Revista de informática médica y de salud

instrucciones para autores

Journal of Health & Medical Informatics (JHMI) incluye artículos en todas las áreas relacionadas con la salud y la informática médica. Nuestra revista acepta el envío de manuscritos que cumplan con los criterios generales de importancia y excelencia científica relacionados, entre otros, con la informática médica aplicada, la informática biomédica, la informática del cáncer, la informática clínica, la informática de la salud del consumidor, la informática dental, los registros de atención médica, la gestión de la información de salud, Informática Hospitalaria, Informática de la Salud Mental y todos los campos relacionados con la salud.

Envíe el manuscrito a www.scholarscentral.org/submissions/health-medical-informatics.html   o envíelo como archivo adjunto de correo electrónico a la Oficina Editorial a submits@hilarispublisher.com 

Política sobre los artículos financiados

Journal of Health & Medical Informatics apoyará a los autores mediante la publicación de la versión publicada de los artículos de los becarios de los NIH y de los becarios de ciencias biológicas o biomédicas con sede en Europa o el Reino Unido en PubMed Central inmediatamente después de la publicación.

Cargos por procesamiento de artículos (APC):

El Journal of Health & Medical Informatics (JHMI) es una editorial de acceso abierto que brinda acceso gratuito a todos los materiales publicados a sus usuarios/lectores. Sin embargo, el editor no recibe ningún apoyo institucional u organizativo para cubrir sus gastos de publicación y archivo. Por lo tanto, el editor depende exclusivamente de los cargos de procesamiento de artículos de los autores que se detallan a continuación.


El tiempo promedio de procesamiento de artículos (APT) es de 55 días.

Servicio de publicación rápida

Hilaris Publishing ofrece una amplia gama de oportunidades, opciones y servicios para que los posibles autores publiquen sus contribuciones académicas.

The journal caters to the demands of the fast publication without compromising on the editorial quality including manuscript peer-review. This flexibility is being provided to ensure earliest author credibility to their respective contributions and this will also ensure timely dissemination of research outcomes for efficient integration, effective translation and reduced redundancy.

Authors have the option to choose between the standard open access publication service which takes its own course of time for complete publication process or can opt for rapid publication service wherein the article is published at the earliest date (Includes multiple subject experts commissioning for securing earliest peer-review comments). The authors can avail this flexibility based on the personal preference, funding agency guidelines or Institutional or organizational requirements.

Regardless of the option, all manuscripts undergo thorough peer-review process, editorial assessment and production process.

Fast Editorial Execution and Review Process (FEE-Review Process)

Authors who are willing to publish their articles under this mode can make a pre-payment of $99 towards express peer-review and editorial decision. First editorial decision in 3 days and final decision with review comments in 5 days from the date of submission. Galley proof generation will be done in next 2 days from acceptance or maximum 5 days (For manuscripts notified for revision by external reviewer).

Manuscripts accepted for publication will be charged regular APC.

Authors retain the copyright of their publication and the final version of the article will be published in both HTML and PDF formats as well as XML formats for transmitting to indexing databases. The editorial team of the Journal will ensure adherence to scientific publication guidelines.


The basic article processing fee or manuscript handling cost is as per the price mentioned above on the other hand it may vary based on the extensive editing, colored effects, complex equations, extra elongation of no. of pages of the article, etc.

Articles Categories

The Journal of Health & Medical Informatics is a scholarly research journals and it considers various types of articles for publication such as:

Research Article: A research article is a primary source. It reports the original study performed by the authors. A Results and Discussion section describes the outcomes of the data analysis. Charts and graphs illustrating the results are typically included followed by conclusion and References. The word limit for a research article should be 1500-6000. Each article should possess a section “Conflict of Interest”.

Review Articles: A review article is an article that summarizes the current state of understanding on a topic. A review article surveys and summarizes previously published studies, rather than reporting new facts or analysis. The preferable word count for review article should be 2500-9500. Review articles must explain:

  • Recent major advances and discoveries
  • Significant gaps in the research
  • Current debates
  • Ideas of where research might go next

Case Reports: Case reports are professional narratives that provide feedback on clinical practice guidelines and offer a framework for early signals of effectiveness and adverse events. They can be shared for medical, scientific, or educational purposes. It is a detailed report of the symptoms, signs, diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up of an individual patient. The word count for the case report will be 1000-2000. Case studies without proper discussion are not accepted for publication.

Commentaries/Perspectives: Perspective, opinion, and commentary articles are scholarly articles which express a personal opinion or a new perspective about existing research on a particular topic. The word limit for the Commentaries/perspectives should not be more then 1000-1800.

Editorials: Editorials are expert opinions on a specific field where the specialist is able to predict and analyze the future trends based on the current developments. Editorials are generally written by senior scientists, distinguished academicians and noble laureates that have extensive command over the field. The word limit for the editorials should not be more than 900-1200. Short Communication Short Communication is a description, viewpoints, and observations of the author referring facts, findings from other studies and writes a critical and brief analysis that would not exceed 500-1000 words.

Letters to the Editors: Letters to the Editors are reader’s views, opinions, comments, suggestions on various articles published in the journal. Often ‘Letters to the Editor’ elaborate, question, analyze and add value to the study. Letters to the Editors should not exceed 500-1000 words.

Disputes: All the disputes related to copyright violation and scientific misconduct will be thoroughly examined and if proved guilty, the Editor in Chief can reject or blacklist the author/ writings.

Manuscript Submission

Journal of Health & Medical Informatics follows a prescribed set of article types with a specific format for manuscript. Type the entire manuscript, including figure legends, tables, and references, in font 12, in Times New Roman, double-spaced using Microsoft Word. Leave 1-inch margins on all sides. Manuscripts should be written succinctly and should cite select references that are directly relevant. For guidance on length of each article, see section on article types below.

Covering Letter

Covering Letter is declaration of the corresponding author stating that the manuscript is original in all aspects and it is not published or under consideration for publication with any other publisher. The declaration must also include a statement that the study did not violate any national or international laws on human, animal and environmental rights. All the other authors that have contributed for the study are bound to obey the declaration signed by the corresponding author.

Title page

The title page must display the complete title of the study reflecting its overall objective followed by the complete list of all authors’ with their full names, affiliations; an abbreviated title for the running head (not to exceed 50 characters, including spaces); name and address of corresponding author, contact telephone, fax number, and e-mail address. Where necessary, identify each author’s affiliation by superscript numbers matched to the appropriate institution. The subsequent pages furnish and unfold the study. The manuscript must be clearly demarcated with the sub-headings, stated in Arabic numbers. Each and every page of the manuscript must be thoroughly numbered on top right corner of the page.

Abstract and Keywords

The manuscript must begin with an abstract of not more than 500 words that captures the entire summary of the study, including its scope, methodology, findings, conclusion and limitations. At least five important terminologies reflecting the theme of the manuscript must be placed as keywords at the end of the abstract.


All the manuscripts must start with an introduction to begin with, which sets the tone and the foundation for the study. Introduction provides basic information of the study by referring similar such studies elsewhere. Introduction briefly discusses various key aspects of the study, raising valid and important questions, which may be answered subsequently as the study progresses.

Methods and Materials

Methods and materials section discusses the research methods deployed to conduct the study, including the sample size and technique. It also discusses the tools used for the data collection, and interpretation.


The author draws various conclusions by analyzing the information extracted by analyzing the data elicited from the study. These are findings that the author/s would get at the end, may or may not coincide with the hypothesis set by the author/s at the beginning of the study.

Discussion and Analysis

The collected information is analyzed statistically by applying various relevant formulas that are universally acceptable and the data is analyzed to produce observations and statements that are backed by valid evidences. This part of the manuscript generally represents tables, graphs, diagrams, charts that reinforce the values and information discussed in the manuscript as text.

Tables, Figures, Graphs and Diagrams

All the tables, graphs, diagrams and images provided in the text must have captions and legends, indicating their appropriate location in the manuscript. All the tables must be presented in the numerical order in Excel format, charts and diagrams must be presented in excel/word format and the images, diagrams and pictures must be presented in jpeg format.


Conclusions are generally drawn from the findings that are summarized tat the end to draw valid findings of the study.

Limitations & Recommendations for Future Studies

Authors must define and state the limitations if any within the scope of the study and must clearly state it to avoid confusions. Authors must also suggest recommendations for future studies on this area.


This is an important part of the manuscript where author/s cites the source of the information referred in the manuscript to avoid copyright violation. The Advanced Practices in Nursing follows Chicago style of referencing. Author/s must carefully arrange the references as stated below.

Article with single author: Last Name, First Name. “Article Title.” Journal Short Name in italics Volume Number (Year Published): Page Numbers.
E.g. Smith, John. “Studies in Pop Rocks and Coke.” Weird Science 12 (2009): 78-93.

For an article written by two or more authors: List them in order as they appear in the journal. Only the first author’s name should be reversed, while the others are written in normal order. Separate author names with a comma and place ‘and’ between last two authors.

E.g. Smith, John, and Jane Doe. “Studies in Pop Rocks and Coke.” Weird Science 12 (2009): 78-93.
E.g. Smith, John, Austin Kaufmann, and Jane Doe. “Studies in Pop Rocks and Coke.” Weird Science 12 (2009): 78-93.

For more than 4 authors: E.g. Smith, John, Austin Kaufmann, Jennifer Monroe, and Jane Doe, et al. “Studies in Pop Rocks and Coke.” Weird Science 12 (2009): 78-93.

Citation of book: Grazer, Brian, and Charles Fishman. A Curious Mind: The Secret to a Bigger Life. New York: Simon & Schuster, USA, 2015.

Citing News or magazine article: Farhad, Manjoo. “Snap Makes a Bet on the Cultural Supremacy of the Camera.” New York Times, March 8, 2017.

Book review: Michiko, Kakutani. “Friendship Takes a Path that Diverges.” Review of Swing Time, by Zadie Smith, New York Times, November 7, 2016.

Thesis or Dissertation: Cynthia, Lillian Rutz. “King Lear and its Folktale Analogues.” PhD Diss., University of Chicago, (2013): 99–100.

For more details on Chicago reference style please refer to https://libguides.murdoch.edu.au/Chicago


Author/s must acknowledge all the persons, institutions, organizations and the funding agencies that are resourceful in conducting the study.

Conflict of Interest

Los autores deben revelar claramente las asociaciones comerciales que puedan crear un conflicto de intereses en relación con los manuscritos enviados y deben dar crédito a los escritores fantasmas involucrados en la redacción del manuscrito. Esta declaración debe incluir información apropiada para CADA autor, representando así que los intereses financieros en competencia de todos los autores se han divulgado adecuadamente.


Los autores pueden compartir toda la información complementaria que no pudieron compartir en el manuscrito como apéndice. El apéndice también incluye cuestionarios, pautas y estándares universales que se siguen al realizar estudios con animales.


Los términos técnicos y las jergas utilizados en el estudio se amplían y deben colocarse al final del estudio para una comprensión clara de los lectores.

Licencia y derechos de autor

El tipo de uso depende de la licencia de usuario. El autor conserva los derechos de autor y concede los derechos de publicación al editor. La licencia Creative Commons CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 permite leer y compartir artículos en línea con ciertas condiciones, como que se debe citar la fuente original y que el trabajo de investigación no se puede utilizar con fines comerciales. No se deben distribuir derivados como traducciones y adaptaciones de artículos. Ciertos requisitos por parte del financiador se cumplen aplicando la Licencia Internacional Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 (CC BY 4.0) según el requisito.

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