Awards Event to Showcase San Diego’s Finest Technology Companies on October 30th
SAN DIEGO, CA, October 8, 2009 – OneRecoveryTM, the first social networking platform connecting peers and health care providers, announced today that they have been selected as a finalist in the Medical Technologies category for the Sixteenth Annual TechAmerica High Tech Awards. As the leading voice representing the U.S. technology industry, TechAmerica takes pride in recognizing outstanding regional companies every year at its annual awards ceremony. For the 2009 event, finalists will be acknowledged for their achievements on October 30th at the Hyatt Aventine in La Jolla.
“It is a great honor to receive this recognition,” stated David Metzler, Founder and CEO of OneRecovery. “From the start, my vision has been to revolutionize the healthcare industry using social media. Our goal is to significantly improve recovery rates from addiction and other chronic disease states using our Social SolutioningTM platform.”
This year numerous local San Diego companies were nominated for their technological or business innovation; exceptional products or service; product marketplace validation; perseverance in the face of adversity; and community involvement for consideration in nine categories, including Internet/Web Commerce; Computers and Related Products; Communications Products and Services; Clean Technology; Defense/IT Service; Semiconductor, Industrial and Analytical Instrumentation; Medical Technologies; and Outstanding Emerging Growth.
OneRecovery was selected as a finalist in the Medical Technologies category for its innovative online and mobile “Social Solutioning” platform for treatment centers, health care providers and insurance companies that leverages social networking, combined with proven clinical principals, to connect patients to individualized peer-to-peer-based solutions and to their health care providers in a safe and secure online environment.
“We are amazed at the response we have received surrounding the TechAmerica High Tech awards,” said Kevin Carroll, regional director, TechAmerica San Diego. “This year will be a challenge to choose winners in each category based on the achievements these companies have experienced.”
For media interested in attending the High Tech Awards event please contact Erica McCarthy at 619-234- 0345 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The 2009 TechAmerica High Tech Awards are sponsored by Barney & Barney, CBRE, Deloitte, Formula, Procopio, Silicon Valley Bank, SMS Technologies, TLC Staffing, and United Healthcare.
About OneRecovery Solutions, Inc.
OneRecovery™ is an online behavioral modification platform that increases outcome‐driven wellness and reduces the cost of health care by using social networking technologies. The company’s patent‐pending Social SolutioningTM platform extends the reach and benefits of professional medical and clinical care. OneRecovery Solutions, Inc. was founded in 2007 and is a privately held corporation located in Del Mar, California. More information can be found at www.onehealth.com.
Representing approximately 1,500 member companies of all sizes from the public and commercial sectors of the economy, it is the industry’s largest advocacy organization and is dedicated to helping members’ top and bottom lines. It is also the technology industry’s only grassroots‐to‐global advocacy network, with offices in state capitals around the United States, Washington, D.C., Europe (Brussels) and Asia (Beijing). TechAmerica was formed by the merger of AeA (formerly the American Electronics Association), the Cyber Security Industry Alliance (CSIA), the Information Technology Association of America (ITAA) and the Government Electronics & Information Technology Association (GEIA). Learn more atwww.techamerica.org.
OneHealth Solutions, Inc.
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