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eISSN: 20552076 | ISSN: 20552076 | Current volume: 9 | Current issue: 1 Frequency: Yearly

DIGITAL HEALTH is a peer-reviewed open access journal which provides universally accessible and digestible content to all stakeholders involved in the digital healthcare revolution. It provides a unique forum for dissemination of high quality content applicable to researchers, clinicians and allied health practitioners, patients, social scientists, industry and government. Please see the Aims and Scope tab for further information.

This journal is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).

Why publish in Digital Health?

  • Indexed in PubMed Central and Web of Science (ESCI)
  • A leading Editorial Board of top researchers
  • High-quality and efficient peer review
  • An open access format ensuring maximum visibility
  • Tracking the impact of your article with integrated Altmetric tools

Open access article processing charge (APC) information

The APC for this journal is 2000 USD.

The article processing charge (APC) is payable when a manuscript is accepted after peer review, before it is published. The APC is subject to taxes where applicable. Please see further details here.

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This new interdisciplinary journal provides a unique and dynamic forum to facilitate dialogue between key players in the rapidly emerging field of Digital Health. This dialogue will, in turn, allow the expression digital health to be continually defined by those at its centre - providing a unique, evolving narrative. DIGITAL HEALTH is fully peer-reviewed and published on an Open Access basis, to ensure maximum dissemination of content.

DIGITAL HEALTH focuses on healthcare in the digital world, bridging the evolution of advances in informatics and technology in medicine, health and all aspects of health care with the application of these developments in clinical practice, the patient experience, and their social, political and economic implications.

DIGITAL HEALTH covers themes including, but not limited to - e-health, healthcare IT, health informatics, biomedical engineering, connected health, internet health care, social media and online social networks, telemedicine, telehealth, telecare, medical imaging, mobile health, mobile technologies, wearable devices, genomics and personal genetic information, personalised medicine, Big Data and data management, wellness and prevention, gerontology and social care services, simulation and gamification, patient accessibility, acceptability and behaviour, policy and regulation, and the social, political, cultural and ethical implications of advances in the field.

The primary aim of DIGITAL HEALTH is to provide universally accessible and digestible content to all stakeholders involved in the digital healthcare revolution. It provides a unique forum for dissemination of high quality content applicable to researchers, clinicians and allied health practitioners, patients, social scientists, industry and government.

DIGITAL HEALTH will be a unique, high impact, international journal encompassing a wide variety of article types and multimedia material (including video articles) on:

  • Research results (original research, controlled trials, case studies, feasibility and pilot studies, qualitative and quantitative studies).
  • Research protocols and study designs.
  • Review articles (literature reviews, systematic reviews, market reviews, critical reviews).
  • Educational pieces (tutorials on new methods, best practice, user guides, policy and practice).
  • Current topics and opinion pieces (e.g. digests of policy, regulation and legislation), editorials, commentaries, essays and brief communications).

Papers describing both negative and positive results and outcomes will be encouraged, and authors welcomed to supply underlying datasets where appropriate.

All articles will be fully peer-reviewed, published rapidly online within days of acceptance and made available on an Open Access basis.



Editor in Chief
Consulting Editor
Dr Samir Damani, MD, PharmD MD Revolution, USA
Co-founding Editor
Professor John Powell, MA MB BChir MSc PGCMedEd PhD MRCPsych FFPH University of Oxford & University of Manchester, UK
Associate Editors
Professor Natale Daniele Brunetti, MD, PhD University of Foggia, Italy
Dr Jennifer Graves, MD, PhD University of California, San Diego, USA
Dr Shariful Islam, MBBS, MPH, PhD, FESC Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia
Dr Vincenzo Della Mea, MSc, PhD University of Udine, Italy
Dr Edward Meinert, MA, MSc, MBA, MPA, PhD, CEng FBCS University of Plymouth, UK
Dr Joanna Milward King’s College London, UK
Dr Chris Paton, BMBS, BMedSci, MBA, FACHI University of Oxford, UK
Dr Tim Robbins University of Warwick, UK
Dr Aenor J Sawyer, MS University of California, San Francisco, USA
Dr Eline Smit  
Editorial Board Members
Dr Urs-Vito Albrecht, MD, MPH Hannover Medical School, Germany
Professor Panagiotis D. Bamidis, PhD Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Professor Alex Broom, MA, PhD University of New South Wales, Australia
Dr Vasa Curcin King's College London, UK
Professor Kathleen Griffiths, BSc, PhD Australian National University, Australia
Professor Flis Henwood, BA, MSc, PhD University of Brighton, UK
Professor Deborah Lupton, BA, LittB, MPH, PhD University of New South Wales (UNSW) Sydney, Australia
Dr Fadhila Mazanderani, BIT, MSc, DPhil University of Edinburgh, UK
Professor Anne Moen, RN, PhD, FACMI University of Oslo, Norway
Professor Jyotishman Pathak, PhD Cornell University, USA
Professor Catherine Pope, BA, PhD Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Services, University of Oxford, UK
Professor Chunhua Weng Columbia University, USA
Professor Sue Ziebland, BA, MSc University of Oxford, UK
  • Clarivate Analytics: Current Contents - Clinical Medicine
  • Clarivate Analytics: Current Contents - Social & Behavioral Sciences
  • Clarivate Analytics: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE)
  • Clarivate Analytics: Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI)
  • Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)
  • ProQuest
  • PubMed Central (PMC)
  • Scopus

Manuscript submission guidelines can be accessed on Sage Journals.