"Takes the GOLD" in ASHPE 2009 Awards Competition
LITTLE FALLS, N.J., May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- MedPage Today, LLC (www.MedPageToday.com), was named the Best Overall Web Publication by the American Society of Healthcare Publication Editors (ASHPE) in ASHPE's 2009 annual awards competition. Results were announced on May 1, 2009.
MedPage Today is the innovative source of medical news that provides 24/7 real-time coverage and continuing medical education credit to physicians and other clinicians.
A first-time entrant, MedPage Today took the top spot and earned the Gold Award in the ASHPE competition's Online Category. A panel of well-respected business journalists and academics judged the entries against the publication's mission, the relevance to the category for which it was being considered, and its significance to the publication's target audience.
"I am thrilled that MedPage Today has been named the best online web publication in ASHPE's annual competition," said Robert Stern, CEO and president of MedPage Today. "What's even more noteworthy and satisfying to me is that we earned the top award in this category the very first time we entered the competition. I'd like to extend my congratulations to the entire MedPage Today team for the hard work, dedication, and excellence they demonstrate day in and day out," Stern added.
An authority on evolving trends in the healthcare publishing sector, ASHPE works to foster the highest ethical standards in management and rewards excellence in publication development and editorial performance. The organization conducts its annual awards competition to recognize healthcare publications that demonstrate outstanding achievement in the four main categories of Editorial, Graphics, Online, and Overall Publication, and 33 subcategories.
The complete list of the 2009 winners can be found at www.ashpe.org.
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