PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Care New England has received two Gold awards and one Silver award in the New England Society for Healthcare Communications' (NESHCo) 30th Annual Lamplighter Awards. The Lamplighters were established to showcase and honor excellence in healthcare communications throughout the New England region. The 2020 competition totaled 282 entries which were judged by other healthcare marketing societies across the country.
Care New England's awards were given for communications related to the Memory and Aging Program at Butler Hospital, a world leader in Alzheimer's research. The program's "#2020by2020RI" campaign to enroll 2,020 participants in its Alzheimer's Prevention Registry by the start of 2020 won the top Gold award in the category of Campaign - Non-Service Line Marketing (individual contributors/award recipients: Tara Tang, Athena Lavoie, Laura Dunn, and Raina Smith). A feature story titled "CrossFitting for A Cure: How One Woman is Turning Fear Into Action in The Fight Against Alzheimer's" won Gold in the category of Excellence in Writing - Blog (individual recipients: CNE and Laura Dunn). And Memory Matters, the program's magazine, won the Silver award in the category of General Publications (individual recipients: CNE and Laura Dunn).
“The Lamplighter Awards are a testament to excellence in healthcare marketing and communications, and are a wonderful way for our members to have their work recognized by their peers and colleagues,” stated Dan Dunlop, Principal at Jennings Healthcare Marketing and current NESHCo President.
To learn more about the Memory and Aging Program at Butler Hospital, visit the program’s website at butler.org/memory and its blog at memoryandaging.org.
About Butler Hospital
Butler Hospital, a member of Care New England, is the only private, nonprofit psychiatric and substance abuse hospital serving adults, seniors and adolescents in Rhode Island and southeastern New England. Founded in 1844, it was the first hospital in Rhode Island and has earned a reputation as the leading provider of innovative psychiatric treatments in the region. The Major Affiliated Teaching Hospital for Psychiatry and Behavioral Health at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Butler is recognized worldwide as a pioneer in conducting cutting-edge research. For more information, visit butler.org.
For four decades, NESHCo has served as the region’s premier professional development organization for communication professionals working in the healthcare industry. The Society is composed of more than 200 members throughout New England. For more information, visit www.neshco.org