by Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
Sharecare Inc. the digital health company, founded by Jeff Arnold, helps people manage all their health in one place. Sharecare launched the Sharecare Awards[*] — a competition to inspire and honor the creators of health and wellness broadcast and digital media programming that demonstrate “sharing care.”
Sharecare partnered with The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, New York Chapter (the producer of the Emmy®Awards), to host the inaugural Sharecare Awards.
The Sharecare Awards is a first-of-its-kind competition that aims to promote and reward excellence for the best health- and wellness-related programming across broadcast and digital media, including campaigns, documentaries, mobile apps, original reporting, podcasts, series and shorts.
The Academy of Judges, and their panels, are renowned experts in health and media, selected the finalists.
“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.”
Public voting open for Sharing Care Award until January 25th; all Sharecare Award winners revealed on March 14 at special event in Atlanta and via Facebook Live.
Each finalist 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, — Sharecare Award Public Voting.
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.
It’s not too late to cast your vote.
Public Voting is Now Open~ Please Cast Your Vote – Sharecare Awards Public Voting.
It’s truly an honor to be a chairperson and a member of The Academy of Judges for the Sharecare Awards. The entries in my category were compelling, creative and insightful. Thank you to my panel for their dedication, time and expertise. I’m truly grateful. Congratulations to all the finalists.
For more information about the Sharecare awards, you’ll find it here.
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*The Sharecare Awards are operated through the Sharecare Foundation, a nonprofit entity that Sharecare established solely in support of this awards program.