This week, healthcare communicators from across the region gathered in Providence for the 26th Annual New England Society for Healthcare Communications (NESHCo) Lamplighter Awards. Solomon McCown & Co. was proud to accept five Lamplighters, which showcase and honor excellence in healthcare communications throughout New England.

According to NESHCo, judges in the 2016 competition saw 381 entries from 58 organizations for their work in public relations, marketing and communications. SM& and our clients were thrilled to be recognized in the following categories:

Special Events – Agency Produced:

Gold, with Commonwealth Care Alliance for media coverage around the opening of Marie’s Place

Excellence in Writing – Agency Produced:

Gold, with Lahey Health for the op-ed, “Together we Can Tackle Healthcare Costs in Massachusetts

Silver, with Commonwealth Care Alliance for the op-ed, “Good Care Takes Money and Time

Social Media Campaign – Agency Produced:

Gold, with Lahey Health for the health system’s 2015 social media strategy

Public Relations Campaign – Agency Produced:

Silver, with Atrius Health for media coverage surrounding its Pioneer ACO Quality Results

We thank NESHCo and the judges for the recognition, and we especially extend our gratitude to our excellent clients, Atrius Health, Commonwealth Care Alliance and Lahey Health, whose hard work makes this possible. We look forward to continuing the momentum together!