Medical Publishing Insights & Practices (MPIP) was founded 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 partnerships between trial sponsors and medical journals to continue to raise standards in medical publications and expand access to research results.
View articles on key topics relevant to transparency in the publication of industry-sponsored research.
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!
Welcome to Transparency Matters—a new initiative of Medical Publishing Insights & Practices (MPIP) designed to raise awareness of the importance of transparency in reporting the results of industry-sponsored research and its impact on credibility. The goal is to broaden the conversation around transparency in medical publications, promote best practices, and engage interested parties in this important mission.
At its core, Transparency Matters is a global education platform and call to action to improve the transparency and credibility of industry-sponsored research publications. The MPIP co-sponsors have created a resource hub where authors, life-science companies, journal editors, and other interested parties can find research, tools, and recommendations to help improve the level of transparency when reporting the results of industry-sponsored research.
Transparency Matters is a global effort to
Transparency and Data Sharing Blog
Consistent with MPIP’s goals of broadening the conversation around transparency in industry-sponsored research publications and engaging interested parties in this important mission, the MPIP Transparency and Data Sharing Blog provides society, industry, and publishing experts a forum to share their perspectives on topics related to transparent data reporting.
Visit the MPIP Transparency and Data Sharing Blog to learn more about the following topics:
To complement the Predatory Journals and Congresses blog series, MPIP recently caught up with Patty Baskin to gain her expert insights on threats posed by predatory journals and what authors and publication professionals can do to protect their work. Patty Baskin is the Executive Editor at the American Academy of Neurology and immediate past president of the Council of Science Editors. Visit the MPIP YouTube Channel to view the video of the interview today!
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