Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Receives 2016 eHealthcare Leadership Award

Published on: 11/22/2016
Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, part of Miami Children’s Health System, is the recipient of a 2016 eHealthcare Leadership Distinction Award for best social media networking. The hospital is recognized among health care organizations across the country that exceptionally align digital communications with marketing and traditional media campaigns.

Nicklaus Children’s recognizes the importance of utilizing technology to support all aspects of the care environment in today’s digitally driven society.  The hospital’s digital communications strategy is no exception. With more than 230,000 Facebook followers, the website and social media pages play an integral role in ensuring patients and families are informed at all times, including the ever popular smart phones and tablets.

Nicklaus Children’s has been received numerous eHealthcare Leadership awards since 2006. For more information, please visit
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About Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, Where Children Matter Most (2024)

Founded in 1950 by Variety Clubs International, Nicklaus Children’s Hospital is South Florida’s only licensed specialty hospital exclusively for children, with approximately 850 attending physicians, including more than 500 pediatric subspecialists. The 307-bed hospital, known as Miami Children’s Hospital from 1983 through 2014, is renowned for excellence in all aspects of pediatric medicine with many specialty programs routinely ranked among the best in the nation by U.S. News & World Report since 2008. The hospital is also home to the largest pediatric teaching program in the southeastern United States and since 2003 has been designated an American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Magnet facility, the nursing profession’s most prestigious institutional honor. For more information, please visit

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