JUPITER MEDICAL CENTER’S COMPREHENSIVE BREAST CARE PROGRAM WINS SILVER AWARD
FROM NATIONAL HEALTH INFORMATION AWARDS
The National Health Information Awards recently awarded Jupiter Medical Center’s Comprehensive Breast Care Program a Silver Award for its Total Health Information Program. The nation’s best consumer health information programs and materials produced in 2011 were announced following the 19th annual National Health Information Awards (NHIA) program held in summer 2012.
This year, nearly 1,000 entries were submitted by a wide variety of leading organizations in the consumer health field. This awards program, the most comprehensive competition of its kind, is organized by the Health Information Resource Center, a national clearinghouse for consumer health information programs and materials. See a complete list of 2012 winners and judges biographies at healthawards.com/2012winners.
The judges, a panel of health information experts, selected gold, silver, bronze and merit winners. Entries included brochures, audio/video, newspaper and magazine articles, books, and other media from hospitals, publishers, ad agencies, trade associations, etc. According to Patricia Henze, Executive Director of the Health Information Resource Center, “These awards set an industry standard of quality for consumer health materials, and this ‘seal of quality’ helps health professionals find the best consumer health information resources for their programs.”
“Jupiter Medical Center’s Comprehensive Breast Care Program materials are informative and educational, not to mention aesthetically pleasing. JMC is honored to win the Silver Award for the materials and will continue its efforts to educate the community about breast health,” said Cathy Bush, Vice President of Marketing and Communications at Jupiter Medical Center.
Jupiter Medical Center’s Comprehensive Breast Care program, which encompasses the Margaret W. Niedland Breast Center (diagnostics) and the Kristin Hoke Breast Health Program (treatment), is accredited by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers. For more information, visit jupiterbreastcare.com.
For more information on the National Health Information Awards program (including a 2013 entry form), please contact Patricia Henze at (847) 816-8660, 8a.m. – 6p.m. CST or visit healthawards.com.
About Jupiter Medical Center
A not-for-profit 283-bed community medical center consisting of 163 private acute care hospital beds and 120 long-term care, sub-acute rehabilitation and Hospice beds, Jupiter Medical Center provides a broad range of services with specialty concentrations in orthopedics and spine, geriatrics, minimally-invasive surgical procedures including robotic surgery, emergency services, cardiac services, obstetrics, cancer care and advanced diagnostics. Founded in 1979, the medical center has approximately 1,500 team members, 520 physicians and 700 volunteers. Jupiter Medical Center is the recipient of the HealthGrades ‘America’s 50 Best’ Award™ for two years in a row (2011-2012) and the Distinguished Hospital Award - Clinical Excellence™ for eight years in a row (2005-2012). For more information on Jupiter Medical Center, please call (561) 263-2234 or visit www.jupitermed.com.