2017 eHealthcare Awards

The ViewMedica patient education library is the recipient of two Platinum and two Gold awards in the 2017 eHealthcare Leadership Awards. Four wins marks a new high for ViewMedica in the contest, topping two Golds and a Silver won in 2016.

"We continue to be strong in the Best Rich Media category with two Platinum awards this year. That's a huge validation of the efforts our production team has been putting into building our library," Swarm Interactive Chief Creative Officer Scott Horner said. "It's also very rewarding to be recognized for ViewMedica's overall content and interactive features with two gold awards."

Swarm Interactive, Inc. is the developer of ViewMedica, a library of medical videos used by thousands of providers around the world to educate their patients. ViewMedica subscribers play the videos on their websites, in their facilities and through their waiting room TVs. The ViewMedica content library is completely customizable and affordable.

ViewMedica On-Demand is accessible on smart phone, tablet and desktop environments, and subscribers can print hard-copy brochures for their condition or procedure videos. ViewMedica VMcast subscribers create their own ad-free broadcast to inform, entertain, and promote their services. And the Integrated Video service puts ViewMedica videos in any EHR or patient engagement system. All ViewMedica content includes closed captioning and Spanish versions.

The eHealthcare Leadership Awards recognize the very best websites and digital communications of healthcare organizations, 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 and digital initiatives.

Winners were recognized during a special presentation at the 21st Annual Healthcare Internet Conference in Austin, Texas. An independent panel of judges familiar with healthcare and digital communications evaluated the entries whose digital efforts were rated based on a standard of Internet excellence and how they compare with others.

International Endoscopic Therapeutic Spine SocietyToday's site launch is International Endoscopic Therapeutic Spine Society, a 501C3 non-profit organization whose focus is on intradiscal therapy aided by the endoscope as the least invasive, visually-guided treatment for discogenic pain.

Advance. Evolve. Teach.

IETSS is here to advance, evolve, and teach the intradiscal and transforaminal access to the lumbar spine as the least invasive, most effective technique for decompression, ablation, and irrigation of the lumbar spine as surgical pain management.

Leadership & Governance

IETSS has a core of highly trained and dedicated surgeons who recognize the future of spine care who are lifetime members of IETSS, and each proudly wears the wears the Gold IITS pin on their lapels at spine meetings, still promoting intradiscal therapy through an endoscope.

San Diego Pain InstituteToday's site launch is San Diego Pain Institute, specializing in interventional pain management and regenerative therapy.

Advanced Pain Therapies

The San Diego Pain Institute utilizes the latest diagnostic imaging to provide the most advanced pain therapies in the region such as epidural steroid injections, facet joint injections, spinal cord stimulation, and regenerative therapy.

About Dr. Douglas Dobecki

Dr. Dobecki is the medical director and founder of the San Diego Pain Institute, a practice focused on minimally invasive solutions for pain. Dr. Dobecki offers his patients a variety of treatments, including some of the most advanced and progressive interventional pain therapies in the region.

Dr. Dobecki and the San Diego Pain Institute specialize in the treatment of all chronic pain disorders including: chronic low back pain, chronic neck pain, post-laminectomy pain syndrome/failed back surgery syndrome, degenerative disc disease, spinal stenosis, and complex regional pain syndrome. Dr. Dobecki specializes in interventional therapies such as epidural steroid injections, spinal cord stimulation, platelet rich plasma injections, stem cell therapies, and radiofrequency ablation.