Ethical Considerations

 | Post date: 2017/06/13 | 

Journal of Modern Medical Information Science expects the highest ethical standards from their authors, reviewers and editors when conducting research, submitting papers and throughout the peer-review process. Journal of Modern Medical Information Scienceexpects all authors, reviewers and editors to consider COPE and ICMJE’s reporting guidelines in scientific writing.

Open Access and Copyright

Journal of Modern Medical Information Science is a Platinum Open Access Journal distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, which permits anyone to copy, redistribute, remix, transmit and adapt the work provided the original work and source is appropriately cited. Upon submitting an article, authors are asked to specify their agreement to abide by an open access Creative Commons license (CC BY 4.0). Under the terms of this license, authors retain ownership of the copyright of their articles. The license ensures that the article will be available as widely as possible and that the article can be included in any scientific archive. Abstracts and PDF format of all articles published by the journal are freely available to everyone instantly upon publication.


Plagiarism policy

 “Journal of Modern Medical Information Sciencedoes not check the submitted manuscripts for plagiarism


Privacy Statement

The names and email addresses entered in this journal site will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of this journal and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party.

Authors' Responsibilities

• Author(s) should actively participate in the peer review process and provide suitable responses to the comments raised by peer reviewers on time.
• All authors must have significantly contributed to the research.
• Author(s) must state that all data in the article are real and authentic.
• All authors are required to provide the flawless manuscripts, namely, rectify all the problems.

 

Peer Review/Responsibility for the Reviewers

  1. Reviewers should keep all information regarding papers confidential and treat them as privileged information.
  2. Reviews should be conducted objectively, with no personal criticism of the author. No self-knowledge of the author(s) must affect their comments and decision.
  3. Reviewers should express their views clearly with supporting arguments in 500 to 1000 words.
  4. Reviewers may identify relevant published work that has not been cited by the authors.
  5. Reviewers should also call to the Editor in Chief's attention any substantial similarity or overlap between the manuscript under consideration and any other published paper of which they have personal knowledge.
  6. Reviewers should not review manuscripts in which they have conflicts of interest resulting from competitive, collaborative, or other relationships or connections with any of the authors, companies, or institutions connected to the papers.

Editorial Responsibilities

• The Editor-in-chief has complete responsibility and authority to reject/accept an article.
• Editors should have no conflict of interest with respect to articles they reject/accept.
• When errors are found in a manuscript, the editors promote publication of correction or retraction
• the anonymity of reviewers is preserved

Conflicts of Interest/ Competing Interests

All authors of must disclose any and all conflicts of interest they may have with publication of the manuscript or an institution or product that is mentioned in the manuscript and/or is important to the outcome of the study presented. Authors should also disclose conflict of interest with products that compete with those mentioned in their manuscript.

Conflicts Patient Consent Forms

The protection of a patient's right to privacy is essential. Please collect and keep copies of patients’ consent forms on which patients or other subjects of your experiments clearly grant permission for the publication of photographs or other material that might identify them. If the consent form for your research did not specifically include this, please obtain it or remove the identifying material.

A statement to the effect that such consent had been obtained must be included in the ‘Methods’ section of your paper. If necessary the Editors may request a copy of any consent forms.

Manuscripts may be rejected if the Editor considers that the research has not been carried out within an appropriate ethical framework.

 Publishing Ethics Issues

• Journal of Modern Medical Information Science precludes business needs from compromising intellectual and ethical standards.

• The Editors-in-Chief are always willing to publish corrections, clarifications.
• Plagiarism: Use of verbatim texts from other sources without acknowledgement is prohibited. The content of all articles must be the original work of authors and must not be plagiarized from other articles.

• Data falsification/fabrication: Falsification is the practice of omitting or altering research materials, data, or processes so that the results of the research are no longer accurately reflected. Fabrication is the practice of inventing data or results and reporting them in the research. Both of these misconducts are fraudulent and seriously alter the integrity of research. Therefore, articles must be written based on original data and use of falsified or fabricated data is strongly prohibited.

• Image manipulation: Journal of Modern Medical Information Science encourages authors to send their original images. All digital images in manuscripts accepted for publication will be checked for inappropriate manipulation. No specific feature within an image may be enhanced, obscured, moved, removed, or introduced. Adjustments of brightness, contrast, or color balance are acceptable as long as they are applied to the entire image and do not misrepresent any information present in the original, including the background. The editors will request the original data from the authors to compare the manipulated figures in cases suspected of inappropriate manipulation.


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