Web Health Award given to Indianapolis health insurance company MDwise

1/13/2014
 
INDIANAPOLIS – MDwise has been selected a leader in health care resources by the Web Health Awards. Each year, the Web Health Awards recognize the best in digital health resources nationwide, and this year MDwise, and design partner Bitwise, earned an Award of Merit distinction in the Website category for a consumer audience.

“We’re honored to be recognized by this prestigious program for our website redesign,” said Charlotte MacBeth, chief executive officer of MDwise. “Our new site reflects our commitment to our members as every change made was directly based on member feedback gathered in usability studies. We’re excited to offer this educational resource to our current members as well as consumers looking to purchase health insurance in the Marketplace.”

Entries for the Web Health Awards are judged by a panel of health technology professionals, based on content, format, success in reaching the targeted health audience and overall quality. The Web Health Awards program is organized by the Health Information Resource Center, a 20-year old clearinghouse for professionals who work in consumer health fields.

The redesigned MDwise site offers a number of new benefits for users. The most notable is the responsive site design which allows members to more easily view the website on their smart phone or mobile device. And improved organization means that content members access most often is now easy to locate and navigate. All of these changes provide the end-user with a more cohesive and enjoyable experience. In fact, mobile usage of the site has increased drastically since launch, indicative of the improved design and functionality.
To experience MDwise’s redesigned website, visit MDwise.org.

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About MDwise

MDwise is an Indiana-licensed nonprofit health maintenance organization offering health care benefits to 300,000 Medicaid members. Since 1994 MDwise has provided access to compassionate, high-quality, coordinated health care and education to Medicaid members in communities throughout Indiana.
 
MDwise is a provider-owned health plan with a large network of doctors, specialists and hospitals located throughout the state. By meeting the basic requirements of the National Committee for Quality Assurance’s (NCQA’s) rigorous standards for consumer protection and quality improvement, MDwise was awarded NCQA’s accreditation status of Accredited for service and clinical quality. Ninety-seven percent of MDwise members surveyed would recommend MDwise to their family and friends. For more information, visit MDwise.org.


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