Azalea Health Honored as Bronze Stevie® Award Winner in 2021 American Business Awards® for Response to COVID-19

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We could not be more proud of the work we’ve done to support the heroes in our provider community through this difficult time, and it is an honor to be recognized for that work by the American Business Awards

Azalea Health Innovations Inc. (Azalea Health) today announced it was named the winner of a Bronze Stevie® Award in the Most Valuable Corporate Response to COVID-19 category in the 19th Annual American Business Awards®.

More than 3,800 nominations – a record number – from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in a wide range of categories, including Startup of the Year, Executive of the Year, Best New Product or Service of the Year, Marketing Campaign of the Year, Virtual Event of the Year, and App of the Year, among others. Azalea Health was nominated in the Most Valuable Corporate Response category for the COVID-19 Response Awards.

Within hours of the National Emergency Declaration, Azalea announced it would provide free telehealth services to its over 800 hospital and health clinic customers, most of them in rural and underserved communities that were highly vulnerable to COVID-19. With close customer support, providers were able to quickly stand-up the cloud-based application and offer it to patients, helping them avoid potential exposure to infection. Support teams also assisted providers with telehealth billing and reimbursement best practices, revenue recovery, and new regulations. What’s more, Azalea’s FHIR interoperable solution made it easy for providers to share critical data with state health information exchanges (HIEs) to track the pandemic.

“We could not be more proud of the work we’ve done to support the heroes in our provider community through this difficult time, and it is an honor to be recognized for that work by the American Business Awards,” said Baha Zeidan, CEO of Azalea Health. “The pandemic has shown the importance of closing the digital divide in healthcare, and as the pandemic winds down, we will continue to supply underserved providers with the cutting edge in cloud-based health IT, enabling them to provide better care for their patients and maintain healthy revenue flows. Congratulations to the whole Azalea team that worked hard to make this achievement possible.”

More than 250 professionals worldwide participated in the judging process to select this year’s Stevie Award winners.

“The American economy continues to show its resilience, and as we’re poised on the beginning of what should be a phenomenal period of growth, we celebrate the remarkable achievements of a wide range of organizations and people over the past 18 months,” said Stevie Awards President Maggie Gallagher. “This year’s Stevie-winning nominations in The American Business Awards are testament to the ingenuity, the commitment, the passion, the adaptability, and the creativity of the American people. We look forward to celebrating this year’s winners during our virtual ceremony on June 30.”

Nicknamed the Stevies for the Greek word meaning “crowned,” the awards will be virtually presented to winners during a live event on Wednesday, June 30. Tickets for the virtual event are now on sale.

Details about The American Business Awards and the list of 2021 Stevie winners are available at http://www.StevieAwards.com/ABA.    

About Azalea Health
Azalea Health Innovations (Azalea) is changing the way health IT platforms connect community-based healthcare providers and patients across the lifecycle of care. Offering a 100% cloud-based integrated solution, Azalea delivers electronic health records, revenue cycle management, and telehealth services designed for rural and community practices and hospitals. Quick to deploy and intuitive to use, Azalea solutions ensure better care coordination and communication – enabling better outcomes and a meaningful competitive advantage. The Azalea platform also provides tools and resources to help customers meet their Meaningful Use requirements, as well as strategies to navigate accountable care and alternative payment models. For more information, visit http://www.azaleahealth.com.

About the Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in eight programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, the Middle East & North Africa Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards®, The International Business Awards®, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. The Stevies also produce the annual Women|Future Conference. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 12,000 entries each year from organizations in more than 70 nations. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at http://www.StevieAwards.com.

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