Wolters Kluwer Receives 20 Awards from the American Society of Healthcare Publication Editors (ASHPE) for Editorial and Design Excellence

Wolters Kluwer Receives 20 Awards from the American Society of Healthcare Publication Editors (ASHPE) for Editorial and Design Excellence

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Wolters Kluwer is pleased to announce that its Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW) journal portfolio has won 20 awards across 18 categories in the American Society of Healthcare Publication Editors (ASHPE) annual awards competition. ASHPE recognizes member articles and publications for editorial, design, print and online award categories.

“This is always an exciting event, to be recognized for publication excellence by the American Society of Healthcare Publication Editors,” said Jayne Marks, Vice President, Publishing, Wolters Kluwer, Health Learning, Research and Practice. “Our mission is to deliver the highest-quality journal literature across our portfolio of medical, nursing, and allied health titles. This recognition is evidence that our authors, and editorial and publishing teams globally are committed to excellence in their work.”

LWW-published journals swept the Best Peer-Reviewed Journal category with: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery(Gold), Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (Silver), and Nursing2015 (Bronze).

Gold winners include: Emergency Medicine News for Best Blog; Neurology Now®, published on behalf of the American Academy of Neurology, for Best Profile; Nursing made Incredibly Easy! for Best Overall Use of Graphics;Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, published on behalf of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, for Best Peer-Reviewed Journal; and Nursing made Incredibly Easy! for Best Single Issue.

See below for the complete list of 2015 ASHPE awards received by LWW-published journals:

Best Blog

  • Gold: Emergency Medicine News, “The Procedural Pause” (February 28, September 3, December 5, 2014)

Best Case History

  • Silver: Nursing Management, “Planting the Seeds of Succession” (March 2014)

Best Commentary

  • Silver: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, “Desperate Measures: Probing the Incentive for Scandal in the VHA” (November 2014), published on behalf of the American Academy of Physician Assistants

Best Feature Article

  • Bronze: Nursing made Incredibly Easy! “Caring for: Transgender Patients” (November/December 2014)

Best Feature Article Series

  • Silver: Nursing2015, “Rooting Out Neuropathic Pain” (June, July, November 2014)

Best New Department

  • Silver: Neurology Now, “For the Caregiver” (August/September 2014, October/November 2014, December 2014/January 2015), published on behalf of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN)

Best Original Research

  • Bronze: Holistic Nursing Practice, “The Effect of Sit ‘N’ Fit Chair Yoga” (July/August 2014)

Best Profile

  • Gold: Neurology Now, “Hitting the Books” (August/September 2014), published on behalf of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN)

Best Regular Department

  • Silver: Oncology Times, “View from the Other Side of the Stethoscope” (January 25, February 25, September 25, 2014)

Best Single News/Analysis Article

  • Bronze: Neurology Today, “Acute Flaccid Myelitis in Children” (November 6, 2014), published on behalf of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN)

Best Cover: Illustration

  • Bronze: Journal of Christian Nursing, “Anxiety: Etiology, Treatment, and Christian Perspectives (April-June 2014)

Best Cover: Photo

  • Bronze: American Journal of Nursing, “Ebola Burial” (December 2014)

Best Opening Page/Spread: Computer Generated

  • Bronze: Journal of Christian Nursing, “Emotional Intelligence and Spiritual Well-Being” (July-September 2014)

Best Opening Page/Spread: Photo

  • Silver: Journal of Christian Nursing, “Infant Mortality in Central Asia” (April-June 2014)

Best Overall Use of Graphics

  • Gold: Nursing made Incredibly Easy! “The Diversity Issue” (November/December 2014)

Best Peer-Reviewed Journal

  • Gold: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (October, November, December 2014), published on behalf of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)
  • Silver: Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (April, May, June 2014)
  • Bronze: Nursing2015 (October, November, December 2014)

Best Single Issue

  • Gold: Nursing made Incredibly Easy! “The Diversity Issue” (November/December 2014)

Best Special Supplement, Annual or Buyer’s Guide

  • Silver: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, “Current Concepts in Pain Management in Plastic Surgery” (October 2014), 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.

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