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Personal Best® wellness publications take home awards in recognition of excellence in promoting consumer health

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Oct. 23, 2014 -- Oakstone, one of the foremost providers of unbiased multimedia educational programs for healthcare providers as well as corporate health and wellness communication tools, announced that two of its Personal Best® publications were honored for excellence by the National Health Information Awards. In NHIA’s Health Promotion / Disease and Injury Prevention Information Class, Media/Publishing Division, Personal Best® 2014 Take Charge On the Go pocket calendar won the Silver, and Personal Best Healthlines® March 2013 newsletter captured the Bronze.

Personal Best's mission is to provide engaging corporate health and wellness resources that motivate and empower individuals to make sustainable lifestyle choices,” said Diane Munson, Oakstone’s President and CEO. “We are honored to again be recognized for the high-quality wellness resources we provide to thousands of organizations and millions of readers across the U.S. and Canada.”

Now in its 21st year, the National Health Information Awards recognize the nation’s best consumer health information programs and materials.  These awards set an industry standard of quality for consumer health materials, and this ‘seal of quality’ helps health professionals find the best consumer health information resources for their programs. For more information, visit www.healthawards.com.

About Personal Best

Personal Best, a division of Oakstone Publishing, is a wellness communications industry leader in the U.S. and Canada. Launched in 1982 with the Personal Best Healthlines® newsletter, it is now the award-winning publisher of an extensive, medically reviewed collection of corporate wellness communication tools covering health and wellness, productivity, shift work, safety and injury prevention, and personal money management. Personal Best® publications reach over 3,000,000 readers at more than 4,500 organizations. For more information, visit www.personalbest.com.

About Oakstone

Oakstone Publishing, LLC, an innovative learning company, excels at providing unbiased, multimedia continuing education and certification materials for physicians, dentists and allied healthcare professionals, as well as award-winning corporate wellness communication tools. It was awarded Accreditation with Commendation by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), 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 at rtaber@oakstone.com or 205-437-3048.