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Wolters Kluwer Health Captures Big Wins at 2014 BMA Awards

LWW Titles Honored with 12 Major Awards Including First Place in the Digital and Online Category for Bates' Visual Guide

Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information solutions for the healthcare provider and education markets, today announced that its  Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW) textbooks and digital guides were honored with 12 prizes at the  2014 BMA Medical Book Awards.  The company's products took first place in five of 21 categories including Digital and Online Resources, Internal Medicine, Pathology, Surgery, and Surgery Specialties, and received seven "Highly Commended" awards.  Sponsored by the British Medical Association (BMA), the annual Medical Book Awards are recognized as among the most prestigious and influential in medical publishing.

"It's an honor to receive a BMA Medical Book Award, but to receive 12 is a tremendous achievement for Wolters Kluwer Health and we are grateful for the recognition," said Susan Driscoll, President & CEO, Wolters Kluwer Health, Professional & Education. "It is an opportunity for us to celebrate the authors, editors, designers and production associates who work tirelessly to deliver books and solutions that exceed customer expectations."

Among the five first-place category winners were:

Seven LWW titles received "Highly Commended" designations, including:

LWW medical titles are used by students, faculty, and practitioners at leading academic and healthcare institutions, and hospitals worldwide.  The content is available via multiple formats, including print and online solutions such as the Ovid medical research platform.

The annual BMA Medical Book Awards recognize outstanding contributions to medical literature.  According to the BMA website, books are judged for their applicability to audience, production quality and originality.  For the full list of award winners, visit the  BMA website.  For more information, visit or

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 ($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. Wolters Kluwer is headquartered in Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands. Its shares are quoted on Euronext Amsterdam (WKL) and are included in the AEX and Euronext 100 indices. Wolters Kluwer has a sponsored Level 1 American Depositary Receipt program. The ADRs are traded on the over-the-counter market in the U.S. (WTKWY).

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