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Miami Children's Hospital Website Receives National Distinction for Best Employee Recruitment in the eHealthcare Leadership Awards

MIAMI, FL (December 28, 2005), Miami Children’s Hospital (MCH) website,, was honored by eHealthcare Strategy & Trends in its sixth annual eHealthcare Leadership Awards. The site was honored with the Gold Award for Best Employee Recruitment among hospitals nationwide with 200-399 beds.

This is the fifth award MCH website has received from eHealthcare Strategy & Trends since 2002. Previous honors include a Distinction Award for Best Site Design (2002), a Silver Award for Best Site Design (2003), a Silver Award for Best Overall Internet Site (2003), and a Silver Award for Best Employee Recruitment (2004).

“It is satisfying to know that once again has been recognized among its peers for best employee recruitment,” says Lauren Garcimonde, the website content coordinator.

eHealthcare Strategy & Trends received almost 1,200 entries from a wide range of healthcare organizations. Websites were judged based on a standard of Internet excellence and how they compared with others in their organizations classification. More than one hundred individuals familiar with healthcare and the Internet evaluated the entries.

Founded in 1950, Miami Children's Hospital is the only licensed specialty hospital for children in South Florida. Ranked Miami–Dade County’s “Best Pediatric Hospital” by South Florida Parenting Magazine, Miami Children's Hospital offers medical care and services for children from birth to age 21. The 268-bed medical facility has expertise in all aspects of pediatric medicine.

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