Press Room

August 26, 2013

Healio.com Wins 2013 APEX Grand Award

Thorofare, NJ – Healio.com, a website for specialty physicians published by SLACK Incorporated, has received a Grand Award in the 25th Annual Awards for Publication Excellence (APEX) competition in the “Websites” category.

Grand Awards honor outstanding publication work by professional communicators in 12 major categories. This year, only 100 Grand Awards were presented out of a total of 2,400 entries.

Launched in 2012, Healio.com provides specialty physicians with daily news, videos, online education, meeting coverage and more.

"A massive site — packed with useful, well-researched and well-written information — but very well organized, with clear navigation,” said the 2013 APEX competition judge commendation of Healio.com. “The site offers all-encompassing resources that are carefully targeted to its audience of health care professionals. Numerous interactive features — and the ability to customize the site to provide tailored news and data for your specific interests — are added pluses." 

A judging panel comprised of expert writers and editors determined recipients of the awards, which are distributed based on graphic design excellence, editorial content and overall communications superiority.

“We are honored to be the recipient of such a prestigious APEX award,” said Joan-Marie Stiglich, ELS, Senior Vice President of SLACK Incorporated. “This award not only recognizes the concept and creation of Healio but also the great work our folks do every day in providing news, education and journal articles to our physician and health care professional audience.”

Healio.com is an in-depth specialty clinical information website that allows health care specialists to select and tailor news and education to best fit their daily practice of medicine. Healio.com features the industry’s best news reporting, dynamic multimedia, question-and-answer columns, CME and other educational activities in a variety of formats, quick reference content, blogs, peer-reviewed journals and a full line of popular book titles.

SLACK Incorporated is a leading provider of information to targeted health care specialties. SLACK produces 42 publications in print and online; publishes more than 250 medical and allied health books; creates custom print and Internet-related projects; and produces convention daily newspapers and meeting supplements for a growing number of health care meetings. Published by SLACK Incorporated, Healio.com provides daily news, videos, online education, meeting coverage and more.

For more information about Healio.com, contact Lee Gaymon, Senior Director, Audience Development & Marketing, at lgaymon@slackinc.com, 856.848.1000 ext. 356.

View the full list of 2013 APEX award winners here.

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