The Journal of Medical Systems provides a forum for the presentation and discussion of the increasingly extensive applications of new information systems techniques and methods across all health care settings. It features six sections focusing on:

  • Mobile & Wireless Health
  • Quality Improvement
  • Transaction Processing Systems
  • Image & Signal Processing
  • Patient Facing Systems
  • Education & Training

Journal publishes informative original articles, reviews, and studies across the entire scale of medical systems, from large hospital programs to novel small-scale medical services. Education is an integral part of this amalgamation of sciences, and selected articles are published in this area.

  • Covers new systems and methods in medical office administration; pathology, radiology, and pharmaceutical delivery systems; medical records management and more
  • Offers articles, essays, and studies across the entire spectrum of medical systems
  • Includes a special section devoted to status reports on current installations
  • Fast online publication: most articles are published within 2 months after acceptance
  • 100% of authors who answered a survey reported that they would definitely publish or probably publish in the journal again

Journal information

Editor-in-Chief
  • Jesse Ehrenfeld
Publishing model
Hybrid. Learn about publishing OA with us

Journal metrics

3.058 (2019)
Impact factor
3.072 (2019)
Five year impact factor
67 days
Submission to first decision
123 days
Submission to acceptance
354,184 (2019)
Downloads

Latest articles

This journal has 94 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.

View all updates

Subscribe

eJournal
$199.00
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
1573-689X
Abstracted and indexed in
  1. ACM Digital Library
  2. CNKI
  3. Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS)
  4. Current Contents/Clinical Medicine
  5. DBLP
  6. Dimensions
  7. EBSCO Academic Search
  8. EBSCO Biomedical Reference Collection
  9. EBSCO CINAHL
  10. EBSCO Discovery Service
  11. EBSCO Engineering Source
  12. EBSCO STM Source
  13. EMBASE
  14. EMCare
  15. Google Scholar
  16. INSPEC
  17. Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China
  18. Japanese Science and Technology Agency (JST)
  19. Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition
  20. Medline
  21. Naver
  22. OCLC WorldCat Discovery Service
  23. ProQuest Abstracts in New Technologies and Engineering (ANTE)
  24. ProQuest Advanced Technologies & Aerospace Database
  25. ProQuest Agricultural & Environmental Science Database
  26. ProQuest Aluminium Industry Abstracts
  27. ProQuest Biological Science Database
  28. ProQuest Biotechnology Research Abstracts
  29. ProQuest Central
  30. ProQuest Ceramic Abstracts
  31. ProQuest Civil Engineering Abstracts
  32. ProQuest Computer Science
  33. ProQuest Computer and Information Systems Abstracts
  34. ProQuest Copper Technical Reference Library
  35. ProQuest Corrosion Abstracts
  36. ProQuest Electronics and Communications Abstracts
  37. ProQuest Engineered Materials Abstracts
  38. ProQuest Engineering
  39. ProQuest Environmental Science
  40. ProQuest Health & Medical Collection
  41. ProQuest Health Research Premium Collection
  42. ProQuest Healthcare Administration Database
  43. ProQuest METADEX (Metals Abstracts)
  44. ProQuest Materials Business File
  45. ProQuest Materials Science and Engineering Database
  46. ProQuest Mechanical and Transportation Engineering Abstracts
  47. ProQuest Medical Database
  48. ProQuest Natural Science Collection
  49. ProQuest Neurosciences Abstracts
  50. ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Database
  51. ProQuest Pharma Collection
  52. ProQuest SciTech Premium Collection
  53. ProQuest Science Database
  54. ProQuest Solid State and Superconductivity Abstracts
  55. ProQuest Technology Collection
  56. ProQuest-ExLibris Primo
  57. ProQuest-ExLibris Summon
  58. Qinsight
  59. Reaxys
  60. SCImago
  61. SCOPUS
  62. Science Citation Index Expanded (SciSearch)
  63. Semantic Scholar
  64. TD Net Discovery Service
  65. UGC-CARE List (India)
Copyright information

Rights and permissions

Springer policies

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