FROM BLOG POSTS TO STATUS UPDATES, ATTAIN FERTILITY GIVES HOPE TO THOSE TRYING TO CONCEIVE

(Purchase, NY) Attain Fertility® Centers, one of the nation’s largest fertility networks continues its winning streak.  The company recently brought home four Web Health Awards in addition to the 2011 SNCR Excellence in New Communications Award.  All five awards recognize Attain Fertility’s excellence in utilizing online media, positioning Attain Fertility as one of the most trusted brands for information and support in the trying-to-conceive and infertility communities.

The Web Health Awards, organized by the Health Information Resource Center, bi-annually recognizes the best in digital health resources for consumers and health professionals. Out of a field of over 400 entries, Attain Fertility Centers received awards in the following categories:

The 2011 SNCR Excellence in New Communications Award went to Attain Fertility in the online reputation management category. The award, given by The Society for New Communications Research, honors the work of corporations, governmental organizations, nonprofit organizations, educational institutions, media outlets, and individuals who innovatively utilize collaborative technologies including social media and mobile media in professional communications

“It’s an honor to receive such widespread recognition from these respected organizations,” says Doug Weiss, Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing at Attain Fertility Centers. “I am proud of our Social Media team, who continue to successfully create innovative strategies to reach the trying-to-conceive and infertility communities effectively and sensitively.”

This year Attain Fertility also won the 2011 Social Advertising, Media and Marketing Award (SAMMY) in the Best Socialized Midsize Business category and the 2011 Telly Award for its informational video titled “The Journey to Fertility.”

About the Society for New Communications Research
The Society for New Communications Research is a global nonprofit 501(c)(3) research and education foundation and think tank focused on the advanced study of the latest developments in new media and communications, and their effect on traditional media and business models, communications, culture and society.

About the Health Information Resource Center

The Health Information Resource Center is a national information clearinghouse based in Illinois for professionals who work in consumer health fields. In addition to the Web Health Awards, the HIRC organizes the National Health Information Awards, National Women’s Health & Fitness Day, and Family Health & Fitness Day USA.

About IntegraMed America, Inc.

IntegraMed is a leader in developing, marketing and managing specialty outpatient healthcare facilities, with a current focus on the fertility and vein care markets.  IntegraMed supports its provider networks with clinical and business information systems, marketing and sales, facilities and operations management, finance and accounting, human resources, legal, risk management, quality assurance, and fertility treatment financing programs. 

Attain Fertility® Centers, an IntegraMed Specialty, offers the nation’s largest fertility center network, with 14 company-managed partner centers and 24 affiliate centers, comprising over 130 locations across 32 states and the District of Columbia.  Nearly one of every four IVF procedures in the U.S. is performed in an Attain Fertility Centers network practice.

For more information about IntegraMed please visit: www.integramed.com for investor background, www.attainfertility.com for fertility, or www.veinclinics.com for vein care.