Journal of Patient-Centered Research and Reviews earns national distinction

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Aurora Health Care’s very own medical journal, Journal of Patient-Centered Research and Reviews (JPCRR), has been accepted into PubMed Central, one of the U.S. National Library of Medicine’s premier search indexes of biomedical and health research literature.

Launched in 2014 with generous support by the Robyn Temkin Memorial Fund, JPCRR is focused on publishing peer-reviewed research that leads to improvements in patient outcomes and care experiences. Readership spans 190 countries and has grown to exceed 40,000 article downloads annually.

JPCRR articles from 2017 to the present are now available on, which provides users access to the PubMed Central index. New articles appear on PubMed shortly after publication.

“Validation by PubMed Central is a testament to the high-quality scholarly works JPCRR publishes each and every quarter,” said Dennis Baumgardner, MD, editor-in-chief of the journal. “This achievement would not have been possible without the contributions of Aurora Health Care Foundation and its donors.”

All articles published on the JPCRR website are open access, meaning they are available to everyone without requiring subscription or other pay-per-view fees. The journal also freely shares highlights of each issue on Twitter (@JPCRR).

“Our editorial team takes great pride in presenting impactful, ethical science in a way that can be understood by patients as well as clinicians and academics,” said Joe Grundle, managing editor. “That’s why we include a brief patient-friendly recap of each study’s findings at the end of articles.

“I believe this is one of many reasons JPCRR resonates with so many readers.”

To contribute to the continued success and open access mission of Aurora’s medical journal, click here, or call 877-460-8730 for more information.