(November 30, 2009) - Memorial University Medical Center's
(MUMC) Web site, memorialhealth.com, won a
Gold eHealthcare Leadership Award at the 13th Annual Healthcare
Internet Conference held in Las Vegas earlier this month.
The "Careers" section of the site earned gold recognition in the
category of hospitals with 400+ beds. In particular,
memorialhealth.com was noted for its use of social media to connect
with the community, its Team Member testimonials, and its
There were more than 1,100 entries in 12 different award
categories in the 2009 eHealthcare Leadership Awards. More than 114
individuals familiar with healthcare Internet use judged and rated
the entries based on a set standard of excellence.
This award highlights MUMC's use of the Internet and online
initiatives to achieve business goals and actively communicate with
people throughout the community and across the country.
The eHealthcare Leadership Awards program was developed by
eHealthcare Strategy & Trends, a leading Internet resource
published by Health Care Communications in Rye, N.Y.
Memorial University Medical Center is a two-state healthcare
organization serving a 35-county area in southeast Georgia and
southern South Carolina. The system includes its flagship hospital,
a 530-bed academic medical center; Memorial primary
and specialty care physician networks; a major medical
education program; business and
industry services; and NurseOne,
a 24-hour call center.