MAGIC is a research and innovation programme and non-profit initiative within the health sector, working to improve the creation, dissemination and dynamic updating of clinical practice guidelines, evidence summaries and decision aids.
MAGIC has been realised using GRADE methodology and through international collaboration, combined with the latest web technology, intuitive design and emphasis on open and linked digitally structured data.
To develop a conceptual framework, methodology and technology for GRADE guidelines to allow efficient authoring, optimal presentation, customized processes for adaptation and dynamic updating, and tools for shared decision making. We perform research, and create frameworks and software for others to use.
MAGIC is a non-profit organization:
MAGIC as research project was conceived in 2009, by Per Vandvik, Linn Brandt and Gordon Guyatt, but has grown considerably in scope since then.
In order to develop formal collaboration with organizations who wish to collaborate with us and use the tools we develop for their own purposes, we have established MAGIC as a non-profit organization.
MAGIC organization was established as an Norwegian independent non-profit organization (ideell forening) registered in the national business and organization registry in Norway, in 2013.
MAGIC has the Organization number: 911 647 834
Link to the official registry site: https://w2.brreg.no/enhet/sok/detalj.jsp?orgnr=911647834
All MAGIC intellectual property and software is owned by the MAGIC non-profit Organization.
The current members of the MAGIC organization board is:
Per Olav Vandvik (head of the board)
Gordon Henry Guyatt
The overall goals of the MAGIC organization as stated in the official registry (in Norwegian, here translated into English)
Better diagnostics and treatment of patients in all countries by offering healthcare professionals access to reliable guidelines developed with the GRADE system.
The MAGIC Association will:
The MAGIC team:
We are all Physicians and /or methodologist by training, but for the tool development we have designers and application developers as part of the team.
How can you engange, start collaborations, join research or discuss topics with us?
Simply contact us.