The Joint Commission Receives Award for Best Overall Internet Site

eHealthcare Leadership Awards 2011 WinnerCHICAGO, IL – December 14, 2011–, a leading website design, development and hosting company, today announced that The Joint Commission was recently recognized as a 2011 eHealthcare Leadership Award winner for its website located at The Joint Commission’s website received a Platinum level distinction under the category of "Best Overall Internet Site."

The eHealthcare Leadership awards program exclusively recognizes the very best websites of healthcare organizations (both large and small), online health companies, pharmaceutical/medical equipment firms, suppliers, and business improvement initiatives. These awards highlight the Internet's role in achieving an organization's business objectives and recognize the hard work that has gone into creating outstanding health websites.

The entries for 2011 were evaluated by more than 114 individuals who are familiar with the healthcare industry and the Internet. The winners were selected based on standard of Internet excellence as compared with others in their group classification.

The Joint Commission’s website, developed by, features an intuitive navigation structure and streamlined design which works to deliver an abundance of important information to site visitors. Indeed, the site structure was designed to appeal to the Joint Commission’s many audiences by providing improved and easier access to the site’s most valuable resources. Frank Barancyk, Associate Director of Web Communications at the Joint Commission, noted, "The Joint Commission is pleased to accept the eHealthcare Leaderships’ Platinum Award for ‘Best Overall Internet Site.’ Together with, we are committed to continue to improve our website for our customers, healthcare professionals and consumers."

" is proud to have been involved in the development of the Joint Commission’s award-winning website," said Mike Svanascini, President of "As a leading accrediting body in healthcare, the Joint Commission’s website matches their high-standard of professionalism in the industry."


About The Joint Commission

An independent, not-for-profit organization, The Joint Commission accredits and certifies more than 19,000 health care organizations and programs in the United States. Joint Commission accreditation and certification is recognized nationwide as a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to meeting certain performance standards. For more information, visit

About, Inc., Inc., founded in 1978, is a leading Web design, development, and hosting company based in Park Ridge, Illinois. Currently, employs approximately 180 professionals in offices throughout the country including Chicago, Cleveland, Dallas, Washington D.C., New York, and Los Angeles. Some of their 3,500 clients include the U.S. Army, Chicago Transit Authority, New York Giants, Stuart Weitzman, NASCAR, BerettaUSA, The Joint Commission, Chicago Bears, and Hobby Lobby. For additional information about, visit