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International Journal of Patient-Centered Healthcare (IJPCH)

International Journal of Patient-Centered Healthcare (IJPCH)

Editors-in-Chief: Chaojie Wang (The MITRE Corporation, McLean, USA) and Fred Hoffman (Mercyhurst University, USA)
Published: Semi-Annually |Established: 2019
ISSN: 2641-6255|EISSN: 2641-6263|DOI: 10.4018/IJPCH
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Description & Scope
Description:
The International Journal of Patient-Centered Healthcare (IJPCH) is a refereed, applied research journal designed to provide comprehensive coverage and understanding of clinical problem solving in healthcare and the overall management of patient-centered healthcare. Patient-centered... Show More
Mission & Scope:
The primary objective of the International Journal of Patient-Centered Healthcare (IJPCH) is to provide a global forum for researchers and practitioners to advance the knowledge and practice of patient-centered healthcare learning in healthcare and other disciplines. The emphasis here is on learning through clinical problem solving. The secondary objective of this journal is to develop a... Show More
Coverage:
  • Asynchronous computer mediated communication in healthcare to generate persistent clinical encounters
  • Bridging the gap between what we know and what is knowable in clinical practice
  • Case studies in clinical problem solving
  • Clinical problem-solving perspectives from multiple stakeholders
  • Degrees and forms of participation in user-driven healthcare
  • Descriptive statistics with a purpose—how statistics shape society's view of itself.
  • Dynamics of social construction and performance of illness through user-driven healthcare practices
  • Electronic health records and online portfolio-based learning in healthcare
  • Evolving pathologies and dealings with in the interface between industry, commercial branding and users
  • Human computer interaction and semantic web technologies in user-driven health
  • Illness journey narratives/healthcare autoethnographies around normal and altered physiologic states
  • Interaction between human intelligence and artificial intelligence
  • Medical cognition and decision-making theory
  • Online user-driven statistical data collection and interpretations
  • Participatory action research as a bottom up strategy to problem solving and achieving change in healthcare
  • Patient and health professional user-driven ‘narrative electronic health records’
  • Patient and health professional users’ coping strategies (created in light of user-driven content) for life changing diseases
  • Patient and health professional users’ creativity in clinical problem solving in healthcare
  • Patient users dealing with stigmatization attached to certain diseases and health behavior
  • Patient users’ health strategies in a growing interface between corporate (e.g., pharmaceutical) interests, public health promotion and themselves
  • Patient/patient’s-relative/volunteer user strategies in shared decision making with physicians and other healthcare users
  • Searching for evidence and soul searching in user-driven healthcare
  • Social, ethical and political context of health and illness and analysis of pertinent health policy
Editorial Board

Editorial Board

Associate Editors
Athanasios Anastasiou, National Technical University of Athens, Greece
Kwok Tai Chui, The Open University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Mo Zhao, Virginia Transportation Research Council, United States
Swarna Gupta, LN Medical College, India, India
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Editorial Review Board
Alvi Lim, MITRE Corp., United States
Chaza Abdul, Harrisburg University of Science and Technology, United States
Fred Hoffman, Mercyhurst University
Lana Jacoby, National Institute of Health, United States
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Article Processing Charges
This journal operates under the Hybrid Open Access model, allowing the author to choose between traditional, subscription-based publishing, or Open Access publishing.
Subscription-Based Publishing/Green Open Access: Article manuscripts require no Article Processing Charge (APC) and require authors to transfer the copyright of the manuscript to IGI Global. Manuscripts are published behind a paywall and must be purchased for use. See the Fair Use Policy for sharing allowances conducive to Green Open Access.
Open Access Publishing: Article manuscripts receive the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) licensing arrangement. The copyright for the work remains solely with the author(s) of the article. Others may distribute, remix, tweak, and build upon the work, even commercially, without asking prior permission from the publisher or author and so long as they credit the author for the original creation. A one-time Article Processing Charge (APC) of US $2,000 must be paid AFTER the manuscript has gone through the full double-blind peer review process and the Editor(s)-in-Chief at his/her/their full discretion has decided to accept the manuscript based on the results of the double-blind peer review process. Learn more about APCs here.
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Contact
Chaojie (Jay) Wang
Fred Hoffman
Editors-in-Chief
International Journal of Patient-Centered Healthcare (IJPCH)
mail: wcj365@gmail.com
fhoffman@mercyhurst.edu