10MayMay 10, 2017by Evelyn Wolfin Content Marketing, EventsClearMark Award 2017 WinnersTuesday, May 9th, VisibleThread attended the 8th ClearMark Awards in Washington D.C. We were delighted to sponsor this important ceremony and to spend time with many other plain language enthusiasts!The ClearMark Awards recognize the best examples of plain language communication. Here are the 2017 winners: Grand ClearMark Winners Grand ClearMark Award Winner – EnglishConsumer Financial Protection Bureau – Planning for Retirement Grand ClearMark Award Winner – SpanishCenter for Health Literacy, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences – How to Talk to Your Doctor HANDbook Category Winners and Finalists Category: Original DocumentsOriginal Documents – LongWinner: InJoy Health Education – Understanding Your Newborn GuideFinalistsMAXIMUS Center for Health Literacy – Quick Guide to Health Insurancecatchfire – 2016 Health & Wellness CalendarCommunicateHealth, Inc. – Understanding PTSD and PTSD Treatment BookletThoughtForm, Inc – Philips Respironics CPAP Remote Setup Welcome KitsThe Haykel Group, LLC – Quick-Start Guide to Good HealthOriginal Documents – ShortWinner: March of Dimes – How long should I wait before getting pregnant again?Finalistscatchfire – What’s Next InsertIQ Solutions – Happiest Time posterHealth Literacy Media – Truman Medical Center Crisis PlanThe National Center for Environmental Health and Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry – Radiation ThermometerPartners & Simons – Blue Cross and Blue Shield Appropriate Site of Service Quick Reference GuideCenter for Motor Vehicle Safety, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – Keep Workers Safe on the RoadU.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – Advanced Molecular Detection (AMD) Scientific SuperheroesCategory: Before/After DocumentsBefore/After Documents – LongWinner: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau – Behind on Bills? Start With One StepFinalistsPartners & Simons – Blue Cross and Blue Shield Service Benefit Plan Summary BookHealth Literacy Media – Baylor Rehabilitation Stroke Education: Your prescription for education and empowermentFannie Mae and Freddie Mac – Interactive Uniform Residential Loan Application (URLA)Anthem, Inc. – 2016 Letter Transformation ProjectBefore/After – ShortWinner: Minnesota Department of Natural Resources – State Park Back-of-map RedesignFinalistsBlue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana – Information Technology Service NotificationsMinnesota Department of Natural Resources – State Park Rules SignAnthem, Inc. – Anthem Indiana Medicaid Member WebsiteAnthem, Inc. – Find a DoctorCategory: WebsitesWebsites – LongWinner: CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Education Juridique Communautaire Ontario) – Steps in a Family Law CaseFinalistsImmigration Advocates Network – Immi.orgAARP – AARP Academy Work & Jobs Website Websites – ShortWinner: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau – Planning for RetirementFinalistsCommunicateHealth – Radon Toolkit for Public Health ProfessionalsU.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services – Naturalization Eligibility ToolThe National Center for Environmental Health and Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry – SoilSHOP (Soil Screening, Health, Outreach and Partners)Category: MultimediaMultimedia – LongWinner: Emmi – Health Insurance: What You Need to Know Emmi ProgramFinalistsAnthem, Inc. – Anthem Medicare Advantage 2017 e-Welcome KitInJoy Health Education – Breastfeeding: The First Few WeeksAnthem, Inc. – Healthie Selfie Challenge Multimedia – ShortWinner: AARP – AARP Livable Communities Weekly e-NewsletterFinalistsCigna – Cigna: Your ACA RoadmapAnthem, Inc. – Inside My Plan Medicare e-NewsletterCategory: SpanishWinner: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Center for Health Literacy – How to Talk to Your Doctor HANDbook (Spanish)FinalistsEmmi – La nutrición para toda la familiaMarch of Dimes – ¿Cuanto tiempo debo esperar antes de quedar embarazada otra vez?