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Wolters Kluwer Health Wins 21 APEX Awards for Excellence in Publishing

Neurology Today® and Nursing2014 Take APEX Grand Awards for Excellence in the Category of Writing

Wolters Kluwer Health, a world leader in healthcare information solutions, is pleased to announce that 13 of its Lippincott Williams & Wilkins-published journals won 21 awards in the 26 th annual  APEX Awards for Publication Excellence Competition. Neurology Today ®, published on behalf of the American Academy of Neurology, and Nursing 2014 won the Grand Award for Excellence in the category of writing.

Now in its 26 th year, the APEX awards recognize extraordinary work by professional communicators. APEX Awards are based on excellence in graphic design, editorial content, and overall communications. There were more than 2,000 entries in the competition this year.

"We are delighted that our publications not only make a difference in their specialty fields of practice, but have also been recognized by their peers for professionalism, commitment, and excellence," said Jayne Marks, Vice President, Publishing at Wolters Kluwer Health, Medical Research. "This is a great honor that underscores the dedication of our authors, editorial, and publishing teams to deliver high-quality content in support of excellence in healthcare."  

The awards for LWW-published journals include:

Neurology Today®, published on behalf of the American Academy of Neurology

  • Grand Award- Writing "Pay Cuts for Electrodiagnostic Testing Could Propel Neurology Work Force Crisis," February 2013 issue
  • Award of Excellence- Writing Series: "Sequestration Hits Neurology," April, May and June 2013


  • Grand Award-Writing: "Shining a Light on Hoarding Disorder," October 2013 issue
  • Award of Excellence How-To Writing: "Responding to an Active Shooter," November 2013 issue

Neurology Now®, published on behalf of the American Academy of Neurology

  • Award of Excellence-Custom-Published Magazines, Journals & Tabloids: February/March 2013 issue and August/September 2013 issue

Heart Insight®, published on behalf of the American Heart Association

  • Award of Excellence-Magazine, Journal & Tabloid Writing: February 2013 issue

The Nurse Practitioner

  • Award of Excellence-Annual Reports, The 25 th Annual Legislative Update: January 2013 

The Hearing Journal

  • Award of Excellence-Electronic Media: Apps
  • Award of Excellence-Health & Medical Writing: "Dispensers Hit Walmart with Proposed Class Action Lawsuit for Unlicensed Hearing Aid Sales," August 2013 issue

Oncology Times

  • Award of Excellence-Social Media, Twitter

Nursing Management

  • Award of Excellence-Feature Writing: "The Hard Truth About Human Trafficking," January 2014 issue;
  • Award of Excellence-Writing Series: "IT Extra," February 2014

OR Nurse2014

  • Award of Excellence-Regular Departments & Columns: Smart Management, May, July and November 2013
  • Award of Excellence-Health & Medical Writing: "Managing Patients with Severe Traumatic Brain Injury," May 2013 issue

American Journal of Nursing

  • Award of Excellence-Covers: January 2014
  • Award of Excellence-Editorial & Advocacy Writing: "A Grassroots Movement Sounds the Call," March 2013 

Emergency Medicine News

  • Award of Excellence-Magazines, Journals, and Tabloids Over 32 Pages, Dec. 2013

Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, published on behalf of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons

  • Award of Excellence-Electronic Media: Apps

Nursing2014 Critical Care

  • Award of Excellence-Magazines, Journals, and Tabloids Over 32 Pages: January 2013 issue

About Wolters Kluwer Health
Wolters Kluwer Health is a leading global provider of information, business intelligence and point-of-care solutions for the healthcare industry. Serving more than 150 countries worldwide, clinicians rely on Wolters Kluwer Health's market leading information-enabled tools and software solutions throughout their professional careers from training to research to practice. Major brands include  Health Language ®Lexicomp ®Lippincott Williams & WilkinsMedicom®Medi-Span ®MedknowOvid ®Pharmacy OneSource®ProVation ® Medical and  UpToDate ®.

Wolters Kluwer Health is part of  Wolters Kluwer, a market-leading global information services company. Wolters Kluwer had 2013 annual revenues of €3.6 billion (US$4.7 billion), employs approximately 19,000 people worldwide, and maintains operations in over 40 countries across Europe, North America, Asia Pacific, and Latin America. Follow our official Twitter handle:  @WKHealth.