Wolters Kluwer Health Receives 23 Awards from the American Society of Healthcare Publication Editors (ASHPE) for Editorial and Design Excellence

14 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Journals Earn 8 Gold, 8 Silver, and 7 Bronze ASHPE Awards

Released: 6-May-2014 10:15 AM EDT
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Newswise — Philadelphia, PA (May 6, 2014) – Wolters Kluwer Health is pleased to announce that its Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW) journal portfolio has won 23 awards across 19 categories in the 2014 American Society of Healthcare Publication Editors (ASHPE) annual awards competition. ASHPE recognizes member articles and publications for editorial, design, print, and online award categories.

“We’re thrilled and honored that our LWW journals have been recognized for excellence and impact in publishing with the prestigious ASHPE awards,” said Jayne Marks, Vice President, Publishing, Wolters Kluwer Health, Medical Research. “This recognition is a true testament to the dedication of our authors, editorial and publishing teams, and their mission to deliver the highest quality journal literature in their field of specialty.”

LWW received 8 Gold awards, and AJN: American Journal of Nursing received 4 of them: Best Case History, Best Use of Social Media, Best Cover Photo, and Best Blog. (AJN also received a Silver for Best News Coverage, for a total of 5 awards overall.)

Other Gold winners include: Neurology Now®, published on behalf of the American Academy of Neurology, for Best Profile and Best Custom Publication; the Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants for Best Original Research; and Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, published on behalf of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, for Best Peer-Reviewed Journal. Other highlights include two category sweeps: Best Custom Publication and Best Use of Social Media. See below for the complete list of 2014 ASHPE awards received by LWW journals:

Best News Coverage:
• Silver: American Journal of Nursing, “AJN Reports” (May, June, July 2013)

Best New Department:
• Bronze: Nursing made Incredibly Easy!, “Celebrating Nurses” (March/April, September/
October, November/December 2013)

Best Case History:
• Gold: American Journal of Nursing, “Family Pet Visitation” (December 2013)

Best Commentary:
• Bronze: Nursing2013, “Refusing to Give CPR: Should Policy Trump Common Sense?” (May 2013)

Best How-to Article:
• Bronze: Nursing2013 Critical Care, “Caring for Patients with Burn Injuries” (January 2013)

Best Feature Article Series:
• Silver: Neurology Today®, “Sequestration Hits Neurology” (April 18, May 16, June 6, October 3, 2013), published on behalf of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN)

Best Legislative/Government Article:
• Silver: The Nurse Practitioner, “The 25th Annual Legislative Update” (January 2013)

Best Profile:
• Gold: Neurology Now®, “Carpe Diem: Actress Valerie Harper on Living with Brain Cancer” (October/November 2013), published on behalf of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN)

Best Regular Department:
• Silver: Emergency Medicine News, “Diagnosis Deconstructed” (January, April, July 2013)
• Bronze: OR Nurse 2013, “Smart Management” (May, July, November 2013)

Best Original Research:
• Gold: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, “Career Patterns of Physician Assistants” (June 2013), published on behalf of the American Academy of Physician Assistants
• Silver: Nursing Management, “Salary Survey 2013” (October 2013)

Best Single News Article:
• Bronze: Neurology Today®, “Insider Trading in Neurology Case” (January 17, 2013), published on behalf of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN)

Best Use of Social Media:
• Gold: American Journal of Nursing
• Silver: Oncology Times

Best Cover Photo:
• Gold: American Journal of Nursing, “Loneliness and Quality of Life in Chronically Ill Rural Older Adults” (September 2013)

Best Digital/Print Integration:
• Bronze: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, “The Assassination of John F. Kennedy: Revisiting the Medical Data” (November 2013), published on behalf of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)
Best Blog:
• Gold: American Journal of Nursing, “Off the Charts”

Best Custom Publication:
• Gold: Neurology Now® (June/July, August/September, October/November 2013), published on behalf of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN)
• Silver: Heart Insight® (May, August, November 2012), published on behalf of the American Heart Association (AHA)

Best Peer-Reviewed Journal:
• Gold: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (October, November, December 2013), published on behalf of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)

Best Single Issue - Magazine:
• Silver: Nursing made Incredibly Easy! (November/December 2013)

Best Website/Online Presence of a Publication:
• Bronze: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (PRSJournal.com), published on behalf of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)

About American Society of Healthcare Publication Editors PE)
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.

About Wolters Kluwer Health
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