Mt. Pleasant, SC – The Marketing and PR Department of East Cooper Regional Medical Center recently won the Silver Award in the “Print Advertising Single Ad” category at the 2007 Carolinas Healthcare Public Relations and Marketing Society (CHPRMS) Wallie Awards competition at the organization’s annual conference.
Held November 14-16 in Asheville, N.C., the competition recognizes excellence in advertising from hospitals and healthcare organizations throughout S.C. and N.C. Some 250 members were invited to compete in more than a dozen categories, and winners were chosen by a panel of healthcare professionals.
East Cooper’s award was for “Emergency Room” and was created by the Dimitri Creative Group in Charleston.
“The marketing and public relations department works diligently to educate our community about East Cooper Regional Medical Center and the services we offer,” said Andrea Wozniak, CEO. “I am very proud of their achievement.”
East Cooper Regional Medical Center is a 104-bed acute care hospital located at 1200 Johnnie Dodds Boulevard in Mt. Pleasant. The hospital has been serving the medical and healthcare needs of the greater Mt. Pleasant community since 1986. East Cooper Regional strives to be the primary health care facility in its community, providing services such as women’s care, spine and general surgery and neurosurgery services.
In 2005 East Cooper Regional was the first hospital in South Carolina to be recognized for service excellence under the J.D. Power and Associates Distinguished Hospital Program. This recognition was awarded again in October 2006.
East Cooper Regional Medical Center is accredited by the Joint Commission, the nation’s oldest and largest hospital accreditation agency. To learn more about East Cooper Regional Medical Center, visit www.eastcoopermedctr.com.