Call for Papers by Quality of Life Research: Methods of Patient Engagement
Letters of Intent are due January 31, 2014. The Editors of Quality of Life Research are planning a special series on methods of patient engagement in quality of life and patient-reported outcomes research. We are seeking papers that exemplify excellent science on various methodologies or topics, including but not limited to:
Cultural factors in patient engagement
Models for involving patients as agents as well as subjects in research
The use of health IT applications (including smartphones, text messaging, social networking, and email) in patient-reported outcomes research and the impact of such an outcome related to health, provider-patient communication, adherence, etc.
Systems Science models of patient engagement in patient-reported outcomes research
Patient engagement in clinical trials and other studies involving patient-reported outcomes
Eligible papers must have a clear, well-thought out patient-reported outcome component.
To participate in this call, please submit a letter of intent with draft title, contact information and institution for all co-authors, and abstract (250 word maximum). A subset of these letters of intent will be invited for full manuscript. We expect to publish 4-6 manuscripts.
Letter of Intent: January 31, 2014
Manuscripts invited based on screening of letters of intent: February 28, 2014
Manuscripts due: May 2, 2014
Anticipated publication of special section: Late Fall 2014
Please email to: Carolyn Schwartz (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Dennis Revicki (email@example.com).