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 seven sections focusing on:

  • Mobile & Wireless Health
  • Implementation Science & Operations Management
  • Clinical Systems
  • Image & Signal Processing
  • Patient Facing Systems
  • Education & Training
  • Health Policy

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

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  • Jesse Ehrenfeld
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4.460 (2020)
Impact factor
3.951 (2020)
Five year impact factor
54 days
Submission to first decision
149 days
Submission to acceptance
484,219 (2020)
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