BURLINGTON, Mass., March 21, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bridgeline Digital, Inc. (Nasdaq:BLIN), The Digital Engagement Company™, announced today that healthcare websites it developed for Children's Hospital Colorado, Winchester Hospital, and Moffitt Cancer Center were honored by the Interactive Media Council as award-winners in the Medical category for the 2012 Interactive Media Awards™(IMA). The IMAs recognize the highest standards of excellence in website design and development and honor organizations for their outstanding achievement. The competition is designed to elevate the standards of excellence on the Internet and offer winning sites a boost in marketing and exposure. "It is a privilege to be honored by the Interactive Media Awards again this year," says Thomas Massie, Bridgeline Digital's Chief Executive Officer. "The recognition validates the creativity and power behind the iAPPS platform. It also speaks to the way our developers are able to continually use iAPPS to push the envelope while building and designing excellent websites." The websites for Children's Hospital Colorado and Winchester Hospital both received the Best-in-Class award, the highest honor bestowed by the Interactive Media Awards. It represents the very best in planning, execution and overall professionalism. The Moffitt Cancer Center website won the Outstanding Achievement Award, the second highest honor bestowed by IMA. All three websites were developed using the iAPPS platform. Each website features dynamic content and educational resources on preventive healthcare. Children's Hospital Colorado offers functionality that helps to identify ailments using a filter by either body part or age group. Winchester Hospital integrates dynamic content on its homepage with information on diseases like breast cancer, along with more specific injuries such as those common to athletic activities. The Moffitt Cancer Center incorporates multiple video testimonial vignettes on its homepage to highlight patients that can share recovery stories. These unique tools help to increase overall customer engagement and led to the winning recognition in the 2012 IMAs.
About The Interactive Media AwardsThe Interactive Media Awards™ recognize the highest standards of excellence in website design and development and honor individuals and organizations for their outstanding achievement. Created by the Interactive Media Council, Inc. (IMC), a nonprofit organization of leading web designers, developers, programmers, advertisers and other web-related professionals, the competition is designed to elevate the standards of excellence on the Internet and offer winners a boost in marketing and exposure. IMC serves as the primary sponsor and governing body of the Interactive Media Awards, establishes the judging system and provides the judges for the competition. About Bridgeline Digital Bridgeline Digital (Nasdaq:BLIN), The Digital Engagement Company™, enables its customers to maximize the performance of their mission critical websites, intranets, and online stores. Bridgeline's iAPPS ® platform deeply integrates Web Content Management, eCommerce, eMarketing, and Web Analytics to help marketers deliver online experiences that attract, engage and convert their customers across all digital channels. Bridgeline provides end-to-end Digital Engagement solutions and boasts an award-winning team of interactive services professionals. Headquartered in Burlington, Mass., with nine additional locations throughout the U.S. and an Asia Pacific headquarters in Bangalore, India, Bridgeline has thousands of customers that range from middle market organizations to Fortune 1000 companies. To learn more, please visit www.bridgelinedigital.com or call (800) 603-9936.
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