From Publication to Impact: When publication isn’t enough for patients, measure what matters.

The ultimate beneficiary of a biomedical journal article should be the patient. To realize this benefit, a publication must provide both the rational evidence plus a reason to act on the part of a healthcare professional. Sponsors of clinical trials support a huge volume of peer-reviewed publica...

By Matt Lewis

Assessing 'ownership' of useful evidence for measuring impact and giving credit

An evidence synthesis, such as a systematic review, guideline or other evidence summary, will include collated and filtered data, typically from published reports of primary studies. Those studies were instigated, carried out, supported and to varying degrees 'owned' by, or associated with, indi...

By John Hilton