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About this Journal

The Journal of Healthcare Engineering is a peer-reviewed, Open Access journal publishing fundamental and applied research on all aspects of engineering involved in healthcare delivery processes and systems. It provides a vehicle for the exchange of advanced knowledge, emerging technologies, and innovative ideas among healthcare engineering researchers, engineers, managers, and consultants around the world.

The journal encompasses biomedical engineering (devices, equipment, procedures, and software), healthcare information technology, distance healthcare, healthcare facilities and infrastructure, healthcare environment management, improvement of healthcare delivery systems, healthcare safety, elderly care, public health and epidemiology, healthcare policy and social issues. Authors are encouraged to submit papers based on analytical, computational, experimental, and clinical research; state-of-the-art reviews; conceptual and theoretical developments and designs.

The most recent Impact Factor for Journal of Healthcare Engineering is 0.965 according to the 2016 Journal Citation Reports released by Thomson Reuters in 2017.

Journal of Healthcare Engineering currently has an acceptance rate of 10%. The average time between submission and final decision is 63 days and the average time between acceptance and publication is 57 days.