Aims & Scope


Telemedicine and e-Health is the leading peer-reviewed journal for cutting-edge telemedicine applications for achieving optimal patient care and outcomes. It places special emphasis on the impact of telemedicine on the quality, cost effectiveness, and access to healthcare. Telemedicine applications play an increasingly important role in health care. They offer indispensable tools for home healthcare, remote patient monitoring, and disease management, not only for rural health and battlefield care, but also for nursing home, assisted living facilities, and maritime and aviation settings.

Telemedicine and e-Health offers timely coverage of the advances in technology that offer practitioners, medical centers, and hospitals new and innovative options for managing patient care, electronic records, and medical billing.

Telemedicine and e-Health coverage includes:

  • Clinical telemedicine practice
  • Technical advances
  • Medical connectivity
  • Enabling technologies
  • Education
  • Health policy and regulation
  • Biomedical and health services research

Telemedicine and e-Health is under the editorial leadership of Editors-in-Chief Ronald C. Merrell, MD, Virginia Commonwealth University; Charles R. Doarn, MBA, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Cincinnati; and other leading investigators. View the entire editorial board.

Audience: Remote patient monitoring professionals; biomedical informatics technologists; extreme, rural, and urban environment patient care specialists; and experts in telecommunications technology and R & D; among others.

Society Affiliations

An Official Journal of:

American Telemedicine Association
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Digital Health Canada (formerly the COACH: Canada's Health Informatics Association)

International Society for Telemedicine & eHealth

Indexed/Abstracted in:

MEDLINE;

PubMed;

PubMed Central;

Current Contents®/Clinical Medicine;

Science Citation Index Expanded;

Science Citation Index®;

Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition;

EMBASE/Excerpta Medica;

Scopus;

Compendex;

ProQuest databases;

PsycINFO;

CAB Abstracts;

Global Health;

The views, opinions, findings, conclusions and recommendations set forth in any Journal article are solely those of the authors of those articles and do not necessarily reflect the views, policy or position of the Journal, its Publisher, its editorial staff or any affiliated Societies and should not be attributed to any of them.

Upcoming Events

Oct 17 - Oct 19, 2018