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Volume 22 Supplement 3

Selected articles from the Fourth International Workshop on Health Nature Language Processing (HealthNLP 2021)


Publication of this supplement has not been supported by sponsorship. Information about the source of funding for publication charges can be found in the individual articles. The articles have undergone the journal's standard peer review process for supplements. The Supplement Editors were not involved in the peer review of any supplement articles they have co-authored. No other competing interests were declared.

Virtual9 August 2021

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Edited by Yifan Peng, Rui Zhang and Hua Xu.

  1. Clinical trial protocols are the foundation for advancing medical sciences, however, the extraction of accurate and meaningful information from the original clinical trials is very challenging due to the compl...

    Authors: Jianfu Li, Qiang Wei, Omid Ghiasvand, Miao Chen, Victor Lobanov, Chunhua Weng and Hua Xu
    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2022 22(Suppl 3):235
  2. Diabetic retinopathy (DR) is a leading cause of blindness in American adults. If detected, DR can be treated to prevent further damage causing blindness. There is an increasing interest in developing artificia...

    Authors: Zehao Yu, Xi Yang, Gianna L. Sweeting, Yinghan Ma, Skylar E. Stolte, Ruogu Fang and Yonghui Wu
    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2022 22(Suppl 3):255

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)

    2023 Speed
    37 days submission to first editorial decision for all manuscripts (Median)
    213 days submission to accept (Median)

    2023 Usage 
    2,443 Altmetric mentions 

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