Special Issue "Telemedicine, Telehealth and e-Health: New Frontiers in Medical Practice"
A special issue of Healthcare (ISSN 2227-9032).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 December 2013).
Interests: telemedicine; telepathology; medical education; cancer research; genitourinary pathology; diagnostic accuracy; medical errors; health literacy
Interests: telemedicine; teleradiology; medical image perception; medical decision making; human factors
This special issue of Healthcare will feature invited papers, by experts, on important topics in the fields of telemedicine, telehealth and mHealth (i.e., mobile Health). After a gestation period of a half a century, since the first multi-specialty telemedicine service was created in Boston at the Massachusetts General Hospital in the late 1960s, telemedicine is now reaching its stride as an important and practical way to deliver a broad spectrum of healthcare services to patients. Over 60 subspecialties of medicine and nursing are involved with telemedicine and telehealth. For example, teleradiology has become a standard-of-care for night time coverage in rural and urban hospitals. Telestroke networks may become the next essential “urgent care” service. Telepsychiatry is commonplace in many practice environments. The “smart phone” is being shown to be well suited for use in many mobile telehealth applications. Today, thousands of healthcare apps are being developed, tested and marketed to healthcare providers as well as patients. This special issue of Healthcare will feature original papers by leaders in telemedicine whose work is at the leading edge of this rapidly advancing field.
Prof. Dr. Ronald S. Weinstein
Prof. Dr. Elizabeth A. Krupinski
Manuscript Submission Information
Manuscripts should be submitted online at www.mdpi.com by registering and logging in to this website. Once you are registered, click here to go to the submission form. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as short communications are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website.
Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Healthcare is an international peer-reviewed open access monthly journal published by MDPI.
Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 1600 CHF (Swiss Francs). Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.
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