Healthcare is an international, scientific, peer-reviewed, open access journal on health care systems, industry, technology, policy, and regulation, and is published semimonthly online by MDPI. Ocular Wellness & Nutrition Society (OWNS) is affiliated with Healthcare and the members receive a discount on article processing charges.
  • Open Access— free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High Visibility: indexed within ScopusSCIE and SSCI (Web of Science), PubMed, PMC, and other databases.
  • Journal Rank: JCR - Q2 (Health Policy & Services ) / CiteScore - Q2 (Leadership and Management)
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision is provided to authors approximately 21.7 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.6 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the first half of 2023).
  • Recognition of Reviewers: reviewers who provide timely, thorough peer-review reports receive vouchers entitling them to a discount on the APC of their next publication in any MDPI journal, in appreciation of the work done.
Impact Factor: 2.8 (2022); 5-Year Impact Factor: 3.0 (2022)
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Topic in Applied Sciences, Electronics, Healthcare, JSAN, Sensors
Intelligent Health Monitoring and Assistance Systems and Frameworks Topic Editors: Ismaeel Al Ridhawi, Ali Karime
Deadline: 20 August 2023
Topic in Behavioral Sciences, Education Sciences, Healthcare, IJERPH
The Causes, Counseling and Prevention Strategies for Maladaptive and Deviant Behaviors in Schools Topic Editors: Jian-Hong Ye, Mei-Yen Chen, Yu-Feng Wu
Deadline: 31 August 2023
Topic in Cancers, Diseases, Geriatrics, Healthcare, Women
Women's Health and Aging Topic Editors: Li Yang, Rosa Legood, Fei Ma
Deadline: 25 September 2023
Topic in BioMedInformatics, Cancers, Current Oncology, Diagnostics, Healthcare
Real-Time Monitoring for Improving Cancer Diagnosis and Prognosis Topic Editors: Maria Li Lung, Josephine Ko
Deadline: 19 October 2023
Special Issue in Healthcare
Periodontal Diseases and Oral Health Guest Editors: Iwona Olszewska-Czyz, Jelena Prpić, Renata Górska
Deadline: 15 August 2023
Special Issue in Healthcare
Symptoms and Experiences of Patients after Intensive Care Guest Editors: Takeshi Unoki, Hideaki Sakuramoto
Deadline: 1 September 2023
Special Issue in Healthcare
Ethical, Legal and Forensic Issues regarding Vulnerable Populations Guest Editors: Stavroula Papadodima, Flora Bacopoulou
Deadline: 19 September 2023
Special Issue in Healthcare
Narrative in Health and Social Care Guest Editor: Covelli Venusia
Deadline: 30 September 2023
Topical Collection in Healthcare
Mindfulness in Healthcare Collection Editors: Helen Noble, Ian Walsh
Topical Collection in Healthcare
Healthcare Strategy and Community Care Collection Editors: Munjae Lee, Kyu-sung Lee
Topical Collection in Healthcare
Clinical Simulation in Health Sciences Collection Editors: César Leal-Costa, José Luis Díaz Agea
Topical Collection in Healthcare
E-learning and Digital Training in Healthcare Education: Current Trends and New Challenges Collection Editors: Luís Proença, José João Mendes, João Botelho, Vanessa Machado
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