Navigation Links
CaringBridge(R) Enhances Web Service by Adding Printable CaringBook Option
Date:7/24/2008

New Feature Allows Users to Create a Book on CaringBridge Sites Documenting

Their Journey Through Treatment or Recovery

EAGAN, Minn., July 24 /PRNewswire/ -- CaringBridge, a nonprofit Web service that connects families and friends when someone is facing a serious medical condition, treatment or recovery, now provides users with the ability to preserve their personal Web site content in a professionally-printed book format. Journal entries, guestbook messages, tributes, photos and a dedication can be captured in a full-color "CaringBook" for authors who wish to keep a remembrance of their journey after their CaringBridge Web site is no longer a necessity for day-to-day communication.

CaringBridge is able to offer this new feature through a partnership with SharedBook, a custom publishing platform provider. Using SharedBook's browser- based publishing platform, content automatically flows from any CaringBridge Web site into a professional book that can be previewed, personalized and ordered online.

Once a CaringBook is complete, CaringBridge members can share the book with their friends and family electronically. Those invited to view the book can also purchase a copy in its entirety.

"The CaringBridge experience and connection is very powerful," said CaringBridge founder Sona Mehring. "Many times friends and family want to have an ongoing remembrance of that connection. By offering this feature of creating a timeless book of a CaringBridge experience, that is possible."

CaringBridge is the largest charitable nonprofit Web site in the world, according to Nielsen//NetRatings' traffic rankings. Nearly 150,000 Web sites have been created, generating more than half a billion visits and 20 million messages of hope and encouragement. The free service is funded mainly by individual donations.

"CaringBridge is a tremendous resource for patients and their families," said Caroline Vanderlip, chief executive officer, SharedBook Inc. "We are delighted that SharedBook's platform can provide an easy way for CaringBridge members to chronicle their journeys in book format."

For more information, please go to http://www.caringbridge.org.

About CaringBridge

CaringBridge(R) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) charitable organization offering free personalized Web sites to those wishing to stay in touch with family and friends when facing a serious medical condition, treatment or recovery. CaringBridge's mission is to bring together a global community of care, powered by the love of family and friends, in an easy, accessible and private way. CaringBridge is the conduit of information, hope, support and encouragement during a serious health condition. The goal is to ease the burden of keeping friends and family updated while also providing a way for them to send their love and encouragement. CaringBridge connects more than 20 million families each year, and there have been over half a billion individual visits to personal CaringBridge Web sites. For more information please visit http://www.caringbridge.org.

About SharedBook

SharedBook Inc. is a technology company that specializes in integrating and publishing data from various sources into a structured book product that can sit as a flipbook on the Internet or be professionally printed. The company's collaborative on-demand Reverse Publishing Platform allows users to extract data and content from multiple sources, manipulate it, and then distribute their unique creation in digital or hard copy format. SharedBook partners include Allrecipes.com, BigOven.com, CaringBridge, Exposures, FuneralNet, JumpTV, Legacy.com, Little League International(R), The Officer Down Memorial Page, Inc., ProfessionalTravelGuide.com, Random House, Inc., Regent Seven Seas Cruises, Sportography, Inc., and YAVarsity.com. For more information, please go to http://www.sharedbook.com or http://blog.sharedbook.com.

Contact:

Melissa Holm

CaringBridge

(651) 789-3375

mholm@caringbridge.org


'/>"/>
SOURCE CaringBridge
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Chiltern Enhances Its Portfolio of Electronic Data Capture (EDC) Services With the Addition of Hosting and eCRF Design Services for DataLabs (by ClinPhone) and Medidata Rave(R) Certification
2. Escalon(R) Enhances Position Within IVD Reagent Market with Strategic Acquisition of JAS Diagnostics
3. Acuity Workflow Solutions(TM) Enhances Medical Case Management Process:
4. RPS Enhances Clinical Expertise and Leadership with Two Additions to Senior Management Team
5. Kellogg School of Management Expert Finds Multicultural Experience Enhances Creativity
6. Study by Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Confirms Training With Vision Software Enhances Hitting Skills
7. New VP of Operations Enhances The Beryl Companies Leadership Team
8. CAS New SciFinder(R) Enhances the Research Experience Via the Web
9. Avista Capital Partners Enhances Energy Practice With Appointment of Gerhard Kurz
10. Elsevier enhances clinical decision making with suite of Clinical Decision Support solutions
11. AT&T Enhances Performance for LAMMICO With Upgraded Network Services
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/12/2017)... Wis. (PRWEB) , ... October 12, 2017 , ... ... standard products to meet the demand of today’s consumer and regulatory authorities worldwide. ... of probiotic experts and tested to meet the highest standard. , These ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... 12, 2017 , ... Asante, a nationally recognized health system ... their existing home health joint venture through an agreement, effective October 1, 2017, ... venture home health company with Asante, delivering clinically integrated care, for the past ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... ... HMP , a leader in healthcare events and education, today announced that ... for ‘Best B-to-B Healthcare Website.’ Winners were announced during the Eddie & Ozzie Awards ... recognizes editorial and design excellence across a range of sectors. This year’s program included ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... Women-owned and Grand ... Best and Brightest in Wellness® by Best and Brightest. OnSite Wellness will be ... Oct. 20 from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Henry Autograph Collection ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... October 12, 2017 , ... ... the latest in wound care advancements to physician colleagues, skilled nursing facility medical ... titled, "Navigating the Treacherous Waters of Wound Care." , "At many of these ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:10/12/2017)... Oct. 12, 2017 AVACEN Medical , Inc. ... with their  2017 New Product Innovation Award for Its ... primary and secondary medical device market research by Frost & ... first-to-market OTC, drug-free pain relief product, the AVACEN 100, offers ... treating fibromyalgia widespread pain. ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... , Oct. 12, 2017 West Pharmaceutical ... innovative solutions for injectable drug administration, today announced that ... market opens on Thursday, October 26, 2017, and will ... and business expectations at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time. To ... 253-336-8738 (International). The conference ID is 94093362. ...
(Date:10/11/2017)... IRVING, Texas , Oct. 11, 2017  Caris ... science focused on fulfilling the promise of precision medicine, ... Institute has joined Caris, Precision Oncology Alliance™ (POA) as ... leading cancer centers, the St. Jude Crosson Cancer Institute ... to advance the use of tumor profiling, making cancer ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: