Reflecting the multidisciplinary nature of the field, Health Services and Outcomes Research Methodology addresses the needs of interlocking communities: methodologists in statistics, econometrics, social and behavioral sciences; designers and analysts of health policy and health services research projects; and health care providers and policy makers who need to properly understand and evaluate the results of published research. The journal strives to enhance the level of methodologic rigor in health services and outcomes research, and contributes to the development of methodologic standards in the field. The journal publishes: Research papers on quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods; Case Studies describing applications of quantitative and qualitative methodology in health services and outcomes research; Review Articles synthesizing and popularizing methodologic developments; Tutorials; Articles on computational issues and software reviews; Book reviews; and Notices.

  • Fosters the development of new quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods by statisticians, econometricians, health services researchers, and researchers in other fields
  • Offers research papers, case studies, review articles, tutorials, book reviews, and more
  • Addresses the needs of interlocking communities, including methodologists, designers and analysts of health policy; and health care providers and policy makers

Journal information

Editor-in-Chief
  • Yue Li
Publishing model
Hybrid. Learn about publishing OA with us

Journal metrics

40 days
Submission to first decision
234 days
Submission to acceptance
24,506 (2019)
Downloads

Latest issue

Volume 20

Issue 4, December 2020

Special Issue on 13th International Conference on Health Policy Statistics (ICHPS)

Latest articles

This journal has 17 open access articles

Journal updates

  • COVID-19 and impact on peer review

    As a result of the significant disruption that is being caused by the COVID-19 pandemic we are very aware that many researchers will have difficulty in meeting the timelines associated with our peer review process during normal times.  Please do let us know if you need additional time. Our systems will continue to remind you of the original timelines but we intend to be highly flexible at this time.

  • Publish in This Journal!

    Read more here about why publishing in Health Services and Outcomes Research Methodology is right for you!

View all updates

Subscribe

eJournal
$99.00
Note this is only the net price. Taxes will be calculated during checkout.
  • Immediate online access with complete access to all articles
  • Downloadable in PDF format
  • Subscription expires 12/31/2020

About this journal

Electronic ISSN
1572-9400
Print ISSN
1387-3741
Abstracted and indexed in
  1. Australian Business Deans Council (ABDC) Journal Quality List
  2. CNKI
  3. Current Index to Statistics
  4. Dimensions
  5. EBSCO Academic Search
  6. EBSCO Business Source
  7. EBSCO CINAHL
  8. EBSCO Discovery Service
  9. EBSCO Health Business
  10. EBSCO Health Policy Reference Center
  11. EBSCO STM Source
  12. EMBASE
  13. EMCare
  14. Emerging Sources Citation Index
  15. Google Scholar
  16. Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China
  17. Japanese Science and Technology Agency (JST)
  18. Naver
  19. OCLC WorldCat Discovery Service
  20. ProQuest ABI/INFORM
  21. ProQuest Business Premium Collection
  22. ProQuest Central
  23. ProQuest Health & Medical Collection
  24. ProQuest Health Research Premium Collection
  25. ProQuest Healthcare Administration Database
  26. ProQuest Pharma Collection
  27. ProQuest-ExLibris Primo
  28. ProQuest-ExLibris Summon
  29. Reaxys
  30. SCImago
  31. SCOPUS
  32. Semantic Scholar
  33. TD Net Discovery Service
  34. UGC-CARE List (India)
Copyright information

Rights and permissions

Springer policies

© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC, part of Springer Nature