What Transparency Means to Me
Do you believe that reporting of industry-sponsored research in peer-reviewed journals should be transparent, balanced, and timely? Do you believe that ensuring transparency in medical communications represents an ethical imperative? Let your voice be heard, and tell us what transparency means to you!
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Recommendations to Improve Adverse Event Reporting in Clinical Trial Publications: A Joint Pharmaceutical Industry/Journal Editor Perspective, published in The BMJ in October 2016, provides guidance on clinically relevant and more informative adverse event reporting, to improve patient care and increase the credibility of industry-sponsored publications.
MPIP has created a global educational platform and call to action—Transparency Matters—where authors, life-science companies, journal editors, and other interested parties can find published MPIP research, tools, and recommendations to help improve the level of transparency when reporting the results of industry-sponsored research.
MPIP co-sponsors collaborated with journal editors to develop best practice recommendations to improve reporting of drug adverse events in industry-sponsored clinical trial publications.
A recent MPIP survey benchmarked journal editor perceptions regarding change in transparency and credibility of industry-sponsored clinical trial publications in the past 5 years.
Many journals accept specialized data that are especially important when it comes to transparency. We've assembled a fairly comprehensive, searchable list that can be used to identify journals that align with your manuscript content for a variety of atypical scenarios.
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Medical Publishing Insights & Practices (MPIP) was founded in 2008 by members of the pharmaceutical industry and the International Society for Medical Publication Professionals (ISMPP) to elevate trust, transparency, and integrity in reporting the results of industry-sponsored research. The major goal of MPIP is to encourage more effective partnership between trial sponsors and medical journals to raise standards in medical publications and expand access to research results.