ATLANTA, Dec. 28, 2015 — Sharecare, a leading digital health and wellness engagement platform, today announced that it won five Digital Health Awards in the program’s 2015 Fall competition. Formerly known as the Web Health Awards, the Digital Health Awards are held twice each year – Spring and Fall — and recognize the nation’s best digital health resources, selected by a panel of health technology professionals.
Sharecare’s AskMD symptom-checker app received two accolades in the Consumer Mobile Digital Health Resources, Mobile Application category: a Gold Award for its smartphone app for iOS and Google Play; and a Merit Award for AskMD for Apple Watch. AskMD also was honored with a Gold Award in the Digital Health Media category for its promotional launch video of AskMD for Apple Watch. Available for free download on the App Store and from Google Play, AskMD helps you get organized around your health, enabling you to have a more productive doctor’s visit and ultimately get better.
The Sharecare Beta smartphone app, which monitors and analyzes users’ stress levels and mood based on fractal patterns in their voice during phone calls, received a Merit Award in the Consumer Mobile Digital Health Resources, Medical Research Mobile Application category. Sharecare Beta is available for free on Android from Google Play.
Finally, Sharecare received a Merit Award in the Consumer Web-based Digital Health category for its predictive and personalized flagship engagement platform, Sharecare.com.
The Digital Health Awards program is organized by the Health Information Resource Center. Using a rating scale of 1 to 100, a panel of 39 experts in digital health media evaluated entries for content, design, creativity, and user experience from nearly 600 entries.
Sharecare is a health and wellness engagement platform that provides people with personalized resources to help them live their healthiest lives. Nearly 40 million people have shared more than 5 billion data points about their health status and habits with Sharecare, which uses that information to create a comprehensive health profile allowing users to access all of their health resources in one place, and dynamically connect to the knowledge, evidence-based programs and health professionals they need. Created by Jeff Arnold and Dr. Mehmet Oz in 2010, Sharecare’s predictive and personalized platform is accessed daily by millions of consumers, including viewers of The Dr. Oz Show, patient populations of the country’s leading hospital systems and every Soldier in the United States Army.