Call for Papers for a Special Issue on Applied Health Information Technology of Health Care: The Journal of Delivery Science and Innovation
Submission deadline: August 1, 2013
The 2009 Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act stimulated discussion, innovation and substantially increased adoption of health IT amongst health care professionals. The potential for Health IT to improve health outcomes, engagement of patients and families in care, the quality of care delivered, and transitions of care across health care settings remains great.
We invite submissions to the third issue of Health Care that highlight innovative applications of information technology that significantly impact patient care and improve outcomes on population levels. Potential topics in this issue include, but are not limited to:
Measuring the costs and benefits of health information technology
Understanding the relationship between health information technology and health system organization.
Evaluating the meaningful use of health IT
Participation in and consequences of health information exchanges
Using information technology to improve the quality, efficiency, or cost-effectiveness of care
Population health IT
Developing consumer-based health IT (e.g. mobile applications, internet-based tools, personal health records, etc.)
Evaluation of novel health IT tools across a variety of domains and clinical settings
Insights from medical informatics
Advanced use of analytics for improved care delivery
We are also interested in other topics in health IT that have a direct impact on health systems and their providers.
We welcome submissions of original research, perspectives, case studies, and review articles.
Papers should be submitted for publication through our online submission system. http://ees.elsevier.com/hjdsi/
Papers will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the submission deadline of August 1. We encourage authors to contact our editorial team directly with any questions: email@example.com