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Qualis Health Wins Awards for Annual Report & Website Design

November 6, 2009

Seattle, WA - Qualis Health received a Platinum 2009 eHealthcare Leadership Award for Best Site Design for its Medicare microsite, www.qualishealthmedicare.org, and both Platinum and Gold MarCom Awards for its “2007-2008 Annual Report to the Community.”

The eHealthcare Leadership Platinum Award for Best Site Design recognizes unique, attractive and engaging web design that facilitates access to key site information and provides strong branding and excellent usability. Qualis Health was one of only eight organizations out of more than 1,000 entries to receive the Platinum Award for Best Site Design, including Susan G. Koman for the Cure and Roche Pharmaceuticals. 

eHealthcare Leadership Award winners were recognized during a special presentation at the 13th annual Healthcare Internet Conference November 2-4, 2009 in Las Vegas. Vice President of Corporate Communications, Joyce Shaw, attended to accept the award. Qualis Health will be recognized in an issue of eHealthcare Strategy & Trends and on www.strategichealthcare.com.

MarCom Awards is an international competition recognizing creative excellence in marketing and communications programs and materials. Qualis Health received a Platinum MarCom Award for the overall design of the Report to the Community and a Gold MarCom Award for the writing of the report. The organization also received two Honorable Mentions for its employee newsletter, Inside QH, and its Medicare microsite.

Qualis Health was among 22 Platinum MarCom Award winners in the Annual Report/Non-Profit category, including the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Blue Cross of Idaho and the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center.

About Strategic Health Care Communications

Strategic Health Care Communications, a wholly owned division of Health Care Communications, provides information on business development, marketing and Internet strategies. They are the primary sponsors of the eHealthcare Leadership Awards program, which recognizes the very best websites and business improvement initiatives of a wide range of organizations.

About MarCom Awards

MarCom Awards is an international competition for marketing and communication professionals involved in the concept, writing and design of marketing and communication programs and print, visual and audio materials. Entries come from corporate marketing and communication departments, advertising agencies, PR firms, design shops, production companies and freelancers. MarCom Awards is administered and judged by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals.

About Qualis Health

Qualis Health, headquartered in Seattle, Washington, is an independent nonprofit organization established in 1974. We provide leadership, expertise and innovation in improving the health of individuals and populations across the healthcare continuum through our core services in utilization management, care coordination, clinical quality improvement and health information technology and operations improvement consulting.

Under a contract with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Qualis Health also serves as the Quality Improvement Organization (QIO) for the states of Idaho and Washington. The QIO program ensures the quality, effectiveness, efficiency and economy of healthcare services to people with Medicare.

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