SOURCE: BroadcastMed, Inc.

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November 22, 2010 12:03 ET

BroadcastMed Wins Gold eHealthcare Leadership® Award

ORLive.com Broadcasting Portal Named Best Overall Internet Site

WEST HARTFORD, CT--(Marketwire - November 22, 2010) - BroadcastMed, Inc., an interactive broadcasting company, has been recognized by the 2010 eHealthcare Leadership® Awards for its ORLive.com broadcasting portal, as a top overall internet site. The ORLive.com site was acknowledged along with The Cleveland Clinic and Mt. Sinai Medical Center. "We are extremely grateful and appreciative to be named a leading internet site by our peers in the health community," said Ross Joel, CEO and Co-founder. Winners were recognized during a special presentation at the Fourteenth Annual Healthcare Internet Conference held November 15-17, 2010 in Las Vegas. 

Nearly 1,300 entries were received from a wide range of healthcare organizations. Factors considered in selecting the best overall internet site included delivery of strong health content, interactivity, medical care support, as well as strength of Web design and ease of navigation. Another Gold Award was bestowed on the Virtual Brain Tumor Board (MethodistHealth.or-live.com/vbtb) which BroadcastMed has developed for the Methodist University Hospital Neuroscience Institute. The Award was presented in the category of Best Health/Healthcare Content. Additionally, BroadcastMed's work for CMEducation Resources was also cited with 12 additional awards. "Our commitment to provide comprehensive online solutions to a global audience makes this honor a huge motivator in continuing to educate our audiences with relevant content," added Peter Gailey, President and Co-founder.

The eHealthcare Leadership Awards program exclusively recognizes the very best Web sites of healthcare organizations, online health companies, pharmaceutical/medical equipment firms, suppliers, and business improvement initiatives. The awards highlight the Internet's role in achieving an organization's business objectives and recognize the hard work that has gone into creating outstanding health Web sites. A total of 123 individuals familiar with healthcare and the Internet evaluated entries. Web sites were rated based on a standard of Internet excellence and how they compare with others in their group classification. For a list of winners, see: www.strategichealthcare.com/awards/winners.php

About BroadcastMed, Inc.

Since 1994, BroadcastMed has been providing online video solutions to hospitals, device manufacturers, and other health-related organizations. Our audience has access to thousands of hours of surgical broadcasts through our ORLive.com portal along with medical programs in other clinical disciplines, many of which include continuing medical education (CME) credit. 

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