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Center for Connected Medicine Receives Honor for Website Design Excellence

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.

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