Congratulations to the 2018 winners and honorable mentions!

Congratulations to the Top Healthcare Communicators!

PR News’ Healthcare Communications Awards were celebrated during an awards luncheon on October 23 during the Healthcare Social Media Summit. The year's most outstanding campaigns in the healthcare sector and the innovative healthcare communicators behind them were recognized during this celebratory luncheon. 

Shannon Hartley, chief marketing and program officer for Shatterproof delivered a moving luncheon keynote where she shared the work Shatterproof has done toward building understanding around the impact of substance use disorder in itscommunities through social media.

Healthcare Communications Awards Winners

Branding

Winner: VDHLiveWell
Honorable Mention

Branding

Honorable Mention
  • Cornett + UK HealthCare
Winner

Cause-Related Marketing

Honorable Mentions

Cause-Related Marketing

Honorable Mentions
  • Advancing the Precision Health Movement
  • Broken Crayons
  • Skin Safety Campaign in Southern Nevada
  • DC Health Link: Get the facts. Get Covered. Partnering with the Community
  • Prescribed to Death
Winner

Community Relations

Honorable Mentions
  • Engaging Young Journalists to Advance Health Equity
  • Life Sciences Corridor (Boston, Braintree, Somerville, Quincy, Cambridge)
Winner

Content Marketing

Honorable Mentions

Content Marketing

Honorable Mentions
  • Allergy Insights Content Marketing
  • Life Sciences Corridor (Boston, Braintree, Somerville, Quincy, Cambridge)
  • Maternity Content Marketing
  • Mucinex #SuperSickMonday
Winner

Crisis Management

Honorable Mentions

Crisis Management

Honorable Mentions
  • AANP: NPs Respond to Hurricane Harvey
  • Dengue Crisis Management
Winner

Employee Relations

Honorable Mentions

Employee Relations

Honorable Mentions
  • JJMDC Employees Find a New Way of Working Together
  • Medtronic Puts 5,000 Employees First in Wake of Hurricane Maria
  • Moonshot 2022: Uniting 40,000 through one common purpose
Winner

Event Marketing

Honorable Mentions
  • Bill Foege Global Health Awards 2018
  • Guinness World Record By Medipol Healthcare Group
  • National Public Health Week
  • Prescribed to Death
Winner

External Publication (print or online)

Honorable Mentions

External Publication (print or online)

Honorable Mentions
  • 2018 Unum Caring Report
  • VDHLiveWell Brochure
Winner

Healthcare Communications Professional of the Year

Honorable Mention

Healthcare Communications Professional of the Year

Honorable Mention
  • Taya M. Jarman, APR
Winner

Healthcare Communications Team of the Year

Honorable Mention

Healthcare Communications Team of the Year

Honorable Mention
  • VDHLiveWell
Winner

Influencer Communications

Honorable Mentions
  • Her Life. Her Adventures.
  • KnowYourOTCs.org with SOMA Strategies
  • #TalkAboutTrying
Winner

Integrated Marketing Campaign

Honorable Mentions

Integrated Marketing Campaign

Honorable Mentions
  • Believe in Better
  • #NoHormonesPLZ inspires women to ask for what they want – or don’t want – in their birth control
Winner

Media Event

Honorable Mention

Media Event

Honorable Mention
  • Omega-3s: The Lost Nutrient
Winner

Media Relations

Honorable Mentions
  • Her Life. Her Adventures.
  • Launching Thompson’s hemp seed range in Australia: A superfood secret to healthy eating
  • MedExpress Media Relations
  • Mucinex #SuperSickMonday
  • Psoriasis: The Inside Story
  • The Coming Crisis in Women's Health: Doximity's 2018 OB-GYN Workforce Study
  • UnitedHealthcare Newsroom
Winner

Media Relations

Honorable Mentions

Media Relations

Honorable Mentions
  • Her Life. Her Adventures.
  • Launching Thompson’s hemp seed range in Australia: A superfood secret to healthy eating
  • MedExpress Media Relations
  • Mucinex #SuperSickMonday
  • Psoriasis: The Inside Story
  • The Coming Crisis in Women's Health: Doximity's 2018 OB-GYN Workforce Study
  • UnitedHealthcare Newsroom
Winner

On a Shoestring Campaign

Honorable Mention

On a Shoestring Campaign

Honorable Mention
  • Medela Launches Sonata Nationwide & Redefines the Breast Pump
Winner

Social Media

Honorable Mentions

Social Media

Honorable Mentions
  • GROW
  • Healthcare LinkedIn Communications
  • Her Life. Her Adventures.
  • Inside Phoebe
  • OstomyLife
Winner

Social Media

Honorable Mentions

Social Media

Honorable Mentions
  • GROW
  • Healthcare LinkedIn Communications
  • Her Life. Her Adventures.
  • Inside Phoebe
  • OstomyLife
Winner

Video Program

Honorable Mentions

Video Program

Honorable Mentions
  • 2017 Pacesetter Prize
  • Know Narcolepsy Mechanism of Disease Video Series
  • The Daily Nightmare of Acne
Winner

WOW! Award

Honorable Mentions

WOW! Award

Honorable Mentions
  • DC Health Link: Get the facts. Get Covered. Partnering with the Community
  • KnowYourOTCs.org with SOMA Strategies
  • Mucinex #SuperSickMonday
Winner

Awards Packages

Awards Package – $2,999

  • Two extra awards for your team (winner or honorable mention)
  • The awards program logo to share on the company website, LinkedIn and email signatures
  • Framed Awards Luncheon group photo 
  • Congratulatory balloons sent to your office

Additional Awards – $299

Winners, honorees and honorable mentions for any PR News awards program can choose to order additional awards for their team, clients or for office display. Honorees and winners will receive a crystal statuette and honorable mentions will receive a customized plaque. Please fill in the title exactly as you would like it to appear on the physical award.

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Questions

Luncheon Questions

For event questions about the Healthcare Communications Awards, contact:

Mary Lou French
MFrench@accessintel.com
301-354-1851

Sponsorship and Advertising

For information on sponsoring the Healthcare Communications Awards, contact:

Katie Sullivan
ksullivan@accessintel.com
202-207-8893