SOURCE: GetWellNetwork, Inc.

GetWellNetwork, Inc.

June 20, 2016 10:00 ET

GetWellNetwork Founder and CEO Michael O'Neil Named EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2016 Award Winner

O'Neil Is Recognized for Excellence in the Health Category for the Mid-Atlantic Region

BETHESDA, MD--(Marketwired - June 20, 2016) - GetWellNetwork®, Inc., the leader in Interactive Patient Care™ (IPC) solutions, announced today that the company's founder and CEO, Michael O'Neil, was named EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® for 2016 in the health category for the Mid-Atlantic region.

The award recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance, and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. O'Neil was selected by an independent panel of judges, and the award was presented at a special gala event at the Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner, on June 15, 2016.

"This award is an honor and testament to the outstanding work of the GetWellNetwork team and our client community of health care leaders," said O'Neil. "We have always remained committed to a simple, centering focus: if we can find a way to treat patients and their families like royalty every day, the care they experience will only get better. I am grateful for the opportunity to work alongside the most talented teammates imaginable on behalf of patients and families. This is a special day for all of us at GetWellNetwork, and we are truly humbled and energized by the recognition and support from EY and this program."

As a Mid-Atlantic award winner, O'Neil is eligible for consideration for the Entrepreneur Of The Year 2016 national program. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner, will be announced at the Entrepreneur Of The Year National Awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on November 19, 2016. The awards are the culminating event of the Strategic Growth Forum™, the nation's most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.

About EY Entrepreneur Of The Year®

EY Entrepreneur of the Year is the world's most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The unique award makes a difference through the way it encourages entrepreneurial activity among those with potential and recognizes the contribution of people who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement. As the first and only truly global award of its kind, Entrepreneur of the Year celebrates those who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses, recognizing them through regional, national and global awards programs in more than 145 cities in more than 60 countries.

About GetWellNetwork

GetWellNetwork®, Inc. provides patient engagement solutions that help health care providers engage, educate and empower patients along the care continuum. Our patient-centered platform, delivered across multiple technology platforms including mobile devices, computers and televisions, enables providers to implement a revolutionary care delivery model called Interactive Patient Care™ to improve performance and patient outcomes. The company further extends the value of existing IT investments by integrating seamlessly with electronic medical record and patient portal applications.

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