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BMJ Health & Care Informatics publishes international, peer-reviewed, high-quality research and evaluation, reviews, protocols, letters, commentaries and communication articles.

BMJ Health & Care Informatics is an official open access publication of BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT, and published by BMJ.

The essential scope of the journal is how informatics supports improvements in direct health and care service provision, but also incorporates public health strategies and interventions, implementation of learning health systems and national policy issues.

A core purpose of the journal is to bring together the academic and practitioner communities, so we invite professionals in health and care informatics who are unfamiliar with the conventions and processes of academic publishing to contact the editorial office for guidance on writing for publication.

BMJ Health & Care Informatics adheres to the highest possible industry standards concerning publication ethics. To read the journal's detailed guidelines please see our policies.

BMJ and BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT, are looking for the next Editor-in-Chief of BMJ Health & Care Informatics. See here for further information.

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BMJ Health & Care Informatics accepts submissions of a wide range of article types, including original research, reviews and protocols.
The Author Information section provides specific article requirements to help you turn your research into an article suitable for the journal.
Information is also provided on editorial policies and open access.