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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wins Best Patient Education Website at 2000 WWW Health Awards

Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, August 1, 2000 /PRNewswire/ --, the Breast Health Specialists Website, was designated the top Patient Education Information Website, Private Sector Division, at the Spring 2000 World Wide Web Health Awards. The World Wide Web Health Awards are made to recognize the world's best health information being published on the Internet.  

"We are very honored to receive this award," said Shawl Lobree, President of Imaginis Corporation.  "Along with the enthusiastic and heartfelt feedback we receive from users of, this recognition validates our vision to provide women and their physicians with the most comprehensive and up-to-date information on breast health and breast cancer," added Lobree.

Entries were reviewed and awards were made by a panel of 21 distinguished judges from a variety of healthcare organizations including Mayo Clinic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net - California, Society for Public Health Education, University Hospital of Geneva (Switzerland), University of Alabama Health System, the University of Michigan Health System and the California Breast Cancer Organization.

Nowhere is a "seal of quality" needed more than for health information on the Internet. The World Wide Web Health Awards are designed to assist consumers and health professionals in deciding which sites offer accurate, up-to-date health information. The WWW Health Awards and their companion, National Health Information Awards, are the largest awards programs of their kind to bestow a "seal of approval" on the best consumer health information programs and materials published each year.  The electronic awards competition is held twice a year — Spring and Fall — to recognize the fast-changing nature of health information on the Internet. Complete details about the awards can be found at
The scoring criteria used by the WWW Health Awards judges include:

  • Information quality and depth
  • Site design and structure
  • Relevant health information for the target audience
  • Ease of navigation
  • Ability to attract and hold users' interests
  • Significance to overall public health interests
  • Overall site use of the Web's interactive nature 

The Breast Health Specialists website ( is a comprehensive Internet resource for information on breast cancer prevention, screening, diagnosis, treatment and related breast health topics.   The Company’s products and services help individuals achieve greater involvement in their medical care, allowing them to make informed decisions and achieve optimal health. is used in over 105 countries worldwide.

Contact Information:

Alissa Czyz
Imaginis Corporation
2525 Meridian Parkway, Suite 300B
Durham, NC 27713
Tel: 919.806.8555
Fax: 919.806.8556

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