Awards include Best Interactive, Most Innovative, Health Promotion/Disease & Injury Prevention Information and Medicare Part D Decision Tool for
Seniors & Patient Education Information
INDIANAPOLIS, June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- WellPoint, Inc. today announced that it has received six World Wide Web Health Awards from the Health Information Resource Center. NuestroBien.com (http://www.nuestrobien.com) was the company's most celebrated Web site, receiving the Best Interactive and Most Innovative Awards and earning a Gold Award for Health Promotion/Disease and Injury, Prevention Information. Anthem CHDP portal (http://www.anthem.com/home.html) won a Bronze Award for Health Promotion/Disease and Injury, Prevention Information and Merit Awards were presented to Blue MedicareRx.com (http://www.bmedicarerx.com) for Seniors and Patient Education Information and WellPoint NextRx (http://www.dynamiccmenh.com) for its Dynamic CME site.
"The awards underscore our commitment to empowering consumers through technology," said Chad Pomeroy, vice president of Consumer Innovation and eBusiness. "The innovative tools and information we provide on our Web sites allow consumers to make informed decisions about their health and the health care they receive."
The World Wide Web Health Awards is a program that recognizes the best Web-based health-related content for consumers and professionals. The program is organized by the Health Information Resource Center (HIRC), a national clearinghouse for consumer health information programs and materials.
The World Wide Web Health Awards is held twice a year with the goal of providing a "seal of quality" for electronic health information. A panel of international health information and Internet experts judge entries based on accuracy, success in reaching the targeted audience and overall quality.
About WellPoint, Inc.
WellPoint, Inc. is the largest health benefits company in terms of medical membership in the United States. WellPoint is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association and serves its members as the Blue Cross licensee for California; the Blue Cross and Blue Shield licensee for Colorado, Connecticut, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, Missouri (excluding 30 counties in the Kansas City area), Nevada, New Hampshire, New York (as the Blue Cross Blue Shield licensee in 10 New York City metropolitan and surrounding counties and as the Blue Cross or Blue Cross Blue Shield licensee in selected upstate counties only), Ohio, Virginia (excluding northern Virginia suburbs of Washington, D.C.), Wisconsin; and through UniCare. Additional information about WellPoint is available at http://www.wellpoint.com.
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