Calls for papers


International Journal of Behavioural and Healthcare Research
International Journal of Behavioural and Healthcare Research


Special Issue on: "Healthcare Research – the Status Quo and New Developments"

Guest Editors:
Ass. Prof. Dr. Victoria Höß, UMIT - University for Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology, Austria
Dr. K. Viktoria Stein, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
Susanne Bethge, Hochschule Neubrandenburg, Germany

The aim of this special issue is to give young researchers in health the opportunity to present their work in a cumulative way.

The content of this special issue will provide an overview of the current discussions on the manifold challenges that healthcare systems face around the world. It will also give the interested reader an opportunity to get an insight into innovative and upcoming approaches in the health sciences, as represented by the work of young researchers in health worldwide.

The issue aims at capturing the wide variety of disciplines and methodologies used in the health sciences, as well as the internationality of the topic.

Subject Coverage
Suitable topics include but are not limited to:

  • Health economics
  • Health system research
  • Health politics
  • Integrated care
  • Methodologies (quantitative and qualitative)

Notes for Prospective Authors

Submitted papers should not have been previously published nor be currently under consideration for publication elsewhere. (N.B. Conference papers may only be submitted if the paper was not originally copyrighted and if it has been completely re-written).

All papers are refereed through a peer review process. A guide for authors, sample copies and other relevant information for submitting papers are available on the Author Guidelines page.

Important Dates

Manuscripts due by: 25 February, 2013 (extended)

Notification to authors: 30 April, 2013

Final versions due by: 14 June, 2013