About the Journal
The International Journal for Quality in Health Care (IJQHC) is a leading international peer-reviewed scholarly journal addressing research, policy, and implementation related to the quality of health care and health outcomes for populations and patients worldwide. The journal is truly interdisciplinary, welcoming original contributions in the disciplines of health services research, health care evaluation, policy, health economics, quality improvement, management, and clinical research focused on the quality and safety of care. The journal reaches a global audience including researchers, clinical care professionals, quality assurance professionals, policymakers, managers, educators, and students of health-related disciplines.
This peer-reviewed journal is truly interdisciplinary and includes contributions from representatives of all health professions such as doctors, nurses, quality assurance professionals, managers, politicians, social workers, and therapists, as well as researchers from health-related backgrounds.
The Journal also contains news of the International Society for Quality in Health Care (ISQua), including announcements of forthcoming courses, symposia, and congresses.
IMPACT FACTOR AND RANKING
|Year||Impact Factor||Ssi: Health Policy & Services||Si: Health Care Sciences & Services|
|2012||1.793||26 out of 67||35 out of 82|
|2011||1.958||21 out of 62||33 out of 76|
|2010||2.064||17 out of 56||24 out of 71|
|2009||1.881||18 out of 49||29 out of 69|
|2008||1.561||19 out of 41||30 out of 62|
|2007||1.326||20 out of 40||32 out of 57|
|2006||1.444||17 out of 39||26 out of 56|
This information is taken from the Journal Citation Reports, published annually as part of the Science Citation Index and Social Science Citation Index by ISI.
Abstracting and Indexing Services
International Journal for Quality in Healthcare is covered by several major indexing services including:
Abstracts on Hygiene and Communicable Diseases
British Nursing Index
Current Contents® /Clinical Medicine
Excerpta Medica Abstract Journals
Health & Safety Science Abstracts
Science Citation Index®
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Impact factor: 1.793
5-Yr impact factor: 2.541
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