MD Net Guide Announces 2004 Nettie Award Winners
Intellisphere, LLC, publisher of the MD Net Guide journal series, announced the winners of the 2nd annual MD Net Guide Awards for Excellence on the Medical Internet, the Netties. The twelve member editorial board selected the winners in each of the ten Nettie Award categories.
Plainsboro, NJ (PRWEB) September 26, 2004
Intellisphere, LLC, publisher of the MD Net Guide journal series, announced the winners of the 2nd annual MD Net Guide Awards for Excellence on the Medical Internet, the Netties. The twelve member editorial board selected the winners in each of the ten Nettie Award categories. The 2004 Nettie Award winners are announced in the September issues of MD Net Guide and are posted on the website (www. mdng. com). The winners were chosen based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to: depth and breadth of content, reliability of content, update frequency, user-friendly interface, and aesthetic design.
ÂThe Internet is an integral part of what we do here at MD Net GuideÂ remarked Tighe Blazier, General Manager of Intellisphere, LLC. ÂOne of our main purposes is to filter Internet resources and direct doctors and patients to the best sites for medical information, so we have a good idea of whatÂs out there,Â Blazier said.
With the importance of information technology in medicine and the use of the Internet rapidly increasing among practitioners, sources like MD Net Guide are valuable to the medical community and both doctors and patients turn to them as a trusted resource for showing them how to make the most of Web-based information, resources, and tools.
ÂWe look forward to continuing this tradition here at MD Net Guide. ItÂs a great opportunity for us to express our appreciation to the people and organizations that go above and beyond to produce and maintain accurate, well-designed, and reliable websites to support the healthcare communityÂ Blazier said. ÂI think the people we recognize also appreciate it. It means a lot to them to garner recognition from a publication that works with the medical Internet on a daily basis and knows a great site when it sees one.Â
The 2004 Nettie Award winners are as follows:
Best CME Directory: Annotated List of Online CME Sites By Bernard Sklar (www. cmelist. com/list. htm (http://www. cmelist. com/list. htm))
Best Innovation: The Johns Hopkins Antibiotics Guide (www. hopkins-abxguide. org)
Best Online CME Provider: Baylor College of Medicine (www. baylorcme. org)
Best Online News Provider: MD Linx (www. mdlinx. com)
Best Overall Site: MayoClinic. com (www. mayoclinic. com)
Best Patient-Friendly Site: FamilyDoctor. org (http://familydoctor. org (http://familydoctor. org))
Best Physician-Authored Site: Depression Central (www. psycom. net/depression. central. html (http://www. psycom. net/depression. central. html))
Best Site Created by a Patient or Layperson: Schizophrenia. com (www. schizophrenia. com)
Best Use of Multimedia: Your Genes Your Health (www. ygyh. org/index. htm (http://www. ygyh. org/index. htm)).
Best Website Design: AlzheimerÂs Association (www. alz. org)
About MD Net Guide
The MD Net Guide journal series reaches 200,000 US physicians across eights specialties and covers the nexus where technology and healthcare meet. MD Net GuideÂs Primary Care edition is published eight times a year, along with editions specially tailored toward professionals in eleven different specialty areas. The MD Net Guide stable of products also includes a dynamic web portal and biweekly e-newsletters for Primary Care, Psychiatry, and Oncology. In addition to Primary Care, MD Net Guide publishes editions covering Oncology, Gastroenterology, Neurology, Psychiatry, Cardiology, Pediatrics, Urology, Endocrinology, and Rheumatology. Supplements include Focus on African American Health Care and MD Net Guide Marketers Edition.