Memorial Health Care System Wins Multiple National Marketing Awards

Thursday, June 5, 2014

Memorial Health Care System was honored with several national medical marketing awards. The 31st Annual Healthcare Advertising Awards recognized Memorial with gold in the website category for, silver in the newspaper single category for the health system’s Your Idea of Hip print ad, merit in the publication category for the Fall 2013 edition of Inspire magazine, and merit in the advertising with television category for the Memorial Starts with Me campaign.

The Aster Awards program honored Memorial with gold awards for the Memorial Starts with Me campaign, Pink! billboard design, and Pink! invitation.

In addition, Aster awarded a silver to Inspire magazine and a bronze to Memorial’s employee newsletter - Mnews. Memorial’s employee video earned a bronze in the 35th Annual Telly program. Inspire magazine garnered two platinum wins in the 2013 Generation Awards, which recognized the Spring 2013 and Fall 2013 issues.

“It is a tremendous honor to be recognized by these outstanding organizations,” says James Hobson, Memorial Health Care System CEO. “Our marketing communications team is tasked with helping our community better understand our services and our commitment to our mission. The acknowledgment of our team’s work by the country’s most innovative individuals is a testament of their dedication and commitment to excellence.”


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