News | May 08, 2008

Infection Protection Blog Wins Award

May 9, 2008 - Shepard Medical Products said its CareMates Infection Protection blog site has been awarded a Gold Medal in the 25th Annual Healthcare Advertising Awards sponsored by the Healthcare Marketing Report, a national newspaper of healthcare marketing.

The company’s blog ( was awarded the top prize in the New Media Pharmaceutical/Medical Devices category for 2008. Genome-Communications LLP, the Chicago-based health communications company run by Gene and Nancy Koprowski, is the award-winning agency; Shepard Medical Products is the award-winning institution. CareMates Infection Protection was created as a resource to healthcare professionals, health media and the general public for the latest international news and original articles on communicable and infectious diseases.

A list of all the winners can be found at

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