Exciting New Partnership: Journal of Comorbidity affiliates with the Society for Academic Primary

Press Release (ePRNews.com) - HOCHWALD, Switzerland - Jul 03, 2016 - The Journal of Comorbidity (JOC), published by Swiss Medical Press, is pleased to announce a new affiliation with the Society for Academic Primary Care (SAPC). The partnership is a key step in strengthening collaborations and enhancing opportunities among primary care professionals with an interest in comorbidity and multimorbidity.

“The partnership with JOC comes at a historic time,” commented Dr. Joanne Protheroe, Keele University Institute for Primary Care and Health Sciences, and Treasurer of SAPC. “Multimorbidity is now the norm, not the exception, and increased knowledge, research and guidance on the care, treatment, and understanding of multimorbidity is needed more than ever. Moreover, SAPC has had a long-standing interest in, and is committed to, working closely with academic journals with an interest in primary care. This is just the beginning of SAPC’s renewed efforts to provide its members with a broader platform of engagement with a key partner who shares our goal to provide useful and accessible health information.”

“Research on comorbidity and multimorbidity has the potential to change the way we think about and manage the growing number of people with multiple chronic conditions,” said JOC Co-Editor-in-Chief Susan M. Smith, Professor of Primary Care Medicine in the Department of General Practice at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. “We are very excited to partner with SAPC and look forward to working with them over the coming years, and to increasing the dissemination and impact of the valuable research conducted by its members.”

The Journal of Comorbidity is an international, open-access, peer-reviewed journal that aims to optimize the management of patients with comorbidity and multimorbidity. The journal is dedicated to providing rapid online publication with the widest dissemination and readership. As a benefit of the new partnership, SAPC members will receive a discounted rate to publish in the journal. “This is an exciting opportunity for our members and we look forward to working with the journal’s Editors in widening the reach, impact, and engagement with key researchers in the field of multimorbidity,” commented SAPC Chair Joanne Reeve, Associate Clinical Professor of General Practice at The University of Warwick.

About Swiss Medical Press

Swiss Medical Press specializes in creating, developing and delivering medical, scientific and technical information to the healthcare, educational and professional domains. They also publish the Journal of Comorbidity: an international, open-access, peer-reviewed journal for the prevention and management of comorbidity and multimorbidity.

More information can be found at: www.swissmedicalpress.com

For more information about the journal or to submit an article, go to: http://www.jcomorbidity.com

Or contact our editors today at: editorial@jcomorbidity.com

About the Society for Academic Primary Care

Championing expertise in academic primary care driving improvements in primary care provision

SAPC provides a clear voice and a strong presence for academic primary care in the complex and ever-changing primary care environment. The Society offers a point of reference and contact for those seeking academic solutions to the problems they face in the provision and study of primary care, and the advancement of academic primary care. SAPC also provides career support to professionals seeking to develop excellence in the provision of primary care and the advancement of academic primary care.

SAPC drives improvements in primary care by supporting distinct primary care specific education and research. We are experts in all matters pertaining to primary care and the provision of primary care for patients in the UK. We are available for commentary and collaboration on press articles that further our aim of improving the provision of primary care for UK patients.

More information can be found at: http://www.sapc.ac.uk

Source : Swiss Medical Press
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Swiss Medical Press GmbH

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