Healthcare — Open Access Journal

Healthcare (ISSN 2227-9032) is an international, scientific, peer-reviewed, open access journal on health care systems, industry, technology, policy, and regulation, and is published quarterly online by MDPI. 
  • Open Access - free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High visibility: Indexed in the Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI - Web of Science), from Vol. 5. Citations available in PubMed, full-text archived in PubMed Central
  • Rapid publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 23 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 5.4 days (median values for papers published in the first six months of 2018).
  • 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.

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Latest Articles



2 October 2018
MDPI Welcomes Plan S

Special Issues

Special Issue in Healthcare
Care of People Living with Dementia Guest Editors: Rhonda Nay, Joseph E. Ibrahim
Deadline: 31 December 2018
Special Issue in Healthcare
Human Health and Bacteria Guest Editor: Sangita Phadtare
Deadline: 31 January 2019
Special Issue in Healthcare
Rational Use of Medicines in Children Guest Editor: Imti Choonara
Deadline: 28 February 2019
Special Issue in Healthcare
Patient and Staff Experience: An Exploration of Factors Contributing to Quality, Safety and Sound Governance Guest Editors: Wilfred McSherry, Robert McSherry, Paddy Pearce
Deadline: 30 April 2019

Topical Collections

Topical Collection in Healthcare
Nutrition and Public Health Collection Editor: Sampath Parthasarathy

Jobs in Research

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