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Health Care Communicators Presented Finest Awards

For release October 6, 2017

Health Care Communicators of San Diego (HCCSD) recently presented its 2017 Finest Awards. First-, second- and third-place awards were presented in 34 categories, including advertising, PR, writing, collateral, video, special events, digital marketing and analytics.

Palomar Health received 26 awards, UC San Diego Health System won 21 awards, Sharp Healthcare took home five awards, AMN Healthcare followed by four awards, Scripps Health and Ignyte each won three awards, North County Health Services won two, and Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute took home one award.

Aaron Byzak, Chief Strategist, Galvanized Strategies, was named Communicator of the Year. HCCSD said COTY winner was selected for his wide array of award-winning programs including The prescriptions Drug Abuse Task Force of San Diego County, The Health + Education + Research = Empowerment (HERE) Initiative at UC San Diego Health, Hazel's Army, and the creation of Urban Corps of San Diego County's first Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) training program.

The Best in Show award went to UC San Diego Marketing and Communications for their Cancer Immunotherapy media relations campaign. Entrants included health care providers and companies, public health agencies and marketing firms. A complete list of winners can be found at www.hccsdfinest.org.

Also at the event, a $2,000 scholarship was presented to Tung Nguyen, a recent graduate from Patrick Henry High School who is now attending San Diego State University studying Biology. The scholarship is jointly presented by AMN Healthcare and HCCSD, recognizing one deserving San Diego County student each year who is interested in pursuing a career in health care.

HCCSD is a professional networking group for communications professionals who work in the health care, wellness, biotech, medical device, health information technology and pharmaceutical industries.

2016/17 Finest Awards

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Award

Category

Sub Category

Organization

Entry Title

SILVER

Advertising

Ad Campaign

Palomar Health

"Passion. People. Purpose." Ad Campaign

GOLD

Advertising

Ad Campaign

UC San Diego Health

Brand Campaign

BRONZE

Advertising

Direct Mail

Sharp HealthCare

Sharp Grossmont Hospital Marketing

BRONZE

Advertising

Online/Web

Palomar Health

Digital Advertising

SILVER

Advertising

Online/Web

Scripps Health

Open Enrollment Campaign

GOLD

Advertising

Online/Web

UC San Diego Health

Brand Campaign - Online

SILVER

Advertising

Outdoor

Palomar Health

Palomar Health Billboards

GOLD

Advertising

Outdoor

UC San Diego Health

Brand Campaign - Outdoor

BRONZE

Advertising

Print

Palomar Health

Love Your Heart Poster Design

SILVER

Advertising

Print

Palomar Health

Passion Quote Wall Cling Series

GOLD

Advertising

Print

Palomar Health

"Passion. People. Purpose." Print Ad Series

SILVER

Advertising

Television

Palomar Health

"Passion. People. Purpose." TV Commercials

GOLD

Advertising

Television

UC San Diego Health

Brand Campaign - Television

GOLD

Analytics

Market Research

AMN Healthcare Services, Inc.

AMN Healthcare/Avantas Predictive Analytics Survey

BRONZE

Digital Marketing

Mobile Marketing

Palomar Health

Palomar Health New Mobile Website

SILVER

Digital Marketing

Search Engine Marketing

Ignyte

Vista Community Clinic SEM Campaign

BRONZE

Digital Marketing

Social Media

Sharp HealthCare

Social Media Strategy

SILVER

Digital Marketing

Social Media

Palomar Health

Let's Get Social

BRONZE

Digital Marketing

Website (Intranet or Internet)

Ignyte

EA Health Website Redesign

SILVER

Digital Marketing

Website (Intranet or Internet)

Sharp HealthCare Digital Marketing

Find a Doctor Profile Enhancements

GOLD

Digital Marketing

Website (Intranet or Internet)

Sharp HealthCare

Sharp Health News

SILVER

Multi-Media

Interactive Media

UC San Diego Marketing and Communications

N Equals One Podcast

BRONZE

Multi-Media

Internal/External Video Programs

Palomar Health

Brand Launch Video

SILVER

Multi-Media

Internal/External Video Programs

UC San Diego Health Marketing and Communications

Jacobs Medical Center Digital Mapping Video

GOLD

Multi-Media

Internal/External Video Programs

Palomar Health

"What's your passion?" Employee Video Series

SILVER

Multi-Media

Video News Releases

UC San Diego Health Marketing and Communications

Type 1 Diabetes Patient Climbs to New Heights

GOLD

Multi-Media

Video News Releases

UC San Diego Health Marketing and Communications

Match Day 2017

BRONZE

Off the Wall


Scripps Health

Scripps Doctor Throws Patient 100th Birthday Party

SILVER

Off the Wall


Palomar Health

April the Giraffe

GOLD

Public Relations Campaigns

Community Relations

AMN Healthcare Services, Inc.

2016 Team Esperanza Mission – Community Relations Campaign

Silver

Public Relations Campaigns

Crisis Communications

Palomar Health

Birth Center Relocation

Gold

Public Relations Campaigns

Crisis Communications

Sharp HealthCare

Crisis Communications Union Negotiations

SILVER

Public Relations Campaigns

Health & Wellness Advocacy

Palomar Health

Palomar Health Community Wellness Classes

GOLD

Public Relations Campaigns

Health & Wellness Advocacy

Palomar Health

Food and Nutrition Initiative

BRONZE

Public Relations Campaigns

Internal Communications

Palomar Health

Step is Up with Bob Challenge

GOLD

Public Relations Campaigns

Internal Communications

Palomar Health

Orthopedic & Spine Symposium 2016

BRONZE

Public Relations Campaigns

Media Relations

UC San Diego Health Marketing and Communications

Quantified Surgery

SILVER

Public Relations Campaigns

Media Relations

Palomar Health

Donate Life Month

GOLD

Public Relations Campaigns

Media Relations

UC San DIego Marketing and Communications

Cancer Immunotherapy

GOLD

Public Relations Campaigns

Overall Campaign

AMN Healthcare Services, Inc.

2016 Predictive Analytics Survey Multi-Channel Digital Campaign

SILVER

Publications, Collateral & Design

Brochures

Palomar Health

Then and Now Impact Report

SILVER

Publications, Collateral & Design

Giveaway Items

Palomar Health

Social Media Giveaway Campaign

BRONZE

Publications, Collateral & Design

Internal/External Magazines

Palomar Health

PreventionPlus

SILVER

Publications, Collateral & Design

Internal/External Magazines

Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute

PATHWAYS magazine

GOLD

Publications, Collateral & Design

Internal/External Magazines

UC San Diego Health Marketing and Communications

Discoveries

BRONZE

Publications, Collateral & Design

Internal/External Newsletters

UC San Diego Health

Making the Rounds Newsletter

SILVER

Publications, Collateral & Design

Internal/External Newsletters

Scripps Health

Inside Scripps

GOLD

Publications, Collateral & Design

Internal/External Newsletters

UC San Diego Marketing and Communications

Focus on Health Newsletter

SILVER

Publications, Collateral & Design

Logo Creation/Brand Identity

Ignyte

EA Health Brand Identity Redesign

GOLD

Publications, Collateral & Design

Logo Creation/Brand Identity

Palomar Health

Palomar Health's Rebrand

SILVER

Publications, Collateral & Design

Special Publications

North County Health Services

2016 Annual Report

GOLD

Publications, Collateral & Design

Special Publications

Palomar Health

Palomar HealthSource

BRONZE

Special Events

Multi-day Event or Observance

Palomar Health

Palomar Health's Brand Kick-off and Rallies

SILVER

Special Events

Multi-day Event or Observance

UC San Diego Health

50 Years of Caring Jacobs Medical Center Opening Events

GOLD

Special Events

Multi-day Event or Observance

AMN Healthcare Services, Inc.

2016 Healthcare Workforce Summit – Views on Healthcare Workforce Optimization

SILVER

Special Events

Single-day Event or Observance

Palomar Health

Outpatient Center - Escondido Groundbreaking

GOLD

Special Events

Single-day Event or Observance

North County Health Services

Trek or Treat 5K & Wellness Expo

BRONZE

Writing

Feature Article

UC San Diego Health Marketing and Communications

Rock Star Shares His Story of Cancer and Immunotherapy

SILVER

Writing

Feature Article

UC San Diego Health Marketing and Communications

In Sickness and in Health

BRONZE

Writing

New Release/Pitch Letter

UC San Diego Health Marketing and Communications

Remote Italian Village Could Harbor Secrets of Healthy Aging

SILVER

Writing

New Release/Pitch Letter

UC San Diego Health Marketing and Communications

What Molecules on Your Phone Reveal About Your Lifestyle

GOLD

Writing

New Release/Pitch Letter

UC San Diego Health Marketing and Communications

Transplanting Good Bacteria to Kill Staph

BRONZE

Writing

Op-Ed/Editorial

UC San Diego Health

How to Battle Cancer Linked to Obesity

SILVER

Writing

Op-Ed/Editorial

UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center

Frontline Cancer: Thankful for Enlightened Scientists


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