For most researchers, the manuscript submission process is fraught with more questions than answers. Christine Laine, MD, MPH, senior deputy editor of the Annals of Internal Medicine talks about what journal editors expect from health economists.
The world is a daily classroom on basic economics principles: from the Greece bailout, to the austerity measures in several EU countries, to debate over the Chinese yuan currency, to the American recession and Occupy Wall Street protests.
From e-books on Amazon.com to a new publishing format by the BMJ, e-reading is here to stay, and things will never be the same in medical publications.
We’ve all seen our share of silly headlines or sound bites, but they become a more serious matter when health or money is at stake.
Updated guidance on the appeals process for technology appraisals doesn’t exactly conjure up sexy headlines, but the process affects everyone – manufacturer, provider, and patient – so it’s worth the read.
Will electronic medical records be accepted in a psychiatric setting? It depends on both the patient and physician.
We take email for granted nowadays, but it’s only been around for just over 15 years. Among friends, the rules can relax, but email is still used for business communication and is the electronic equivalent of the Memo and cover letter. We cannot forget that, even in our world of ‘business casual’.
George Bernard Shaw once described America and England as two countries separated by a common language. Might this also hold true for comparative effectiveness research and health technology assessment? This article highlights several, recently available resources for anyone seeking to understand healthcare systems outside their own country.
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By Mary Gabb, HOC editor As President Obama continues his push for major healthcare insurance reform in the US, a recent study in the American Journal of Medicine on medical…