ASHPE award winner 2015

McKnight’s Long-Term Care News was honored as having the best news coverage among U.S. healthcare publications for the sixth straight year. The McKnight’s editorial team earned five honors overall in the 2015 ASHPE national awards program, which announced winners Friday.

In addition to a Gold Award for Best News Coverage, McKnight’s won a Gold for Best E-Newsletter (McKnight’s Daily Update). McKnight’s also earned a Silver Award for Best Website/Online Presence for, just as it did in 2014. 

McKnight’s Senior Editor Elizabeth Newman was honored with a Silver Award for Best Profile. Her July 2014 profile article told about Gayle Doll, Ph.D., a Kansas State University professor who has pioneered research about seniors and intimacy.

McKnight’s won two bronze awards: Best Single Issue (October 2014) and Best Special Supplement/Buyer’s Guide for the 2015 Industry Directory.

McKnight’s has now earned 17 ASHPE Gold Awards, and 59 ASHPE honors overall.

The ASHPE Awards are bestowed by the American Society of Healthcare Publication Editors. ASHPE is committed to fostering the highest ethical standards in management; rewarding excellence in publications development and editorial performance; and serving as an authority on evolving trends in the healthcare publishing sector. In 2009, it honored McKnight’s as its Publication of the Year.