Center for Connected Medicine Receives Honor for Website Design Excellence

  Center for Connected Medicine Receives Honor for Website Design Excellence

Health care executive briefing center awarded the eHealthcare Leadership Award
                    of Distinction in e-Business category

Business Wire

PITTSBURGH -- January 15, 2013

The Center for Connected Medicine, a global thought leader defining the
transformation of health care, today announced that the organization’s efforts
have been recognized by the eHealthcare Leadership Award of Distinction for
its website. The award was given in the category of Best e-Business Site.

The eHealthcare Leadership Awards, presented annually by Strategic Health Care
Communications, “exclusively recognizes the very best websites and digital
communications of health care organizations.” The goal of the program is to
emphasize the Web’s impact on an organization’s ability to achieve its
business objectives and honor the time and effort put into the best health
care-related websites. In 2012, 1,100 entries were received spanning 14
categories.

“Our website is a platform for demonstrating the value of connected medicine
to the health care community,” says Angela Pantelas, executive director for
the Center for Connected Medicine. “We strive to provide our visitors with an
informative, easily-navigable and visually appealing site, and we are pleased
that our efforts have been recognized by Strategic Health Care
Communications.”

Originally developed in 2009, the Center for Connected Medicine’s website
advocates the value of a collaborative health care environment and serves as a
destination for organizations seeking strategies and tools to achieve
connected medicine. The site also provides information on the Center’s 13
partners and their various contributions to the industry.

To learn more about the award-winning site, or to find out more about
connected medicine and the Center’s vision and initiatives, please visit
www.connectedmed.com.

ABOUT THE CENTER FOR CONNECTED MEDICINE

The Center for Connected Medicine is defining the transformation of health
care by serving as a global thought leader. It is the world’s first
collaborative health care executive briefing center dedicated to developing
the blueprint for innovative patient-centered health through understanding new
models of care and leveraging strategically integrated health information
technology. Based in Pittsburgh, the Center opened its doors in September 2009
and is comprised of five founding partners: Alcatel-Lucent, GE Healthcare,
IBM, UPMC and Verizon and eight strategic partners representing global leaders
in health care. The Center draws executives and clinicians from around the
world to explore the transformation of heath care. Visitors experience the
possibilities of an interconnected health care system firsthand, with real
clinical examples, and leave the Center with new insights and methods for
reinventing their organizations, streamlining their processes and embracing
the new paradigm in health care. To learn more about connected medicine, as
well as the Center’s vision and initiatives, please visit
www.connectedmed.com.

Contact:

For The Center for Connected Medicine
Dodge Communications
Elizabeth Glaser, 770-576-2551
eglaser@dodgecommunications.com