The American Journal of Pharmacy Benefits Selected for Indexing

The American Journal of Pharmacy Benefits has been selected for indexing in EMBASE and the Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature.

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The American Journal of Pharmacy Benefits Selected for Indexing

The American Journal of Pharmacy Benefits

The American Journal of Pharmacy Benefits

PLAINSBORO, NJ — January 22, 2010. , the official publication of The Pharmacy & Therapeutics Society, has been selected for indexing in EMBASE and the Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature (CINAHL). Launched in the spring of 2009 by leading medical publisher Intellisphere, fills an important need in helping those with important decision-making responsibilities translate evidence-based research into value-based decisions.

The American Journal of Pharmacy Benefits

EMBASE (Elsevier) and CINAHL (Ebsco) are two comprehensive bibliographic databases covering the biomedical and nursing and allied health literature, respectively. Coverage in these indexing sources increases the dissemination of the research published in — making the content accessible to a global audience.

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“We are excited about being listed in these indexes,” said Editor-in-Chief Jan E. Berger, MD, MJ. “The information contained in this has practical application for the most utilized area in a consumer’s healthcare benefit. The ability to easily search and retrieve these articles as part of the scientific literature makes the information contained in the all the more potent,” Berger said.

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With the vision and guidance of Jan E. Berger, MD, MJ, as the Editor-in-Chief, this new journal has made a very impressive entrance into the market. Having the indexed at this early stage in its history is a noteworthy accomplishment that will ultimately increase awareness of the journal and the Society. The President of The Pharmacy & Therapeutics Society and National Medical Director for Aetna Pharmacy Management, Ed Pezalla, MD, MPH, noted that, “Indexing indicates the importance of systematic studies that contribute to the benefit development and makes these studies more accessible to healthcare practitioners and policy decision makers.”

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The American Journal of Managed Care

publishes peer-reviewed research that examines the impact of formulary management strategies on the utilization, cost, and quality of pharmacy services. The l’s mission is to provide pharmacy and formulary decision makers with the information they need to improve the efficiency and health outcomes in managing pharmaceutical care. The is a sister publication to and is part of the HCPLive network. For more, go to www.hcplive.com or www.ajpblive.com.