November 16, 2017

Working in Comparative Effectiveness Research that includes a Decision Analytic Component?

Submit your article proposal – first-draft submission deadline of 15 February, 2018

An upcoming special issue of the Future Science Group Journal of Comparative Effectiveness Research will seek to explore the interface and relationship between Comparative Effectiveness Research (CER) and Decision Analysis (DA) to describe the role and value of DA in CER, and to help envision a future of the field of CER that includes both methodologies working synergistically to improve the evidence-base for decision makers. The issue is guest edited by Professor Alvin Mushlin (Weill Cornell Medicine, USA), supported by a team of Associate Editors including Professor Andrew Briggs (University of Glasgow, UK), Dr Dan Ollendorf (Institute for Clinical and Economic Review, USA), Professor Gillian Sanders-Schmidler (Duke University, USA) and Professor Uwe Siebert (UMIT – University for Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology, Austria).


Articles of current research illustrating the complementary aspects of these two areas are now being welcomed for the issue, which provides a first-draft submission deadline of 15 February, 2018. All submitted manuscripts will be considered by the Editors and undergo full independent peer review.

  • Reach over 3000 readers a month

  • Option to publish open access with peace of mind

  • Rigorous, rapid peer review

  • Prompt publishing – online within 8 weeks of acceptance


Submit your article proposal here






About the Journal of Comparative Effectiveness Research


The Medline-indexed JCER (impact factor: 1.204) publishes reviews, original research and commentary on patient-centered outcomes; effectiveness or comparative effectiveness relating to diagnostics, therapeutics, surgical procedures, or other healthcare services or options; pharmacoeconomic studies, health economics and outcomes research, including real-world evidence; and reports and discussion on research methodologies. The journal is supported by Senior Editors Dr Sheldon Greenfield (University of California, Irvine, USA) and Dr Eugene Rich (Mathematica Policy Research, USA), along with six Associate Editors and our international Editorial Board. The journal has an impact factor of 1.204 (2016), and is indexed by the following services:

  • EMBASE/Excerpta Medica

  • EMCare

  • Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition MEDLINE/Index Medicus

  • Medline/PubMed

  • Science Citation Index Expanded (SciSearch®)

  • Scopus

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