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The Importance of Quality Control in Medical Writing

It’s hard being right all the time.

In fact, we aren’t. Even the best medical writer makes the occasional mistake. It’s challenging to ensure that your project’s content, style, and format are high quality.

That’s where our good friends the quality control (QC) specialists come in. QC specialists look at a document with “fresh eyes” that can spot mistakes an author may overlook. They may also have specific expertise in editing styles, data formatting, data presentation, or document design.

That’s why QC reviews are critical to medical writers.

October 14, 2019 at 12:30 PM

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The Proofreading Solution for Perfectionists

Once Upon a Time…

When I wrote my first manuscript 23 years ago, I had to do all the formatting manually. Many of you probably still remember that feeling of sand under the eyelids after manual imputation and formatting of a long reference list, and cursing badly if, at the end of the day, the text contained 33 citations while the reference list included 35 positions…

September 9, 2019 at 11:30 AM

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Navigating the Nuances of Artificial Intelligence in Medical Writing

With its near-ubiquitous reach, artificial intelligence (AI) has infiltrated practically every industry imaginable, ranging from cybersecurity and manufacturing to supply chain management and healthcare, and, yes, even medical writing. In the world of medicine, AI perhaps is best known as a technological tool that healthcare organizations use to manage enormous amounts of information, also called big data. Often appearing in the form of software or an application integrated into a company’s preexisting software, AI allows organizations to analyze big data to extract extra information such as data trends and population characteristics that humans either lack the bandwidth to evaluate efficiently or cannot analyze organically.

August 12, 2019 at 10:30 AM

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Edit Smart...Edit Fast! Tips For Editing Productivity

Writing and editing go hand-in-hand to create a masterpiece. A well-written article is like a fine piece of jewelry. Think of the content as the design of the jewelry and the editing as the polish.  Just as a ring without polish looks like a piece of lackluster metal with a potentially beautiful gem, a poorly edited article loses its charm even if the content is strong.

July 29, 2019 at 1:00 PM

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