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. 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 provided to authors approximately 20.4 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 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 Cancers, Cells, Healthcare, Hemato, JCM, Vaccines
The Tumor Microenvironment and Immune Checkpoint: Implications for Current and Emergent Immunotherapies Topic Editors: Joaquim Carreras, Luis J. Castro-Vega
Deadline: 20 December 2022
Topic in Cells, Genes, Healthcare, IJMS, JAL
Recent Advances in Healthy Ageing Topic Editors: Vasso Apostolopoulos, Lily Stojanovska, Ayesha S. Al Dhaheri, Leila Cheikh Ismail, Habiba I. Ali
Deadline: 15 March 2023
Topic in Applied Sciences, Electronics, Healthcare, Sensors, Sustainability
Virtual Reality, Digital Twins, the Metaverse Topic Editors: Zhihan Lv, Kai Xu, Zhigeng Pan
Deadline: 31 March 2023
Topic in Entropy, Applied Sciences, Healthcare, J. Imaging, Computers, BDCC, AI
Recent Trends in Image Processing and Pattern Recognition Topic Editors: KC Santosh, Ayush Goyal, Djamila Aouada, Aaisha Makkar, Yao-Yi Chiang, Satish Kumar Singh, Alejandro Rodríguez-González
Deadline: 22 April 2023
Special Issue in Healthcare
Prevention and Management of Kidney Injury Guest Editor: Jang-Hee Cho
Deadline: 30 November 2022
Special Issue in Healthcare
Surgical and Non-surgical Laser Applications in Dentistry: An Update Guest Editors: Saverio Capodiferro, Georgi Tomov, Rada Kazakova
Deadline: 15 December 2022
Special Issue in Healthcare
Nutrition for Sport and Exercise Guest Editors: Kijin Kim, Nayoung Ahn
Deadline: 31 December 2022
Special Issue in Healthcare
Mental and Behavioral Healthcare Guest Editor: Victor Kallen
Deadline: 1 January 2023
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
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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