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The Patient - Patient-Centered Outcomes Research

The Patient - Patient-Centered Outcomes Research

Editor: Christopher I. Carswell

ISSN: 1178-1653 (print version)
ISSN: 1178-1661 (electronic version)

Journal no. 40271

Editor (Adis International Limited, Auckland, New Zealand):

Christopher I. Carswell

Founding Editor: John F.P. Bridges, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA

O. L. Aiyegbusi, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, England

Z. Berger, John Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA

K. Beusterien, Kantar Health, Washington, DC, USA

D.S. Brown, Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO, USA

S. Carter, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, NSW, Australia

J. Coast, University of Bristol, Bristol, England

B.M. Craig, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA

C. Cunningham, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada

E.W. de Bekker-Grob, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Rotterdam, the Netherlands

K. Deal, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada

K. Facey, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland

S. Fifer, Community and Patient Preference Research, Sydney, NSW, Australia

E. Flood, AstraZeneca, Gaithersburg, MD, USA

L. Fraenkel, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA

G. Gallego, The University of Notre Dame Australia, Sydney, NSW, Australia

A. Gnanasakthy, RTI Health Solutions, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA

J-M. Gonzalez, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA

C.G.M. Groothuis-Oudshoorn, University of Twente, Enschede, the Netherlands

A.B. Hauber, RTI Health Solutions, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA

K. Haywood, University of Warwick, Coventry, England

S. Heidenreich, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, Scotland

I.L. Hollin, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, USA

K. Howard, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia

M.J. Ijzerman, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC, Australia

E.M. Janssen, Center for Medical Technology Policy, Baltimore, MD, USA

F.R. Johnson, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA

E. Lancsar, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia

B. Levitan, Janssen Research & Development, Titusville, NJ,USA

P.K. Lorgelly, Office of Health Economics, London, England

N. Luo, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore

D. Marshall, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada

A. Mühlbacher, Hochschule Neubrandenburg, Neubrandenburg, Germany

N. Nissen, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark

J. Ostermann, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA

H. Peay, RTI International, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA

P. Pitts, Center for Medicine in the Public Interest, New York, NY, USA

D. Regier, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada

G. Salkeld, The University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia

S. Staniszewska, University of Warwick, Coventry, England

J. Studts, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA

S. Tierney, University of Oxford, Oxford, England

A. Wheeler, Griffith University, Brisbane, QLD, Australia

P. Wicks, PatientsLikeMe, Cambridge, MA, USA

E. Wittenberg, Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA

C. Wong, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China

D. Wong-Rieger, Canadian Organization for Rare Disorders, Toronto, ON, Canada

A. Wu,  John Hopkins Schoolof Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA

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    The Patient provides a venue for scientifically rigorous, timely, and relevant research to promote the development, evaluation and implementation of therapies, technologies, and innovations that will enhance the patient experience. It is an international forum for research that advances and/or applies qualitative or quantitative methods to promote the generation, synthesis, or interpretation of evidence.

    The journal has specific interest in receiving original research, reviews and commentaries related to qualitative and mixed methods research, stated-preference methods, patient reported outcomes, and shared decision making.

    Advances in regulatory science, patient-focused drug development,patient-centered benefit-risk and health technology assessment will also beconsidered.

    Additional enhanced features (including slide sets, videos and animations) can be published with articles; these are designed to increase the visibility, readership and educational value of the journal’s content. In addition, articles published in The Patient may be accompanied by plain language summaries to assist readers in understanding important medical advances.

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