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Providence Health Receives Top MarCom Award

Nov 06, 2017 01:28PM ● By Kathleen Maris

Providence Health announced that it received MarCom Award’s top honor, a platinum award, for the “Heart Healthy Eating Guide” informational brochure, as well as two gold awards and two honorable mentions for other communications initiatives.

MarCom Awards is an international competition recognizing outstanding achievement by marketing and communication professionals, in all fields, worldwide. Judges are industry professionals looking for projects that exceed a high standard of excellence and serve as a benchmark for the marketing/communications industry.

This year, there were more than 6,000 entries, submitted by corporate marketing and communication departments, advertising agencies, PR firms, design shops, production companies, and freelancers in nineteen different countries. 

Providence Health’s recognitions are as follows:

· Print Media – Informational Brochure – PLATINUM Award

    - “Heart Healthy Eating Guide” Brochure

· Print Media – Print Creativity – GOLD Award

    - Healthy Happenings- Quarterly Community Newsletter

· Print Media – Newspaper Insert – GOLD Award

    - “Cardiology FIRSTS” campaign

· Web Blog – Honorable Mention

    - A New Option for People with Parkinson’s Disease

· Branding Refresh – Honorable Mention

    - “Believe 2.0” Campaign

· Print Media – Postcard -- Honorable Mention

    - Mammography (39 and 13 Months)

“The goal of our team is to consistently use our talents to effectively communicate the mission of our organization to engage our audiences among a multitude of outlets.” says Providence Health Marketing and Communications Director Kelly Perritt, PhD, FACHE. “The recognition of these honors gives me tremendous pride to be a part of a team that is committed to producing the quality of work that complements the prominent standards Providence Health is known for in the community.”

The Platinum Award is presented to the most outstanding entries, recognized for excellence in quality, creativity and resourcefulness. The Gold Award is presented to those exceeding the high standards of the industry norm. Platinum and Gold Winners are listed at

About Providence Health:

A part of LifePoint Health, Providence Health is nationally-recognized for top-quality cardiovascular, orthopedic, and surgical services. Providence is composed of two hospitals, multiple physician practices, a network of rehabilitation centers, imaging and diagnostics labs, a school of cardiac diagnostics and an accredited chest pain center. Providence employs nearly 1,800 dedicated staff. Founded in 1938 by the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine, Providence is known statewide for outstanding clinical quality and compassionate care. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services awarded Providence Health a 4-star rating, the highest rank issued to a Columbia health care entity, and the Providence open heart surgery program has consistently ranked in the top 15 percent of open heart programs in the nation. For more information, visit

About MarCom Awards: MarCom is one of the oldest, largest, and most prestigious creative competitions in the world. MarCom is sponsored and judged by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals (AMCP), a 22-year-old international organization consisting of several thousand creative professionals. As part of its mission, AMCP fosters and supports the efforts of creative professionals who contribute their unique talents to public service and community organizations. Over the past few years, AMCP has given over $200,000 in charitable contributions.