Drug Information Website Receives Outstanding Achievement Award at 2012 Interactive Media Awards

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Drugsdb.com, a drug information website for consumers, was recently awarded Outstanding Achievement for excellence in the design, development and implementation of its website at the 2012 Interactive Media Awards.

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A panel of international industry experts assessed the website and awarded individual scores as follows: Design (92), Content (97), Feature Functionality (99), Usability (93), and Standards Compliance (96).

Drugsdb.com, a drug information website for consumers, was recently awarded Outstanding Achievement for excellence in the design, development and implementation of its website (http://www.drugsdb.com/) at the 2012 Interactive Media Awards.

The Website received an overall score of 477 out of a possible 500 giving it the Outstanding Achievement title in the Health/Nutrition category. The honor recognizes that Drugsdb.com has met and surpassed the standards of excellence that comprise the web's most professional work. The judging consisted of various criteria, including design, usability, and innovation in technical features, standards compliance and content which are assessed and given a score of 0-100. In order to win this award level, the site had to meet strict guidelines in each area - an achievement only a fraction of sites in the IMA competition earn each year.

A panel of international industry experts assessed the website and awarded individual scores as follows: Design (92), Content (97), Feature Functionality (99), Usability (93), and Standards Compliance (96).

To view the award for Drugsdb.com, please visit: http://www.interactivemediaawards.com/winners/certificate.asp?param=94947&cat=1

To view the award gallery page: http://www.interactivemediaawards.com/winners/gallery.asp?id=49608

“We are thrilled and honored that the IMA has recognized our efforts in developing a useful and appealing website for our visitors”, said Carol Parker, Content Editor. “It exemplifies our commitment to usability and standards and we will continue to make efforts towards improving our website in this regard. We’re also just 3 points away from receiving highest possible award”.

About the Interactive Media Awards

The Interactive Media Awards recognize the highest standards of excellence in website design and development and honor individuals and organizations for their outstanding achievement. Sponsored by the Interactive Media Council, Inc., a nonprofit organization of leading web designers, developers, programmers, advertisers and other web-related professionals, the competition seeks to elevate the standards of excellence on the Internet. For more information visit, http://www.ima.com.

About Drugsdb.com

Established earlier this year, Drugsdb.com is a small startup Health Website that provides answers to many of the most frequently asked questions about consumer drugs and medications. In April, the website received HONcode certification from the Health on the Net Foundation for its commitment to providing reliable health information on the internet.

Drugsdb.com recently added a few new features to their website including a page that displays sales data for the top prescription drugs over the last 6 years, http://www.drugsdb.com/resources/top-prescription-drugs/. Another application also allows visitors to browse recent and past FDA Recalls and Alerts for various food, drugs and medical devices. Visitors can browse recalls by month and also check out which companies have the most recalls. An alternative navigation also now allows visitors to browse the database alphabetically.

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