Call for Papers

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

Edited by Ofer Harel and Catherine M. Crespi
Health Services and Outcomes Research Methodology is dedicating a special issue of the Journal to manuscripts based on presentations, workshops, and posters from the 13th International Conference on Health Policy Statistics in January 2020.

The special issue will be edited by Drs. Ofer Harel (U. Connecticut) and Catherine M. Crespi (UCLA) with publication planned for the end of 2020. Please note: The timeframe for publishing the special issue is somewhat tight, as follows:

Key Dates

Initial submission/Call closes: April 30, 2020
Initial reviews: June 30, 2020 

Revised manuscripts: August 31, 2020
Final decision on manuscript: September 30, 2020
Planned publication: December 2020

Authors will need to follow the Journal’s guidelines for submissions (Instructions for Authors) and need to indicate that their paper is being considered for the ‘Special Issue for the 13th ICHPS’ in either the cover letter or the front page of the paper.

Please send any questions about the special issue to Dr. Harel ( or Dr. Crespi ( Individuals interested in serving as reviewers are also encouraged to reach out to the guest editors.