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Since its launch in 2001, (now 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.


2020 Digital Health Award

AACC’s won a Merit award for educating consumers on how biotin affects some blood test results as part of the Spring 2020 Digital Health Awards.

2019 W3 Silver Award

The W³ Awards celebrates digital excellence by honoring outstanding Websites, Web Marketing, Video, Mobile Sites/Apps & Social content created by some of the best interactive agencies, designers, and creators worldwide. Simply put, the W³ is the first major web competition to be accessible to the biggest agencies, the smallest firms, and everyone in between. Small firms are as likely to win as Fortune 500 companies and international agencies. The W³ is sanctioned and judged by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts, an invitation-only body consisting of top-tier professionals from a “Who’s Who” of acclaimed media, interactive, advertising, and marketing firms.

2019 AVA Digital Award

AACC was awarded a 2019 AVA Digital Award. This international competition recognizes excellence by creative professionals responsible for the planning, concept, direction, design and production of digital communication.

2018 Health Web Navigator - Highly Recommend

Highly recommended – AACC was reviewed in 2018 and given a “Highly Recommend” rating by HealthWeb Navigator, the web’s leading source of health website reviews written by health professionals.

2018 Community Brands Innovation Award

AACC was honored with first place in the 2018 Community Brands Innovation Awards at Xperience 2018. This award recognizes the associations and nonprofits that are using technology in creative and innovative ways to positively impact social change.

2018 dotCOMM Platinum Award

AACC was honored with a 2018 Platinum dotCOMM Award. The dotComm awards program is an international competition that honors excellence in web creativity and digital communication.

2018 Hermes Gold Award

Hermes Creative Awards recognizes outstanding work in the industry while promoting the philanthropic nature of marketing and communication professionals. Winners were selected from 195 categories grouped under advertising, publications, marketing/branding, integrated marketing, public relations/communications, electronic media and pro bona.  AACC was honored with the 2018 Hermes Gold Award.

2018 eHealthcare Leadership Award of Distinction

The 2018 eHealthcare Leadership Awards recognizes the work that has gone into creating outstanding health websites and digital initiatives.

2018 Communicators Award of Distinction

AACC was honored with the 2018 Communicators Award of Distinction – General Health Websites by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts. With entries received from across the US and around the world, the Communicator Awards is the largest and most competitive awards program honoring creative excellence for communications professionals.

Digital Health Award

In June 2016, was a Digital Health Awards winner. The Health Information Resource Center’s Digital Health Awards honors the world’s best digital health resources.

ASAE Power of A Gold Award

In 2015, 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.

Best Nursing Website

In 2012, 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 as the “the ultimate on labs.”

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

Communicator Award I 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, was recognized with an Award of Distinction for the site’s writing.

Health Improvement Institute's Award of Excellence won the 2007 Health Improvement Institute’s Award of Excellence for health-related websites, one of five such winners in that year’s Aesculapius Awards program.

Dorland Healthcare Award

Dorland Healthcare Information identified as one of the best healthcare web sites of 2007 and added the site in its just-launched Dorland’s Healthcare Website Guide.

Diagnostic Marketing Association

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

Weekly Link Award

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

Outstanding Web Site Award- Web Marketing Association 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.

Silver Award for Patient Education 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.

Award of Excellence 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).

Summit Awards

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

Gold Award for Best Health/Healthcare Content

Also in 2003, 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.

Apex Award of Excellence 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.