Healthcare is an international, scientific, peer-reviewed, open access journal on health care systems, industry, technology, policy, and regulation, and is published semimonthly online by MDPI. Ocular Wellness & Nutrition Society (OWNS) is affiliated with Healthcare and the members receive a discount on article processing charges.
  • Open Access— free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High Visibility: indexed within ScopusSCIE and SSCI (Web of Science), PubMed, PMC, and other databases.
  • Journal Rank: JCR - Q2 (Health Care Sciences & Services) / CiteScore - Q2 (Leadership and Management)
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision is provided to authors approximately 19.1 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.9 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2022).
  • Recognition of Reviewers: reviewers who provide timely, thorough peer-review reports receive vouchers entitling them to a discount on the APC of their next publication in any MDPI journal, in appreciation of the work done.
Impact Factor: 3.160 (2021); 5-Year Impact Factor: 3.460 (2021)
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Topic in Applied Sciences, Electronics, Healthcare, Sensors, Sustainability
Virtual Reality, Digital Twins, the Metaverse Topic Editors: Zhihan Lv, Kai Xu, Zhigeng Pan
Deadline: 31 March 2023
Topic in Entropy, Applied Sciences, Healthcare, J. Imaging, Computers, BDCC, AI
Recent Trends in Image Processing and Pattern Recognition Topic Editors: KC Santosh, Ayush Goyal, Djamila Aouada, Aaisha Makkar, Yao-Yi Chiang, Satish Kumar Singh, Alejandro Rodríguez-González
Deadline: 22 April 2023
Topic in Diseases, Geriatrics, Healthcare, Life, Brain Sciences
Mental Health Issues and Quality of Life in Older Individuals Topic Editors: Omar Cauli, Francisco Miguel Martínez-Arnau, Cristina Buigues
Deadline: 30 April 2023
Topic in Brain Sciences, Healthcare, IJERPH, JAL, Nursing Reports
Healthy, Safe and Active Aging Topic Editors: Andrea Bosco, Alessandro Oronzo Caffò, Antonella Lopez
Deadline: 31 May 2023
Special Issue in Healthcare
Musculoskeletal Pain Care and Management in Rare Diseases Guest Editors: Gianluigi Pasta, Matteo Di Minno
Deadline: 31 March 2023
Special Issue in Healthcare
Biological and Clinical Aspects on the Treatment of Schizophrenia and Related Disorders Guest Editor: Jose Antonio Monreal
Deadline: 15 April 2023
Special Issue in Healthcare
Outdoor and Nature Therapy Guest Editor: Jesper Dahlgaard
Deadline: 1 May 2023
Special Issue in Healthcare
Regional Anesthesia and Interventional Treatment of Acute and Chronic Pain Guest Editors: Dariusz Kosson, Marcin Kołacz
Deadline: 15 May 2023
Topical Collection in Healthcare
E-learning and Digital Training in Healthcare Education: Current Trends and New Challenges Collection Editors: João Botelho, Vanessa Machado, Luís Proença, José João Mendes
Topical Collection in Healthcare
Healthcare in Dentistry Collection Editor: Massimo Corsalini
Topical Collection in Healthcare
Advances in Integrative Medicine: Complementary Approaches and Therapies in Global Healthcare Collection Editors: Jorge P. Machado, Maria Begoña Criado
Topical Collection in Healthcare
Mindfulness in Healthcare Collection Editors: Helen Noble, Ian Walsh
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