Journal of Healthcare Engineering

About this Journal

Aims and scope

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 covers topics which include but are not limited to: 

  • 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
  • Ethics 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; and ethical and social studies related to the use of healthcare technologies.

    Bibliographic information

    ISSN: 2040-2295 (Print)
    ISSN: 2040-2309 (Online)
    DOI: 10.1155/7158

      Open Access

      Journal of Healthcare Engineering is an open access journal. All articles are immediately available to read and reuse upon publication. More information about our Open Access policy can be found on our copyright page.


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          Journal of Healthcare Engineering
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          Acceptance rate46%
          Submission to final decision41 days
          Acceptance to publication25 days
          Journal Citation Indicator0.720
          Impact Factor2.682

          Article of the Year Award: Outstanding research contributions of 2021, as selected by our Chief Editors. Read the winning articles.