International Journal of Computers in Clinical Practice (IJCCP)

International Journal of Computers in Clinical Practice (IJCCP)

Formerly International Journal of Computational Models and Algorithms in Medicine (IJCMAM)
Editor-in-Chief: Athina A. Lazakidou (University of Peloponnese, Greece)
Published: Semi-Annually |Established: 2016
ISSN: 2470-8526|EISSN: 2470-8534|DOI: 10.4018/IJCCP
Out of print.


The International Journal of Computers in Clinical Practice (IJCCP) provides comprehensive coverage on computational capabilities, models, and implementation for clinical applications. IJCCP covers a variety of methods for medical practice, treatment, and documentation using emerging computer-based tools. This journal offers state-of-the-art research on digital solutions in physician’s offices as well as hospitals and medical laboratory settings and is essential to advancing the literature currently available in the medical field.

Topics Covered

  • Classification and prediction models
  • Clinical Decision Support
  • Clinical Trials
  • Computer networks for medical knowledge sharing
  • Computer technology for diagnostic testing
  • Computer-assisted health monitoring
  • Computer-assisted surgery
  • Computerized medical records systems
  • Computers in clinical social work
  • Computers in dentistry
  • Computers in medical education
  • Computers in nursing practice
  • Computers in psychotherapy and mental health
  • Disease monitoring and management
  • Electronic data collection
  • Handheld computers in clinical practice
  • Hospital Information Systems
  • Imaging Techniques
  • Security and privacy of electronic health records
  • Virtual medical laboratories
  • Wearable computing for health applications

Mission and Scope

The mission of the International Journal of Computers in Clinical Practice (IJCCP) is to bring together a compendium of quality research work in the field of computer-based technology in healthcare and computational applications for patient diagnosis, treatment, and care. This journal emphasizes sound research on the latest digital solutions in the field of healthcare in addition to recommendations for real-world implementation and case studies showcasing industry successes and pitfalls. Targeting researchers, academicians, and healthcare professionals and students, IJCCP provides a forum for sharing and developing new research methods, gaining knowledge about innovative techniques, and discussing new problems and challenges to develop ideas and implement existing methods in the field of healthcare.

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Volume 4: 2 Issues (2019)
Volume 3: 2 Issues (2018)
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Editor(s)-in-Chief Biography

Athina Lazakidou currently works at the Department of Economics at the University of Peloponnese in Greece as an Assistant Professor of Health Informatics. She worked as a Lecturer and as an Assistant Professor at the Department of Nursing at the University of Peloponnese (2008-2015) and as a Visiting Lecturer at the Department of Computer Science at the University of Cyprus (2000-2002). She did her undergraduate studies at the Athens University of Economics and Business (Greece) and received her BSc in Computer Science in 1996. In 2000, she received her Ph.D. in Medical Informatics from the Department of Medical Informatics, University Hospital Benjamin Franklin at the Free University of Berlin, Germany. She is also an internationally known expert in the field of computer applications in health care and biomedicine, with six books and numerous papers to her credit. She was also Editor of the “Handbook of Research on Informatics in Healthcare and Biomedicine” and “Handbook of Research on Distributed Medical Informatics and E-Health”, the best authoritative reference sources for information on the newest trends and breakthroughs in computer applications applied to health care and biomedicine. Her research interests include health informatics, databases, clinical decision support systems, hospital and clinical information systems, electronic medical record systems, collaborative systems, web-based applications in health care and other areas.

Editorial Board

Associate Editors
James Geller, New Jersey Institute of Technology, United States
Kwok Tai Chui, The Open University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Navin Kumar, University of Maryland Baltimore County, United States ORCID
Soon Ae Chun, City University of New York, Staten Island, United States ORCID
Editorial Review Board
Antonio Muñoz, University of Málaga, Spain ORCID
Anushia Inthiran, University of Canterbury, Malaysia
Duminda Wijesekera, George Mason University, United States
Evangelos Pournaras, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Hongfang Liu, Georgetown University Medical Center, United States
Iftikhar Sikder, Cleveland State University, United States
Jiming Liu, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong
Lisa Singh, Georgetown University, United States
Madhushri Banerjee, Georgia Gwinnett College, United States
Maricel Kahn, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, United States
Min Song, New Jersey Institute of Technology, United States
Philip Moore, Lanzhou University, United Kingdom ORCID
Pimwadee Chaovalit, National Science and Technology Development Agency, Thailand
Prantosh Kumar Paul, Raiganj University, India
Stelios Zimeras, University of the Aegean, Greece
Sudha Ram, University of Arizona, United States
Umesh Sehgal, GNA University, India
Xin Li, Georgetown University, United States
Yang Gong, The University of Texas, United States


Prospective authors should note that only original and previously unpublished article manuscripts will be considered. Interested authors must consult the Journal Guidelines for Manuscript Submission at PRIOR to submission. Any further questions may be answered at All article manuscript submissions will be forwarded to at least three members of the editorial review board of the journal for a double-blind peer review. The final decision regarding acceptance/revision/rejection will be based on the reviews received from the reviewers.

All inquiries should be directed to the attention of:

Athina Lazakidou, PhD
International Journal of Computers in Clinical Practice (IJCCP)
Assistant Professor of Health Informatics
University of Peloponnese
School of Economy, Management and Informatics
Department of Economics
Tripolis Campus
Gr-22100, Tripolis