11/27/2012
Winnie Palmer Hospital Launches Online Community for Health and Wellness



Hospital Creates Opportunity for Women to Reshape Their Healthcare
 

MEDIA CONTACT

Geo Morales, APR
407.484.8533
geo.morales@orlandohealth.com
 

ORLANDO, Fla (November 26, 2012) – Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women & Babies is launching a new blog for health and wellness called According to Winnie, an informative and interactive online community where women can join conversations on healthcare, prevention and wellness, dieting, recipes, family health, and more.

According to Winnie will be a regular gathering place for women who want see and talk about the latest in women’s health. Regular features will include innovative live-streaming of advanced treatments and surgical procedures using social media outlets such as Twitter and Facebook – giving women unprecedented opportunities to learn about their health and interact with experts in the field. A blog will feature a panel of writers including physicians, pharmacists, and nurses, along with women from throughout the community. Weekly articles will discuss the evolving world of healthcare and provide insight into health topics many women may be tentative to discuss. Women can have their questions answered and are invited to share opinions on what they want from their doctors and healthcare providers.

“Women in our community are busier than ever coordinating healthcare for themselves in addition to family members,” says Kathy Swanson, president of Winnie Palmer Hospital. “According to Winnie is inviting women to join the conversation that will empower them with the knowledge they need to make informed choices and reshape what their healthcare will look like in the future.”

According to Winnie will become a comprehensive community of wellness services, and women everywhere are encouraged to visit the site each week to learn more and be a part of the conversation. In addition, visitors will have the opportunity to subscribe to an educational newsletter and personalized health information through the site.

Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women & Babies
Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women & Babies, supported by the Arnold Palmer Medical Center Foundation, is a 285-bed facility dedicated exclusively to the needs of women and babies. The hospital is a leader in comprehensive healthcare for women throughout all stages of life, providing a wide range of services in obstetric and gynecologic care. Winnie Palmer Hospital has been recognized as an Academic Center of Excellence in minimally invasive surgery. Its highly-trained physicians utilize the most advanced technology to effectively treat the vast majority of gynecologic conditions with fewer complications and faster recoveries. The hospital also includes comprehensive fetal diagnostics, labor and delivery services, a regional center for neonatal intensive care, and maternal intensive care. Annually, more than 13,000 babies are expected to be born at Winnie Palmer Hospital, making it one of the busiest in the country. The hospital also ranks in the top 10 percent nationally for patient satisfaction. To learn more, visit www.winniepalmerhospital.com or www.accordingtowinnie.com.