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Materials - Mechanics | Aims and Scope: Health Care Management Science

Aims and Scope: Health Care Management Science

Health Care Management Science (HCMS) is an interdisciplinary journal which promotes systems thinking and provides a single forum for researchers and practitioners of health care services and management to exchange ideas and elucidate important developments. The aim is to disseminate knowledge rapidly across traditional disciplinary boundaries.

Examples of applicable interdisciplinary areas include: productivity analysis and operations analysis in health care, health information systems, health care financial management, strategic management in health care, managed care, and systems dynamics.

The two criteria for inclusion are: a rigorous scientific approach towards a health care problem; and a concern with the policy implications of the work.

Officially cited as: Health Care Manag Sci