|Columbus - Columbus Regional Hospital's website was named one of the best in the industry at the 2010 Healthcare Internet Conference in Las Vegas on November 17. |
The hospital's website won platinum honors (the highest distinction) in the category of Best Site Design for hospitals with 200 to 399 beds and received distinction for Best Overall Internet Site.
Sites receiving the 2010 eHealthcare Leadership Awards were selected from nearly 1,300 entries. Winners of the platinum, gold, silver, and distinction awards represented 18 industry classifications, from hospitals and health systems to pharmaceutical firms and online health companies.
A total of 123 individuals familiar with healthcare and the Internet judged the entries. Judges looked at how sites compared with others in the organization's classification. The Best Overall Internet Site category, for example, was judged on 40 factors.
Columbus Regional Hospital launched its new website design in January of 2010. To view the award-winning site, visit www.crh.org.