New York, NY, October 26, 2006 -- The Journal of the American Medical Directors Association (JAMDA), Official Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, published by Elsevier, has been accepted by Thomson Scientific (formerly ISI), for inclusion in the Science Citation Index Expanded
"Inclusion in ISI is a compelling sign that JAMDA is becoming an important player as a resource in the world of long-term care management and research," said Editor-in-Chief, Dan Osterweil, MD, CMD.
The 2008 Impact Factor will be the first Impact Factor for JAMDA and will cover the 2006 and 2007 volume years.
In the evaluation process, Thomson Scientific stated that JAMDA is a well-produced, high-quality publication whose overall citation rate has increased measurably over the years.
"Our authors made this possible and we anticipate many more influential articles and insights in the area of long-term care research, advocacy and therapies," Dan Osterweil, MD, CMD.
JAMDA is the official journal of the American Medical Directors Association. Subscribe to JAMDA (http://www.jamda.com/) or join AMDA and receive JAMDA as a member benefit. Committed to the continuous improvement of the quality of patient care through education, advocacy, information, and professional development for health care professionals, the Journal of the American Medical Directors Association provides coverage of the issues most important to healthcare professionals providing long-term care. Peer-reviewed articles include original studies, reviews, clinical experience articles, case reports, and more. The Journal of the American Medical Directors Association is published 9 times a year.
The American Medical Directors Association (AMDA) (http://www.amda.com/) is the professional association of medical directors and physicians practicing in the long term care continuum. AMDA is dedicated to excellence in patient care by providing education, advocacy, information, and professional development.
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