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BMJ launches 2023 impact report

BMJ launches 2023 impact report

BMJ launches latest impact report, showcasing real-world examples of how the organisation is improving health outcomes worldwide

Latest impact report demonstrates BMJ’s commitment to transparency, accountability, and making a positive difference in the world

London, UK – 19 January 2023 - Today, the global healthcare knowledge provider, BMJ, announced the release of its 2023 impact report. The third annual report provides external validation and real-world tangible evidence of how BMJ is improving patient outcomes in healthcare worldwide.

This report highlights the remarkable impact achieved by BMJ from May 2022 to June 2023. Most notably:

Advancing how the real-world impact of health and medical research is measured: Introducing the groundbreaking BMJ Impact Analytics, transforming how we measure the real-world impact of research.

Advancing equity in open access publishing: By providing free access and implementing policies, BMJ is enabling authors from low-income countries to publish their research across all BMJ’s 65 journals.

Delivering impactful science and journalism: BMJ’s Investigations Unit plays a pivotal role in stimulating informed discussions and promoting evidence-based research, ultimately leading to improved patient outcomes.

Producing the only point of care tool to support the management of single conditions and patients with more complex comorbidities: BMJ Best Practice and the Comorbidities Manager reaches users in over 100 countries and has earned accreditation from more than 60 institutions, underscoring their value as indispensable healthcare resources worldwide.

Campaigning on the climate emergency and changing how BMJ operates in pursuit of a healthier world: BMJ solidified its commitment by becoming a signatory of the UN SDGs Publisher Compact and endorsing the UK Health Alliance on Climate Change’s fundamentals for a healthier world.

Social responsibility: BMJ recognises that sustainability is intricately linked with society. Thus, have embraced a role in making a positive impact by partnering with Future Frontiers to address social mobility and championing social responsibility.

This report underscores BMJ’s dedication to innovation, equity, evidence-based practice, global reach, and sustainability, positioning the global healthcare knowledge provder at the forefront of positive change in the world of healthcare and publishing.

Chris Jones, BMJ Chief Executive Officer, said: "We are thrilled to unveil our latest impact report, which showcases BMJ's unwavering commitment to staying at the forefront of scientific advances. This report is not just a testament to our dedication to transparency and accountability; it is a living testament to our mission of sharing knowledge and expertise to advance healthcare and improve patient outcomes. Together, we're advancing research measurement, promoting equity, enhancing quality, and catalysing change – all in pursuit of a healthier world for everyone."

BMJ's worldwide impact spans across healthcare accessibility, quality of care by meeting the changing and complex needs of patients, committing to and promoting sustainability and social responsibility, whilst setting a valuable example and guiding organisations to improve their processes and achieve results.

Link to BMJ 2023 impact report:


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As a global healthcare knowledge provider, BMJ publishes one of the world’s top five most cited general medical journals, The BMJ, and over 65 specialty journals. The organisation also offers digital professional development courses and clinical decision support tools to help health professionals improve the quality of healthcare delivery. Explore more about BMJ:


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