BMJ Health & Care Informatics
(BMJ HCI) is an open access, peer reviewed journal covering all aspects of informatics in healthcare.
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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. Keep up with the latest journal announcements on Twitter and Facebook.
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.
BMJ Health & Care Informatics Journal Club
The BMJ Health & Care Informatics Journal Club is a live webinar, hosted by Digital Health.
To join Dr Katie MacLure (BCS Health & Care Scotland) in discussion with authors of the latest BMJ HCI articles, simply register your interest and read the latest paper in advance.
Visit the website for information on upcoming webinars
Read the Special Collection on Operationalising Fairness in Medical Algorithms.
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