BREWER, Maine — Four EMHS Websites developed by Lighthouse Web Solutions received recognition at the 17th annual Healthcare Internet Conference Nov. 6, in New Orleans. Along with EMHS, approximately 260 healthcare organizations, representing a broad industry spectrum, received recognition for their outstanding Websites and digital communications at a special presentation of the eHealthcare Leadership Awards during the conference.
Lighthouse Web Solutions won the following awards for the following EMHS member organizations:
- Best Overall Internet Site: Distinction Award for www.lakewoodcare.org for Lakewood Continuing Care, Waterville.
- Best Site Design: Silver Award for www.moveandimprove.org for EMHS’ Move and Improve Program, Brewer.
- Best Site Design: Distinction Award for www.inlandhospital.org for Inland Hospital, Waterville.
- Best Site Design: Distinction Award for www.acadiahospital.org for Acadia Hospital, Bangor.
Winners of the 2013 eHealthcare Leadership Awards were selected from more than 1,100 entries. Judges looked at how websites and other digital communications compared with others in their organization’s classification. They also reviewed entries based on a proprietary multi-point standard of internet excellence. The best overall internet site category, for example, had to pass muster on more than 40 factors. Winners of platinum, gold, silver, and distinction awards represented 17 industry classifications, from hospitals and health systems to pharmaceutical firms and online health companies.
Lighthouse Web Solutions, based in Bangor, is a division of Affiliated Healthcare Systems, which is a member of EMHS. Launched in 2010, Lighthouse delivers best practice web design and services specifically aligned to meet each client’s strategic goals as well as post-project service and support. http://www.lighthousesolutions.com/
EMHS, based in Brewer, is an integrated health delivery system covering approximately 70percent of the land mass in the state and serving more than 40percent of the state’s residents. The system’s broad range of services includes eight hospitals, physician practices, long-term care facilities, home health and hospice, and ground and air emergency transport services. http://www.emhs.org/Home.aspx
The eHealthcare Leadership Awards program was developed and first presented 14 years ago by eHealthcare Strategy & Trends, a leading industry resource published by Health Care Communications, Rye, NY. The Seventeenth Annual Healthcare Internet Conference was sponsored by Greystone.Net, an Atlanta-based strategy firm. http://www.strategichealthcare.com/awards/winners.php
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