Society of General Internal Medicine Launches New Website on Bridgeline
Digital's iAPPS Platform
BURLINGTON, Mass., Dec. 11, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bridgeline Digital, Inc.
(Nasdaq:BLIN), The Digital Engagement Company™, today announced the launch of
a new website for The Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM) at SGIM.org.
SGIM joins a growing number of healthcare organizations including American
Dental Association, the American Academy of Dermatology, and the Maryland
Hospital Association to select Bridgeline Digital's iAPPS platform to power
its next generation websites.
Bridgeline Digital redeveloped SGIM's main website and consolidated and
enhanced two microsites run by SGIM affiliate groups: the Association of
Chiefs in General Internal Medicine (ACLGIM), and SGIM's Journal of General
Internal Medicine (JGIM). The SGIM main site and the new micro site for the
ACLGIM are now live and the new microsite for the JGIM is in development and
expected to launch in early 2013.
Bridgeline's development team added a dynamic Social Footer to SGIM's primary
website which incorporates interaction and content from LinkedIn, Twitter, and
Facebook that enables increased engagement and understanding of their website
users. Bridgeline also added a comprehensive customization feature allowing
SGIM to change microsite-based templates with ease to respond to changes in
their marketing strategy.
SGIM's new website also features innovative functionality around internal
search and data recovery in its Resource Library. Leveraging iAPPS'
out-of-the-box integration with Perceptive Software Enterprise Search
(formerly ISYS Search), the new site leverages search component catalogs
natively within the iAPPS framework and indexes all media types, including
content within PDF files vastly improving the ease and speed in which users
can access relevant content.
"Bridgeline Digital was extremely innovative with their services," said
Francine Jetton, Society of General Medicine's Director of Communications.
"The Social Footer strengthens SGIM's presence and activity across social
media outposts, which is a key component of our marketing strategy and
critical for our business success going forward."
About The Society of General Internal Medicine
SGIM is a member-based international association of over 3,000 of the world's
leading general internists, who are dedicated to improving access to care for
vulnerable populations, eliminating health care disparities and enhancing
medical education. The members of the Society advance the practice of medicine
through their commitment to providing comprehensive, coordinated, and
cost-effective care to adults, educating the next generation of outstanding
physicians, and conducting cutting-edge research to improve quality of care
and clinical outcomes of all patients.
About Bridgeline Digital
Bridgeline Digital (Nasdaq:BLIN), The Digital Engagement Company™, enables its
customers to maximize the performance of their mission critical websites,
intranets, and online stores. Bridgeline's iAPPS^® platform deeply integrates
Web Content Management, eCommerce, eMarketing, and Web Analytics to help
marketers deliver online experiences that attract, engage and convert their
customers across all digital channels. Bridgeline provides end-to-end Digital
Engagement solutions and boasts an award-winning team of interactive services
professionals. Headquartered in Burlington, Mass., with nine additional
locations throughout the U.S. and an Asia Pacific headquarters in Bangalore,
India, Bridgeline has thousands of customers that range from middle market
organizations to Fortune 1,000 companies. To learn more, please visit
www.bridgelinedigital.com or call (800) 603-9936.
CONTACT: Kim Brown
Bridgeline Digital, Inc.
Director, Corporate Communications
Intermark Public Relations
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