New York’s Lenox Hill Hospital Taps A.D.A.M. for Website Health Content
ATLANTA (January 8, 2008)– Lenox Hill Hospital, a 652-bed, acute care hospital located on Manhattan's Upper East Side, has earned a national reputation for outstanding patient care and innovative medical and surgical treatments. In keeping with its commitment to health education and innovation, Lenox Hill Hospital has teamed with A.D.A.M., Inc. (NASDAQ: ADAM), a leading provider of consumer healthcare information, to provide a suite of health content and imagery for the hospital’s website.
A variety of A.D.A.M.’s online health resources are embedded within the Lenox Hill Hospital website at www.lenoxhillhospital.org. Visitors can research illnesses, their associated symptoms and treatments, as well as articles on general wellness topics, in English or Spanish. Additionally, they can find guides to manage chronic conditions, learn about drugs and procedures, and complete health risk assessments. The information and tools will be linked directly to the various hospital department sites for quick and easy use.
In May 2007, Lenox Hill Hospital celebrated its 150th year of continuous service to the community. Throughout its impressive history, the Hospital has been the site of many medical milestones. In 2006, the Hospital opened its new, expanded radiology center, with the first SPECT-CT in the northeastern United States, and a new 64-slice CT scanner, one of the most highly advanced computerized imaging technologies available. The hospital continues this legacy by choosing A.D.A.M. to provide comprehensive, interactive healthcare information on the web to improve the health and lives of its patients and community members.
“As more and more consumers take an active role in their healthcare decisions, it is important for hospitals to support them with easily accessible, objective health information tools,” said Kevin Noland, CEO of A.D.A.M. “We are proud that a hospital of Lenox Hill’s stature recognizes what our products can do to enhance their services and reputation.”
For more than a decade, A.D.A.M. has helped people navigate the complex world of human anatomy and health with user-friendly content and images that utilize a variety of multimedia elements to inform and educate. A.D.A.M. content uses physician-written health information which is reviewed by a non-biased third-party physician review network. A stringent editorial process and rigorous feedback policy keep the company’s award-winning health information current and accurate.
A.D.A.M. (NasdaqCM: ADAM) is a leading provider of high-quality health information and benefits management solutions to healthcare organizations, employers, consumers, brokers, and educational institutions. With an industry-leading employee and HR benefits management platform and one of the largest consumer health information libraries in the world, A.D.A.M. empowers consumers to get smart about their health and wellness, while reducing the costs of healthcare and benefits administration. For more information, visit www.adam.com or call 1-800-408-ADAM.
About Lenox Hill Hospital
Lenox Hill Hospital is nationally recognized for excellence in cardiovascular care, orthopedic surgery, sports medicine, maternal and child health, bariatric surgery, ophthalmology and otolaryngology. The Hospital was ranked among the nation's top hospitals in Heart and Heart Surgery, Neurology and Neurosurgery, and Orthopedics by U.S. News and World Report's annual America's Best Hospitals' survey and is a recipient of the 2008 HealthGrades Cardiac Care Excellence Award, and is five star rated for maternity care (2007-8), the treatment of stroke (2008) and community acquired pneumonia (2008).
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