Palomar Health Receives Most Awards at Health Care Communicators Ceremony


Marketing Department also receives two national awards from Ragan Communications

Palomar Health Marketing Team Receiving Awards for Marketing and Communications ESCONDIDO, Calif. – Palomar Health was the leading award winner at the Health Care Communicators (HCC) of San Diego County “Finest Awards” ceremony, on Thursday, Oct. 5, receiving 25 awards for marketing and communications excellence. The organization also received two national awards from Ragan Communications this month.
The HCC awards included a gold award for print advertising for the Passion, People, Purpose series; a gold award for the public relations campaign for the food and nutrition initiative; and a silver award in crisis communications for the relocation of the birth center. In total, the Marketing Department won seven gold, 11 silver and seven bronze awards; 39 percent of the total awards distributed.
Ragan Communications, the leading publisher of marketing communications newsletters in the nation, recognized Palomar Health’s Marketing Department with honorable mentions in the Campaign of the Year category for its multi-channel rebrand and Website category for its website redesign.
“We are ecstatic that our health care peers are recognizing the high quality of work our marketing team is producing,” said Della Shaw, Executive Vice President of Palomar Health Strategy. “The marketing team is very passionate about sharing the great services Palomar Health provides the community.”
When added to the 31 marketing and communications awards earned from the Healthcare Marketing Report’s Healthcare Advertising Awards, the Palomar Health Marketing Department has now earned 58 awards in calendar year 2017.
About Palomar Health
Palomar Health is the most comprehensive health care delivery system in northern San Diego County and the first California member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network. It is the largest public healthcare district by area in the state, with more than 500,000 residents, and is governed by a publicly-elected board of directors. Palomar Health has several facilities serving North County, including hospitals in Escondido and Poway, expresscare health clinics in Escondido and San Elijo Hills, and a skilled nursing facility in Poway. The health system provides medical services in virtually all fields of medicine, including primary care, cardiovascular care, emergency services, trauma, cancer, orthopedics, women’s health, rehabilitation, robotic surgery and bariatric surgery. For more information about Palomar Health, please visit

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