Geonetric Named Health Care Agency of the Year

Global communications organization, Ragan, selects Geonetric as the Grand Prize winner from a wide range of entries.

Cedar Rapids, IA – September 19, 2018 – Geonetric was recently named the Grand Prize winner of Ragan’s 2018 Health Care PR and Marketing Awards in the Health Care Agency of the Year category.

Geonetric named 2018 Health Care Agency of the Year

Entering its 20th year of operation, Geonetric has grown tremendously in both team size and vision. The organization has transformed from a software company into a digital agency. They continue to meet the emerging needs of an evolving healthcare industry, and now develop solutions on numerous platforms while delivering a variety of services from copywriting to search engine optimization.

“We spend every day helping healthcare organizations from coast to coast use digital to navigate the changing healthcare landscape and connect with their communities,” says Linda Barnes, Chief Executive Officer at Geonetric. ”We hire the best strategists, creative thinkers, and self-organizers, and together we’ve created one of the most admired work cultures around. Thanks to our relentless focus on value, our clients experience exceptional results. This recognition from Ragan, a well-known and highly-admired organization in our industry, demonstrates our proven ability to help hospitals truly embrace the power of digital.”

According to Ragan, Geonetric was chosen from a wide pool of entries to receive the Grand Prize in Health Care Agency of the Year for the ingenuity and impact of their work. Judged by globally regarded experts and featuring multiple categories, this program honors the top work in communications, PR, marketing, and media.

“Out of many outstanding submissions, we found Geonetric’s work to truly set a new standard of excellence. We congratulate them and look forward to seeing their future successes in this field,” said Justine Figueroa, senior marketing coordinator for awards programs at Ragan Communications.

Ragan’s Health Care PR and Marketing Awards celebrates teams, organizations, and consultants who have redefined the field with their groundbreaking work. As a winner in the program, Geonetric joins an elite group of past winners, including VSP Vision Care, McLean Hospital, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center, ATI Physical Therapy, Genentech, and NewYork-Presbyterian.

Geonetric’s win is also being recognized in a special write-up on PR Daily’s internationally-read news website.

About Ragan Communications
Ragan Communications operates two of the top news and information sites for the PR and corporate communications industries: Ragan.com and PRDaily.com. Together, these daily news sites attract more than 700,000 global visitors monthly. The Chicago-based company also covers the health care communication industry on HealthCareCommunication.com. Ragan is the leading provider of conferences and online training to PR, media relations and corporate communications professionals. The company also produces RaganTraining.com and PR Daily’s PR University, the industry’s leading video and online education portals.


About Geonetric®

Geonetric is a 19-year-old digital agency that helps healthcare brands across the country thrive through effective marketing and distinctive websites. The Cedar Rapids-based company employs more than 80 creative and talented individuals. Named to the Inc. 5000 list for seven consecutive years and a two-time recipient of the Alfred P. Sloan award for Excellence in Workplace Effectiveness, Geonetric is continuously recognized for its exceptional work environment. In addition to the company’s efforts in advancing the healthcare technology industry, Geonetric is also focused on improving the Cedar Rapids community. Whether by supporting local entrepreneurship efforts or building websites for non-profits during the company’s annual Operation Overnight event, community involvement is built into the foundation of Geonetric’s culture.

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