Atypon Powers the New England Journal of Medicine

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Jeff Deneen, Ph.D.
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SANTA CLARA, Calif.—September 21, 2010— Atypon™, a leading provider of software to the publishing and media industry, today announced that Literatum™, its flagship platform for professional and scholarly publishers, is powering the new digital presence for the New England Journal of Medicine (

Founded in 1812, the New England Journal of Medicine is the most widely read, cited, and influential general medical journal in the world, and the oldest continuously published medical periodical. More than 600,000 people in 225 countries read NEJM each week, the majority of them online.

Featuring an all-new design with enhanced navigation, the new is rich in content and features. Additions include 19 new specialty pages, innovative education and training tools, and the complete NEJM Archive—every article NEJM has published, dating back to 1812—available for the first time online.

"Partnering with Atypon enables us to deliver an even better product to practicing physicians," said Chris Lynch, Vice President for Publishing for the Massachusetts Medical Society, owner and publisher of NEJM. "It also gives us better tools for understanding our customers and maximizing our engagement with them."

"The new is a massive leap forward for our technology platform," said Ted Blizzard, Chief Information Officer for the MMS. "Literatum is at the center of our architecture, powering the end-user website and providing critical services to other integrated business applications."

About Atypon

Atypon is setting new standards for digital content delivery, discovery, and monetization. The company's solutions include Literatum, the leading platform for professional and scholarly publishers, and RightSuite™, an enterprise access and commerce platform for publishing and media organizations. For more information, visit