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This article is part of the series Reviewer acknowledgements 2013.

Open Access Reviewer acknowledgement

BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making

Irene Pala

Author Affiliations

BioMed Central, 236 Gray’s Inn, Road, London WC1X 8HB, UK

BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2014, 14:7  doi:10.1186/1472-6947-14-7

The electronic version of this article is the complete one and can be found online at: http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6947/14/7


Received:9 January 2014
Accepted:9 January 2014
Published:29 January 2014

© 2014 Pala; licensee BioMed Central Ltd.

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Contributing reviewers

The editors of BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making would like to thank all our reviewers who have contributed their time to the journal in Volume 13 (2013).

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Samantha Adams

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Anil Agarwal

USA

Nazim Agoulmine

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USA

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UK

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UK

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USA

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USA

Alexander Avian

Austria

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Korea South

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UK

Mark Ballermann

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Samir Bandyopadhyay

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Adrian Barbu

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Jennifer Barton

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Melissa Baysari

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Jason Beckstead

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Turkey

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Bruno Charpiat

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Kun-Huang Chen

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Yu-Chun Chen

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Qiang Cheng

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Aswani Kumar Cherukuri

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Zaida Chinchilla-Rodríguez

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Hung-Wen Chiu

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Ya-Wen Chiu

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