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ISHMPR Recognizes Pinnacle Award Winners at Annual Meeting


ISHMPR membership is open to marketing, communications, and public relations professionals from hospitals statewide. The Annual Conference offers the opportunity for professional networking and educational presentations by nationally-recognized healthcare marketing professionals.

In conjunction with the Annual Conference, ISHMPR sponsors the Pinnacle Awards to recognize excellence and achievement in healthcare marketing and public relations. This year’s program included 104 entries in 24 project categories. Entries are judged on their own merit in accordance with established criteria for project planning, implementation and overall results.

Rochelle Community Hospital was recognized with an Award of Excellence in the Advertising

Campaign category for its PROOF campaign. Project team members included:  Janet Stewart of RCH and Randy McDaniels, Brenda Tomlinson and Kaitlin Hamilton of McDaniels Healthcare Marketing.

For a complete list of Award Winners as well as the “Best of Show” Announcement, visit ISHMPR on the web at



As an affiliate of the Illinois Hospital Association (IHA), the Illinois Society of Healthcare Marketing and Public Relations (ISHMPR) is a group of healthcare marketing and communications professionals dedicated to offering networking, recognition and educational opportunities for professionals in the fields of healthcare public and community relations, marketing and affiliated services. Founded in 1973, the Society is made up of professional healthcare communicators from a variety of disciplines. Membership is open to all healthcare marketing professionals across the state. For more information, visit



Janet Stewart

Marketing/Public Relations Coordinator