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MDM Policy & Practice

MDM Policy & Practice

Published in Association with Society for Medical Decision Making

eISSN: 23814683 | ISSN: 23814683 | Current volume: 6 | Current issue: 1 Frequency: Continuous
MDM Policy & Practice (MDM P&P) is an open access journal that focuses on research that addresses current problems in health care policy and practice. The journal offers rigorous and systematic applications of decision science that are designed to improve the health and clinical care of individuals and to assist with health-policy development. MDM P&P focuses on the application of current theories, methods, and approaches from a variety of disciplines to important problems facing clinical and health policy decision makers, including patients, providers, producers, and payers.

MDM P&P is indexed in PubMed Central. Indexing in Web of Science is a top priority for MDM P&P, and all necessary steps are being taken to attain this.

This journal is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).

The current article processing charge (APC) for this journal is currently 2500 USD

As the APC is based on the date of original peer review submission, all articles submitted before 1 January 2019 will remain eligible for the lower APC of 1675 USD regardless of the article's date of acceptance. SMDM members may be eligible for a discount.

The article processing charge (APC) is payable when a manuscript is accepted after peer review, before it is published. The APC is subject to taxes where applicable. Please see further details here.

MDM Policy & Practice (MDM P&P) offers rigorous and systematic applications of decision science that are designed to improve the health and clinical care of individuals and to assist with health-policy development. The editors of MDM P&P are interested in articles that focus on the application of current theories, methods, and approaches from a variety of disciplines to important problems facing clinical and health policy decision-makers, including patients, providers, producers, and payers. MDM P&P’s audience includes researchers, clinicians, policy-makers, and others interested in applications of medical decision making. Please see the MDM Policy & Practice website for more information.

Editor-in-Chief
Brian J. Zikmund-Fisher, PhD University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (United States)
Deputy Editor
Lauren E. Cipriano, PhD University of Western Ontario (London, Canada)
Advisory Committee
Neal V. Dawson, MD (Emeritus) Case Western Reserve University (Cleveland, Ohio, United States)
Mark Helfand, MD, MPH, 2005-2012 Oregon Health & Sciences University (Portland, United States)
Harold C. Sox, MD, MACP Dartmouth College (Hanover, New Hampshire, United States)
Associate Editors
Jessica S. Ancker, MPH, PhD Vanderbilt University Medical Center (Nashville, Tennessee, United States)
Stefano Conti, MSc, PhD National Health Service England (London, United Kingdom)
Neal V. Dawson, MD (Emeritus) Case Western Reserve University (Cleveland, Ohio, United States)
Jeremy D. Goldhaber-Fiebert, PhD Stanford University (California, United States)
Torbjørn Fosen Wisløff, MSc, PhD Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services (Oslo, Norway)
Joanna L. Hart, MSHP, MD University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, United States)
Olga Kostopoulou, MSc, PhD Imperial College London (United Kingdom)
Josephine A. Mauskopf, PhD, MHA RTI International (Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, United States)
Mary C. Politi, PhD Washington University in St. Louis (Missouri, United States)
Eleanor M. Pullenayegum, PhD Hospital for Sick Children, Canada
Donald A. Redelmeier, MD University of Toronto (Ontario, Canada)
Louise B. Russell, PhD University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States)
Marilyn M. Schapira, MD, MPH University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, United States)
Paul A. Scuffham, PhD Griffith University (Meadowbrook, Queensland, Australia)
Victoria A. Shaffer, PhD University of Missouri (Columbia, United States)
Kenneth J. Smith, MD, MS University of Pittsburgh (Pennsylvania, United States)
Ivar Sønbø Kristiansen, MD, PhD, MPH University of Oslo (Norway)
James E. Stahl, MD, CM, MPH Dartmouth College (Hanover, New Hampshire, United States)
Ewout W. Steyerberg, MSc, PhD Leiden University (Zuid-Holland, Netherlands)
Mark Strong, MBChB, MPH, PhD University of Sheffield (United Kingdom)
Erika A. Waters, PhD, MPH Washington University in St. Louis (Missouri, United States)
Nicky J. Welton, PhD University of Bristol (United Kingdom)
Feng Xie, BSc, MSc, PhD McMaster University (Hamilton, Ontario, Canada)
Editorial Board: Term Ending 2021
Dana L. Alden, PhD, MBA University of Hawai'i at Manoa (Honolulu, United States)
Wändi Bruine de Bruin, PhD, MSc University of Southern California (Los Angeles, United States)
Jagpreet Chhatwal, PhD Massachusetts General Hospital (Boston, United States)
Barry D. Dewitt, PhD Lund University (Sweden)
Steffan Frosi Stella, MD, PhD McMaster University (Hamilton, Ontario, Canada)
Darryl T. Gray, MD, ScD, FACC, FAHA Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Atlanta, Georgia, United States)
Janel Hanmer, MD, PhD University of Pittsburgh (Pennsylvania, United States)
Felicity W.K. Harper, PhD Wayne State University (Detroit, Michigan, United States)
Robert L. Jayes, MD The George Washington University (Washington, District of Columbia)
Petros Pechlivanoglou, MSc, PhD Hospital for Sick Children (Toronto, Ontario, Canada)
Donna Rowen, PhD, MSc University of Sheffield (South Yorkshire, United Kingdom)
Jamie L. Studts, PhD University of Colorado School of Medicine (Aurora, United States)
JoAnne Wu, MS, MD University of Southern California (Los Angeles, United States)
Editorial Board: Term Ending 2022
Lazaros Andronis, PhD University of Warwick (Conventry, United Kingdom)
Bonnie A. Armstrong, MA, PhD Unity Health Toronto (Ontario, Canada)
Caroline Bascoul-Mollevi, PhD Montpellier Cancer Institute, University of Montpellier (Montpellier, France)
Kerri L. Cavanaugh, MD, MHS Vanderbilt University (Nashville, Tennessee, United States)
Su-Hsin Chang, PhD, SM Washington University in St. Louis (Missouri, United States)
Elamin H. Elbasha, PhD Merck & Co. (West Point, Pennsylvania, United States)
Paul K. J. Han, MD, MA, MPH National Cancer Institute (Rockville, Maryland, United States)
Masahito Jimbo, MD, PhD, MPH University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, United States)
Quang A. Le, PharmD, PhD Western University of Health Sciences (Pomona, California, United States)
Nan Luo, PhD National University of Singapore
Daniel D. Matlock, MD, MPH University of Colorado Denver (Aurora, United States)
Eric S. Meadows, PhD Eli Lilly and Company (Indianapolis, Indiana, United States)
Wendy L. Nelson, MPH, PhD, RN National Cancer Institute (Bethesda, Maryland, United States)
A. Simon Pickard, PhD University of Illinois at Chicago (United States)
José Luis Pinto Prades, PhD, MSc University of Navarra (Pamplona, Spain)
Carolyn M. Rutter, PhD RAND Corporation (Santa Monica, California, United States)
Aaron M. Scherer, MA, PhD University of Iowa (Iowa City, United States)
Andrew J. Vickers, PhD Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (New York, New York, United States)
Todd H. Wagner, PhD Stanford University (California, United States)
Jennifer A. Whitty, BPharm, GradDipClinPharm, PhD University of East Anglia (Norwich, United Kingdom)
Editorial Board : Term Ending 2023 (Masthead Version)
Sarah E. Bates, MSc, PhD University of Sheffield (South Yorkshire, England)
James V. Codella, MEng, PhD Microsoft (Yorktown Heights, New York, United States)
Helen A. Colby, PhD Indiana University Kelley School of Business (Indianapolis, United States)
Simon D. Eckermann, PhD University of Wollongong (New South Wales, Australia)
Tom Fahey, MSc, MD, DCH, DObs, MEd, MFPH Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (Dublin)
Sarah L. Goff, MD, University of Massachusetts, Amherst (United States)
Negin Hajizadeh, MD, MPH New York University School of Medicine (New York, United States)
Aubri S. Hoffman (Rose), PhD The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center (Houston, United States)
David W. Hutton, PhD University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, United States)
Felicitas Kuehne, MSc UMIT - University for Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology (Hall i.T., Tyrol, Austria)
Ellen A. Lipstein, MD, MPH Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center (Ohio, United States)
Michelle McDowell, PhD University of Potsdam (Germany)
Mari Palta, PhD University of Wisconsin-Madison (United States)
Ankur Pandya, MPH, PhD Harvard University (Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States)
Adam T. Perzynski, MA, PhD Case Western Reserve University (Cleveland, Ohio, United States)
Valerie F. Reyna, PhD Harvard University (Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States)
Beate Sander, RN, MBA, PhD, MEcDev, PhD Ontario Agency for Health Protection and Promotion (Toronto, Canada)
Laura D. Scherer, PhD University of Colorado School of Medicine(Aurora, United States)
Karen R. Sepucha, PhD Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School (Boston, United States)
Richard Tawiah, PhD University of New South Wales (Sydney, Australia)
Haitham W. Tuffaha, PhD Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School (Boston, United States)
Ben van Calster, PhD Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Belgium)
Vera Vennedey, MSc University of Cologne (North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany)
Reza Yaesoubi, PhD Yale University (New Haven, Connecticut, United States)
Past Editors
Alan J. Schwartz, PhD, 2013-2020 University of Illinois at Chicago (United States)
Editorial Office
Stacy Wennstrom, MA University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, United States)
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  • MDM Policy & Practice is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE)

    Authors are strongly encouraged to review the MDM Policy & Practice website for information on manuscript requirementsmanuscript submission, and the peer review process (double blind) at MDM P&P before submitting your manuscript at https://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/mdm-pp. Please note that manuscripts not conforming to these guidelines may be returned. Only manuscripts of sufficient quality that meet the aims and scope of MDM P&P will be reviewed.

    If, after peer review, your manuscript is accepted for publication, a one-time Article Processing Charge (APC) is payable. This APC covers the cost of publication and ensures that your article will be freely available online in perpetuity under a Creative Commons license. This will be payable upon acceptance and subject to VAT where applicable. 

    The current article processing charge (APC) for this journal is currently $2,500 USD. 

    MDM P&P publishes manuscripts under the Creative Commons by Attribution Non-Commercial License (CC-BY NC), which allows others to re-use the work without permission as long as the work is properly referenced and the use is non-commercial. Alternative license arrangements are available, for example, to meet particular funder mandates, made at the author's request. Visit SAGE's OA licenses page for more information.

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