Nationwide Childrens Hospital Receives 26 Healthcare Advertising Awards

May 20, 2008

Nationwide Childrens Hospital recently participated in the childrens hospital section of the Twenty-Fifth Annual Healthcare Advertising Awards and won 26 total awards, with 10 Gold Award designations.

The awards are sponsored by Healthcare Marketing Report, the leading publication covering all aspects of healthcare marketing, advertising and strategic business development.  A record number of more than 4,400 entries were received in this years competition, making it the largest healthcare advertising awards competition.  A national panel of judges reviewed all entries based on creativity, quality, message effectiveness, consumer appeal, graphic design and overall impact.  The Healthcare Advertising Awards is the oldest, largest and most widely respected healthcare advertising awards competition.

Nationwide Childrens received its 10 Gold Awards for: a Sports Medicine poster; the logo design, Physician Referral Program transition kit, newspaper advertising/insert, television advertising, and magazine advertising for its institutional name change; a Sibling Support Program patient handbook; an Urgent Care newspaper advertising series; and a Kids Health publication.  A health promotion entitled Diary-ah of Grossness, connected to the hospitals live interactive childrens education program based on the best-selling book Grossology, also received a Best of Show honor in addition to the Gold Award.

A complete list of honorees can be found on the Healthcare Marketing Reports Web site

About Nationwide Children's Hospital

Named to the Top 10 Honor Roll on U.S. News & World Report ‘s 2018-19 list of “Best Children’s Hospitals,” Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of America’s largest not-for-profit freestanding pediatric health care systems providing wellness, preventive, diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitative care for infants, children and adolescents, as well as adult patients with congenital disease. Nationwide Children’s has a staff of more than 13,000 providing state-of-the-art pediatric care during more than 1.4 million patient visits annually. As home to the Department of Pediatrics of The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Nationwide Children’s physicians train the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric specialists. The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of the Top 10 National Institutes of Health-funded freestanding pediatric research facilities. More information is available at