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Dr. Ajay Sinha, Dr. K Venu Gopal : Indian Heart Journal : Making It's Presence Felt says Past President CSI

A transparent review process ,better quality and contributions from across the world help create greater impact
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</b> Dr. K Venu Gopal : </b> Dr. Ajay as you are the Associate Editor of the Indian Heart Journal, what do you think has transformed the Indian Heart Journal now? Dr. Ajay Sinha : </b> Dr. Venu, the whole process of selection of article has changed. </b> Dr. K Venu Gopal : </b> Yes.

Dr. K Venu Gopal : </b


Dr. Ajay Singh : </b> And were are getting lot of articles from foreign countries like Middle East, Europe and USA and the process of reviewing and process of selection and publication has been shortened and the quality of articles has definitely increased. </b> Dr. K Venu Gopal : </b> So, you think that the impact for the Indian Heart Journal is going to improve now?

And were are getting lot of articles from foreign countries like Middle East, Europe and USA and the process of reviewing and process of selection and publication has been shortened and the quality of articles has definitely increased. </b


Dr. Ajay Sinha : </b> Definitely, definitely. </b> Dr. K Venu Gopal : </b> I think we are going for exciting in terms of the Indian Heart Journal.

Definitely, definitely. </b


Dr. Ajay Sinha : </b> Yeah. </b> Dr. K Venu Gopal : </b> I think we should wish the best possible for the Indian Heart Journal now.

Yeah. </b


Dr. Ajay Sinha : </b> Absolutely right. </b> Dr. K Venu Gopal : </b> What is the difference and what has happened to the Indian Heart Journal over the last one year?

Absolutely right. </b


Dr. Ajay Sinha : </b> After Dr. Sandeep Mishra has taken over as Editor of Indian Heart Journal, I think lot of changes have come up, very fast processing, better articles, lot of foreign articles coming in from USA, from Europe and from Middle East countries. So the quality of journal has increased, definitely increased and number of reviewers have increased and the whole process has become faster and the quality of material is also better from before. So, we are on the whole in last six months time have seen definite improvement as far as Indian Heart Journal is concerned. </b> Dr. K Venu Gopal : </b> Do you think it is ______?

After Dr. Sandeep Mishra has taken over as Editor of Indian Heart Journal, I think lot of changes have come up, very fast processing, better articles, lot of foreign articles coming in from USA, from Europe and from Middle East countries. So the quality of journal has increased, definitely increased and number of reviewers have increased and the whole process has become faster and the quality of material is also better from before. So, we are on the whole in last six months time have seen definite improvement as far as Indian Heart Journal is concerned. </b


Dr. Ajay Sinha : </b> Sir, Indian Heart Journal during last couple of months has definitely increased in its quality and the content. The articles are better, the reviewers are better and overall the quality has increased. See the number of quality articles coming in and the processing time has decreased, and we are getting lot of articles form European countries, from USA, and from Middle East, so definitely what Sandeep has done is a great job in last six months. </b> Dr. K Venu Gopal : </b> Do you think that the impact factor of the Indian Heart Journal has increased?

Sir, Indian Heart Journal during last couple of months has definitely increased in its quality and the content. The articles are better, the reviewers are better and overall the quality has increased. See the number of quality articles coming in and the processing time has decreased, and we are getting lot of articles form European countries, from USA, and from Middle East, so definitely what Sandeep has done is a great job in last six months. </b


Dr. Ajay Sinha : </b> Definitely sir. It was in almost like negative, it has started showing up. </b> Dr. K Venu Gopal : </b> I think it is a great step forward, isn’t it?

Definitely sir. It was in almost like negative, it has started showing up. </b


Dr. Ajay Sinha : </b> Yeah. </b> Dr. K Venu Gopal : </b> Ajay, as the Associate Editor of the Indian Heart Journal, what do you think has the changes the Indian Heart Journal been transparent to the ordinary cardiologist?

Yeah. </b


Dr. Ajay Sinha : </b> See the process of publication is absolutely transparent. In fact, it is not known to people who are the reviewers. So, reviewers are many and the whole process of reviewing is absolutely transparent and honest and thirdly, it is percolating absolutely to the members down the line and all the physicians across the country. </b> Dr. K Venu Gopal : </b> What do you think about the impact factor? Do you think the impact factor from a negative has it come positive now?

See the process of publication is absolutely transparent. In fact, it is not known to people who are the reviewers. So, reviewers are many and the whole process of reviewing is absolutely transparent and honest and thirdly, it is percolating absolutely to the members down the line and all the physicians across the country. </b


Dr. Ajay Sinha : </b> I think so. </b> Dr. K Venu Gopal : </b> Okay.

I think so. </b


Dr. Ajay Sinha : </b> But we have to go a long way. </b> Dr. K Venu Gopal : </b> Yeah, I think so, we have to go a long way, but basically that there is a very-very positive change in the Indian Heart Journal from what it was earlier.

But we have to go a long way. </b


Dr. Ajay Sinha : </b> Absolutely right. </b> Dr. K Venu Gopal : </b> As you are the Associate Editor of the Indian Heart Journal, what are the things that you think that have changed the Indian Heart Journal?

Absolutely right. </b


Dr. Ajay Sinha : </b> Firstly, the process of reviewing is more fair and faster compared to previous time and the whole process takes less time now. The reviewers are not known, so there is quite amount of fairness in the selection of articles.

Firstly, the process of reviewing is more fair and faster compared to previous time and the whole process takes less time now. The reviewers are not known, so there is quite amount of fairness in the selection of articles.

Dr. Ajay Sinha

Associate Editor, Indian Heart Journal, Sr. Cardiologist

Paras Hospital, Patna

Dr. K Venu Gopal

Consultant Cardiologist Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi

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