## Tuesday, 29 September 2015

### Two PLOS Two

Cosetta Minelli and I have just published an editorial on PLOS Medicine on the use of the value of information, with particular reference to risk prediction modelling.

We had proposed the topic to the journal, thinking that they may not even like it, but as it turned out they came back asking us to write the paper in a very short amount of time, last August. That was also in the middle of moving home, so not great timing...

Still, they seem to have liked it and the paper is the headline for this month (this link will only work until the next issue is published in a month time). Before you ask: we did not select the picture $-$ I've thought about it for a couple of hours and only now I realise it's suppose to show lots of tools...