ATLANTA, Jan. 16, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sharecare, the digital health company that helps people manage all their health in one place, today announced the finalists in the Sharecare Awardsi, a competition to inspire and honor the creators of health and wellness broadcast and digital media programming that demonstrate “sharing care.” The Sharecare Awards is in association with The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, New York Chapter, which fosters creativity and inspires artistic and technical excellence through the renowned Emmy® Award.
“Our finalists represent some of the highest impact and most innovative and creative work in health media, and we are calling on the public to help us celebrate these achievements,” said Dawn Whaley, president of Sharecare. “By recognizing such exemplary work, we hope to inspire others not only to continue driving awareness and important discussions around wellbeing issues, but also to take an active role in making themselves and their communities healthier.”
Each finalist also is eligible to win the Sharing Care Award, a special award bestowed to the entrant that receives the most votes from the general public between now and Friday, Jan. 25, 2019, at www.sharecareawards.org/voting. The inaugural Sharecare Awards will culminate on Thursday, March 14, 2019, with a special event in Atlanta that will be streamed via Facebook Live. In addition to honoring finalists and announcing winners for each category and the Sharing Care Award, three additional awards – two Humanitarian Awards, one to an individual and the other to an organization, and a Lifetime Achievement Award – will be presented at the event.
Selected by the Sharecare Awards Academy of Judges, a panel of 23 renowned experts in health and media, the category finalists for the inaugural Sharecare Awards are:
Caregiving/End of Life
Public & Community Health/Policy
More information about the Sharecare Awards is available at https://sharecareawards.org.
About The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, New York Chapter
The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, New York Chapter, founded in 1955, is the preeminent membership organization serving media professionals by offering career enhancing events and networking opportunities. New York NATAS fosters creativity and inspires artistic and technical excellence through the renowned Emmy® Award, the coveted peer-recognition symbol of distinction in regional television.
Sharecare is the digital health company that helps people manage all their health in one place. The Sharecare platform provides each person – no matter where they are in their health journey – with a comprehensive and personalized health profile where they can dynamically and easily connect to the information, evidence-based programs and health professionals they need to live their healthiest, happiest and most productive lives. In addition to providing individual consumers with direct access to award-winning and innovative frictionless technologies, scientifically validated clinical protocols and best-in-class coaching tools, Sharecare also helps providers, employers and health plans effectively scale outcomes-based health and wellness solutions across their entire populations. To learn more, visit www.sharecare.com.
i The Sharecare Awards are operated through the Sharecare Foundation, a nonprofit entity that Sharecare established solely in support of this awards program.
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Sharecare PR Team