ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Oct. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, PrescribeWellness, announced the launch of its "A Million More" Flu Shot Initiative Million Dollar Sweepstakes as part of their effort to increase flu vaccine awareness and encourage healthier communities.
"Currently, only 46 percent of the population gets a flu shot every year," said Al Babbington, CEO of PrescribeWellness. "A Million More is hoping to increase the year-over-year influenza vaccination rate by one million more Americans. By offering a one million dollar sweepstakes on Facebook, we are able to increase the awareness of this campaign through a viral community environment."
The contest starts Oct. 2 and runs through Dec. 31, and asks participants to check-in via Facebook at participating "A Million More" pharmacy locations. By registering and checking in at the pharmacy they become entered into a drawing for a grand prize of one million dollars.
About PrescribeWellness' "A Million More" Initiative
PrescribeWellness developed the "A Million More" Flu Shot Initiative in response to the rising cost of health care, which is escalating at a record rate and is expected to reach $4.1 trillion by 2018. PrescribeWellness was founded in 2010 with a mission of reducing health care costs and improving health in America. The company's Automated Digital Intervention (ADI) system delivers cloud-based communications and facilitates collaboration of health care providers, family and other stakeholders to improve care and outcomes. Their services include population health, medication adherence, chronic disease management, behavioral change programs and transitional care. For more information, please visit www.prescribewellness.com.