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CentraCare Health and My Health e-News Win Award for Excellence

Cincinnati, OH - January 2018 - Private Health News (PHN) announced that its consumer e-newsletter and engagement program at CentraCare Health, My Health e-News, recently received the Merit Award in the 2017 Fall Digital Health Awards for best Interactive Content/Rich Media.

Now in its 19th year, the goal of the Digital Health Awards is to recognize high-quality digital health resources for consumers and health professionals. The awards program is organized by the Health Information Resource Center (HIRC), a clearinghouse for professionals who work in consumer health fields.

This is Private Health News' eighth national award for 2017. In July, Private Health News won a Bronze Award in the Spring Digital Health Awards for My Health e-News and its physician e-communication program MedNews Plus won a Merit Award. In October, three of its clients were recognized by eHealthcare Leadership Awards for their use of PHN services:

• SSM Health My Health e-News won a Platinum Award for Best Interactive Site;
• Tanner Health System My Health e-News won a Silver Award for Best Healthcare Content;
• Cedar Village, a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) in Ohio, won a Silver Award for Best Healthcare Content for Active Daily Living.
Active Daily Living (ADL) won a Silver Aster Award in July for "outstanding excellence in advertising, marketing and communications" for Healthcare Systems for Senior Service Lines. ADL was also recognized by PR Daily for its Content Marketing Award - Customer Engagement.

"We are thrilled that our clients and our programs have been recognized for excellence in helping consumers, patients, medical professionals, seniors and family caregivers," said Susan Emerson, PHN SVP of Strategic Planning and Business Development. "Our programs raise awareness and use of providers' services and physicians, while making a positive and healthy difference for their subscribers. That's the best of all worlds."

PHN's suite of services includes:
• Active Daily Living™  - a population health platform that focuses on the functional and environmental challenges of seniors, providing interactive tools and content to support seniors and their caregivers - all with the goal of helping seniors stay active, safe and independent as long as possible.
• My Health e-News™ - the foundation of this service is a customized e-newsletter that gives hospitals the ability to provide the latest health news on the topics each consumer subscriber chooses. The provider can easily include information about its related services, facilities, technology and physicians. Additional modules include Health Reminders, Health Assessments, daily Health Videos and an extensive Maternity e-newsletter, My Baby Expectations.
• MedNews Plus™ - an e-communication program that provides physicians and nurses with breaking medical news and conference coverage in their specialties of interest, with the opportunity for free AMA PRA Category 1™ CME / CE, as well as relevant hospital news - all in one place. Feedback and usage data shows significant impact on Satisfaction, Communication and Quality.

About Private Health News
Private Health News (PHN) award-winning, interactive e-communication solutions and e-CRM / Marketing and Engagement tools help Clients build ongoing, targeted relationships through My Health e-News™ for consumers, MedNews Plus™ for physicians and nurses, and Active Daily Living™ for seniors and caregivers. Help your target audiences live healthier lives, while driving measurable awareness and use of your services and specialists.
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