Healthcare (ISSN 2227-9032) is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal (free for readers), which publishes original theoretical and empirical work in the interdisciplinary area of all aspects of medicine and health care research. Healthcare publishes original articles, critical reviews, case reports, research notes and short communications. There is no restriction on the length of the papers as we encourage researchers to publish their experimental and theoretical results in as much detail as possible. For theoretical papers, full details of proofs must be provided so that the results can be checked; for experimental papers, full experimental details must be provided so that the results can be reproduced. Additionally, electronic files or software regarding the full details of the calculations, experimental procedure, etc., can be deposited along with the publication as “Supplementary Material”.
This journal covers all topics related to all aspects of medicine and health care research. Research fields of interest include but are not limited to:
- Health assessment
- Laboratory and diagnostic procedures
- Medication management
- Disease prevention
- Early diagnosis
- Treatment and comprehensive strategies
- Morbidity and mortality
- Long term outcomes
- Scoring systems and outcome prediction
- Socio-economic burden of chronic care
- Emergency, perioperative and intensive care
- Pediatric/neonates care
- Medical imaging, monitoring, support
Advanced inpatients care
- Advanced medical investigation and treatment
- Experimental medicine
- Uncommon diagnostic or surgical procedures
Health informatics (electronic and online based clinical studies and medical research)
Health care materials
* Treatment for a short period of time for a brief but serious illness, injury or other health condition.
MDPI Publication Ethics Statement
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Copyright / Open Access
Articles published in Healthcare will be Open-Access articles distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY). The copyright is retained by the author(s). MDPI will insert the following note at the end of the published text:
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