Area9 provides technology behind NEJM Groups new adaptive learning platform

Based on area9´s unique technology NEJM Group – the organization behind the New England Journal of Medicine and NEJM Journal Watch – has launched NEJM Knowledge+ Internal Medicine Board Review, a self assessment and continuous learning solution that employ the very latest adaptive learning technologies to increase learning efficiency and knowledge retention.

NEJM Group and Area9 Learning Solutions partnered in February 2013 in order to create the first-of-its-kind platform with smart technology that adapts to clinicians’ learning goals, pace and knowledge gaps to deliver the information they need to know. The system uses research-proven methods to accelerate proficiency, continuously sharpen skills and promote true life long learning. For an informative look at how this product uses adaptive learning, view this animation.

Every year thousands of American physicians needs to renew their certification. They come with a very diverse background in terms of age, educational background, work experience, specialized interest and so forth. NEJM Knowledge + offers adaptive learning tools that addresses their diversity and adapts to their individual needs.

“Phycisians daily work life is so diverse that we all learn and retain material very differently. With Area9s adaptive technology we are able to offer physicians a personalized learning experience giving them the tools to close their individual gaps faster and more targeted. This means that they learn faster, more efficient and with significant lover levels of memory decay,” says Dr. Ulrik Juul Christensen, chairman at Area9.

NEJM Knowledge+ is planned as a family of products to support self-assessment, learning and board certification in internal medicine and other specialties. Future review products in other specialties will all be designed to help clinicians efficiently self-assess their learning needs, meet their certification requirements, prepare for their board exams, and incorporate lifelong learning into their schedules more easily.

To read more, please see the press release.