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Since its launch in 2001, Lab Tests Online has been the proud recipient of a number of prestigious awards, recognizing the site for its peer-reviewed collection of articles on clinical laboratory tests and its dedication to improving health outcomes through literacy and patient engagement. 


Digital Health Awards winner logoIn June 2016, Lab Tests Online was a Digital Health Awards winner. The Health Information Resource Center's Digital Health Awards honors the world's best digital health resources.




POA Gold Award BadgeIn 2015, Lab Tests Online earned an ASAE Power of A Gold Award. ASAE's Power of A (association) Awards, the industry's highest honor, recognize the association community's valuable contributions on the local, national and global level. The Power of A Awards reward outstanding accomplishments of associations and industry professionals for their efforts to enrich lives, create a competitive workforce, prepare society for the future, drive innovation and make a better world.


 100 Best Nursing Websites badgeIn 2012, Lab Tests Online was named one of the "100 Best Nursing Websites" by, an online community for RNs, LPNs, student nurses and other medical support staff, referred to Lab Tests Online as the "the ultimate on labs."


18th annual Communicator Award badge

Lab Tests Online was also recognized with an Award of Distinction in the 18th Annual Communicator Awards in 2012.



14th Annual Communicator Award badge

Lab Tests Online was among the recipients of the 2008 Communicators Awards by the International Academy of the Visual Arts. The Communicator Awards is the largest and most competitive awards program honoring the creative excellence for communications professionals. Entered in the Interactive category, Lab Tests Online was recognized with an Award of Distinction for the site's writing.


2007 Aesculapius Award badge Lab Tests Online won the 2007 Health Improvement Institute's Award of Excellence for health-related web sites, one of five such winners in that year's Aesculapius Awards program.


2007 Dorland Healthcare award badgeDorland Healthcare Information identified Lab Tests Online as one of the best healthcare web sites of 2007 and added the site in its just-launched Dorland's Healthcare Website Guide.



Dx Award badge In 2006, the Diagnostic Marketing Association, formerly Biomedical Marketing Association (BMA), recognized Lab Tests Online with its Dx Award of Excellence for Patient Marketing and Education. The Dx awards celebrate the best in diagnostics marketing.


Weekly Link Award badgeFor the week of December 10-16, 2006, Lab Tests Online was the Weekly Link Award winner. As the winner, Lab Tests Online was featured on the home page of, a directory of user-submitted links to the most interesting and useful web sites.


2005 WMA award badgeLab Tests Online was awarded the 2005 Outstanding Web Site award by the Web Marketing Association (WMA). Judges in the award competition cited the site's strong concept and content, saying that it has an innovative message and a great place on the Net.



2005 WWW Health awards badgeLab Tests Online was recognized with a Silver Award for Patient Education in the 2005 Spring/Summer WWW Health Awards Program, sponsored by the Health Information Resource Center, a national clearinghouse for consumer health programs and materials.


2003 ASAE award badgeLab Tests Online won the Award of Excellence in the 2003 Associations Advance America Awards program, a national competition sponsored by the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE).



2003 Summit Award badgeLater in 2003, ASAE honored Lab Tests Online at its annual Summit Awards Dinner, along with five other projects, for innovative contributions that have enhanced American society.



2003 eHealthcare Leadership award badgeAlso in 2003, Lab Tests Online won a Gold Award for Best Health/Healthcare Content in the fourth annual eHealthcare Leadership Awards. The Awards recognize the best web sites from healthcare organizations, online health companies, pharmaceutical firms, and business improvement initiatives.


2002 Apex Award badgeLab Tests Online was recognized in 2002 with an Apex Award of Excellence for Web Site Content and Writing. The Apex Awards program recognizes excellence in publications work by corporate, nonprofit, and independent organizations.