Multimedia content management is the conglomeration of methods and techniques to easily and efficiently produce and publish medical knowledge, allowing for easy production and actualisation and ensuring the reusability and sustainability of the contents.
Content management basically aims at optimising web based publishing processes, leaving you to concentrate on the content production. Structurisation, standardisation (XML) and the consequent separation of content and design are some of the concepts that
Rich Media Assets and multimedial data formats are an additional challenge for the publishing process, Rich Data Management is the task that a CMS has to cope with. Current design oriented tools such as Dreamweaver or FrontPage are not suitable to publish and control large amounts of data. The use of commercial CM-systems such as Teamsite or PiroBase usually carries high initial investments/licence fees. An excellent alternative presents the content management system ZMS which has been designed and evaluated especially for the requirements in the field of medicine and which is available free of charge as an open source software product for small and medium sized businesses in the health sector.
Together with partners from medvalue.net network we realise tailored systems that live up to today's requirements for a medical website.