International Journal of Computers in Healthcare

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Editor in Chief: Prof. Yen-Wei Chen
ISSN online: 1755-3202
ISSN print: 1755-3199
4 issues per year
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IJCIH is a fully-refereed international journal publishing original articles concerning the theory and application of the computer to biomedicine and healthcare, with emphasis on novel approaches of wide healthcare significance.


 Topics covered include

  • Innovative paradigms and applications of computers in biomedicine and healthcare
  • Knowledge-based systems in biomedicine and healthcare
  • Artificial intelligence and computational intelligence paradigms in biomedicine and healthcare

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The main aim of IJCIH is to provide an international forum for exchanging results of original research ideas and concepts in both computer science and artificial intelligence techniques in biomedicine and healthcare. IJCIH focuses on articles that report novel approaches of wide healthcare significance in the areas of decision support systems, medical diagnosis, data mining, e-Health, knowledge management, information retrieval and text mining.


IJCIH provides a vehicle to help professionals, academics and researchers in medical informatics and healthcare to disseminate the latest application of computer science and artificial intelligence techniques in biomedicine and healthcare.


IJCIH publishes original research papers, case studies and commentaries with specific emphasis on the use of computer science and artificial intelligence as means to improve healthcare. Special issues of the journal may occasionally be published.



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    Honorary Editors

  • Jain, Lakhmi C., Bournemouth University, UK
  • Mulvenna, Maurice, University of Ulster, UK
  • Silverman, Barry G., University of Pennsylvania, USA

    Editor in Chief

  • Chen, Yen-Wei, Ritsumeikan University, Japan

Editorial Board Members

  • Bianchini, Monica, Università degli Studi Di Siena, Italy
  • Bichindaritz, Isabelle, University of Washington, Tacoma, USA
  • Cerrito, Patricia B., University of Louisville, USA
  • Combi, Carlo, Universitá degli Studi di Verona, Italy
  • Hongsermeier, Tonya, Partners Healthcare, USA
  • Jenders, Robert A., National Institutes of Health and Georgetown University, USA
  • Koczkodaj, Waldemar W., Laurentian University, Canada
  • Kumar, Vinod, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, India
  • Maojo, Victor, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain
  • Markey, Mia K., University of Texas, USA
  • Murphy, Shawn, Partners Healthcare System, Inc, USA
  • Nagashino, Hirofumi, University of Tokushima, Japan
  • Peleg, Mor, University of Haifa, Israel
  • Rakus-Andersson, Elisabeth, Blekinge Institute of Technology, Sweden
  • Saha, Asit K., Central State University, USA
  • Smith, Stephen L., The University of York, UK
  • Tedman, Raymond, Griffith University, Australia
  • Tsumoto, Shusaku, Shimane University, Japan
  • Uchino, Eiji, Yamaguchi University, Japan
  • Yoshida, Hiro, Harvard Medical School, USA
  • Zhang, Daqing, Institut TELECOM, France
  • Zheng, Huiru (Jane), University of Ulster, 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 go through a double-blind review 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 charges for publishing with Inderscience, unless you require your article to be Open Access (OA). You can find more information on OA here.


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

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