ISPOR Baltimore – Great Information but Medical Writing Training Needed…

ISPOR meetings are a great place for meeting old friends, making new acquaintances and finding out about the latest research in health economics and outcomes.

The annual ISPOR meeting held at Baltimore in May 2018 was no exception; however, from a medical communications agency’s perspective, there was one general observation – the standard of medical writing and presentation was appalling.

6 Ways to Spot a Predatory Journal

Predatory journals are scam publishers that charge authors fees upfront, but do not provide the service they promise. The majority of these predatory journals will take payments without ever publishing the work, while others publish articles without any form of an editorial or peer review process.

Understanding the Literature Search Process

Recently, our company Rx communications Ltd has been involved in proposals for a number of literature review projects – one where an original review and analysis required updating before publication, and others that were designed to find answers to fairly obscure or unusual questions. We find, with the start of the year, many of our clients looking for vendors for these types of projects, and so we thought it might be useful to share our experiences.