International Journal of Healthcare Technology and Management

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Editor in Chief: Dr. M.A. Dorgham
ISSN online: 1741-5144
ISSN print: 1368-2156
4 issues per year
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IJHTM is a series emerging from the International Journal of Technology Management. It provides an international forum and refereed authoritative sources of information in the fields of the economics and management of technology in healthcare.


 Topics covered include

  • Healthcare economics, management on macro/micro levels
  • Healthcare technology management, technology assessment
  • Medical technology management
  • Strategic management/organisation of healthcare/healthcare technology (HC/HCT)
  • Human resource management, organisation behaviour/theory and HC/HCT
  • R&D management, entrepreneurial management, innovation and HC/HCT
  • Quality management (clinical/administrative), benchmarking and TQM in HC/HCT
  • New product development and marketing and HC/HCT
  • ICT in healthcare
  • Economics and financial management of HC/HCT
  • Relationship between health and healthcare, health and social care interface
  • Government policies and HC/HCT management
  • HC/HCT management and the link between providers and insurers
  • Globalisation, technology transfer and licensing
  • E-commerce, supply chain management, operations management in healthcare

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The aims of the IJHTM are:

  • to establish channels of communication and disseminate knowledge between policy-makers, professionals and providers working in the healthcare and related industries; and
  • to further the knowledge, research, theory and practice in the fields of management, economics and the management of technology in healthcare.

IJHTM publishes original papers, theory-based empirical papers, review papers, case studies, conference reports, technology reports, book reviews and commentaries.


Policy makers, executives and professionals in the healthcare and medical industries, investment and insurance institutions, experts and researchers in relevant academic and research centres, consultants and advisers in healthcare and related fields.


IJHTM publishes original papers, theory-based empirical papers, review papers, case studies, conference reports, technology reports, book reviews and commentaries.



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Vol. 15
Vol. 14
Vol. 13
Vol. 12
Vol. 11
Vol. 10


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Editor in Chief

  • Dorgham, M.A., International Centre for Technology and Management, UK

    Executive Editor

    • Zhang, Ning Jackie, Seton Hall University, USA

    Associate Editors

    • Geisler, Eliezer, Illinois Institute of Technology, USA
    • Krabbendam, Koos, University of Twente, Netherlands
    • Rubin, Harvey, Institute for Strategic Threat Analyis and Response (ISTAR), USA
    • Thuemmler, Christoph, Edinburgh Napier University, UK
    • Todeva, Emanuela, University of Surrey, UK

    Editorial Board Members

    • Babad, Yair M., University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
    • Barlow, James, Imperial College London, UK
    • Bart, Christopher K., The Not-For-Profit Governance Institute, Canada
    • Bell, Derek, Imperial College London, UK
    • Clarkson, P John, University of Cambridge, UK
    • Dawson, Sandra, University of Cambridge, UK
    • Del Pozo Guerrero, Francisco, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain
    • De Moor, George J.E., Universitair Ziekenhuis, Belgium
    • Evan, William M., University of Pennsylvania, USA
    • Gattiker, Urs E., International School of New Media GmbH, Germany
    • Giversen, Inger Marie, National Board of Health Islands, Denmark
    • Hasman, Arie, AMC-University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
    • Imam, Zaka, Central Drug Research Institute, India
    • Jackson, Peter M., Leicester University, UK
    • Kaihara, S., University of Tokyo, Japan
    • Keen, Justin, Leeds Institute of Health Sciences, UK
    • Kierkegaard, Sylvia Mercado, International Association of IT Lawyers, Denmark
    • Kleinjans, Jos C.S., Maastricht University, Netherlands
    • Lin, Binshan, Louisiana State University in Shreveport, USA
    • Lorenzi, Nancy M., Vanderbilt University Medical Center Informatics Center, USA
    • Louckx, Fred, Free University of Brussels, Belgium
    • Mantas, John, University of Athens, Greece
    • Mital, Chetna, Associates in Adult Healthcare, USA
    • Mytelka, Lynn K., France
    • Nobukawa, Masuaki, Senreikai Medical Corporation, Japan
    • Reinhardt, Erich R., Siemens Medical Solutions, Germany
    • Schwartz, J. Sanford, University of Pennsylvania, USA
    • Schweitzer, Stuart O., University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    • Sood, Sanjay P., C-DAC School of Advanced Computing, Mauritius
    • Sudo, Masakatsu, Fukui Medical University, Japan
    • Taket, Ann, South Bank University, UK
    • Towse, Adrian, Office of Health Economics, UK
    • Van Eimeren, Wilhelm, GSF - National Research Center for Environment and Health, Germany
    • Vierhout, P., University of Twente, Netherlands
    • Wickramasinghe, Nilmini, Epworth HealthCare and Deakin University, Australia
    • Wintermantel, Erich, Zentralinstitut für Medizintechnik ZIMT, Germany
    • Young, T.P., Brunel University, UK


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    • Submitted articles should not have been previously published or be currently under consideration for publication elsewhere.
    • Conference papers may only be submitted if the paper has been completely re-written (more details available here) and the author has cleared any necessary permissions with the copyright owner if it has been previously copyrighted.
    • All our articles are refereed through a double-blind process.
    • All authors must declare they have read and agreed to the content of the submitted article. A full statement of our Ethical Guidelines for Authors (PDF) is available.
    • There are no fees for publishing with Inderscience, unless you require your article to be Open Access (OA). You can find more information on OA here.


    Submission process


    All articles for this journal must be submitted using our online submissions system.

    Read our Submitting articles page.



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