Adventist Health Portland Wins National Marketing Awards

May 24, 2012
2011 Award Winning Ads

Adventist Health-Portland has been awarded 12 national marketing awards. These awards represent the most awards ever given to the Portland hospital and network of medical clinics for advertising execution.

Seven of the marketing awards were presented by the Aster Awards Program. The Asters represent an elite competition recognizing outstanding excellence in advertising. The 2011 Aster Awards received approximately 3,000 entries from across the United States as well as Canada and South America. Participant's entries competed against similar-sized organizations in their category. Judging criteria includes creativity, layout and design, functionality, message effectiveness, production quality and overall appeal.

Adventist Health-Portland received 4 gold awards, 2 silvers and 1 bronze for communication in the following categories from the Aster Awards:

Magazine Advertising Series - GOLD

  • Adventist Health Medical Group - We listen and not just through a stethoscope
  • Adventist Health Medical Group - We treat more than aches and pains
  • Adventist Health Medical Group - Sandy Urgent Care

Outdoor Transit - GOLD

  • Barbara Wells – Robotic heart surgery patient

Logo Creation - GOLD

  • Heroes of the Heart – Adventist Medical Center Foundation

Newspaper Advertising - GOLD

  • Two Hearts Saved

Patient Guide – SILVER

  • Adventist Medical Center Patient Guide

Magazine Advertising – SILVER

  • Dr. Thomas Molloy

External Newsletter – BRONZE

  • Health for Life Magazine

Adventist Health-Portland also won 5 Healthcare Marketing Report Awards. This competition included entries from more than 4,000 companies from around the world.

Patient Guide – GOLD

  • Cardiac Patient Guide

Video – BRONZE

Logo Design – BRONZE

  • Heroes of the Heart Gala Logo

MERIT: AHMG print ad
MERIT: Cardiac Outdoor

A panel of judges from across the United States chose the winners based on quality, creativity, and message effectiveness. The judges were comprised of the editorial board of Healthcare Marketing Report, advertising professionals, healthcare marketers, advertising creative directors, healthcare consultants and marketing professors.

About Adventist Medical Center (AMC)

Adventist Medical Center (AMC) , located in southeast Portland, is a nonprofit, 302-bed acute care facility, offering a full range of inpatient, outpatient and emergency services throughout the Portland/Vancouver metropolitan area. It is home to Adventist Health-Portland which includes more than 30 primary care and specialty clinics in the metro area.

Adventist Medical Center is part of Adventist Health, a faith-based, not-for-profit integrated health care delivery system with nearly 21,000 employees serving communities in California, Hawaii, Oregon and Washington. Founded on Seventh-day Adventist health values, Adventist Health provides compassionate care in 18 hospitals, more than 135 clinics (rural health and physician clinics), 14 home care agencies and four joint-venture retirement centers. We invite you to visit for more information.


Media Contacts

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