Jumo Health Named as Finalist for the Inaugural Sharecare Awards
January 22, 2019
Two Videos from the Global Health Education Provider Make the Cut
NEW YORK, NY (January 20, 2019) – Jumo Health, a global provider of age appropriate health education, is proud to announce that it has been recognized as a finalist for the inaugural Sharecare Awards, a competition to inspire and honor the creators of health and wellness broadcast and digital media programming. The Sharecare Awards is in association with The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, New York Chapter, which fosters creativity and inspires artistic and technical excellence through the renowned Emmy® Award.
“Our finalists represent some of the highest impact and most innovative and creative work in health media, and we are calling on the public to help us celebrate these achievements,” said Dawn Whaley, president of Sharecare.
Jumo Health Honored for Two Videos
The first, a mixed media video using live action and computer generated imagery, "An Inside Look at MPS I," developed in partnership with Sanofi Genzyme, combines a real patient's story with CGI animation to dive inside the body of this rare disease.
The second video to be selected explores Familial Hypercholesterolemia using 2D animation and storytelling to educate on complexities of the disease in a format and style the entire family can understand.
"Baked into the DNA of our Company, is the desire to remove the fear and anxiety that often accompany a clinical diagnosis,” shared Kevin Aniskovich, chief executive of Jumo Health. “Our work with patients and the broader advocacy community allows us to create authentic, relevant, and actionable materials that increase health literacy to ensure long term adherence for our clients. To have our work and people recognized for our commitment to the community is truly humbling,” concluded Aniskovich.
The winners will be announced on March 14, 2019 at special event in Atlanta. Voting is open to the public now through January 25, 2019 on https://sharecareawards.org/voting/.
About Jumo Health
Jumo Health develops age-appropriate, educational resources for patients and caregivers for use throughout their medical journey. By working with providers, manufacturers, and advocacy groups, we ensure our resources are available at the moment of diagnosis, during a treatment regimen, or while participating in a clinical trial. With the belief that an informed patient is a capable patient, Jumo Health designs its solutions for outcomes. With experience providing resources in more than 50 countries covering more than 200 topics, our mixed media solutions range from comic books to animated videos, are evidence based and peer reviewed, and pay careful attention to health literacy and educational attainment to ensure patients can understand and take the prescribed actions.
To learn more about Jumo Health, please visit JumoHealth.com.
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