publishing of clinical knowledge from various sources. CKMS is a functional suite of modularized applications and services that improves the efficiency and reliability of clinical knowledge creation and management. It features content repository and editors, a collaboration module and a publishing portal, thus leading to greatly enhanced collaboration, access and content utility for users.

Dr. Roberto A. Rocha, Clinical Informatics Director at PHS, commented: “We have been using CKMS to create and manage a variety of knowledge assets since February. For example, our EHR systems are using CKMS web services to retrieve pertinent source attributes (metadata) related to clinical decision support alerts and reminders, as required by the Meaningful Use certification criteria. The extensible semantic representation and reasoning capabilities can improve the quality and efficiency of our knowledge engineering activities.”

semedy offers CKMS for public and private clients in the U.S. and overseas. Hans-Peter Schnurr, CEO of semedy, commented: "We are equally excited about the collaboration with PHS that allows us to demonstrate the power and capabilities of CKMS in a large and complex hospital setting. Also, the excellent teaming with the PHS clinical knowledge management organization allows us to create additional features and content modules that will be of value to all CKMS users - in the U.S. and internationally". semedy is exhibiting at AMIA 2015 in San Francisco, Nov. 15th – Nov 18th, Booth# 602.