About MDM Policy & Practice

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. 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 focuses on important topics such as:

  • Optimal strategies for patient care and policy decision-making for specific health conditions
  • Approaches to improving individual and group medical decision-making processes
  • Shared decision making and patient decision support
  • Decision and cost-effectiveness analyses
  • Health technology assessment
  • Examples of teaching decision making

We are most interested in manuscripts that are exemplary applications of standard methods to important problems.

MDM Policy & Practice is an open access, peer-reviewed journal. Each article accepted by peer review is made freely available online immediately upon publication, is published under a Creative Commons license and will be hosted online in perpetuity. Publication costs of the journal are covered by the collection of article processing charges which are paid by the funder, institution or author of each manuscript upon acceptance. There is no charge for submitting a paper to the journal. MDM P&P is indexed in PubMed Central® and actively pursuing additional indexing.

To submit a manuscript for consideration at MDM P&P, please see Manuscript Requirements and Manuscript Submission.


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Updated: 29 Apr 2019, RJF