eHealthcare Leadership Awards honour Morneau Shepell for online initiatives

Morneau Shepell wins gold, silver and finalist positions in various categories at the 18th Annual Healthcare Internet Conference

TORONTO, Nov. 19, 2014 /CNW/ - Morneau Shepell was recognized during a special awards presentation at the 18th Annual Healthcare Internet Conference held November 3-5, 2014 in Scottsdale, AZ. The 2014 eHealthcare Leadership Awards, presented by Health Care Communications, honoured Morneau Shepell in the following three categories: Best Overall Internet Site, eHealth Organizational Commitment and Best Social Networking.

Morneau Shepell took home gold for Best Overall Internet Site in the "other healthcare sites" category for workhealthlife.com. The website provides wellness solutions and access to Employee and Family Assistance Program support services to help resolve challenges with work, health or life. The website was also a finalist in the category eHealth Organizational Commitment, recognizing Morneau Shepell's dedication to providing innovative solutions to health and wellness.

"We are so honoured to be recognized as a leader in the eHealthcare environment," said Barb Veder, Vice President, Clinical Services and Research Lead at Morneau Shepell. "Our clients are seeking best practice assistance that is available 24/7/365, so through our offering we are able to provide immediate and confidential support that is accessible at all times."

Also taking home silver for Best Social Networking, Morneau Shepell was recognized for its use of various social media channels.  The focus for this category is on blogs, chats, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Second Life, and other social networking channels.

The eHealthcare Leadership Awards received more than 1,000 entries from a wide range of healthcare organizations within 17 different classifications, in which organizations competed against others of comparable size, type and resources. A panel of 114 experts familiar with healthcare and the Internet evaluated each entry; websites were rated based on a standard of Internet excellence and how they compared with others in their group classification. Award winners will be published in the December 2014 issue of eHealthcare Strategy & Trends.

About Morneau Shepell

Morneau Shepell is the largest company in Canada offering human resources consulting and outsourcing services. The Company is the leading provider of employee and family assistance programs, as well as the largest administrator of retirement and benefits plans and the largest provider of integrated absence management solutions in Canada. Through health and productivity, administrative, and retirement solutions, Morneau Shepell helps clients reduce costs, increase employee productivity and improve their competitive position. Established in 1966, Morneau Shepell serves more than 20,000 clients, ranging from small businesses to some of the largest corporations and associations in North America. With approximately 3,600 employees in offices across North America, Morneau Shepell provides services to organizations across Canada, in the United States, and around the globe. Morneau Shepell is a publicly-traded company on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: MSI). For more information, visit morneaushepell.com.

SOURCE: Morneau Shepell - Corporate

For further information: Nathan Gibson, Morneau Shepell, 416-390-2641, ngibson@morneaushepell.com

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