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Health Information Science and Systems is a multidisciplinary journal that integrates computer science/information technology with health science and services, embracing information science research coupled with topics related to the modeling, design, development, integration, and management of health information systems.

The scope includes:

  • Medical/health/biomedicine information resources, such as patient medical records, devices and equipments, software and tools to capture, store, retrieve, process, analyze, optimize the use of information in the health domain,
  • Data management, data mining, and knowledge discovery, all of which play a key role in decision making, management of public health, examination of standards, privacy and security issues,
  • Development of new architectures and applications for health information systems.
  • Yanchun Zhang
Impact factor
4.7 (2023)
5 year impact factor
5.4 (2023)
Submission to first decision (median)
19 days
200,039 (2023)

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