LWW receives 21 awards from ASHPE for editorial and design excellence

May 9th, 2012
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW), part of Wolters Kluwer Health, is pleased to announce that it has won 21 awards in 15 categories, which is a record number of wins in a single year for LWW overall. ASHPE's 12th annual awards competition recognizes member articles and publications for editorial, design, print, and online award categories.

"We are delighted that so many of our LWW published journals have been honored by such a prestigious organization for their quality, excellence, and impact," said Karen Abramson, President and CEO, Wolters Kluwer Health Medical Research. "This year was our finest year ever, with 12 of our publications receiving 21 awards. We are proud of our editorial, design, and publishing teams and we congratulate all of the individual members of our staff who have worked hard to drive excellence in these LWW publications."

This year, LWW received 7 gold awards: both Emergency Medicine News and Neurology Now won two each, and MCN: The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing, AJN: American Journal of Nursing, and Nursing2011 Critical Care each received one. In addition, LWW Journals swept all three awards in two categories: Best New Department and Best Regular Column. See below for the complete list of 2012 ASHPE awards received by LWW journals:

Best New Department:

  • Gold: Emergency Medicine News - Diagnosis Deconstructed (April, May, November)
  • Silver: Nursing2011 - Transitions: Issues in Palliative and End-of-Life Care (November)
  • Bronze: Nursing Management - Risk Management (January, March, July)

Best Regular Department:

  • Gold: Emergency Medicine News – InFocus (March, May, July)

Best Regular Column:

  • Gold: MCN: The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing - 2nd Opinion (May/June, July/August, September/October)
  • Silver: Emergency Medicine News - Second Opinion, (February, April, December)

Best Signed Editorial:

  • Silver: Emergency Medicine News - Raiders of the Lost Admit (August)
  • Bronze: Nursing Management - Check your ego at the door (November)

Best Feature Article:

  • Gold: Neurology Now - Buzz Kill: How does alcohol affect the teenage brain? (December)

Best Profile:

  • Gold: Neurology Now - Larger Than Life: Chuck Close (August/September)

Best Custom Publication:

  • Silver: Neurology Now (August/September, October/November, December)

Best Single News Article:

  • Silver: OR Nurse 2011 - Remembering 9-11 (September)
  • Bronze: Neurology Today - For Medicaid Patients, Particularly Children, the Neurologist May Not Be In (July 21)

Best Peer-Reviewed Journal:

  • Silver: Nursing2011 (July, August, September)

Best How-to Article:

  • Bronze: Nursing2011 - Beyond Mainstream: Making the Case for Fecal Bacteriotherapy (December)

Best Legislative/Government Article:

  • Silver: Nephrology Times - Proposed Donor-Derived Infection Guideline Has Transplant Community Speaking Out (October)
  • Bronze: The Nurse Practitioner - The 23rd Annual Legislative Update (January)

Best Case History:

  • Bronze: Nephrology Times - Come Together (February)

Best Feature Article Series:

  • Gold: AJN: American Journal of Nursing - Supporting Family Caregivers (October, November, December)

Best Cover: Photo:

  • Gold: Nursing2011 Critical Care - Oxygen, (May 2011)

Best Blog:

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