Best Practices: Ensuring an Ethical Approach to Publication Planning

Guidelines within the field of Medical Publications have evolved significantly over the last decade.

Various facets of the industry have taken an evolutionary path while others have proceeded down a more revolutionary track. Having a clear understanding of both the history and current state of medical publications are critical elements to putting guidelines into practice.

Compliance with guidelines ensures that the clinical, ethical and regulatory aspects of a given publication are both well-documented and openly reported. Detailed internal policies are followed to guarantee all appropriate criteria for authorship, acknowledgements, data disclosure and overall transparency.

ISC is proud to subscribe to a series guidelines which govern all our efforts related to Publication Planning and manuscript execution. These include GPP3, governing a general approach to all aspects of publications and ICMJE which defines the role of authors and contributors, just to name a two.