Call for Papers: Special Issue on COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected everyone in physical health, mental health and economy all over the world.  It has changed our work and life style and seriously impacted our future lives. There is an urgent need to understand the nature, the way it develops and its effect management through case studies, data sharing and information analysis. Health Information Science and Systems Journal offers a special issue to address health informatics related COVID-19.

Topics include but are not limited to:

  • Disease Transmission models
  • Special case studies and analysis
  • How IT tools, data analysis and AI contribute to the solution of the pandemic management

Submission deadline:

There is no deadline for the submission.  The Editorial team will speed up the review process to make research results available as early as possible.

Guest editors:

Siuly Siuly, Victoria University, Australia

Guanzhen Yu,  Longhua Hospital (affiliated with Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, China)

Submission Guidelines
Authors are encouraged to submit high-quality, original work that has neither appeared in, nor is under consideration by other journals. All papers will be reviewed following standard reviewing procedures for the Journal.Papers must be prepared in accordance with the Journal guidelines: manuscripts to:  Select “COVID-19” when asked if the article is for a special issue.Springer provides a host of information about publishing in a Springer Journal on our Journal Author Resources page, including  FAQs,  Tutorials  along with  Help and Support.

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The outbreak of the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) represents a significant and urgent threat to global health and as such Springer Nature has signed a joint statement committing to ensure that research findings and data relevant to this outbreak are shared rapidly and openly to inform the public health response and help save lives.