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Oakstone Publishing Wins Four National Health Information Awards for Personal Best® Consumer Health Publications

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Award-winning wellness calendars and newsletters reaffirm Oakstone as an industry leader for health information resources

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oakstone Publishing, one of the foremost providers of multimedia continuing education for healthcare professionals as well as corporate health and wellness resources, announced that four of its Personal Best® publications were recognized for excellence by the National Health Information Awards (NHIA).  The NHIA program sets an industry standard of quality for consumer health materials, which "seal of quality" helps health professionals find the best consumer health information resources for their programs.

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"We are honored to be selected again as a multi-award winner under the National Health Information Awards program," said Diane Munson, Oakstone's President and CEO. "These awards validate Personal Best's objective of helping transform employees' lives for the better, while also supporting organizations in their goals to reduce healthcare costs and improve productivity. Personal Best products are not just about communicating wellness information – we are committed to providing engaging tools that educate, motivate, and empower individuals to make sustainable lifestyle changes."

Personal Best's Best Bites 2013: Small Steps, Big Rewards calendar won the Bronze Award in NHIA's Health Promotion / Disease and Injury Prevention Information class. Receiving Merit Awards in that class were the Personal Best 4.u® October 2012 and December 2012 newsletters, and the Year of Good Health 2013: The Joy of Wellness calendar.

These award-winning calendars and newsletters are part of Personal Best's extensive collection of health and wellness communication tools. These tools cover a full range of employee and community topics, and may be customized to reinforce brand recognition and encourage participation in wellness programs. Most products are available in both electronic and print formats, which integrate easily into workplace wellness programs. Product lines include calendars, newsletters, wellness kits, posters, brochures, journals, a wellness e-library, and monthly email programs.

About Personal Best®

Personal Best®, a division of Oakstone Publishing, has been a wellness industry leader in the U.S. and Canada for over 25 years. It is an award-winning publisher of one of the most extensive collections of medically reviewed corporate wellness communication tools covering health and wellness, safety, productivity, shift work, and personal money management. Personal Best® publications reach over 745,000 readers each month at 3,700 organizations. For more information, visit www.personalbest.com.

About Oakstone®

Oakstone Publishing, LLC excels at providing nonbiased, multimedia continuing education and certification materials for physicians, dentists and allied healthcare professionals, as well as effective and award-winning wellness resources for organizations interested in encouraging healthy lifestyle choices within the workplace. The Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) awarded Oakstone with Accreditation with Commendation, the highest recognition a medical content provider can achieve. For more information, visit www.oakstone.com.

Oakstone is a portfolio company of BV Investment Partners, a leading private equity investor in the information and business services, communications and media sectors.

For more information, contact Rebecca Taber via email or 205-437-3048.

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