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Health information privacy and security - Guest Edited by Dr Tony Sahama and Dr Kassaye Y. Yigzaw

New Content Item (1)Counterfactual Prediction Models in Medicine - Guest Edited by Dr Umesh Kumar Lilhore and Dr Matthew Sperrin

Advanced machine learning and health-related multi-omics data - Guest Edited by Prof Alejandro Rodriguez Gonzalez and Dr Wei Lan

New Content ItemPatient Involvement and Shared Decision Making - Guest Edited by Dr Gaetano Gallo and Dr Rosanne Janssens

New Content Item (1)Big Data and Machine Learning in Bioinformatics and Medical Informatics - Guest Edited by Dr Frank Eisenhaber, Dr Somali Chaterji, Dr Khanh N.Q. Le, Dr Placide Poba-Nzaou 


Aims and scope

BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making is an open access journal publishing original peer-reviewed research articles in relation to the design, development, implementation, use, and evaluation of health information technologies and decision-making for human health.

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  • Citation Impact
    3.298 - 2-year Impact Factor (2021)
    3.894 - 5-year Impact Factor (2021)
    1.387 - SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper)
    0.833 - SJR (SCImago Journal Rank)

    43 days to first decision for all manuscripts (Median)
    88 days to first decision for reviewed manuscripts only (Median)

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  • The following summary describes the peer review process for this journal:

    Identity transparency: Single anonymized

    Reviewer interacts with: Editor

    Review information published: Review reports. Reviewer Identities reviewer opt in. Author/reviewer communication

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