FAIR Health Receives 2012 eHealthcare Leadership Awards
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FAIR Health, the independent not-for-profit corporation dedicated to bringing transparency to healthcare costs and health insurance information, has been recognized by the 2012 eHealthcare Leadership Awards for its outstanding health information websites. FAIR Health was presented with a gold award in the “Best Healthcare Content” category for its consumer site, , and a silver award in “Best Overall Internet Site” for its healthcare professional site, . The honors were presented during the 16th Annual Healthcare Internet Conference, which took place Nov. 14-16, 2012, in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The winners of the 2012 eHealthcare Leadership Awards were selected from nearly 1,100 entries, which were judged by a total of 115 individuals familiar with healthcare and the Internet. Judges examined how websites and digital communications compared with others in their organization’s classification. They also reviewed entries based on a proprietary multi-point standard of Internet excellence. The best overall Internet site category, for example, was evaluated on more than 40 factors.
"FAIR Health’s goal is to bring transparency in healthcare costs to all stakeholders in the healthcare community,” said FAIR Health President Robin Gelburd. “Our recognition at the 2012 eHealthcare Leadership Awards is one more indication of our success in achieving this mission. We work hard to develop data products and tools, including our websites, that present complex information in a manner that can be understood by each of our audiences. We are gratified that the websites – and the hard work of our team – have been recognized by the industry.”
In addition, the FAIR Health websites will be highlighted in the December 2012 issue of , which will also include a feature on key findings in healthcare website development. To access the issue, please visit: .
FAIR Health is a national independent, not-for-profit corporation () whose mission is to bring transparency to healthcare costs and health insurance information through comprehensive data products, consumer resources and research tools. FAIR Health uses its database of billions of billed medical and dental services to power a free consumer website () that enables consumers to estimate and plan their medical and dental expenditures. The database is also the foundation of FAIR Health’s site for healthcare professionals, . In addition to its consumer offerings, FAIR Health licenses data products to businesses, governmental agencies, healthcare providers and researchers. With its professional staff of experts in healthcare, statistics, technology and communications, FAIR Health strives to offer accurate, consistent and timely information to all stakeholders in the healthcare system.