Bridgeline Software and the Center for Connected Health Win 2007 MITX Award

January 10, 2008

Center for Connected Health Awarded Best Health and Fitness Web Application

Boston, MA January 10, 2008 - Bridgeline Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: BLSW), a leading developer of SaaS-based web application management software and award-winning web applications, has designed and developed the recently launched Center for Connected Health website, which was selected as a winner in the category of Health and Fitness for the 2007 MITX Awards. The annual MITX Awards is the largest awards competition in the country that recognizes achievements in the development and implementation of interactive technologies. Entries were judged by over 100 industry professionals representing various disciplines including creative directors, designers, technologists, online media representatives, investors and business professionals. The Center for Connected Health, a division of Partners HealthCare, is a leader in the use of technology to deliver quality care outside of the hospital or doctor’s office.

Bridgeline was engaged by the Center for Connected Health to design and develop a new website that would establish the Center as a leading destination for “Connected Health” information and act as a collaboration vehicle for those wishing to interact online about healthcare delivery.

“The Bridgeline team brought a consultative and comprehensive approach that helped us to create an interactive, informative and unique destination for healthcare providers, technology developers, patients and policy makers, and implement a solution that achieved our goal of establishing an online connected health community,” said Khinlei Myint-U, Corporate Manager at the Center for Connected Health. “The end result is a website that truly helps us build awareness of connected healthcare and its value to the changing healthcare marketplace.”

Established in 1996, The Massachusetts Innovation & Technology Exchange (MITX) is the leading industry organization focused on the web, bringing together the digital technology, marketing and media community to engage in what is next for the web and how it will impact the marketing and business worlds.

About the Center for Connected Health

The Center for Connected Health, a division of Partners HealthCare, is a leader in the use of technology to deliver quality patient care outside of the medical setting. Based in Boston, the Center for Connected Health is applying consumer technologies and online resources in innovative ways, to increase access and improve quality medical services and patient care. The Center for Connected Health also offers expert online second opinions and facilitates enhanced medical education and training through Internet technologies. Visit

Boston-based Partners HealthCare is an integrated health system founded in 1994 by Brigham and Women’s and Massachusetts General Hospitals, principal teaching affiliates of Harvard Medical School.

About Bridgeline Software, Inc.

Bridgeline Software is a developer of web application management software and award-winning web applications that help organizations optimize business processes. The iAPPS® Framework and Product Suite are innovative SaaS solutions that unify Content Management, Analytics, eCommerce, and eMarketing capabilities – enabling business users to swiftly enhance and optimize the value of their web properties. Combined with award-winning application development services, Bridgeline helps customers cost-effectively accommodate the rapidly changing needs of mission-critical web applications. Bridgeline Software's teams of developers specialize in web application development, information architecture, usability engineering, SharePoint development, rich media development, and search engine optimization.

Bridgeline is headquartered near Boston with additional locations in Atlanta, Chicago, New York, Washington D.C., and Bangalore India. We are a recipient of the Inc. 500 award for America’s fastest growing companies and currently service over 350 customers ranging from middle market organizations to divisions of Fortune 1,000 companies that include: The Bank of New York, Marriott International, Citibank, Berkshire Life, EMC, John Hancock, AARP, National Financial Partners, The Packard Foundation, DTCC, Cadaret, Grant & Co., PerkinElmer, UBS, JBHanauer & Co., Omgeo, the Gill Foundation, The Commonwealth Fund, and the Smithsonian Institute. To learn more about Bridgeline Software, please visit

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