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PatientPoint Recognized as the Top Award Winner in the 21st Annual National Health Information AwardsSM Program

October 23, 2014

CINCINNATI, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PatientPoint, the leader in patient education and engagement solutions at the point of care, today announced that its health programs and materials captured 37 awards — including a "Best of Show" — in the 21st annual National Health Information AwardsSM (NHIA) program.

PatientPoint's Rheumatology Exam Room Program won a Best of Show/Gold Award and its Gastroenterology Exam Room Program and Managing Your Weight Brochure also received gold awards. PatientPoint's total of 37 awards — the most for any company or publication — included four Silver Awards, three Bronze Awards and 27 Merit Awards (full listing below).

"PatientPoint is committed to excellence in every aspect of patient education and engagement with leading-edge integrated solutions, including newly launched tablet- and digital touchscreen-based programs, for physicians, hospitals and other providers," said Tom McGuinness, chief executive officer, PatientPoint. "These NHIA awards are a powerful indicator of our team's dedication to helping providers improve health outcomes, efficiency and patient satisfaction."

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, Mayo Clinic, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Cancer Society and Parents Magazine.

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 2014 NHIA Awards:

Best of Show/Gold:
Rheumatology Exam Room Program

Gold:
Gastroenterology Exam Room Program
Managing Your Weight Brochure

Silver:
Primary Care Medical Illustration Flip Chart
Pediatrics Medical Illustrations Flip Chart
Why You Need a Yearly Flu Vaccine (Waiting Room Educational Segment)
Breast Cancer Risk Factors (Waiting Room Educational Segment)

Bronze:
Get Your Vitamin C (Waiting Room Educational Segment)
Tummy Trouble brochure
Gestational Diabetes: What You Need to Know (Waiting Room Educational Segment)

Merit Winner Highlights:
Hospital Patient Guide
Spotlight on Health: Stop Smoking (Patient Guide)
Before You Leave the Hospital (Patient Guide)
Reduce Hospital Readmissions Initiative (Hospital Waiting Room Program)
Spanish Type 2 Diabetes Brochure and Poster
Primary Care Waiting Room Program
Pediatrics Exam Room Program
Urology Exam Room Program
Healthy Living with HIV
Life-Threatening Allergies Brochure
Crohn’s Disease Brochure

About PatientPoint

For over 25 years, PatientPoint has been the leader and innovator of patient engagement solutions at the point of care. PatientPoint award-winning health information, population health management and clinical research solutions enable continuous patient engagement to drive meaningful outcomes for patients, providers and sponsors. From primary care to specialty practices, from urgent care clinics to hospitals, PatientPoint has programs in over 31,000 locations. PatientPoint serves more than 70,000 healthcare providers and 750 hospitals nationwide, impacting 113 million patients and creating more than 586 million patient and caregiver exposures each year. Learn more at www.patientpoint.com.


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