Medical Writing Health Economics and Market Access

Volume 22, Issue 3 - Health Economics and Market Access

September 2013

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President's Message

Message from the President


Thirty-seventh EMWA Conference, 7–9 November 2013, Barcelona, Spain

Announcing the Geoff Hall Memorial Scholarships

Feature Articles

Health economists and medical writers: Collaboration or collision?

Early benefit assessment of new drugs in Germany: Framework for submission of dossiers by pharmaceutical companies

NICE guidance on health technologies and the role of editors

European network for health technology assessment – EUnetHTA

Guest Editorial: Medical writing and health economics/market access: A health economist's view

Results of the 2012 EMWA salary survey

Successful document collaboration in a virtual team

Profile: An interview with Blanca Mayor Serrano on the state-of-the-art of health literacy in Spain

Special Section

What can twitter do for me?

Regular Sections

In the Bookstores

Journal Watch

The Webscout

Regulatory Writing Developments in paediatric regulation

English Grammar and Style

Medical Journalism

Medical Communications

Manuscript Writing

Out On Our Own

Out On Our Own

The Light Stuff

The Light Stuff



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Medical Writing is a quarterly publication that aims to educate and inform medical writers in Europe and beyond. Each issue focuses on a specific theme, and all issues include feature articles and regular columns on topics relevant to the practice of medical writing. We welcome articles providing practical advice to medical writers; guidelines and reviews/summaries/updates of guidelines published elsewhere; original research; opinion pieces; interviews; and review articles.

Medical Writing is listed in the following indexes:

Editoral Board


Raquel Billiones


Evguenia Alechine

Jonathan Pitt

Managing Editor

Victoria White

Deputy Managing Editor

Alicia Brooks Waltman

Associate Editors

Anuradha Alahari

Jennifer Bell

Nicole Bezuidenhout

Claire Chang

Barbara Grossman

Sarah Milner

John Plant

Sampoorna Rappaz

Amy Whereat

Section Editors

Daniela Kamir


Jennifer Bell


Nicole Bezuidenhout 

Digital Communication

Somsuvro Basu

EMWA News 

Ana Sofia Correia 

Gained in Translation

Ivana Turek

Getting Your Foot in the Door

Wendy Kingdom / Amy Whereat

Good Writing Practice

Alison McIntosh 

In the Bookstores

Maria Kołtowska-Häggström

Lingua Franca and Beyond

Maddy Dyer


Lisa Chamberlain-James

Medical Communications/Writing for Patients

Payal Bhatia

Medical Devices

Evguenia Alechine

My First Medical Writing

Anuradha Alahari

News from the EMA

Adriana Rocha


Tiziana von Bruchhausen


Clare ChangZuo Yen Lee 

Regulatory Matters

Sam Hamilton

Regulatory Public Disclosure

Claire Gudex

Teaching Medical Writing

Louisa Ludwig-Begall / Sarah Kabani

The Crofter: Sustainable Communications

Louisa Marcombes

Veterinary Writing

Editors Emeritus

Elise Langdon-Neuner

Phil Leventhal

Layout Designer

Chris Monk