Two Special Olympics Health videos have been selected as finalists for the 2022 Sharecare Awards. Public voting will remain open until 12 July 2022 and will determine the winner for each category. Voters are encouraged to cast one vote each day.
“This year’s finalists distinguish themselves not only by the excellence of their submissions, but also by the passion and dedication they demonstrate for advancing the health and well-being of others,” said Donna Hill Howes, chief nursing officer and senior vice president of corporate partnerships at Sharecare. “As the caliber of participants grows increasingly competitive every year, it’s an honor to provide a platform to celebrate these important voices—large and small—who are so fiercely committed to ‘sharing care.”
Cori’s Story is a finalist in the Chronic Health category. The video shares Special Olympics New York figure skater Cori Piels’ need to work with compassionate health care professions in order to achieve her dreams.
How Special Olympics Is Working to End Health Disparities for People with Intellectual Disabilities is a finalist in the Disruptors
The video titled How Special Olympics Is Working to End Health Disparities for People with Intellectual Disabilities is a finalist in the Disruptors in Heathcare Category. This video explores the health disparities that contribute to a reduced life expectancy for people with intellectual disabilities and what Special Olympics is doing to close this health gap.
The 2022 Sharecare Awards, held in association with the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, New York Chapter, will be announced in October 2022 during a virtual celebration.