Medicine is an ever-changing discipline with the constant need for research and a platform for experience sharing. The Apollo Medicine Journal is the official, peer-reviewed publication of Apollo Hospitals Group and has been conceptualized with the idea of providing such a platform for researchers as well as clinicians ever since its inception in September 2004. The Journal is published Quarterly by Wolters Kluwer. It is circulated to all consultants of the Apollo Group and subscribers.
The Journal accepts original articles on clinical or laboratory research and review articles. In addition, the Journal also features engaging and informative case reports and an article related to Quality in Health Care and Journal Scan. Submissions are accepted through the dedicated electronic submission system for Apollo Medicine.
The Editorial Board comprises 35 eminent specialists from the Apollo Group.
The Journal provides a platform to researchers, clinicians, and academicians, especially in the Apollo Group, and welcomes contributions from all over the world.
Apollo Hospitals Group is the largest integrated healthcare corporation in India. The Apollo Group provides a seamless healthcare delivery system encompassing tertiary, secondary, and primary care. In addition, it has a strong presence in allied fields such as hospital project consultancy, healthcare IT and internet-based technology, telemedicine, education and training, home healthcare, and pharmacy retailing. The Group comprises 73 hospitals with 8500 doctors and 10000 beds. We have touched 125 million patients performing the most complex of surgeries from 127 countries at a success rate comparable to the best in the West, at a fraction of the cost incurred in those countries.
Over 1400 solid organ transplants were carried out in 2019. More than 3500 liver transplants, including 358 in children, have been performed over the past years.
The cornerstones of Apollo’s legacy are its unstinting focus on clinical excellence, affordable costs, modern technology, and forward-looking research and academics. Apollo Hospitals was among the first few hospitals in the world to leverage technology to facilitate seamless healthcare delivery. The organization embraced the rapid advancement in medical equipment across the world and pioneered the introduction of several cutting edge innovations in India.
The Apollo group believes in the advancement and sharing of medical knowledge to the healthcare professionals, not only of their group but also across the world. Hence, the group has taken the initiative of starting and publishing a medical journal entitled Apollo Medicine for more than 15 years on a regular basis.
Website: www.apollohospdelhi.com; www.apollomedicine.org
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Apollo Medicine was launched in September 2004, with the objective of providing a platform for quality publications from multiple disciplines. The Journal aims to provide its readers with the latest clinical and basic research, and informed opinions that shape current clinical practice, thereby providing an opportunity to practice evidence-based medicine. With contributions from leading clinicians and researchers, we aim to provide a wide perspective of advancing knowledge in various medical and surgical specialties.
The Journal includes original articles, comprehensive reviews, reports of collaborative studies, and consensus guidelines of specialist Associations. The review articles are particularly addressed to young investigators and postgraduate students. Tertiary care hospitals deal with a variety of complex diagnostic and therapeutic problems. Reports of rare and instructive cases and challenging situations are published, aimed at providing guidance to practitioners. Accounts of advances in technology and current developments in diagnostic modalities are periodically included being aiming at their proper application in the management of difficult cases and tertiary care. Other sections include correspondence related to published material and short reports and comments, and book reviews.
All contributions are peer-reviewed and subjected to strict publishing guidelines. All submissions are evaluated for their quality and relevance to the work.
The Journal has a wide readership that includes consultants in various disciplines, general practitioners, postgraduate students, and researchers.
Apollo Medicine has been regularly published on a quarterly basis for more than 15 years.