Sharecare names finalists for inaugural Sharecare Awards

The goal of the Sharecare Awards is to attract and reward excellence for the very best in health-related programming: including documentaries, series, shorts, web/online programming, Apps and audio recordings. The world-class productions entered into the competition will compete in a variety of categories for a Sharecare Award.

Behavioral Health

Mental illness, substance abuse, and addiction of all kinds and their interventions; depression, anxiety or other mental health conditions; abuse or violence; tobacco, alcohol or other addictions or substance abuse; pet therapy, service animals, health benefits of pet ownership

Healthy Living

Overall well-being including healthy lifestyle choices, stress reduction, complementary and integrative medicine. Includes but not limited to adolescent/teen health, fitness & exercise, nutrition & diet, pediatric health, population health, men’s health, senior health, women’s health, and stories about people sharing care, etc.

Caregiving/End of Life

Challenges facing volunteers, family and professional caregivers and their patients in both home and community settings; end of life issues

Innovation

Ground-breaking, game-changing products/services/technology that impact important aspects of health and well-being; profiles on outstanding, leading innovators in healthcare

Chronic Conditions

Living with chronic conditions; risk factors, prevention, management, treatment. (Includes but not limited to Alzheimer's, autism, auto-immune diseases, cancer, diabetes, multiple sclerosis, etc.)

Public & Community Health/Policy

Programs for and about public and community health policy and issues, including prevention, disease outbreaks, disaster relief and recovery related to natural disasters, gun safety, bullying, and other issues that affect the quality of public/community health

Health/Science: News

Excellence in coverage of health, science, medical topics or subject matter.

Sexuality/Gender Identity

Health-related issues that impact human sexuality and gender identity.

Health/Science: Program/Special

For excellence in a program or special that covers health, science, medical topics or subject matter.