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No one became a medical writer or editor because they like checking for consistency of hyphenation and capitalization. However, all it takes is one typo for readers to question the accuracy of other content in a regulatory submission or scientific publication. Thousands of medical writers and editors around the world know there’s a faster way to correct mistakes so they can better focus on content and leave consistency and style to PerfectIt. This webinar is for new users of PerfectIt (for either Mac or PC) to learn how to best understand its results. Experienced users can learn tips and tricks that build on their basic PerfectIt skills. Topics include what the software can and cannot find, the checks that it can run, how suggestions vary by location, and how each suggestion should be checked for context. Come with questions!
This webinar is based, in part, on the popular session at the 2019 AMWA Medical Writing & Communication Conference.
At the conclusion of this webinar, participants should be able to
· Use PerfectIt with confidence
· Evaluate PerfectIt’s results to determine where edits are needed
· Prepare submissions and publications faster
Learning Level: Basic, with some knowledge of PerfectIt
Content Areas: Editing, technology
About the Presenter
Daniel Heuman is the CEO of Intelligent Editing and the original developer of PerfectIt. He developed the software to provide users with a faster and more accurate way of handling mechanical editing tasks. His software is used by hundreds of freelance medical writers, government and transnational institutions, as well as five of the global Top 10 pharmaceutical firms.
In addition to his AMWA presentations, Daniel has spoken to organizations around the world, including the European Medical Writers Association (EMWA), The Society for Editing (ACES), the Chartered Institute of Editing and Proofreading (CIEP), Editors Canada, and the Society of English-language Professionals in the Netherlands (SENSE).