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PatientPoint® Recognized as the Top Award Winner in the 20th Annual National Health Information AwardsSM Program

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CINCINNATI -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- PatientPoint®, the leader and innovator of patient and physician engagement solutions at the point of care, today announced that it earned 45 awards (more than any other firm) for its health programs and materials in the 20th annual National Health Information AwardsSM (NHIA) program.

Since submitting in 2004, PatientPoint has been recognized yearly by the NHIA. This year, nearly 1,000 entries were submitted by a wide variety of leading organizations in the consumer health field, including American Academy of Pediatrics, American Heart Association, GlaxoSmithKline, Mayo Clinic, Sentara Healthcare, Wellness Council of America and UnitedHealthcare, to name a few. Of all the organizations participating, PatientPoint claimed the most awards this year, with two Silver Awards, eight Bronze Awards and thirty-five Merit Awards. *A full listing of PatientPoint’s awards follows.

PatientPoint is honored to once again be recognized by the NHIA for the quality of our health information programs,” said Dr. Geeta Nayyar, chief medical information officer, PatientPoint. “These awards further strengthen our standing as the leader in patient engagement. More important, the NHIA ‘seal of quality’ helps healthcare providers discern which patient engagement programs are the best health information materials to suit their needs.”

The National Health Information Awards reflect PatientPoint’s commitment to provide integrated patient engagement solutions surrounding key points of care to help healthcare professionals improve health outcomes, efficiency, and patient satisfaction. “With more than 20 years of leadership in patient engagement and demonstrated success in educating and empowering patients to achieve their best personal health outcomes, we remain committed to advancing our solutions,” said Tom McGuinness, chief executive officer, PatientPoint. “Our market-leading education is the foundation on which we continue to innovate and deliver solutions that activate patients and physicians, enable new models of care, and ultimately enhance health decisions along the care continuum.“

This awards program, the most comprehensive competition of its kind, is organized by the Health Information Resource CenterSM, a national clearinghouse for consumer health information programs and materials.

*PatientPoint Awards

2 Silver Awards:

  • Dermatology, Digital Screens Waiting Room Program
  • Ophthalmology, Understanding Glaucoma Brochure

8 Bronze Awards:

  • Rheumatology, Exam Room Program
  • Gastroenterology Exam Room Program
  • Pediatrics, Exam Room Program
  • Puberty in Girls Brochure
  • Allergic Emergencies Brochure
  • Hidden Sources of Salt Digital Segment
  • Spanish Poster, Make Diabetes a Family Commitment
  • Food Heroes: Bananas and Heart Health Digital Segment

35 Merit Awards:

  • Understanding Insulin Brochure
  • Chronic Pain Brochure
  • Exercising After a Heart Attack Digital Segment
  • Symptom Assessment Guide
  • Incontinence Brochure
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis Brochure
  • Your Child's Skin Brochure
  • Bedwetting Brochure
  • PatientPoint Urology
  • Adult Vaccines Brochure
  • Crohn's Disease Brochure
  • Erectile Dysfunction Brochure
  • Ulcerative Colitis Brochure
  • OB/GYN, Waiting Room Program
  • PatientPoint Primary Exam Room Program
  • Treating Prostate Cancer Brochure
  • Fever and Pain Brochure
  • Cold and Cough Brochure
  • Type 2 Diabetes Brochure
  • High Blood Pressure Brochure
  • Low Testosterone Brochure
  • Healthy Eating with Diabetes Digital Segment
  • Patient Safety and Quality Care Campaign, Hospital Waiting Room Program
  • Psoriatic Arthritis Brochure
  • Managing Lupus Brochure
  • Acid Reflux Disease Brochure
  • Managing Your Weight Brochure
  • Aspirin Dosage and Your Health Digital Segment
  • Managing Gout Brochure
  • Picky Eating Brochure
  • Heartburn and Acid Reflux Brochure
  • Kidney Stones Brochure
  • Giving Yourself a Breast Exam Digital Segment
  • Enlarged Prostate Brochure
  • Glaucoma: Know Your Risk Digital Segment

About PatientPoint®

PatientPoint® is the leader and innovator of patient and physician engagement solutions at the point of care. PatientPoint award-winning patient education programs and care coordination platform drive meaningful outcomes for patients, healthcare providers and program sponsors. The PatientPoint Care Coordination Platform is the first mobile-enabled care coordination and patient engagement platform to be prevalidated by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) for 2011 patient-centered medical home (PCMH) criteria. PatientPoint serves more than 61,000 physicians across all programs and more than 750 hospitals throughout the U.S., and impacts over 456 million patient and caregiver exposures annually. Learn more at www.patientpoint.com.


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