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Saint Agnes Hospital Takes First Place for 150th Anniversary Website

Baltimore, Md. — April 27, 2012

Vitamin® and Saint Agnes Hospital today announced winning first place in the websites and blogs category of the Alfred Knight Awards Competition for Saint Agnes Hospital’s 150th Anniversary website.

The Alfred Knight Awards, conducted by the Maryland Society for Healthcare Strategy and Market Development (MSHSMD), recognizes the best work in the healthcare marketing communications field. This year, the competition was divided into two subcategories of programs and tactics, judged by an independent panel of experts.

The mini site, designed by Vitamin, was developed to help Saint Agnes Hospital celebrate its 150th Anniversary in 2012. It was designed and built as an online companion to the recently opened “Heritage Hallway” exhibition. Much like the exhibition, the single-page, scrolling design of the web site is intended to be experienced as a timeline which chronicles the history of Saint Agnes Hospital from its founding to its present state as a premier teaching hospital in the Baltimore area. As the user scrolls down the page, various JavaScript-enabled effects add depth to the user experience through various animations and interactive callouts.

Saint Agnes Hospital was also recognized by MSHMD for these accomplishments:

  • Award of Excellence, Internal Communications – 1st Place
    Internal Communications to Influence Associate Satisfaction
  • Award of Excellence, Electronic Advertising, Single – 1st Place
    Team Saint Agnes

About Vitamin®
Vitamin, the “Cure for the Common Brand®,” is the mid-Atlantic’s first boutique design-web-public relations firm focused on nourishing brands through a best practices, all-in-house approach to creating cohesive identity, print, interactive and PR programs. Vitamin’s client list includes regional and national companies in diverse fields, including banking, built environment, education, healthcare, restaurant/ hospitality, nonprofit, and search/staffing. Vitamin is certified MBE/DBE by the Maryland Department of Transportation.

About Saint Agnes Hospital
Saint Agnes Hospital is a 314-bed hospital currently undergoing a 200+ million dollar expansion emphasizing patient safety in a high quality healthcare environment. Founded by the Daughters of Charity in 1862, Saint Agnes is the first Catholic hospital in Baltimore and is a full service teaching hospital with residency programs in a number of medical and surgical specialties. Key Institutes include: Cancer, Cardiovascular, Orthopedic & Spine, Maryland Metabolic, Women’s & Children’s Health and Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery. Saint Agnes pioneered the first Chest Pain ED in the world and continues to expand and grow its Emergency Services.

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