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Thursday, 15 March 2012

Online launch by Elsevier of FPM journal - Health Policy and Technology

@HealthMed Health Policy and Technology was launched online on 14th March by the international publisher Elsevier on behalf of the Fellowship of Postgraduate of Medicine (see Editorial on Launch). The print version of the journal will be published later in March.
The first issue of the journal features editorials, reviews and original research by an international range of contributors from USA, Norway, Holland, UK and India. 

Key themes of papers in the issue include diagnostics, technology for drug discovery, e-Health, and health technology assessment, and health policy.
There is also the first in a series of interviews with senior health service, research and industry professionals, and policy makers, starting with Clinical Pharmacologist Sir Michael Rawlins, Chairman of the UK's National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence.

Helpful links
Podcast of interview with Sir Michael Rawlins, Chair of NICE
HPT website
Background to FPM and the launch of HPT
Fellowship of Postgraduate of Medicine website

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