Epidemiological designs are encouraged in studies addressing patient outcomes, service utilization, adherence to guidelines, and cost-control.
The audience for this exciting new journal is clinical investigators and health services researchers who study patients for the purpose of improving the performance of health care delivery systems. Physicians, nurses, allied health professionals, and managers will find the content relevant and useful to their daily concerns.
This journal is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), and is indexed in PubMed Central, and CINAHL.
Open Access FAQs
The Article Processing Charge (APC) of $1,200 USD will be payable upon acceptance.
Please direct any inquiries to Jim.Rohrer1955@gmail.com.
Health Services Research and Managerial Epidemiology is an open access, peer-reviewed journal dedicated to the study of the quality, efficiency, and accessibility of health services. Evidence from hypothesis-testing studies is presented, either in the form of pilot projects or larger retrospective studies. This facilitates exchange of new information and approaches to assessing performance.
Epidemiological designs are encouraged in studies addressing:
- patient outcomes
- service utilization
- adherence to guidelines
We invite reports employing innovative approaches to the study of health services. This includes mixed methods studies, organizational case reports and rigorous analysis of online data sources.
Studies reporting unexpected findings that contradict common assumptions about the performance of health systems are sought.
Studies addressing contemporary problems in health services with relevance to health policy are invited. No topic of widespread interest and importance is off limits.
The audience for this exciting journal is clinical investigators and health services researchers who study patients for the purpose of improving the performance of health care delivery systems. Physicians, nurses, allied health professionals, and managers will find the content relevant and useful to their daily concerns.
|James E. Rohrer, PhD, Managerial Epidemiology||Walden University, Minneapolis, MN, USA|
|Kurt Angstman, MD||Mayo Clinic, USA|
|Ahmed A. Arif, MBBS, PhD, CPH, FACE||University of North Carolina, Charlotte, NC, USA|
|Avinash Patwardhan, MD, MS, Managerial Epidemiology||George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, USA|
|Cheryl Anderson, PhD, Quality Improvement||Walden University, USA|
|Hadi Danawi, PhD, International Health Care||Walden University, USA|
|Yusuf Cetin Doganer, MD||Turkish Military Academy, Turkey|
|Aimee Ferraro, PhD, MPH, Epidemiology||Walden University, USA|
|Larry Fulton, PhD, Economics||Texas Tech University, USA|
|Gregory M. Garrison, MD, Statistics||Mayo Clinic, USA|
|Mihajlo (Michael) Jakovljevic||University of Kragujevac, Serbia|
|James Marton, PhD, Economics||Georgia State University, USA|
|Diane E. A. Neal, PhD, Epidemiology||Concordia University, Canada|
|Robert Nesse, MD, Managerial Epidemiology||Mayo Clinic, USA|
|Frederick North, MD, Health Services Research||Mayo Clinic, USA|
|Amany Refaat, PhD, International Health Care||Walden University, USA|
|Yogarabindranath Swarna Nantha||Seremban Primary Care Clinic, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia|
|Thomas T.H. Wan, Ph.D., MHS||Public Affairs, University of Central Florida, USA|
Manuscript Submission Guidelines: Health Services Research and Managerial Epidemiology
This Journal is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics
This Journal recommends that authors follow the Uniform Requirements for Manuscripts Submitted to Biomedical Journals formulated by the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE)
Please read the complete author guidelines then visit the Journal’s submission site https://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/hsrme to upload your manuscript. Please note that manuscripts not conforming to these guidelines may be returned.
Only manuscripts of sufficient quality that meet the aims and scope of Health Services Research and Managerial Epidemiology will be reviewed.
As part of the submission process you will be required to warrant that you are submitting your original work, that you have the rights in the work, that you are submitting the work for first publication in the Journal and that it is not being considered for publication elsewhere and has not already been published elsewhere, and that you have obtained and can supply all necessary permissions for the reproduction of any copyright works not owned by you.
Health Services Research and Managerial Epidemiology is an Open Access publication; all articles are freely available online immediately upon publication. All articles are rigorously peer-reviewed, and brought to publication as rapidly as possible. Production costs are covered by Article Processing Charges (APC) paid by the author/institution/funder upon acceptance of their manuscript (more information below). There is no charge for submitting a paper to Health Services Research and Managerial Epidemiology.This journal publishes manuscripts under Creative Commons licenses. The standard license is Creative Commons by Attribution Non-Commercial (CC BY-NC), which allows others to re-use the work without permission as long as the work is properly referenced and the use is non-commercial. For more information, you are advised to visit SAGE's OA licenses page.
For general information on Open Access at SAGE and Open Access FAQs, visit this page.
Article Processing Charge (APC)
Upon acceptance of your manuscript, you will be charged a one-time Article Processing Charge (APC) of $1200. This fee covers the cost of publication and ensures that your article will be freely available. Once the APC has been processed, your article will be prepared for publication and can appear online within an average of 20 working days.
Peer review policy
The journal’s policy is that manuscripts are reviewed by two expert reviewers. Health Services Research and Managerial Epidemiology utilizes double-blind peer review process in which the reviewer and author’s names and information are withheld from the other. All manuscripts are reviewed as rapidly as possible, while maintaining rigor. Reviewers make comments to the author and recommendations to the Editor-in-Chief who then makes their final decision.
Any correspondence, queries or additional requests for information on the manuscript submission process should be sent to the Health Services Research and Managerial Epidemiology editorial office as follows:
Jim Rohrer, Editor-in-Chief