New Editor in Chief for the Schattauer journal “Methods”

Starting January 1, 2016, Prof. Sabine Koch from the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden, is taking over as Editor in Chief of the English-language journal “Opens internal link in current windowMethods of Information in Medicine” of Schattauer Publishers (Stuttgart, Germany). Prof. Reinhold Haux, University of Braunschweig, who served as the journal’s Editor in Chief for more than 15 years, will serve in advisory capacity until the end of this year. 

From left to right: Andrea Schürg, Jan Haaf and Dieter Bergemann (Schattauer Publishers), Reinhold Haux and Sabine Koch

Prof. Haux took over as Editor in Chief of "Opens external link in new windowMethods“ from Jan van Bemmel in 2001. During his editorship he faced many new challenges such as the increasing digitalisation and it’s role in science. Prof. Haux took on these challenges with an open mind and alacrity. All articles published in Methods since 1962 were diguitalised and also all publications of the "Opens external link in new windowYearbook of Medical Informatics“are available online. Furthermore, he played a decisive role in the founding of the online journal  "Opens external link in new windowACI – Applied Clinical Informatics“.


<media 10627 _blank - "Zum Rückblick">Retrospection by Prof. Haux …</media>


<media 10628 _blank - "Zur Danksagung">Schattauer Publishers thanks</media> it’s parting long-term Editor in Chief and wishes his successor the very best. The first issue published under editorship of Prof. Koch was Methods 1/16, which was published on January 12, 2016.


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Since the journal’s founding in 1962, Opens external link in new windowMethods of Information in Medicine has stressed the methodology and scientific fundamentals of organizing, representing and analyzing data, information and knowledge in biomedicine and health care. Covering publications in the fields of biomedical and health informatics, medical biometry, and epidemiology, the journal publishes original papers, reviews, reports, opinion papers, editorials, and letters to the editor. From time to time, the journal publishes articles on particular focus themes as part of a journal‘s issue.

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