The MHSCN Award of Excellence recognizes excellence in health care marketing, communications, web-based strategies and public relations.

In addition to gaining the respect and admiration of your peers, the MHSCN Award of Excellence provides a valuable opportunity to receive feedback on your work from industry experts.





Award of Excellence categories

The contest recognizes excellence in these categories.

  • Best Advertising Campaign (overall campaign, includes all component types)
  • Best in Print (could be newsletter, annual report, print ad….)
  • Best in Digital (could be social campaign, video production, website...)
  • Best in Communications/PR (could be event, written article, crisis response……)
  • Miscellaneous (for those entries you are unsure of where to categorize)

Rules and regulations


The competition is open to all public relations and marketing professionals employed by health care providers, health plans and other health-related businesses and nonprofit organizations in Minnesota, as well as to agencies and independent professionals that serve eligible organizations.

Deadline and cost

March 17 was the deadline for 2017 award entries. Winners were announced at our spring conference on Thursday, April 27.

MHSCN members paid only:

  • 1 entry – $50
  • 2 entries – $90
  • 3 entries – $125

Non-members paid $75 per entry.


Email the award co-chairs

MHSCN Award of Excellence Winners

The winners announced at our 2017 spring conference include:

  • Best Advertising Campaign: Hennepin County Medical Center
  • Best in Print: Suburban Imaging
  • Best in Digital: Center for Diagnostic Imaging
  • Best in Communications/PR: Hennepin County Medical Center
  • Miscellaneous: Hennepin County Medical Center

Learn more about the 2017 winners!

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