MSAA Wins Award in 2013 National Health Information Awards Program
November 27, 2013
MSAA’s booklet, How to S.E.A.R.C.H. ™ for the Right Therapy for You!, was selected as a Silver Award winner in the 20th annual National Health Information Awards. This program recognizes the nation’s best consumer health information programs and materials.
MSAA's S.E.A.R.C.H. program is one of three shared-management programs designed as tools for individuals with multiple sclerosis and their families to play a more active role in the successful management of their MS. The S.E.A.R.C.H. booklet provides an overview of FDA-approved disease-modifying therapies and information to help patients and their care partners work more productively with their healthcare team.The booklet was chosen from nearly 1,000 entries by a wide variety of leading organizations in the consumer health field judged by a national panel of health information experts.
For more information about MSAA’s S.E.A.R.C.H. program or to view the booklet, please visit http://mymsaa.org/manage-your-ms/search/.
On October 30, 2013, the Multiple Sclerosis Association of America (MSAA) debuts a new mobile website (accessed at mymsaa.org via a mobile device) to meet the growing needs of individuals with multiple sclerosis (MS) and their care partners. The mobile website allows users to have on-the-go access to many of the resources currently available on MSAA’s desktop website. The mobile website is another example of how MSAA continues to develop initiatives to improve lives today for the entire MS community.Read News Article See the full press release announcing MSAA's mobile website (PDF)
MSAA is honored to have its Networking Program named as one of the top MS Support Groups by Healthline.com. The article by Healthline featured nine multiple sclerosis (MS) support groups to encourage patients to seek needed answers and resources.
The Multiple Sclerosis Association of America (MSAA) is pleased to announce new website additions including an MS Relapse Resource Center and chat feature to its award-winning website, mymsaa.org. As a leading resource for the entire multiple sclerosis (MS) community, MSAA developed these additions to provide easier access to vital information and assistance to individuals with MS, their care partners, and healthcare professionals.
MSAA is pleased to announce that Healthline.com has named MSAA's My MS Manager™ mobile phone app as one of the top smartphone and tablet applications for the iPhone and Android platforms. Healthline selected the best MS apps based on the potential to assist individuals and their loved ones in a number of ways.
My MS Manager™, the first-of-its-kind mobile phone application developed to help individuals better manage their MS, is now available on the Android platform. Since its launch in the Apple App Store in June of 2011, My MS Manager has been downloaded more than 9,000 times, with users entering data about their MS on various Apple mobile products.
MSAA is proud to announce that a 2012 APEX Award for Publication Excellence has been given to our online video webinar, "How to S.E.A.R.C.H..™ for the Right MS Therapy for You!" This is the first APEX Award MSAA has received in the category of webinars and the eighth APEX Award received overall. This year's APEX award competition drew approximately 3,400 entries across a range of 11 categories.
Multiple Sclerosis Association of America's MRI Institute Marks 10 Years of Helping Individuals with Multiple Sclerosis Obtain MRIs
The Multiple Sclerosis Association of America (MSAA) is proud to mark the 10-year anniversary of one of its most sought after programs - the MRI Institute . This program is designed to help people who have been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) and lack health insurance coverage, acquire an MRI scan. The Institute has been supported by the pharmaceutical companies EMD Serono, Inc. and Pfizer Inc since 2002. During that time, the Institute has helped over 7,500 individuals who have MS and could not otherwise afford an MRI to monitor their multiple sclerosis.
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