AHC Media Wins 8 Awards for its Coverage of American Healthcare

ATLANTA, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AHC Media recently won eight awards in the 2014 Specialized Information Publishers Association's annual journalism competition, including three first-place, three second-place, and two third-place plaques.

This is AHC's best showing ever, with the eight wins coming on 11 nominations. Our previous best was five wins in 2000.

AHC is the winningest healthcare information provider in the more than 30-year history of SIPA and its predecessor organizations.

The awards were announced June 9th at SIPA's annual conference in Washington, DC. 

SIPA is the international trade association dedicated to advancing the interests of publishers and media companies serving the needs of niche communities.

AHC Media is a leading publisher of healthcare information for physicians, nurses and hospital administrators. Its titles are read monthly by more than 25,000 professionals.

The winners are:


  • David Swit Award for Best Investigative Reporting - Healthcare Risk ManagementCPR Refusal Highlights Risk of Overly Strict Policies 
    • Greg Freeman & Joy Dickinson​


  • Best Instructional Reporting - Pediatric Emergency Medicine Reports: Disaster Planning in the Pediatric ED
    • Shelly Mark, Kristin M. Kim, MD, PhD, & Ann M. Dietrich, MD
  • Best Interpretative or Analytical Reporting - Trauma Reports Civilian Blast Injury
    • ​Shelly Mark & Robert Falcone, MD 


  • Best Scientific Writing or Technical Reporting - Primary Care Reports: Palliative Care Principles Primary Care Physicians Should Know
    • Leslie Coplin; Ruth M. Thomson, DO, FACOI; Chirag Rajni Patel, MD; Gregory R. Wise, MD, FACP
  • Best Instructional Reporting - Emergency Medicine Reports: Palliative Care in the ED
    • Shelly Mark; Travis E. DeVader, MD; Tammie E. Quest, MD; J. Stephan Stapczynski, MD


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