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Published on February 20, 2013

CentraCare Health System Selects Geonetric to Develop New Website and Intranet

New responsive website and employee intranet to help health system improve the patient and employee experience; scheduled to launch later this year.

Cedar Rapids, IA — February 20, 2013 — CentraCare Health System, headquartered in St. Cloud, MN, has selected Geonetric, an online solutions provider for the healthcare industry, to develop a new Web presence for the organization. Through a multi–year partnership, Geonetric will create a new website using responsive design principles, which allows the site to adjust to a variety of devices and screen sizes. In addition, Geonetric will develop an intranet to improve communication to the health system's nearly 6,700 employees.

"We're thrilled to begin work on a website and intranet that will successfully reflect our brand and help us connect with our community and employees in new ways," says Kara Tomazin, Web development coordinator at CentraCare. "Geonetric is an ideal partner. Their VitalSite software provides a solid foundation to implement our online strategies and their responsive nature will ensure we meet our strict timeline."

CentraCare's website and intranet will be built on the latest version of Geonetric's content management system, VitalSite. The website will incorporate interactive functionality, including appointment requests, a provider directory and calendar and events registration. The site will offer access to health library content through integration with Healthwise.

CentraCare and Geonetric will also develop an employee intranet that will enhance organizational communication and improve access to information.

About CentraCare Health

CentraCare Health is a collaborative group of Central Minnesota health care professionals, working together to provide comprehensive, high–quality care, close to home. CentraCare Health is a not–for–profit entity which includes six hospitals, 17 clinics, six long–term care facilities and senior housing in six communities.

About Geonetric®

Geonetric helps healthcare organizations develop Web strategies that engage consumers. VitalSite®, Geonetric’s content management software, is the foundation of websites, portals and intranets for more than 500 hospitals, physician groups and clinics around the country. Geonetric also provides a comprehensive suite of online services — from Web strategy and design, to content development and responsive marketing campaigns, to online support and hosting — all designed to turn prospects into patients and deliver measurable results. Visit to learn more and follow us on Twitter @geonetric.

Media Contact: Heather Stanley, 319.221.1667