Healthcare is an international, scientific, peer-reviewed, open access journal on health care systems, industry, technology, policy, and regulation, and is published monthly online by MDPI. 
  • 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, and many other databases.
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 17.4 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.6 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2020).
  • 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: 1.916 (2019)
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Special Issue in Healthcare
Cyber Security and Data Privacy for Healthcare Industry Guest Editors: Ching-Hsien Hsu, Amir Alavi, Mianxiong Dong, Ning Zhang
Deadline: 14 June 2021
Special Issue in Healthcare
The Expanding Scope of Music in Healthcare Guest Editor: Lee Bartel
Deadline: 30 June 2021
Special Issue in Healthcare
Elder Abuse: Global Situation, Risk Factors, and Prevention Strategies Guest Editors: Charles P. Mouton, Jeffrey R. Temple
Deadline: 15 July 2021
Special Issue in Healthcare
Sleep Quality and Digital Media Guest Editors: Alessandro Musetti, Christian Franceschini, Giuseppe Plazzi
Deadline: 31 July 2021
Topical Collection in Healthcare
Stress Management for Health Collection Editor: Alyx Taylor
Topical Collection in Healthcare
Healthcare in Dentistry Collection Editor: Massimo Corsalini
Topical Collection in Healthcare
Health Care and Services for Elderly Population Collection Editor: Hideki Nakano
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