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 Care Sciences & Services) / CiteScore - Q2 (Leadership and Management)
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision is provided to authors approximately 19.1 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.9 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2022).
  • 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: 3.160 (2021); 5-Year Impact Factor: 3.460 (2021)
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Topic in Current Oncology, Genealogy, Healthcare, Pharmacy, Safety, Sustainability, TropicalMed, Administrative Sciences
Cultural Safety – towards a Global Research Agenda Topic Editors: Mark Lock, Teresa Brockie, Vicki Kerrigan
Deadline: 15 June 2023
Topic in Healthcare, IJERPH, Metabolites, Nutrients, Obesities
Metabolism and Health Topic Editors: Yaohua Tian, Jixuan Ma
Deadline: 31 July 2023
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
Special Issue in Healthcare
Detection and Prevention of Mild Cognitive Impairment and Dementia Guest Editors: Lambros Messinis, Grigorios Nasios, Panagiotis Ioannidis, Panayiots Patrikelis
Deadline: 1 June 2023
Special Issue in Healthcare
Gynecological Cancer Diagnosis and Prevention Guest Editor: Ottavia D'Oria
Deadline: 15 June 2023
Special Issue in Healthcare
Modern Methods in Cardiovascular Research Guest Editor: Raha Pazoki
Deadline: 30 June 2023
Special Issue in Healthcare
Sport and Exercise Medicine Guest Editor: Filipe Clemente
Deadline: 12 July 2023
Topical Collection in Healthcare
E-learning and Digital Training in Healthcare Education: Current Trends and New Challenges Collection Editors: Vanessa Machado, Luís Proença, José João Mendes, João Botelho
Topical Collection in Healthcare
Healthcare in Dentistry Collection Editor: Massimo Corsalini
Topical Collection in Healthcare
Advances in Integrative Medicine: Complementary Approaches and Therapies in Global Healthcare Collection Editors: Jorge P. Machado, Maria Begoña Criado
Topical Collection in Healthcare
Mindfulness in Healthcare Collection Editors: Helen Noble, Ian Walsh
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