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National Marketing Awards Presented to University June 16, 2008

FOR MORE INFORMATION, contact Rebecca Sylvester at 706/828-2394.

University Health Care Gains National Marketing Recognition

AUGUSTA, Ga. -- June 16, 2008 – University Health Care System has been honored with three 2008 Aster Awards for excellence in medical marketing.

The awards are:

  • A Gold Award for the organization’s 2007 Breast Cancer Guide magazine
  • A Gold Award for the hospital’s 2007 “Everything a Hospital Should Be” television campaign
  • A Silver Award for the 2007 campaign billboard design

The Aster Awards is an elite competition recognizing the nation’s most talented healthcare professionals for excellence in advertising hosted by Marketing Healthcare Today magazine and Creative Images, Inc., an international firm specializing in strategic healthcare marketing for more than 16 years.

Participants in the Aster Awards compete against similarly sized organizations from across the United States. Judging criteria include creativity, layout and design, typography, production quality, knowledge transfer and overall excellence.

A Best of Show Trophy, Judge's Choice Awards, as well as Gold, Silver and Bronze certificates are granted to winning entries exemplifying excellence.

Amy Winn, director of Corporate Communications for University Health Care System, expressed pleasure in receiving the awards.

“We are very honored to have our work recognized in this way,” Ms. Winn said. “I have the pleasure of working with a dedicated, talented group of marketing professionals who strive for excellence in everything they do.”

Entries in the Aster Awards were judged by a diverse panel of experts in the field of healthcare marketing. All winners are posted on the official Web site,, as well as honored in the June issue of Marketing Healthcare Today magazine.



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