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Guest Editors:
Tony Sahama: University of Victoria, Canada
Kassaye Yitbarek Yigzaw: University Hospital of North Norway, Norway

Submission Status: Open until 30 June 2023

Ethics of Artificial Intelligence in Health and Medicine

Guest Editors:
Nan Liu:
 National University of Singapore, Singapore
Kadri Simm: University of Tartu, Estonia
Honghan Wu: University College London, UK

Submission Status: Open until 31 October 2023

Counterfactual Prediction Models in Medicine

Guest Editors:
Umesh Kumar Lilhore: KIET Group of Institutions, India
Matthew Sperrin: University of Manchester, UK

Submission Status: Open until 30 June 2023

Advanced machine learning and health-related multi-omics data

This cross-journal collection in collaboration with BMC Medical Genomics welcomes articles presenting novel developments and applications of advanced machine learning methods in multi-omics data with clinical relevance for human health. 

Guest Editors:

Alejandro Rodríguez-González: Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain
Wei Lan: Guangxi University, China

Submission Status: Open until 30th June 2023

Patient Involvement and Shared Decision Making

Guest Editors:
Gaetano Gallo:
 La Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
Rosanne Janssens: Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium

Submission Status: Open until 30 June 2023



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Annual Journal Metrics

  • 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)
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