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Pharmaceutical Technology in Hospital Pharmacy

Editor In Chief: Frédéric Lagarce
Edited by: Sylvie Crauste-Manciet

Dear Authors

We are delighted to inform you that Pharmaceutical Technology in Hospital Pharmacy (PTHP) has switched to the Open Access model, which means that all articles are now published under the Creative Commons (CC-BY) license. Please find more information about Article Processing Charges and funding options below.

We invite you to contribute to the next issues of Pharmaceutical Technology in Hospital Pharmacy! You can submit your manuscripts online at: https://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/pthp.

Your benefits
  • Short turnaround times
  • High quality double-blind peer-review
  • International and renowned editorial board
  • International readership and global reach

For more information please visit the journal's instructions for authors and/or contact PTHP's Editorial Office at: pthp@degruyter.com

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Pharmaceutical Technology in Hospital Pharmacy (PTHP) is an international Open Access journal dedicated to all aspects of pharmaceutical technology in hospitals. This includes pharmaceutical compounding procedure with sterile or non-sterile drug products (chemotherapies, CIVAS, capsules, gels, topical formulations, colloidal carriers, emulsions, eye drops and else), radiopharmaceuticals, sterilization techniques, analytical and biological procedures (stability studies, quality control), monitoring and validation of materials, techniques and environment. It also includes the determination of medical-device performances using technical experiments or modelization. The journal will particularly welcome new pharmaceutical formulations that can benefit hospitalized patients such as infants or aged persons.

  • Pharmaceutical compounding procedures
  • Radiopharmaceuticals
  • Sterilization techniques
  • Analytical and biological procedures
  • Medical-device performances
  • Compounding and technical set-up of clinical trials in hospital pharmacies

Article formats
Review Papers, Original Research Articles, Guidelines, Opinion Papers and Short Communications

Article processing charges (APCs)
Each unsolicited article, which is accepted for publication in Pharmaceutical Technology in Hospital Pharmacy is subject to an Article Processing Charge of 1,650€. There are no submission charges.

Open Access sponsorship
Please note that the GERPAC society funds the APCs for a limited number of manuscripts per year. When you submit your manuscript via ScholarOne, please indicate if you request APC funding by GERPAC.
If you have any questions upfront regarding the sponsorship by GERPAC, please get in touch with the Editorial Office via pthp@degruyter.com.

> Information on submission process


PTHP was newly launched in 2016 as the official Journal of the GERPAC association (Evaluation and Research Group on Protection in a Controlled Atmosphere).

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You can easily submit your manuscript online. Simply go to...
...and you will be guided through the whole peer-reviewing and publishing process.

Your benefits of publishing with us

  • Rapid online publication with short turnaround times
  • Authors retain copyright – all articles are published under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) License
  • High quality double blind peer-review
  • Every article easily discoverable because of SEO and comprehensive abstracting and indexing services
  • Convenient citation tracking via e-mail alert
  • Secure archiving by De Gruyter and the independent archiving service Portico
  • Professional sales and marketing support
Submission process
  • Before preparing a manuscript please have a look at our Information for Authors and Guidelines concerning authorship
  • Submission of your paper via our submission management tool
  • Double-blind peer review process (you will be guided through every step)
  • Decision on your paper (approx. 4 weeks from submission to first decision)
  • If revisions are needed, the authors are expected to submit their revised paper within 6 weeks
Please note
  • Manuscripts must be written in clear and concise English
  • Before submitting your article please have a look at our Publication Ethics Statement and our copyright agreement
  • All papers are peer-reviewed independently by at least two different reviewers in a blind manner thus please make sure, that the main document of your manuscript does not contain author(s)´s data and affiliations (Those shall only be indicated on the cover page which will not be included to the peers´ review files)
  • If you have any general questions please visit our FAQ page for authors or contact PTHP´s Editorial Office at: pthp@degruyter.com
We look forward to receiving your manuscript!

Frédéric Lagarce, University Hospital Angers, France.

Sylvie Crauste-Manciet, University Hospital Center Bordeaux, France

Pascal Bonnabry, Geneva University Hospitals, Switzerland
Philippe Bourget, University Hospital Necker, Paris, France
Jean-François Bussières, Hospital Sainte Justine, University Montréal, Canada
Thomas Connor, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, USA
Jean-Daniel Hecq, University Hospital Dinant Godinne, Namur, Belgium
Irene Krämer, Pharmacy Department at the Medical Center of Johannes Gutenberg-University Hospital, Mainz, Germany
Franck Lacoeuille, University Hospital Angers, France
Pascal Odou, Lille Regional University Hospital Centre, France
Farshid Sadeghipour, University Hospital of Lausanne, Switzerland
Valerie Sautou, University Hospital Center Clermont-Ferrand, France
Rudolf Schierl, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Germany
Catherine Tuleu, University College London, United Kingdom
Ewa Zygadlo, Drug Information Center, Wroclaw, Poland

Editorial Office - Contact
Alexandra Hinz
De Gruyter
Genthiner Straße 13
10785 Berlin
Tel.: +49 (0)30 260 05 – 358
Fax: +49 (0)30 260 05 – 184
Email: pthp@degruyter.com
Web: www.degruyter.com/journals/pthp



Audience: Researchers in the field of pharmacy, health professionals