Lippincott Williams and Wilkins: Awards for Publishing Excellence
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APEX Awards for Publication Excellence

We're pleased to announce that 11 LWW journals — including 2 key society titles — were recently recognized with a total of 17 APEX 2012 Awards for publishing excellence in editorial content, design, and communication effectiveness. These include 1 Grand Award and 16 Awards of Excellence. See below for more detail.


Winner of the 2012 Grand Award for Excellence in the Magapapers and Newspapers category
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Grand Award

Winner of the Award for Excellence in the Multimedia Applications, iPad App category
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Apps

Winners of the Award for Excellence in the Blog and Blog Writing categories
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Blogs

Winners of the Award for Excellence in the Cover Design and Illustration category
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Design

Winner of the Award for Excellence in the Editorial and Advocacy Writing category
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Editorial &
Advocacy Writing

Winner of the Award for Excellence in the Heath & Medical Writing category
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Heath &
Medical Writing

Winner of the Award for Excellence in the Magapapers & Newspaper Writing category
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Magapapers & Newspaper Writing

Winner of the Award for Excellence in the Magazines & Journal Writing category
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Magazines &
Journal Writing

Winners of the Award for Excellence in the News Writing & Special Purpose Writing categories
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News & Special Purpose Writing

Winners of the Award for Excellence in the Print & One–of–a–Kind Custom–Published Publications categories
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Custom Publications

Winner of the Award for Excellence in the Regular Departments & Columns category
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Regular Departments & Columns

Winners of the Award for Excellence in the Websites category
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Websites

Grand Award for Excellence
For the third consecutive year Emergency Medicine News has been awarded the Grand Award for Excellence for outstanding work in the category of Magapapers & Newspapers in its September 2011 Issue!


A news magazine for the nation's 33,000 emergency physicians, Emergency Medicine News provides breaking coverage of advances and trends within the field. The publication features comprehensive special reports, illuminating profiles, dynamic editorials, and regular columns on legal issues, toxicology, and airway emergencies. Among the most popular features are InFocus by Editorial Board Chairman James R. Roberts, MD, a leader in the specialty, and Second Opinion by Edwin Leap, MD.



Multimedia Applications, iPad App
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the official journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons has been awarded Award for Publication Excellence in the multimedia category for it's journal iPad app edition!

Download Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery for the iPad today!


Blogs and Blog Writing
AJN: American Journal of Nursing, the leading voice of nursing since 1900, has been recently recognized with the Award for Publication Excellence in Blog Writing for it's "Off the Charts" Blog!


 

Oncology Times, also recognized for excellence in the Blogs category, has taken home the Award for Publication Excellence for "Practice Matters"!




Cover & Design Illustration
AJN: American Journal of Nursing, the leading voice of nursing since 1900, has been recently recognized with the Award for Publication Excellence in Cover Design and Illustration for it's November 2011 issue!

 

The Hearing Journal, also recognized for excellence in the Cover Design and Illustration category, has taken home the Award for Publication Excellence for it's November 2011 issue!

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Editorial & Advocacy Writing
In addition the the Grand Award for Excellence for outstanding work in the category of Magapapers & Newspapers, Emergency Medicine News has also won the Award for Publication Excellence in Editorial and Advocacy Writing for it's article "Raiders of the Lost Admit" in it's August 2011 issue.



Health & Medical Writing
For it's excellence in Health and Medical writing, OR Nurse 2012 won the Award for Publication Excellence for it's article "Remembering 9-11" in it's September 2011 issue!

Read the winning article "Remembering 9–11"


Magapapers & Newspaper Writing
Nephrology Times has received a 2012 APEX Award for Publication Excellence in the category of Magapapers and Newspaper writing for it's January 2011 issue!

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Magazines & Journal Writing
The Nurse Practitioner, the american journal of primary healthcare, has won the Award of Excellence for it's September 2011 issue in the category of Magazines and Journal writing!



News & Special Purpose Writing
For it's "2012 Guide to Patient Safety" in the December 2011 issue, Nursing Management won the 2012 Award of Excellence in the category of Special Purpose Writing!

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Neuerology Today, the official publication of the American Academy of Neurology, won the Award of Excellence in the News writing category for it's article "For Medicaid Patients Only, Particularly Children, the Neurologist Might Not Be In" for its July 21, 2011 issue!



Print & One–of–a–Kind Custom–Published Publications
For it's January 19, 2012 issue, Nursing made Incredibly Easy! won the 2012 Award of Excellence in the category of Print!

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Neuerology Today, the official publication of the American Academy of Neurology, also won the Award of Excellence in the One–of–a–kind Custom–Published Publications category for it's January 19, 2012 issue!



Regular Departments & Columns
Oncology Times has also taken home the Award for Publication Excellence in Regular Departments and Columns for it's column "Musings of a Cancer Doctor"!

Download Oncology Times for the iPad today!


Websites
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the official journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons has been awarded Award for Publication Excellence in the Websites category for it's website PRS-Journal.com!

 

Oncology Times, also recognized for excellence in the Website category, has taken home the Award for Publication Excellence for it's website Oncology-Times.com!




About the APEX Awards

APEX Awards for Publication Excellence is an annual competition for publishers, editors, writers and designers who create print, Web, electronic and social media. Business, nonprofit, agency and freelance communicators can enter APEX to win awards for their best writing, publications, campaigns, programs, design and media.

For more information about the APEX Awards and a complete list of winners, please visit APEXAwards.com



Wolters Kluwer Health Receives 13 Awards from the American Society of Healthcare Publication Editors (ASHPE) for Editorial and Design Excellence

Eight Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Published Journals Earn 4 Gold, 3 Silver, and 6 Bronze Awards

Wolters Kluwer Health is pleased to announce that its Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW) published journals won 13 ASHPE awards in 10 categories. ASHPE's annual awards competition recognizes member articles and publications for editorial, design, print and online award categories.

"It's a tremendous honor to be recognized year after year for delivering high–quality publications that have become synonymous in the industry with quality, depth, and impact," said Jayne Marks, Vice President Publishing, Wolters Kluwer Health, Medical Research. "I am extremely proud of the editorial, design, and publishing teams for their hard work and continued commitment to excellence."

This year, LWW received four gold awards:

  • Best Peer–Reviewed Journal — Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, published on behalf of the American Society of Plastic Surgeon
  • Best New Department — Emergency Medicine News
  • Best Profile — Neurology Now, published on behalf of the American Academy of Neurology
  • Best Regular Department — OR Nurse

See below for the complete list of 2013 ASHPE awards received by LWW journals:

  • Best How–to Article — Bronze: OR Nurse 2012, "Identifying Substance Use Disorders in the OR" (July 2012)
  • Best New Department — Gold: Emergency Medicine News, "At Your Defense" (July, August, September 2012)
  • Best Profile — Gold: Neurology Now, "Rocket Man: Astronaut Rich Clifford's Journey with Parkinson's Disease" (April/May 2012), Published on behalf of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN)
  • Best Regular Department — Gold: OR Nurse 2012, "Smart Management" (January, March, September 2012 | Bronze: Emergency Medicine News, "Diagnosis Deconstructed" (January, June, September 2012)
  • Best Single News Article — Bronze: Neurology Today, "Elevated Mortality Associated with Neurodegenerative Disease Reported Among Football Players — What the Study Says, What it Does Not Say" (October 4, 2012), Published on behalf of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN)
  • Best Cover Illustration — Silver: American Journal of Nursing, "The 2012 Republican and Democratic Health Care Platforms" (October 2012)
  • Best Opening Page/Spread Photo — Bronze: Nursing2012, "An Inside Look at Correctional Health Nursing" (April 2012)
  • Best Blog — Silver: American Journal of Nursing, "Off the Charts" | Bronze: Emergency Medicine News, "M2E Too! Mellick's Multimedia EduBlog"
  • Best Custom Publication — Silver: Neurology Now (August/September, October/November, December 2012), Published on behalf of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) | Bronze: Heart Insight (May, August, November 2012), Published on behalf of the American Heart Association (AHA)
  • Best Peer-Reviewed Journal — Gold: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (September/November, 2012), Published on behalf of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)

About American Society of Healthcare Publication Editors (ASHPE)
The American Society of Healthcare Publication Editors (ASHPE) is dedicated to enhancing the knowledge and skills of healthcare publication editors, and thereby expanding their value to, and contribution of, the publications they serve. ASHPE is committed to fostering the highest ethical standards in management; rewarding excellence in publications development and editorial performance; and serving as an authority on evolving trends in the healthcare publishing sector.