Skip to main content

Latest collections open to submissions

Data sources and registries in healthcare

Guest Edited by Andrew D. Boyd

Computational techniques for drug repositioning

Guest Edited by Alejandro Rodríguez González and Lucía Prieto Santamaría 

Open source medical software

Guest Edited by Shawn Murphy 

Health information privacy and security

Guest Edited by Tony Sahama and Kassaye Y. Yigzaw

New Content Item (1) Counterfactual prediction models in medicine

Guest Edited by Umesh Kumar Lilhore and Matthew Sperrin

Advanced machine learning and health-related multi-omics data 

Guest Edited by Alejandro Rodriguez Gonzalez and Wei Lan

New Content ItemPatient involvement and shared decision making

Guest Edited by Gaetano Gallo and Rosanne Janssens

Editor's Highlights

New Content ItemOntology-driven and weakly supervised rare disease identification from clinical notes

New Content ItemDe-identified Bayesian personal identity matching for privacy-preserving record linkage despite errors: development and validation

New Content ItemDevelopment and usability evaluation of an electronic health report form to assess health in young people: a mixed-methods approach

New Content ItemDigital encounter decision aids linked to clinical practice guidelines: results from user testing SHARE-IT decision aids in primary care


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.

Become an Editorial Board Member

We are seeking new members to join our international Editorial Board.

Read More

Latest Tweets

Your browser needs to have JavaScript enabled to view this timeline

Annual Journal Metrics

  • 2022 Citation Impact
    3.5 - 2-year Impact Factor
    3.9 - 5-year Impact Factor
    1.384 - SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper)
    0.940 - SJR (SCImago Journal Rank)

    2022 Speed
    24 days submission to first editorial decision for all manuscripts (Median)
    170 days submission to accept (Median)

    2022 Usage 
    4,290 Altmetric mentions 

Peer-review Terminology

  • 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

    More information is available here

Sign up for article alerts and news from this journal