MIAMI, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It is a pleasure to announce that HolaDoctor project manager and managing editor Adriana Beorlegui is the recent recipient of a Planned Parenthood Federation of America's (PPFA) Maggie Award for Media Excellence.
Beorlegui's award, in the online reporting category, recognizes her exemplary online media coverage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) to help educate the Hispanic population on the law and the enrollment process.
"Since 1978, a PPFA Maggie Award, named after Planned Parenthood founder Margaret Sanger, has recognized exceptional achievement in media coverage of reproductive rights and healthcare issues through news and commentary," notes Cecile Richards, president of Planned Parenthood.
"I'm honored to be a recipient of a Maggie Award," says Beorlegui. "Planned Parenthood's wonderful job empowering Hispanic women on health issues is crucial. Being able to make educated decisions on health-related matters has lifetime-lasting effects."
Hispanics often face challenges with regards to health insurance, made more difficult when combined with cultural barriers and immigration issues. HolaDoctor is committed to helping the Hispanic community get the information it needs. In partnership with Univision, the two organizations' digital platforms last year reached 15 million visitors a month, with 300 million healthcare reform page views.
HolaDoctor® is a leading Hispanic health company. Founded in 1999, HolaDoctor manages the largest online community of Hispanics interested in health and wellness and is the exclusive partner of Univision Interactive Media for health content. HolaDoctor also provides strategic marketing, communications, and consulting services to healthcare companies seeking to grow the business with Hispanic consumers in the United States and internationally. The company has broad experience in the health care law (Affordable Care Act) [http://holadoctor.com/es/seguros-de-salud, health insurance, obesity and diabetes, among other key areas, to increase access to health care and reduce disparities among Hispanics. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, with offices in South Florida and Latin America, HolaDoctor serves a growing customer base throughout the Western Hemisphere. For more information, visit http://www.holadoctor.net
Contact: Catalina Rodriguez