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Published on November 18, 2013

Geonetric Clients Receive 17 Awards for Industry–Leading Online Initiatives

Ten Geonetric clients honored for online excellence, including three best in class awards. 

Cedar Rapids, IA — November 18, 2013 — Online solutions provider Geonetric continues its trend of developing award-winning websites for its clients. This fall, ten Geonetric clients have been recognized by six organizations for online excellence.

“Between perfecting responsive design and experimenting with trends like infinite scrolling and sticky navigation, it’s an exciting time to be developing healthcare websites,” says Eric Engelmann, president and CEO of Geonetric. “Our clients rely on us to help set industry best practices while still building functional and accessible sites. These awards prove we’re on the right track.”

The Web Marketing Association's 2013 MobileWebAwards competition awarded Mercy Medical Center, Cedar Rapids, IA, Best Healthcare Provider Mobile Website. The MobileWebAwards competition are designed to honor excellence in mobile Websites and apps, the individuals and organizations responsible, and showcase the best in award winning mobile development.

eHealthcare Leadership Awards
Six Geonetric clients were honored with eHealthcare Leadership Awards, sponsored by eHealthcare Strategy & Trends. The awards ceremony, which was held during the 17th Annual Greystone.Net Healthcare Internet Conference in New Orleans, LA honors the best websites in healthcare. More than 1,100 entries were received. Winners include:

•    Advocate Medical Group, Oak Brook, IL, Silver Award for Doctor Directory
•    Concord Hospital, Concord, NH, Silver Award for Best Mobile Site
•    Dean, Madison, WI, Distinction Award for Best Overall Site
•    HCA LewisGale Regional Health System, Salem, VA, Distinction Award for Content
•    HCA Virginia, Richmond, VA, Distinction Award for Content
•    Mercy Medical Center, Cedar Rapids, IA, Gold Award for Mobile Site

Interactive Media Awards
Three Geonetric clients received best in class awards from the Interactive Media Awards, sponsored by the Interactive Media Council, Inc. The best in class award is the highest honor bestowed by the organization. To win this award level, the website had to achieve very high marks in each of the judging criteria – an achievement only a fraction of the sites earn. Best in class winners are:

•    CentraCare Health, St. Cloud, MN
•    KishHealth System, DeKalb, IL
•    Mercy Medical Center, Cedar Rapids, IA

MarCom Awards
Four Geonetric clients received MarCom Awards. MarCom Awards are administered and judged by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals. There were over 6,500 entries in the 2013 competition. Winners include:

•    Advocate Medical Group, Oak Brook, IL, Gold Award for Website
•    Concord Hospital, Concord, NH, Honorable Mention for Website
•    HCA Virginia, Richmond, VA, Gold Award for Web Copy
•    Mammoth Hospital, Mammoth Lakes, CA, Gold Award for Web Design

W³ Awards
The W³ Awards competition recognized HCA Virginia, Richmond, VA, with a silver award for their Web copy. The W³ Awards honors creative excellence on the Web.

Two Geonetric clients received WebAwards, administered by the Web Marketing Association. Independent expert judges from around the world reviewed sites in 96 industries. Winners include:

•   Concord Hospital, Concord, NH, Best of Show in the Healthcare Provider category
•   Parkview Medical Center, Pueblo, CO, Healthcare Provider Standard of Excellence

All of the award-winning websites and mobile sites are built on Geonetric's VitalSite content management software, which delivers customized content and functionality to site visitors.

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