HealthyChildren.org, the official parenting website of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), has won four Digital Health Awards℠ in the program's 2016 Spring competition.
Formerly known as the Web Health Awards, the Digital Health Awards℠ are held twice each year—Spring and Fall—and recognize the world's best online health resources for both consumers and professionals. Gold, Silver, Bronze and Merit prizes are awarded in 80 entry categories and 20 entry divisions.
HealthyChildren.org is honored to be recognized for the following:
"HealthyChildren.org is an invaluable resource for parents and other caregivers of children," said Jennifer Shu, MD, FAAP, who serves as the site's medical editor. "Our editorial team is honored to receive this recognition!"
The only parenting website backed by 66,000 AAP member pediatricians, HealthyChildren.org offers trustworthy, up-to-the-minute health advice and guidance for parents and caregivers, along with interactive tools and personalized content. Registered users enjoy bimonthly e-newsletters and a customized home page that features articles geared to the ages of their children. The site also offers a Find a Pediatrician service, an Ask the Pediatrician tool, the KidsDoc Symptom Checker, and more than 5,000 articles on children's health and safety available in both English and Spanish.
About the Digital Health Awards:
The Digital Health Awards℠ program is organized by the Health Information Resource Center℠ (HIRC), a national clearinghouse for professionals who work in consumer health fields. Other well-known HIRC programs include the annual National Health Information Awards℠, which annually recognizes the nation's best consumer health programs and materials (for non-digital resources), and the annual National Women's Health & Fitness Day®. A complete list of Spring 2016 winners can be found here.