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Great River Medical Center Wins Awards for Communications Projects

April 25, 2002 – Great River Medical Center recently received several awards recognizing communications efforts by the hospital’s Public Relations Department. The following projects were honored:

A New Era Begins: The Building of Great River Medical Center – This video received an Award of Distinction from The Communicator Awards, an international competition that recognizes outstanding work in the communications field. A panel of communications professionals judged 3,401 entries from 47 states, the District of Columbia and 11 other countries. Only 12 percent of all entries received an Award of Distinction.

A New Era in Health Care – Great River Medical Center’s professional recruitment video received a Bronze Quill Award of Merit from the International Association of Business Communicators, Iowa Chapter (IABC/Iowa). The association is comprised of communications professionals from nearly 80 companies throughout Iowa.

BIIG T-shirt design – A T-shirt designed for the hospital’s 2001 Burlington Industry Invitational Games participants received a Bronze Quill Honorable Mention from IABC/Iowa.

Health Care in Southeast Iowa Is About to Change – This television commercial, which ran during February and March 2000, highlighted new features at the soon-to-open Great River Medical Center. It received a Bronze Quill Award of Excellence from IABC/Iowa.

Logo Redesign – The redesign of the hospital logo, from Burlington Medical Center to Great River Medical Center, received a Bronze Quill Award of Excellence from IABC/Iowa.

Opening April 4 -- This television commercial, which ran the week before Great River Medical Center opened on April 4, 2000, received an Award of Excellence from The Communicator Awards. Nearly 18 percent of all entries received an Award of Excellence.

Total Advertising/Marketing Campaign – The total advertising and marketing campaign for the opening of Great River Medical Center received a Bronze Quill Award of Excellence from IABC/Iowa.

WalkAmerica T-shirt design – A T-shirt designed for the hospital’s 2001 March of Dimes WalkAmerica participants received a Bronze Quill Award of Merit from IABC/Iowa.