Health Information Science and Systems is a multidisciplinary journal that integrates computer science/information technology with health science and services, embracing information science research coupled with topics related to the modeling, design, development, integration, and management of health information systems.

The scope includes:

i) medical/health/biomedicine information resources, such as patient medical records, devices and equipments, software and tools to capture, store, retrieve, process, analyze, optimize the use of information in the health domain,

ii) data management, data mining, and knowledge discovery, all of which play a key role in decision making, management of public health, examination of standards, privacy and security issues,

iii) development of new architectures and applications for health information systems.

  • Multidisciplinary journal integrating computer science/information technology with health science and services
  • Unlimited space for figures, extensive datasets and video footage

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Editor-in-Chief
  • Yanchun Zhang
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Hybrid. Open Access options available

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58 days
Submission to first decision
106 days
Submission to acceptance
59,200 (2019)
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Electronic ISSN
2047-2501
Abstracted and indexed in
  1. CNKI
  2. DBLP
  3. EBSCO Discovery Service
  4. EMBASE
  5. Emerging Sources Citation Index
  6. Google Scholar
  7. Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China
  8. Japanese Science and Technology Agency (JST)
  9. Naver
  10. OCLC WorldCat Discovery Service
  11. ProQuest Advanced Technologies & Aerospace Database
  12. ProQuest Central
  13. ProQuest Computer Science
  14. ProQuest Health & Medical Collection
  15. ProQuest Health Research Premium Collection
  16. ProQuest SciTech Premium Collection
  17. ProQuest Technology Collection
  18. ProQuest-ExLibris Primo
  19. ProQuest-ExLibris Summon
  20. PubMedCentral
  21. Reaxys
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