SOURCE: Golden Living

Golden Living

June 23, 2010 14:52 ET

Golden Living Wins Interactive Media Award

Outstanding Achievement Award for Healthcare Website

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwire - June 23, 2010) -  Golden Living has just been announced as a 2010 winner of the prestigious Interactive Media Awards (IMA). Golding Living has won under the category of Outstanding Achievement Award for Healthcare websites.

Websites across the world, in numerous industries, are judged based on six criteria: design, content, feature functionality, usability, standards compliance and cross browser compatibility. The awards reflect excellence in planning, execution and the overall professionalism of the websites. Golden Living earned very high marks in each of the judging categories and earned a high score of 478 out of a possible 500 points.

"Golden Living is proud to be honored with an award as highly sought after as the Interactive Media Awards," said Hal Price, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Golden Living. "We have put a great deal of effort into transforming our website into a valuable resource for our patients, residents, and the larger healthcare community. This award is further validation of our focus on our website and technology initiatives."

Golden Living has added significant value to online visitors recently through new tools and helpful sections. The site now includes a "How Can We Help You" care finder tool, which is an interactive widget that is a quick ten step information form to recommend the services that best fit your personal healthcare situation. Another popular new addition is the Decision Guidance section, which helps consumers understand their options regarding situations they are facing and helps them determine their next steps. The site, www.goldenliving.com, also features a very relevant Expert Thinking section with current information designed to help individuals better understand conditions and how these insights may help.

About Golden Living
Golden Living is one of the largest providers of health care services in the United States. Golden Living companies operate skilled nursing and assisted living facilities, and provide rehabilitation therapy, hospice care, home health services and health care staffing services. The Golden Living family of companies include Golden LivingCenters, Aegis Therapies, AseraCare Hospice and Home Health, and 360 Healthcare Staffing. There are more than 300 Golden LivingCenters in 21 states. Golden Living also offers assisted living services at more than 40 locations. In addition, the Golden Innovations companies partner with more than 1,000 nursing homes, hospitals and other health care organizations in 37 states and the District of Columbia. Collectively, the Golden Living family of companies has more than 40,000 employees who provide quality health care to more than 60,000 patients every day. More information is available at www.goldenliving.com.

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