About the Journal
The peer-reviewed Journal of Comparative Effectiveness Research (ISSN: 2042-6305) provides a rapid-publication platform for debate, and for the presentation of new findings and research methodologies.
Articles published in the Journal of Comparative Effectiveness Research cover key areas such as:
- Studies of patient-centered outcomes, effectiveness or comparative effectiveness yielding new findings relating to diagnostics, therapeutics, surgical procedures, or other healthcare services or options
- Systematic reviews of available evidence relating to the pros and cons of healthcare options for specific patient groups including precision medicine and comparative safety
- Perspectives and debate relating to the methodology of comparative effectiveness studies and best practice issues
- Commentary on both patient-relevant outcomes and economic implications
- Real-world evidence assessing the comparative safety and effectiveness of existing and new treatment strategies
- Direct 'head-to-head' comparisons of available diagnostic and therapeutic options - evaluating clinical alternatives with current standard of care
- Evaluation and interpretation of the findings of recently completed CER trials, as well as articles discussing the design and rationale of newly commenced studies
- Pharmacoeconomic studies, health economics and outcomes research
Through rigorous evaluation and comprehensive coverage, the Journal of Comparative Effectiveness Research provides stakeholders (including patients, clinicians, healthcare purchasers, and health policy makers) with the key data and opinions to make informed and specific decisions on clinical practice.