San Diego — Sharp HealthCare was recognized in three categories of the 12th Annual eHealthcare Leadership Awards during a special presentation at the 15th Annual Healthcare Internet Conference held Nov. 9, 2011, in Orlando. Sharp received a platinum award for Best Overall Internet Site, a gold award for Best Mobile Communications and was selected as the eHealth Organizational Commitment winner.
Nearly 1,200 entries were received from a wide range of healthcare organizations, online health companies, pharmaceutical/medical equipment firms, suppliers and business improvement initiatives.
Sharp HealthCare was also honored as a 2011 Healthcare Internet Hall of Fame Innovative Provider Organization Inductee. The Innovative Provider Organization honor from the Healthcare Internet Hall of Fame is awarded to exceptional health care systems that are early adopters and inventors of Internet-based applications, interactivity and functionalities.
About Sharp HealthCare
A 2007 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient, Sharp HealthCare is San Diego's most comprehensive health care delivery system. It is recognized for clinical excellence for services in cardiac, cancer and multiorgan transplantation, as well as orthopedics, rehabilitation, behavioral health and women's health. Sharp HealthCare has been widely acclaimed for its commitment to transform the health care experience for patients, physicians and staff through an organization-wide performance improvement initiative called The Sharp Experience. The Sharp system includes four acute-care hospitals, three specialty hospitals, two affiliated medical groups and a health plan. To learn more about Sharp, visit www.sharp.com. To learn more about Sharp, visit www.sharp.com or stay connected with Sharp on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.