CUTLINE – Pictured is the HCMC Marketing and Public Relations Department with their certificates from recent awards by Digital Health Awards Spring 2019.
Paris, TN – The Marketing and Public Relations Department at Henry County Medical Center was recently honored by both the Digital Health Awards Program and the Hospital Marketing National Southeast.
HCMC Marketing and PR Department was selected as a winner in 21st annual Digital Health Awards® program. This competition — held each spring and fall — recognizes the world’s best digital health resources. The Advertising Awards by Hospital Marketing National are designed to showcase exemplary work spanning multiple media and therapeutic disciplines. Segmented by location size, categories may change slightly year to year to reflect the evolution of our industry. Entries are judged by the DTC Perspectives’ editorial and executive teams
Digital Health Awards selected www.choosehcmc.org as a Merit Award winner for Web-based Digital Health, Microsite as well as a Merit Award winner for Digital Health- Social media, Facebook. Hospital Marketing National Southeast nominated HCMC for both best outdoor/community outreach as well as for best digital/social media campaign and received an honorable mention at the awards ceremony in June for the best digital/social media campaign.
Those involved in the production and design of choosehcmc.org microsite and digital/media campaign were Relevate Health Group and HCMC. The social media strategies and Facebook platform for HCMC are handled by the HCMC Marketing and PR Department.
Additionally, Tory Daughrity, Director of Marketing and Public Relations, presented at the National Hospital Marketing Southeast conference with Relevate Health Group on Driving Business Results and Health Awareness Through Community Engagement at the annual conference in June. The presentation outlined how Henry County Medical Center achieved our goal to increase encounters and procedures in the service areas of OB/GYN, Pelvic Health/Urology, and Orthopedics deploying a comprehensive communications, health education, and marketing campaign to increase community awareness with “on ramps” into these services. Our creative “Home is Where…” response-based campaign included digital marketing, direct mail, magazine, eNewsletter, social media, and live events and screenings. These innovative efforts nurtured loyalty and improved access.
“We were delighted to participate in the 21st annual Digital Health Awards competition, and were honored to be selected as a winner,” said Tory Daughrity, Director of Marketing and Public Relations. “Our winning entries were chosen from more than 400 entries judged by a panel of distinguished experts in digital health media. It was also an honor to again be recognized by Hospital Marketing National for our marketing efforts and to present at their annual conference about our strategies as well.”
About Henry County Medical Center
Located in Paris, TN, Henry County Medical Center is a progressive, integrated healthcare organization committed to serving the healthcare needs of Henry County and the adjoining region. Including a 142-bed hospital and other facilities, the medical center provides a variety of outpatient services, as well as inpatient care. Additionally, HCMC owns and operates 8 provider clinics in various specialties. Henry County Medical Center is a county-owned and operated nonprofit institution. For more information: hcmc.vewebsites.com.
About Digital Health Awards
The Digital Health Awards® program is organized by the Health Information Resource Center(SM) (HIRC), a national clearinghouse for professionals who work in consumer health fields. Other well-known HIRC programs include the annual National Health Information Awards(SM), (healthawards.com) which annually recognizes the nation’s best consumer health programs and materials (for non-digital resources), and the annual National Women’s Health & Fitness Day® (fitnessday.com/women).
About DTC Perspective, Inc. and Hospital Marketing National
DTC Perspectives Inc. is a publishing, conference/training, and consulting company specializing in the area of consumer marketing of pharmaceutical and healthcare products. Through multiple divisions, DTC Perspectives, Inc. provides both Rx and consumer health marketers with analyses and information in their respective fields through several publications, including DTC in Focus and DTC in Perspective e-newsletters, and several leading Conferences, including the flagship event, the DTC National.