Navigation Links
Drexel School of Public Health Uses NetReach's cmScribe Advanced Content Management System (CMS) Software for First National Diversity Preparedness Clearinghouse
Date:7/8/2008

AMBLER, Pa., July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Drexel University's School of Public Health has launched the National Resource Center on Advancing Emergency Preparedness for Culturally Diverse Communities. It's the first national online database of resources focused on preparedness issues as they relate to racial/ethnic diverse populations. The fully content-managed web portal uses cmScribe's new advanced software tools designed to deliver thousands of annotated and cross-referenced resources.

Dr. Dennis P. Andrulis, associate dean for research at the Drexel University School of Public Health and the director of the school's Center for Health Equality -- who also serves as the principal investigator on the clearinghouse project -- chose NetReach as the technology partner to architect and develop the site and web database in December 2007. The project is funded as part of an initiative of the Office of Minority Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

The modern, secure and encrypted browser-based applications produced using the new tools are familiar and easy-to-use. Jonathan Purtle, Health Policy Analyst on the project said, "We were extremely impressed with how user friendly the site is to update and maintain. We've been busy making changes to the clearinghouse and adding resources since our tutorial. I can't get over how easy it is to add new resources!"

The eagerly anticipated site was designed and deployed in under five months. It offers the opportunity for the School of Public Health to bring together national, state and local resources to promote innovation, information exchange and program development across the spectrum of preparedness priorities. The website features:

-- Resource management and editing

-- Submittal of resources from outside parties

-- Resource browsing capabilities

-- Powerful search and filtering capabilities

NetReach created a set of application building tools to handle complex relational database projects within cmScribe-going beyond competitive content management systems (CMS). The tools provide flexible, extremely rapid prototyping and deployment of manageable, easily updated, scalable web database applications based on the .NET platform. These browser-based applications enhance productivity and interactivity through Web Services and provide centralized transaction processing and maintenance with distributed clients; which is especially helpful in the case of Dr. Andrulis's international team of researchers and analysts who collaborate from various geographic locations.

"Our experience developing similar projects and complex data-driven applications provided us with the insight to create a system that can quickly deploy and manage applications in half the time of custom development methods," according to Stephen Bouikidis, Executive VP of NetReach, "The long term cost of ownership is significantly lower due to zero code maintenance, and the easy-to-update nature of the system."

About the National Resource Center on Advancing Emergency Preparedness for Culturally Diverse Communities

The mission of the National Resource Center is to provide a central and comprehensive database of resources and an information exchange portal for individuals, communities, government, emergency personnel, first responders, health care providers, public health professionals, researchers, businesses and policymakers to advance emergency preparedness and eliminate disparities for racial and ethnic communities across all stages of an emergency event. http://www.diversitypreparedness.org/

About NetReach

Developers of cmScribe web-based content management system (CMS), browser-based software that allows non-technical users to build and maintain highly dynamic websites. Built on the .NET 2.0 platform and is programmatically compliant with W3C and Section 508 of the Americans with Disabilities Act. cmScribe uses a generous role-based licensing scheme and is currently deployed in mid-tier applications across diverse business sectors. Information: http://www.netreach.com/330


'/>"/>
SOURCE NetReach
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Drexel School of Public Health awarded $14M NIH grant for autism research
2. Baron & Budd Attorney Denyse Clancy Speaks at International Mesothelioma Programs First Annual Harvard Medical School Course
3. Secondary Schools Serve Unhealthy Foods
4. Playing It Safe With High School Sports
5. So. Calif. Schools Receive $14,500 From KID HEALTHY -- Steps To Healthy Living Campaign!
6. WaferGens SmartChip(TM) Real-Time PCR System to Begin Alpha Testing at University of Pittsburgh Medical School
7. Iowa Educators Prepare to Teach High School Students How Medicines Are Made
8. Professor Chon Abraham of the Mason School of Business at The College of William & Mary named Fulbright Scholar
9. Presbyterian College Announces First Dean of New Pharmacy School
10. Teens Sleep Longer With Delayed School Starts
11. Delaying school start time by one hour positively affects adolescents cognitive performance
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/26/2016)... California (PRWEB) , ... June 26, 2016 , ... Pixel ... Cut Pro X. , "Film editors can give their videos a whole new perspective ... Christina Austin - CEO of Pixel Film Studios. , ProSlice Levels contains over ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... 2016 , ... Experts from the American Institutes for Research ... June 26-28, 2016, at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston. , AIR experts ... planning, healthcare costs and patient and family engagement. , AIR researchers will be ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... ... First Choice Emergency Room , the largest network of independent freestanding ... of its new Mesquite-Samuell Farm facility. , “We are pleased to announce Dr. ... James M. Muzzarelli, Executive Medical Director of First Choice Emergency Room. , Dr. ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... , ... June 25, 2016 , ... Conventional wisdom preaches ... success. In terms of the latter, setting the bar too high can result in ... than just slow progress toward their goal. , Research from PsychTests.com ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... ... Marcy was in a crisis. Her son James, eight, was out of control. Prone to ... , “When something upset him, he couldn’t control his emotions,” remembers Marcy. “If there ... my other children and say he was going to kill them. If we were ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/23/2016)... 23, 2016 Any dentist who has made an ... current process. Many of them do not even offer this ... and high laboratory costs involved. And those who ARE able ... such a high cost that the majority of today,s patients ... Parsa Zadeh , founder of Dental Evolutions Inc. and ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... INDIANAPOLIS , June 23, 2016 Roche ... received 510(k) clearance for its Elecsys BRAHMS PCT (procalcitonin) ... severe sepsis or septic shock. With this clearance, Roche ... provide a fully integrated solution for sepsis risk assessment ... associated with bacterial infection and PCT levels in blood ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... Research and Markets has announced the addition of the ... offering. The current unmet ... for MedImmune to enter. The US ageing population creates a ... considerable growth for effective anti-influenza medications. The introduction of a ... development is still in its infancy. Key ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: