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Single Payer / Universal Healthcare Coverage in the US Debate

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Wearable Technology in Healthcare

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Health Reform in the Trump Era

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A selection of Youtubes related to Health Reform in the Trump Era.

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News of the US Healthcare System

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Health Care Cost Crisis in the U.S.

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Healthcare System in the USA

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Affordable Care Act (ACA) .. Obamacare

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Health Insurance

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The Future of Healthcare

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Healthcare Spending

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Healthcare: Right or Privilege?

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Impact of Healthcare Technology on Healthcare Cost

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Computerized Provider Order Entry (CPOE)

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Computerized provider order entry is a key component of health information system that allows the entry of clinical orders and instructions for the treatment of patients by a practitioners. The orders are communicated through a computer network to staff or other various departments responsible for fulfilling an order, including pharmacy, food services, radiology or laboratory.


  1. speeds order completion,
  2. reduces errors related to handwriting or transcriptions,
  3. allows order entry at point-of-care or offsite,
  4. provides error checking for duplicate or incorrect doses or tests, and
  5. simplifies inventory and posting of charges.



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Open Access Journals with Impact Factor

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Abstract and Applied Analysis … Impact factor= 1.442
Field: Mathematics
ISSN: 1085-3375

Academia : Revista Latinoamericana de Administración … Impact factor= 0.032
Field: Economics & Business
ISSN: 1012-8255

Acta Biochimica Polonica … Impact factor= 1.234
Field: Biology & Biochemistry
ISSN: 0001-527X

Acta Botanica Brasilica … Impact factor= 0.368
Field: Plant & Animal Science
ISSN: 0102-3306

Acta Botanica Croatica … Impact factor= 0.386
Field: Plant & Animal Science
ISSN: 0365-0588

Acta Botanica Mexicana … Impact factor= 0.146
Field: Plant & Animal Science
ISSN: 0187-7151

Acta Chimica Slovenica … Impact factor= 1.011
Field: Chemistry
ISSN: 1318-0207

Acta Cirurgica Brasileira … Impact factor= 0.500
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 0102-8650

Acta Clinica Croatica … Impact factor= 0.384
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 0353-9466

Acta Crystallographica Section E … Impact factor= 0.413
Field: Chemistry
ISSN: 1600-5368

Acta Endocrinologica (Bucharest) … Impact factor= 0.052
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1841-0987

Acta Geographica Slovenica … Impact factor= 0.346
Field: Social Sciences, general
ISSN: 1581-6613

Acta Herpetologica … Impact factor= 0.488
Field: Plant & Animal Science
ISSN: 1827-9635

Acta Histochemica et Cytochemica … Impact factor= 1.000
Field: Molecular Biology & Genetics
ISSN: 0044-5991

Acta Ichthyologica et Piscatoria … Impact factor= 0.490
Field: Plant & Animal Science
ISSN: 0137-1592

Acta Medica Okayama … Impact factor= 0.721
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 0386-300X

Acta Médica Portuguesa … Impact factor= 0.256
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1646-0758

Acta Montanistica Slovaca … Impact factor= 0.134
Field: Geosciences
ISSN: 1335-1788

Acta Neurobiologiae Experimentalis … Impact factor= 1.533
Field: Neuroscience & Behavior
ISSN: 0065-1400

Acta Orthopaedica … Impact factor= 1.897
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1745-3674

Acta Orthopaedica et Traumatologica Turcica … Impact factor= 0.309
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1017-995X

Acta Otorhinolaryngologica Italica … Impact factor= 0.427
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 0392-100X

Acta Palaeontologica Polonica … Impact factor= 1.949
Field: Geosciences
ISSN: 0567-7920

Acta Paulista de Enfermagem … Impact factor= 0.204
Field: Social Sciences, general
ISSN: 0103-2100

Acta Pharmaceutica … Impact factor= 1.312
Field: Pharmacology & Toxicology
ISSN: 1330-0075

Acta Physica Polonica A … Impact factor= 0.467
Field: Physics
ISSN: 0587-4246

Acta Physica Polonica B … Impact factor= 0.671
Field: Physics
ISSN: 0587-4254

Acta Polytechnica Hungarica … Impact factor= 0.284
Field: Engineering
ISSN: 1785-8860

Acta Protozoologica … Impact factor= 0.881
Field: Biology & Biochemistry
ISSN: 0065-1583

Acta Scientiae Veterinariae … Impact factor= 0.127
Field: Plant & Animal Science
ISSN: 1678-0345

Acta Scientiarum : Agronomy … Impact factor= 0.805
Field: Agricultural Sciences
ISSN: 1679-9275

Acta Veterinaria … Impact factor= 0.169
Field: Plant & Animal Science
ISSN: 0567-8315

Acta Zoologica Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae … Impact factor= 0.474
Field: Plant & Animal Science
ISSN: 1217-8837

Actas Urológicas Españolas … Impact factor= 0.274
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 0210-4806

Adansonia. Sér. 3 … Impact factor= 0.512
Field: Plant & Animal Science
ISSN: 1280-8571

Advances in Difference Equations … Impact factor= 0.891
Field: Mathematics
ISSN: 1687-1839

Advances in Electrical and Computer Engineering … Impact factor= 0.688
Field: Engineering
ISSN: 1582-7445

Advances in High Energy Physics … Impact factor= 1.846
Field: Physics
ISSN: 1687-7357

Advances in Interventional Cardiology … Impact factor= 0.172
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1734-9338

Advances in Medical Sciences … Impact factor= 0.798
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1896-1126

Advances in Physiology Education … Impact factor= 1.382
Field: Biology & Biochemistry
ISSN: 1043-4046

Africa Spectrum … Impact factor= 0.381
Field: Social Sciences, general
ISSN: 0002-0397

African Health Sciences … Impact factor= 0.521
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1680-6905

African Journal of Agricultural Research … Impact factor= 0.263
Field: Agricultural Sciences
ISSN: 1991-637X

African Journal of Biotechnology … Impact factor= 0.573
Field: Biology & Biochemistry
ISSN: 1684-5315

African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology … Impact factor= 0.500
Field: Pharmacology & Toxicology
ISSN: 1996-0816

Agricultural and Food Science … Impact factor= 0.597
Field: Agricultural Sciences
ISSN: 1459-6067

Agrociencia … Impact factor= 0.294
Field: Agricultural Sciences
ISSN: 1405-3195

Alcohol Research and Health … Impact factor= 0.562
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1535-7414

Algorithms for Molecular Biology … Impact factor= 2.800
Field: Molecular Biology & Genetics
ISSN: 1748-7188

American Museum Novitates … Impact factor= 1.151
Field: Social Sciences, general
ISSN: 0003-0082

Amfiteatru Economic … Impact factor= 0.320
Field: Economics & Business
ISSN: 1582-9146

Anadolu Kardiyoloji Dergisi … Impact factor= 0.407
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1302-8723

Anais Brasileiros de Dermatologia … Impact factor= 0.337
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 0365-0596

Analele Stiintifice ale Universitatii Ovidius Constanta : Seria Matematica … Impact factor= 0.044
Field: Mathematics
ISSN: 1224-1784

Anales de Psicología … Impact factor= 1.338
Field: Psychiatry/Psychology
ISSN: 0212-9728

Anales del Sistema Sanitario de Navarra … Impact factor= 0.252
Field: Social Sciences, general
ISSN: 1137-6627

Analytical Sciences … Impact factor= 1.465
Field: Engineering
ISSN: 0910-6340

Andean Geology … Impact factor= 1.056
Field: Geosciences
ISSN: 0718-7092

Animal Science Papers and Reports … Impact factor= 0.386
Field: Plant & Animal Science
ISSN: 0860-4037

Annales Academiae Scientiarum Fennicae. Mathematica … Impact factor= 0.842
Field: Mathematics
ISSN: 1239-629X

Annales Geophysicae … Impact factor= 1.620
Field: Geosciences
ISSN: 0992-7689

Annales Societatis Geologorum Poloniae … Impact factor= 0.184
Field: Geosciences
ISSN: 0208-9068

Annali dell’Istituto Superiore di Sanità … Impact factor= 0.343
Field: Social Sciences, general
ISSN: 0021-2571

Annals of Agricultural and Environmental Medicine … Impact factor= 1.062
Field: Environment/Ecology
ISSN: 1232-1966

Annals of Family Medicine online … Impact factor= 4.457
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1544-1709

Annals of Geophysics … Impact factor= 0.336
Field: Geosciences
ISSN: 1593-5213

Annals of Indian Academy of Neurology … Impact factor= 0.415
Field: Neuroscience & Behavior
ISSN: 0972-2327

Annals of Saudi Medicine … Impact factor= 0.697
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 0256-4947

Annals of Thoracic Medicine … Impact factor= 1.060
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1817-1737

Anuario de Estudios Medievales … Impact factor= 0.054
Field: Social Sciences, general
ISSN: 0066-5061

Applicable Analysis and Discrete Mathematics … Impact factor= 0.645
Field: Mathematics
ISSN: 1452-8630

Applied Ecology and Environmental Research … Impact factor= 0.547
Field: Environment/Ecology
ISSN: 1589-1623

Aquichan … Impact factor= 0.050
Field: Social Sciences, general
ISSN: 1657-5997

Archives of Biological Sciences … Impact factor= 0.356
Field: Biology & Biochemistry
ISSN: 0354-4664

Archives of Histology and Cytology … Impact factor= 0.698
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 0914-9465

Archives of Medical Science … Impact factor= 1.199
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1734-1922

Archives of Metallurgy and Materials … Impact factor= 0.262
Field: Materials Science
ISSN: 1733-3490

Archivos Argentinos de Pediatria … Impact factor= 0.432
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 0325-0075

Archivos de Medicina Veterinaria … Impact factor= 0.500
Field: Plant & Animal Science
ISSN: 0301-732X

Archivos Latinoamericanos de Nutrición … Impact factor= 0.427
Field: Agricultural Sciences
ISSN: 0004-0622

Arhiv za Higijenu Rada i Toksikologiju … Impact factor= 0.826
Field: Environment/Ecology
ISSN: 0004-1254

ARKIVOC – Online Journal of Organic Chemistry … Impact factor= 1.096
Field: Chemistry
ISSN: 1551-7004

Arquivo Brasileiro de Medicina Veterinaria e Zootecnia … Impact factor= 0.254
Field: Plant & Animal Science
ISSN: 0102-0935

Arquivos Brasileiros de Cardiologia … Impact factor= 1.147
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 0066-782X

Arquivos de Neuro-Psiquiatria … Impact factor= 0.574
Field: Neuroscience & Behavior
ISSN: 0004-282X

Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention … Impact factor= 1.240
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1513-7368

Asia-Pacific Education Researcher … Impact factor= 0.632
Field: Social Sciences, general
ISSN: 0119-5646

ASN Neuro … Impact factor= 3.833
Field: Neuroscience & Behavior
ISSN: 1759-0914

Atmósfera … Impact factor= 0.646
Field: Geosciences
ISSN: 0187-6236

Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics … Impact factor= 5.309
Field: Geosciences
ISSN: 1680-7316

Atmospheric Measurement Techniques … Impact factor= 2.623
Field: Geosciences
ISSN: 1867-1381

Australian Educational Researcher … Impact factor= 0.268
Field: Social Sciences, general
ISSN: 0311-6999

Australian Journal of Crop Science … Impact factor= 0.899
Field: Agricultural Sciences
ISSN: 1835-2693

Australian Prescriber … Impact factor= 0.397
Field: Pharmacology & Toxicology
ISSN: 0312-8008

Balkan Journal of Medical Genetics … Impact factor= 0.075
Field: Molecular Biology & Genetics
ISSN: 1311-0160

Baltica : an International Yearbook for Quaternary Geology and Palaeogeography, Coastal Morphology and Shore Processes, Marine Geology and Recent Tectonics of the Baltic Sea Area … Impact factor= 0.913
Field: Geosciences
ISSN: 0067-3064

Banach Journal of Mathematical Analysis … Impact factor= 0.390
Field: Mathematics
ISSN: 1735-8787

Bangladesh Journal of Pharmacology … Impact factor= 0.740
Field: Pharmacology & Toxicology
ISSN: 1991-007X

Bangladesh Journal of Plant Taxonomy … Impact factor= 0.341
Field: Plant & Animal Science
ISSN: 1028-2092

Behavioral and Brain Functions … Impact factor= 2.305
Field: Neuroscience & Behavior
ISSN: 1744-9081

Beilstein Journal of Organic Chemistry … Impact factor= 1.515
Field: Chemistry
ISSN: 1860-5397

Biocell … Impact factor= 0.509
Field: Molecular Biology & Genetics
ISSN: 0327-9545

Biochemia Medica … Impact factor= 1.085
Field: Biology & Biochemistry
ISSN: 1330-0962

Biogeosciences … Impact factor= 3.587
Field: Environment/Ecology
ISSN: 1726-4170

Bioinorganic Chemistry and Applications … Impact factor= 0.949
Field: Biology & Biochemistry
ISSN: 1565-3633

Biointerphases … Impact factor= 3.118
Field: Materials Science
ISSN: 1559-4106

Biological Procedures Online … Impact factor= 0.742
Field: Biology & Biochemistry
ISSN: 1480-9222

Biological Research … Impact factor= 0.670
Field: Biology & Biochemistry
ISSN: 0716-9760

Biology Direct … Impact factor= 3.737
Field: Biology & Biochemistry
ISSN: 1745-6150

Biology of Sport … Impact factor= 0.150
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 0860-021X

Biomédica … Impact factor= 0.442
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 0120-4157

BioMedical Engineering OnLine … Impact factor= 1.119
Field: Biology & Biochemistry
ISSN: 1475-925X

Biomedical Research … Impact factor= 1.263
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 0388-6107

Biomicrofluidics … Impact factor= 3.896
Field: Biology & Biochemistry
ISSN: 1932-1058

BioResources … Impact factor= 1.418
Field: Biology & Biochemistry
ISSN: 1930-2126

Biotechnologie, Agronomie, Société et Environnement … Impact factor= 0.454
Field: Agricultural Sciences
ISSN: 1370-6233

Biotechnology for Biofuels … Impact factor= 4.146
Field: Biology & Biochemistry
ISSN: 1754-6834

Blood Transfusion … Impact factor= 2.519
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1723-2007

BMB Reports … Impact factor= 2.167
Field: Biology & Biochemistry
ISSN: 1976-6696

BMC Bioinformatics … Impact factor= 3.028
Field: Computer Science
ISSN: 1471-2105

BMC Biology … Impact factor= 5.203
Field: Biology & Biochemistry
ISSN: 1741-7007

BMC Biotechnology … Impact factor= 2.859
Field: Biology & Biochemistry
ISSN: 1472-6750

BMC Cancer … Impact factor= 3.153
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1471-2407

BMC Cardiovascular Disorders … Impact factor= 2.021
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1471-2261

BMC Cell Biology … Impact factor= 2.464
Field: Molecular Biology & Genetics
ISSN: 1471-2121

BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine … Impact factor= 2.195
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1472-6882

BMC Developmental Biology … Impact factor= 2.781
Field: Molecular Biology & Genetics
ISSN: 1471-213X

BMC Evolutionary Biology … Impact factor= 3.702
Field: Biology & Biochemistry
ISSN: 1471-2148

BMC Family Practice … Impact factor= 1.467
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1471-2296

BMC Gastroenterology … Impact factor= 2.468
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1471-230X

BMC Genetics … Impact factor= 2.489
Field: Molecular Biology & Genetics
ISSN: 1471-2156

BMC Genomics … Impact factor= 4.206
Field: Molecular Biology & Genetics
ISSN: 1471-2164

BMC Health Services Research … Impact factor= 1.721
Field: Social Sciences, general
ISSN: 1472-6963

BMC Immunology … Impact factor= 3.000
Field: Immunology
ISSN: 1471-2172

BMC Infectious Diseases … Impact factor= 2.825
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1471-2334

BMC Medical Education … Impact factor= 1.201
Field: Social Sciences, general
ISSN: 1472-6920

BMC Medical Genetics … Impact factor= 2.439
Field: Molecular Biology & Genetics
ISSN: 1471-2350

BMC Medical Genomics … Impact factor= 3.766
Field: Molecular Biology & Genetics
ISSN: 1755-8794

BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making … Impact factor= 2.231
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1472-6947

BMC Medical Research Methodology … Impact factor= 2.153
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1471-2288

BMC Medicine … Impact factor= 5.750
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1741-7015

BMC Microbiology … Impact factor= 2.960
Field: Microbiology
ISSN: 1471-2180

BMC Molecular Biology … Impact factor= 3.188
Field: Molecular Biology & Genetics
ISSN: 1471-2199

BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders … Impact factor= 1.941
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1471-2474

BMC Nephrology … Impact factor= 2.136
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1471-2369

BMC Neurology … Impact factor= 2.797
Field: Neuroscience & Behavior
ISSN: 1471-2377

BMC Neuroscience … Impact factor= 3.091
Field: Neuroscience & Behavior
ISSN: 1471-2202

BMC Pediatrics … Impact factor= 1.904
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1471-2431

BMC Plant Biology … Impact factor= 4.085
Field: Plant & Animal Science
ISSN: 1471-2229

BMC Psychiatry … Impact factor= 2.891
Field: Psychiatry/Psychology
ISSN: 1471-244X

BMC Public Health … Impact factor= 2.364
Field: Social Sciences, general
ISSN: 1471-2458

BMC Systems Biology … Impact factor= 3.565
Field: Biology & Biochemistry
ISSN: 1752-0509

BMC Veterinary Research … Impact factor= 2.371
Field: Plant & Animal Science
ISSN: 1746-6148

Bolema : Boletim de Educação Matematica … Impact factor= 0.000
Field: Mathematics
ISSN: 0103-636X

Boletim Centro de Pesquisa e Processamento de Alimentos … Impact factor= 0.100
Field: Agricultural Sciences
ISSN: 0102-0323

Boletim de Cièncias Geodésicas … Impact factor= 0.021
Field: Geosciences
ISSN: 1413-4853

Boletín de la Sociedad Botanica de México … Impact factor= 0.455
Field: Plant & Animal Science
ISSN: 0366-2128

Boletín de la Sociedad Española de Ceramica y Vidrio … Impact factor= 0.204
Field: Materials Science
ISSN: 0366-3175

Boletín Latinoamericano y del Caribe de Plantas Medicinales y Aromaticas … Impact factor= 0.322
Field: Pharmacology & Toxicology
ISSN: 0717-7917

Boreal Environment Research … Impact factor= 1.296
Field: Environment/Ecology
ISSN: 1239-6095

Bosnian Journal of Basic Medical Sciences … Impact factor= 0.415
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1512-8601

Botanical Studies … Impact factor= 0.842
Field: Plant & Animal Science
ISSN: 1817-406X

Boundary Value Problems … Impact factor= 1.047
Field: Mathematics
ISSN: 1687-2762

Brazilian Archives of Biology and Technology … Impact factor= 0.397
Field: Biology & Biochemistry
ISSN: 1516-8913

Brazilian Journal of Biology … Impact factor= 0.625
Field: Biology & Biochemistry
ISSN: 1519-6984

Brazilian Journal of Chemical Engineering … Impact factor= 0.811
Field: Chemistry
ISSN: 0104-6632

Brazilian Journal of Infectious Diseases … Impact factor= 0.811
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1413-8670

Brazilian Journal of Medical and Biological Research … Impact factor= 1.150
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 0100-879X

Brazilian Journal of Microbiology … Impact factor= 0.632
Field: Microbiology
ISSN: 1517-8382

Brazilian Journal of Oceanography … Impact factor= 0.266
Field: Geosciences
ISSN: 1679-8759

Brazilian Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences … Impact factor= 0.254
Field: Pharmacology & Toxicology
ISSN: 1984-8250

Brazilian Journal of Physics … Impact factor= 0.661
Field: Physics
ISSN: 0103-9733

Breeding Science … Impact factor= 0.992
Field: Plant & Animal Science
ISSN: 1344-7610

Bulletin (new series) of the American Mathematical Society … Impact factor= 2.303
Field: Mathematics
ISSN: 0273-0979

Bulletin of Clinical Psychopharmacology – Klinik Psikofarmakoloji Bulteni … Impact factor= 0.273
Field: Psychiatry/Psychology
ISSN: 1017-7833

Bulletin of Geosciences … Impact factor= 1.202
Field: Geosciences
ISSN: 1214-1119

Bulletin of Materials Science … Impact factor= 0.944
Field: Materials Science
ISSN: 0250-4707

Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History … Impact factor= 3.057
Field: Biology & Biochemistry
ISSN: 0003-0090

Bulletin of the Chemical Society of Ethiopia … Impact factor= 0.277
Field: Chemistry
ISSN: 1011-3924

Bulletin of the Geological Society of Finland … Impact factor= 0.462
Field: Geosciences
ISSN: 0367-5211

Bulletin of the Korean Chemical Society … Impact factor= 0.871
Field: Chemistry
ISSN: 0253-2964

Bulletin of the Polish Academy of Sciences : Technical Sciences … Impact factor= 0.945
Field: Engineering
ISSN: 0239-7528

Bulletin of the World Health Organization … Impact factor= 5.459
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 0042-9686

Cadernos de Saúde Pública … Impact factor= 0.987
Field: Social Sciences, general
ISSN: 0102-311X

Caldasia : Boletín del Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Facultad de Ciencias de la Universidad Nacional de Colombia … Impact factor= 0.310
Field: Plant & Animal Science
ISSN: 0366-5232

California Agriculture … Impact factor= 0.918
Field: Agricultural Sciences
ISSN: 0008-0845

Canadian Family Physician … Impact factor= 1.403
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 0008-350X

Canadian Journal of Diabetes … Impact factor= 3.286
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1499-2671

Cardiovascular Diabetology … Impact factor= 2.720
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1475-2840

Cardiovascular Ultrasound … Impact factor= 1.561
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1476-7120

CBE—Life Sciences Education … Impact factor= 1.182
Field: Social Sciences, general
ISSN: 1931-7913

Cell Division … Impact factor= 4.091
Field: Molecular Biology & Genetics
ISSN: 1747-1028

Cell Structure and Function … Impact factor= 3.265
Field: Molecular Biology & Genetics
ISSN: 0386-7196

Centro Journal … Impact factor= 0.000
Field: Social Sciences, general
ISSN: 1538-6279

Ceramics-Silikaty … Impact factor= 0.297
Field: Materials Science
ISSN: 0862-5468

Cerne … Impact factor= 0.238
Field: Plant & Animal Science
ISSN: 0104-7760

Chemical and Biochemical Engineering Quarterly … Impact factor= 0.483
Field: Chemistry
ISSN: 0352-9568

Chemical Industry and Chemical Engineering Quarterly … Impact factor= 0.580
Field: Chemistry
ISSN: 1451-9372

Chemistry Central Journal … Impact factor= 1.119
Field: Chemistry
ISSN: 1752-153X

Chemistry Education. Research and Practice in Europe … Impact factor= 0.662
Field: Chemistry
ISSN: 1109-4028

Chilean Journal of Agricultural Research … Impact factor= 0.385
Field: Agricultural Sciences
ISSN: 0718-5820

Chinese Journal of Physics … Impact factor= 0.444
Field: Physics
ISSN: 0577-9073

Chinese Medical Journal … Impact factor= 0.983
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 0366-6999

Chronic Diseases in Canada … Impact factor= 1.094
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 0228-8699

Chungara (Arica) – Revista de Antropología Chilena … Impact factor= 0.306
Field: Social Sciences, general
ISSN: 0716-1182

Ciència & Saúde Coletiva … Impact factor= 0.438
Field: Social Sciences, general
ISSN: 1413-8123

Ciència e Agrotecnologia … Impact factor= 0.567
Field: Agricultural Sciences
ISSN: 1413-7054

Ciencia e Investigación Agraria … Impact factor= 0.528
Field: Agricultural Sciences
ISSN: 0304-5609

Ciència e Tecnologia de Alimentos … Impact factor= 0.266
Field: Agricultural Sciences
ISSN: 0101-2061

Ciència Florestal … Impact factor= 0.191
Field: Plant & Animal Science
ISSN: 0103-9954

Ciència Rural … Impact factor= 0.343
Field: Agricultural Sciences
ISSN: 0103-8478

Ciencia y Tecnología Alimentaria … Impact factor= 0.900
Field: Agricultural Sciences
ISSN: 1135-8122

Ciencias Marinas … Impact factor= 0.618
Field: Plant & Animal Science
ISSN: 0185-3880

Circulation Journal … Impact factor= 3.225
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1346-9843

Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine … Impact factor= 3.495
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 0891-1150

Climate of the Past … Impact factor= 2.821
Field: Geosciences
ISSN: 1814-9324

Clinical and Developmental Immunology … Impact factor= 2.263
Field: Immunology
ISSN: 1740-2522

Clinical and Experimental Otorhinolaryngology … Impact factor= 0.728
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1976-8710

Clinics … Impact factor= 1.422
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1807-5932

Comparative and Functional Genomics … Impact factor= 1.361
Field: Molecular Biology & Genetics
ISSN: 1531-6912

Computational and Applied Mathematics … Impact factor= 0.444
Field: Mathematics
ISSN: 0101-8205

Computational and Mathematical Methods in Medicine … Impact factor= 0.814
Field: Mathematics
ISSN: 1748-670X

Computational Linguistics … Impact factor= 2.971
Field: Computer Science
ISSN: 0891-2017

Computer Science and Information Systems … Impact factor= 0.324
Field: Computer Science
ISSN: 1820-0214

Comunicar … Impact factor= 0.455
Field: Social Sciences, general
ISSN: 1134-3478

Condensed Matter Physics … Impact factor= 0.800
Field: Physics
ISSN: 1607-324X

Contemporary Oncology / Wspólczesna Onkologia … Impact factor= 0.104
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1428-2526

Contributions to Zoology … Impact factor= 1.118
Field: Plant & Animal Science
ISSN: 1383-4517

Convergencia … Impact factor= 0.049
Field: Social Sciences, general
ISSN: 1405-1435

Croatian Journal of Forest Engineering … Impact factor= 0.412
Field: Plant & Animal Science
ISSN: 1845-5719

Croatian Medical Journal … Impact factor= 1.455
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 0353-9504

Croatica Chemica Acta – izd. tromjesečno Hrvatsko kemijsko druÅ¡tvo … Impact factor= 0.713
Field: Chemistry
ISSN: 0011-1643

Crop Breeding and Applied Biotechnology … Impact factor= 0.509
Field: Agricultural Sciences
ISSN: 1518-7853

Cuadernos de Desarrollo Rural … Impact factor= 0.138
Field: Agricultural Sciences
ISSN: 0122-1450

Cuadernos de Economía y Dirección de la Empresa … Impact factor= 0.268
Field: Economics & Business
ISSN: 1138-5758

Current Issues in Molecular Biology … Impact factor= 3.875
Field: Molecular Biology & Genetics
ISSN: 1467-3037

Current Oncology … Impact factor= 1.820
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1198-0052

Czech Journal of Food Sciences … Impact factor= 0.413
Field: Agricultural Sciences
ISSN: 1212-1800

Czech Journal of Genetics and Plant Breeding … Impact factor= 0.594
Field: Plant & Animal Science
ISSN: 1212-1975

DARU : Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences … Impact factor= 0.773
Field: Pharmacology & Toxicology
ISSN: 1560-8115

Defence Science Journal … Impact factor= 0.304
Field: Engineering
ISSN: 0011-748X

Demographic Research … Impact factor= 1.531
Field: Social Sciences, general
ISSN: 1435-9871

Dendrobiology … Impact factor= 0.500
Field: Plant & Animal Science
ISSN: 1641-1307

Deutsches Ärzteblatt International … Impact factor= 2.108
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1866-0452

Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology … Impact factor= 0.712
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1305-3825

Diagnostic Pathology … Impact factor= 1.388
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1746-1596

Discrete Dynamics in Nature and Society … Impact factor= 0.967
Field: Social Sciences, general
ISSN: 1026-0226

DNA Research … Impact factor= 4.754
Field: Molecular Biology & Genetics
ISSN: 1340-2838

Drug Metabolism and Pharmacokinetics … Impact factor= 2.558
Field: Pharmacology & Toxicology
ISSN: 1347-4367

Drustvena Istrazivanja … Impact factor= 0.094
Field: Social Sciences, general
ISSN: 1330-0288

Dynamics of Partial Differential Equations (DPDE) … Impact factor= 1.097
Field: Mathematics
ISSN: 1548-159X

Earth Sciences Research Journal … Impact factor= 0.179
Field: Geosciences
ISSN: 1794-6190

Ecology and Society … Impact factor= 3.310
Field: Environment/Ecology
ISSN: 1708-3087

Econ Journal Watch … Impact factor= 0.920
Field: Economics & Business
ISSN: 1933-527X

Educational Technology & Society … Impact factor= 1.066
Field: Social Sciences, general
ISSN: 1436-4522

Eesti Rakenduslingvistika Ãœhingu Aastaraamat … Impact factor= 0.154
Field: Social Sciences, general
ISSN: 1736-2563

E-Journal of Chemistry … Impact factor= 0.716
Field: Chemistry
ISSN: 0973-4945

Ekoloji … Impact factor= 0.775
Field: Environment/Ecology
ISSN: 1300-1361

Electronic Communications in Probability … Impact factor= 0.559
Field: Mathematics
ISSN: 1083-589X

Electronic Journal of Biotechnology … Impact factor= 0.865
Field: Biology & Biochemistry
ISSN: 0717-3458

Electronic Journal of Linear Algebra … Impact factor= 0.808
Field: Mathematics
ISSN: 1081-3810

Electronic Journal of Probability … Impact factor= 0.946
Field: Mathematics
ISSN: 1083-6489

Electronic Journal of Qualitative Theory of Differential Equations … Impact factor= 0.387
Field: Mathematics
ISSN: 1417-3875

Electronic Journal of Statistics … Impact factor= 1.025
Field: Mathematics
ISSN: 1935-7524

Electronic Research Announcements in Mathematical Sciences … Impact factor= 0.722
Field: Mathematics
ISSN: 1935-9179

Electronic Transactions on Numerical Analysis … Impact factor= 0.579
Field: Mathematics
ISSN: 1068-9613

Emerging Infectious Diseases … Impact factor= 6.859
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1080-6040

Endocrine Journal … Impact factor= 1.952
Field: Biology & Biochemistry
ISSN: 0918-8959

Energies … Impact factor= 1.130
Field: Engineering
ISSN: 1996-1073

Engenharia Sanitaria e Ambiental … Impact factor= 0.259
Field: Environment/Ecology
ISSN: 1413-4152

Engineering Economics … Impact factor= 0.009
Field: Economics & Business
ISSN: 1392-2785

English Teaching : Practice and Critique … Impact factor= 0.167
Field: Social Sciences, general
ISSN: 1175-8708

Entropy … Impact factor= 1.109
Field: Physics
ISSN: 1099-4300

Environmental Health … Impact factor= 2.450
Field: Environment/Ecology
ISSN: 1476-069X

Environmental Health Perspectives … Impact factor= 6.087
Field: Environment/Ecology
ISSN: 0091-6765

Environmental Research Letters … Impact factor= 3.049
Field: Environment/Ecology
ISSN: 1748-9326

Epigenetics & Chromatin … Impact factor= 4.731
Field: Molecular Biology & Genetics
ISSN: 1756-8935

E-polymers … Impact factor= 0.574
Field: Chemistry
ISSN: 1618-7229

Estonian Journal of Earth Sciences … Impact factor= 0.852
Field: Geosciences
ISSN: 1736-4728

Estudios Constitucionales … Impact factor= 0.238
Field: Social Sciences, general
ISSN: 0718-0195

Estudios de Economia … Impact factor= 0.000
Field: Economics & Business
ISSN: 0304-2758

Estudios Geologicos … Impact factor= 0.231
Field: Geosciences
ISSN: 0367-0449

ETRI Journal … Impact factor= 0.912
Field: Computer Science
ISSN: 1225-6463

EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing … Impact factor= 1.012
Field: Engineering
ISSN: 1687-6172

EURASIP Journal on Audio, Speech, and Music Processing … Impact factor= 0.341
Field: Engineering
ISSN: 1687-4714

EURASIP Journal on Image and Video Processing … Impact factor= 0.619
Field: Engineering
ISSN: 1687-5176

EURE (Santiago) – Revista Latinoamericana de Estudios Urbano Regionales … Impact factor= 0.189
Field: Social Sciences, general
ISSN: 0250-7161

European Cells and Materials (ECM) … Impact factor= 9.650
Field: Materials Science
ISSN: 1473-2262

European Integration Online Papers … Impact factor= 0.061
Field: Social Sciences, general
ISSN: 1027-5193

European Journal of Histochemistry … Impact factor= 1.809
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1121-760X

Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine … Impact factor= 2.964
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1741-427X

Evolutionary Bioinformatics … Impact factor= 2.684
Field: Computer Science
ISSN: 1176-9343

Evolutionary Psychology: an International Journal of Evolutionary Approaches to Psychology and Behavior … Impact factor= 1.278
Field: Psychiatry/Psychology
ISSN: 1474-7049

EXCLI Journal … Impact factor= 0.562
Field: Microbiology
ISSN: 1611-2156

Experimental and Molecular Medicine EMM … Impact factor= 2.453
Field: Biology & Biochemistry
ISSN: 1226-3613

Experimental Animals … Impact factor= 0.950
Field: Plant & Animal Science
ISSN: 1341-1357

Experimental Diabetes Research … Impact factor= 1.528
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1687-5214

eXPRESS Polymer Letters … Impact factor= 1.575
Field: Chemistry
ISSN: 1788-618X

Family Medicine … Impact factor= 1.368
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 0742-3225

Fibres & Textiles in Eastern Europe … Impact factor= 0.629
Field: Materials Science
ISSN: 1230-3666

Filomat … Impact factor= 0.101
Field: Mathematics
ISSN: 0354-5180

Fishery Bulletin … Impact factor= 0.756
Field: Plant & Animal Science
ISSN: 0090-0656

Fixed Point Theory and Applications … Impact factor= 1.936
Field: Mathematics
ISSN: 1687-1820

Florida entomologist … Impact factor= 1.052
Field: Plant & Animal Science
ISSN: 0015-4040

Fluoride … Impact factor= 1.000
Field: Biology & Biochemistry
ISSN: 0015-4725

Folia Histochemica et Cytobiologica … Impact factor= 0.902
Field: Biology & Biochemistry
ISSN: 0239-8508

Folia Neuropathologica … Impact factor= 1.222
Field: Neuroscience & Behavior
ISSN: 1641-4640

Food Technology and Biotechnology … Impact factor= 0.976
Field: Agricultural Sciences
ISSN: 1330-9862

Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience … Impact factor= 3.588
Field: Neuroscience & Behavior
ISSN: 1662-5102

Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience … Impact factor= 2.586
Field: Neuroscience & Behavior
ISSN: 1662-5188

Frontiers in Human Neuroscience … Impact factor= 1.940
Field: Neuroscience & Behavior
ISSN: 1662-5161

Frontiers in Zoology … Impact factor= 2.519
Field: Plant & Animal Science
ISSN: 1742-9994

Gaceta Sanitaria … Impact factor= 1.114
Field: Social Sciences, general
ISSN: 0213-9111

Gastroenterology Research and Practice … Impact factor= 0.509
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1687-6121

Gayana (Concepción) … Impact factor= 0.397
Field: Plant & Animal Science
ISSN: 0717-652X

Gayana. Botanica … Impact factor= 0.250
Field: Plant & Animal Science
ISSN: 0016-5301

Genes & Genetic Systems … Impact factor= 1.273
Field: Molecular Biology & Genetics
ISSN: 1341-7568

Genetics and Molecular Biology … Impact factor= 0.796
Field: Molecular Biology & Genetics
ISSN: 1415-4757

Genetics and Molecular Research … Impact factor= 1.013
Field: Molecular Biology & Genetics
ISSN: 1676-5680

Genetics Selection Evolution … Impact factor= 1.484
Field: Plant & Animal Science
ISSN: 0999-193X

Genome Biology and Evolution … Impact factor= 2.674
Field: Molecular Biology & Genetics
ISSN: 1759-6653

Geochemical Transactions … Impact factor= 1.920
Field: Geosciences
ISSN: 1467-4866

Geochronometria … Impact factor= 0.860
Field: Geosciences
ISSN: 1733-8387

Geodetski Vestnik … Impact factor= 0.215
Field: Social Sciences, general
ISSN: 0351-0271

Geodiversitas … Impact factor= 0.986
Field: Geosciences
ISSN: 1280-9659

Geofísica Internacional … Impact factor= 0.449
Field: Geosciences
ISSN: 0016-7169

Geofizika … Impact factor= 0.500
Field: Geosciences
ISSN: 0352-3659

Geologica Acta … Impact factor= 1.474
Field: Geosciences
ISSN: 1695-6133

Geologica Belgica … Impact factor= 0.645
Field: Geosciences
ISSN: 1374-8505

Geoscientific Model Development … Impact factor= 1.591
Field: Geosciences
ISSN: 1991-959X

Gestión y Política Pública … Impact factor= 0.000
Field: Social Sciences, general
ISSN: 1405-1079

Gold bulletin : a quarterly review of research on gold and its applications in industry … Impact factor= 2.719
Field: Materials Science
ISSN: 0017-1557

Grasas y Aceites … Impact factor= 0.748
Field: Agricultural Sciences
ISSN: 0017-3495

Haematologica … Impact factor= 6.532
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 0390-6078

Harm Reduction Journal … Impact factor= 1.458
Field: Social Sciences, general
ISSN: 1477-7517

Health and Quality of Life Outcomes … Impact factor= 1.860
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1477-7525

Hemijska Industrija … Impact factor= 0.137
Field: Chemistry
ISSN: 0367-598X

Hepatitis Monthly … Impact factor= 0.793
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1735-143X

Hereditas … Impact factor= 1.066
Field: Molecular Biology & Genetics
ISSN: 0018-0661

Herpetological Conservation and Biology … Impact factor= 0.513
Field: Plant & Animal Science
ISSN: 1931-7603

Hiroshima Mathematical Journal … Impact factor= 0.556
Field: Mathematics
ISSN: 0018-2079

Historia Crítica … Impact factor= 0.070
Field: Social Sciences, general
ISSN: 0121-1617

Homology, Homotopy and Applications (HHA) … Impact factor= 0.446
Field: Mathematics
ISSN: 1532-0073

Hong Kong Journal of Emergency Medicine … Impact factor= 0.167
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1024-9079

Hong Kong Journal of Paediatrics … Impact factor= 0.211
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1013-9923

Horticultura Brasileira … Impact factor= 0.320
Field: Plant & Animal Science
ISSN: 0102-0536

Human Resources for Health … Impact factor= 1.383
Field: Social Sciences, general
ISSN: 1478-4491

Hydrology and Earth System Sciences … Impact factor= 2.463
Field: Geosciences
ISSN: 1027-5606

Hyle : International Journal for Philosophy of Chemistry … Impact factor= 0.000
Field: Chemistry
ISSN: 1433-5158

Hystrix : the Italian Journal of Mammalogy … Impact factor= 0.308
Field: Plant & Animal Science
ISSN: 0394-1914

Ibérica … Impact factor= 0.171
Field: Social Sciences, general
ISSN: 1139-7241

IETE Journal of Research … Impact factor= 0.076
Field: Engineering
ISSN: 0377-2063

IETE Technical Review … Impact factor= 0.370
Field: Engineering
ISSN: 0256-4602

Iheringia. Série Zoologia … Impact factor= 0.292
Field: Plant & Animal Science
ISSN: 0073-4721

Implementation Science … Impact factor= 2.514
Field: Social Sciences, general
ISSN: 1748-5908

Indian Journal of Biochemistry & Biophysics … Impact factor= 0.824
Field: Biology & Biochemistry
ISSN: 0301-1208

Indian Journal of Biotechnology … Impact factor= 0.385
Field: Biology & Biochemistry
ISSN: 0972-5849

Indian Journal of Chemical Technology … Impact factor= 0.373
Field: Chemistry
ISSN: 0971-457X

Indian Journal of Chemistry : A … Impact factor= 0.920
Field: Chemistry
ISSN: 0376-4710

Indian Journal of Chemistry : Section B … Impact factor= 0.562
Field: Chemistry
ISSN: 0376-4699

Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology … Impact factor= 0.932
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 0378-6323

Indian Journal of Engineering & Materials Sciences … Impact factor= 0.150
Field: Engineering
ISSN: 0971-4588

Indian Journal of Experimental Biology … Impact factor= 0.702
Field: Biology & Biochemistry
ISSN: 0019-5189

Indian Journal of Marine Sciences … Impact factor= 0.204
Field: Plant & Animal Science
ISSN: 0379-5136

Indian Journal of Medical Microbiology … Impact factor= 1.006
Field: Microbiology
ISSN: 0255-0857

Indian Journal of Medical Research … Impact factor= 1.826
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 0971-5916

Indian Journal of Ophthalmology … Impact factor= 0.827
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 0301-4738

Indian Journal of Orthopaedics … Impact factor= 0.285
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 0019-5413

Indian Journal of Pathology and Microbiology … Impact factor= 0.570
Field: Microbiology
ISSN: 0377-4929

Indian Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences … Impact factor= 0.455
Field: Pharmacology & Toxicology
ISSN: 0250-474X

Indian Journal of Pharmacology … Impact factor= 0.303
Field: Pharmacology & Toxicology
ISSN: 0253-7613

Indian Journal of Pure & Applied Physics … Impact factor= 0.511
Field: Physics
ISSN: 0019-5596

Indian Journal of Traditional Knowledge … Impact factor= 0.232
Field: Plant & Animal Science
ISSN: 0972-5938

Indian Pediatrics … Impact factor= 0.900
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 0019-6061

Industrial Health … Impact factor= 0.950
Field: Environment/Ecology
ISSN: 0019-8366

Information Research: an international electronic journal … Impact factor= 0.822
Field: Computer Science
ISSN: 1368-1613

Informes de la Construccion … Impact factor= 0.059
Field: Engineering
ISSN: 0020-0883

INNOVAR : Revista de Ciencias Administrativas y Sociales … Impact factor= 0.048
Field: Social Sciences, general
ISSN: 0121-5051

Interciencia … Impact factor= 0.391
Field: Plant & Animal Science
ISSN: 0378-1844

Internal Medicine … Impact factor= 1.037
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 0918-2918

International Agrophysics … Impact factor= 0.714
Field: Agricultural Sciences
ISSN: 0236-8722

International Brazilian Journal of Urology … Impact factor= 1.397
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1677-5538

International Family Planning Perspectives … Impact factor= 2.118
Field: Social Sciences, general
ISSN: 0190-3187

International Journal for Equity in Health … Impact factor= 1.306
Field: Social Sciences, general
ISSN: 1475-9276

International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems … Impact factor= 0.326
Field: Engineering
ISSN: 1729-8806

International Journal of Antennas and Propagation … Impact factor= 0.500
Field: Engineering
ISSN: 1687-5869

International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity … Impact factor= 3.169
Field: Agricultural Sciences
ISSN: 1479-5868

International Journal of Biological Sciences … Impact factor= 3.215
Field: Biology & Biochemistry
ISSN: 1449-2288

International Journal of Circumpolar Health … Impact factor= 1.065
Field: Social Sciences, general
ISSN: 1239-9736

International Journal of Clinical and Health Psychology … Impact factor= 1.842
Field: Psychiatry/Psychology
ISSN: 1697-2600

International Journal of Computers, Communications & Control … Impact factor= 0.650
Field: Computer Science
ISSN: 1841-9836

International Journal of Conflict and Violence … Impact factor= 0.586
Field: Social Sciences, general
ISSN: 1864-1385

International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks … Impact factor= 0.067
Field: Computer Science
ISSN: 1550-1329

International Journal of Electrochemical Science … Impact factor= 2.808
Field: Chemistry
ISSN: 1452-3981

International Journal of Endocrinology … Impact factor= 0.727
Field: Immunology
ISSN: 1687-8337

International Journal of Environmental Research … Impact factor= 1.626
Field: Environment/Ecology
ISSN: 1735-6865

International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology … Impact factor= 3.157
Field: Environment/Ecology
ISSN: 1735-1472

International Journal of Health Geographics … Impact factor= 2.341
Field: Social Sciences, general
ISSN: 1476-072X

International Journal of Hematology and Oncology … Impact factor= 0.101
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1306-133X

International Journal of Human Genetics … Impact factor= 0.238
Field: Molecular Biology & Genetics
ISSN: 0972-3757

International Journal of Molecular Sciences … Impact factor= 2.279
Field: Molecular Biology & Genetics
ISSN: 1422-0067

International Journal of Nanomedicine … Impact factor= 4.976
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1176-9114

International Journal of Photoenergy … Impact factor= 1.345
Field: Physics
ISSN: 1110-662X

International Journal of Physical Sciences … Impact factor= 0.540
Field: Multidisciplinary
ISSN: 1992-1950

International Journal of Plant Production … Impact factor= 0.569
Field: Plant & Animal Science
ISSN: 1735-6814

International Journal of Speleology … Impact factor= 2.057
Field: Geosciences
ISSN: 0392-6672

International Microbiology … Impact factor= 1.635
Field: Microbiology
ISSN: 1139-6709

Intersecciones en Antropología … Impact factor= 0.083
Field: Social Sciences, general
ISSN: 1666-2105

Investigación Agraria … Impact factor= 0.561
Field: Plant & Animal Science
ISSN: 1131-7965

Investigación Clínica … Impact factor= 0.432
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 0535-5133

Investigación Económica … Impact factor= 0.043
Field: Economics & Business
ISSN: 0185-1667

Investigaciones Económicas … Impact factor= 0.267
Field: Economics & Business
ISSN: 0210-1521

Investment Analysts Journal … Impact factor= 0.200
Field: Economics & Business
ISSN: 1029-3523

Iranian Journal of Environmental Health Science & Engineering … Impact factor= 1.072
Field: Environment/Ecology
ISSN: 1735-1979

Iranian Journal of Parasitology … Impact factor= 0.605
Field: Microbiology
ISSN: 1735-7020

Iranian Journal of Pharmaceutical Research … Impact factor= 0.651
Field: Pharmacology & Toxicology
ISSN: 1735-0328

Iranian Journal of Public Health … Impact factor= 0.321
Field: Social Sciences, general
ISSN: 0304-4556

Iranian Journal of Reproductive Medicine … Impact factor= 0.235
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1680-6433

Iranian Polymer Journal … Impact factor= 1.189
Field: Chemistry
ISSN: 1026-1265

Iranian Red Crescent Medical Journal … Impact factor= 0.360
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1561-4395

Israel Journal of Veterinary Medicine … Impact factor= 0.209
Field: Plant & Animal Science
ISSN: 0334-9152

Italian Journal of Animal Science … Impact factor= 0.258
Field: Plant & Animal Science
ISSN: 1594-4077

Italian Journal of Remote Sensing … Impact factor= 0.241
Field: Engineering
ISSN: 1129-8596

Japanese Journal of Infectious Diseases … Impact factor= 1.367
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1344-6304

Jornal de Pediatria … Impact factor= 1.065
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 0021-7557

Journal of Agricultural Sciences … Impact factor= 0.204
Field: Agricultural Sciences
ISSN: 1300-7580

Journal of Agriculture and Rural Development in the Tropics and Subtropics … Impact factor= 0.274
Field: Agricultural Sciences
ISSN: 1612-9830

Journal of Animal and Plant Sciences … Impact factor= 0.250
Field: Plant & Animal Science
ISSN: 1018-7081

Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances … Impact factor= 0.292
Field: Plant & Animal Science
ISSN: 1680-5593

Journal of Applied Biomedicine … Impact factor= 1.689
Field: Pharmacology & Toxicology
ISSN: 1214-021X

Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics … Impact factor= 1.008
Field: Social Sciences, general
ISSN: 1526-9914

Journal of Applied Mathematics … Impact factor= 0.630
Field: Mathematics
ISSN: 1110-757X

Journal of Applied Oral Science … Impact factor= 0.966
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1678-7757

Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation … Impact factor= 1.733
Field: Computer Science
ISSN: 1460-7425

Journal of Astrophysics and Astronomy … Impact factor= 0.531
Field: Space Science
ISSN: 0250-6335

Journal of Atherosclerosis and Thrombosis … Impact factor= 2.293
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1340-3478

Journal of Athletic Training … Impact factor= 1.993
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1062-6050

Journal of Automated Methods and Management in Chemistry … Impact factor= 0.348
Field: Chemistry
ISSN: 1463-9246

Journal of Biological Research … Impact factor= 0.682
Field: Biology & Biochemistry
ISSN: 1790-045X

Journal of Biomedical Science … Impact factor= 1.962
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1021-7770

Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology … Impact factor= 1.225
Field: Biology & Biochemistry
ISSN: 1110-7243

Journal of Biosciences … Impact factor= 1.888
Field: Biology & Biochemistry
ISSN: 0250-5991

Journal of Cancer Research and Therapeutics … Impact factor= 0.825
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 0973-1482

Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery … Impact factor= 0.908
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1749-8090

Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance … Impact factor= 4.328
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1097-6647

Journal of Cave and Karst Studies … Impact factor= 0.842
Field: Geosciences
ISSN: 1090-6924

Journal of Chemical Sciences … Impact factor= 1.075
Field: Chemistry
ISSN: 0974-3626

Journal of Cytology … Impact factor= 0.333
Field: Biology & Biochemistry
ISSN: 0970-9371

Journal of Earth System Science … Impact factor= 0.941
Field: Geosciences
ISSN: 0253-4126

Journal of Engineered Fibers and Fabrics … Impact factor= 0.771
Field: Materials Science
ISSN: 1558-9250

Journal of Experimental & Clinical Cancer Research … Impact factor= 1.921
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1756-9966

Journal of Genetics … Impact factor= 1.338
Field: Molecular Biology & Genetics
ISSN: 0022-1333

Journal of Geosciences … Impact factor= 1.026
Field: Geosciences
ISSN: 1802-6222

Journal of Health Science … Impact factor= 0.742
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1344-9702

Journal of Hematology & Oncology … Impact factor= 2.934
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1756-8722

Journal of Hospitality, Leisure, Sports and Tourism Education … Impact factor= 0.250
Field: Social Sciences, general
ISSN: 1473-8376

Journal of Iberian Geology … Impact factor= 0.889
Field: Geosciences
ISSN: 1698-6180

Journal of Inequalities and Applications … Impact factor= 0.879
Field: Mathematics
ISSN: 1025-5834

Journal of Inflammation … Impact factor= 2.017
Field: Immunology
ISSN: 1476-9255

Journal of Infrared and Millimeter Waves … Impact factor= 0.452
Field: Physics
ISSN: 1001-9014

Journal of Inorganic Materials … Impact factor= 0.397
Field: Materials Science
ISSN: 1000-324X

Journal of Insect Science … Impact factor= 1.014
Field: Plant & Animal Science
ISSN: 1536-2442

Journal of Intellectual Property Rights … Impact factor= 0.170
Field: Social Sciences, general
ISSN: 0971-7544

Journal of International Medical Research … Impact factor= 1.068
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 0300-0605

Journal of Investigational Allergology and Clinical Immunology … Impact factor= 1.489
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1018-9068

Journal of Korean Medical Science … Impact factor= 0.832
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1011-8934

Journal of Machine Learning Research … Impact factor= 2.949
Field: Computer Science
ISSN: 1532-4435

Journal of Maps … Impact factor= 0.623
Field: Social Sciences, general
ISSN: 1744-5647

Journal of Mathematical Physics, Analysis, Geometry … Impact factor= 0.265
Field: Mathematics
ISSN: 1812-9471

Journal of Medical Internet Research … Impact factor= 4.663
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1438-8871

Journal of Mining and Metallurgy, Section B : Metallurgy … Impact factor= 1.294
Field: Materials Science
ISSN: 1450-5339

Journal of Nanomaterials … Impact factor= 1.675
Field: Chemistry
ISSN: 1687-4110

Journal of Nepal Medical Association … Impact factor= 0.267
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 0028-2715

Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation (JNER) … Impact factor= 2.638
Field: Neuroscience & Behavior
ISSN: 1743-0003

Journal of Neuroinflammation … Impact factor= 5.785
Field: Neuroscience & Behavior
ISSN: 1742-2094

Journal of Occupational Health … Impact factor= 1.701
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1341-9145

Journal of Official Statistics … Impact factor= 0.492
Field: Mathematics
ISSN: 0282-423X

Journal of Pesticide Science … Impact factor= 0.500
Field: Plant & Animal Science
ISSN: 1348-589X

Journal of Pharmacological Sciences … Impact factor= 2.260
Field: Pharmacology & Toxicology
ISSN: 1347-8613

Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences … Impact factor= 1.914
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1482-1826

Journal of Physical Therapy Science … Impact factor= 0.271
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 0915-5287

Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology … Impact factor= 2.130
Field: Biology & Biochemistry
ISSN: 0867-5910

Journal of Postgraduate Medicine … Impact factor= 1.589
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 0022-3859

Journal of Psychiatry and Neuroscience … Impact factor= 4.893
Field: Psychiatry/Psychology
ISSN: 1180-4882

Journal of Radiation Research … Impact factor= 2.007
Field: Biology & Biochemistry
ISSN: 0449-3060

Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development … Impact factor= 1.708
Field: Social Sciences, general
ISSN: 0748-7711

Journal of Reproduction and Development … Impact factor= 1.637
Field: Plant & Animal Science
ISSN: 0916-8818

Journal of Research and Practice in Information Technology … Impact factor= 0.205
Field: Computer Science
ISSN: 1443-458X

Journal of Research in Medical Sciences … Impact factor= 0.280
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1735-1995

Journal of Research of the National Institute of Standards and Technology … Impact factor= 1.173
Field: Engineering
ISSN: 1044-677X

Journal of Scientific & Industrial Research … Impact factor= 0.514
Field: Multidisciplinary
ISSN: 0022-4456

Journal of Social Aspects of HIV/AIDS … Impact factor= 0.714
Field: Social Sciences, general
ISSN: 1729-0376

Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition … Impact factor= 0.596
Field: Agricultural Sciences
ISSN: 0718-9508

Journal of Sports Science and Medicine … Impact factor= 0.676
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1303-2968

Journal of Statistical Software … Impact factor= 2.647
Field: Computer Science
ISSN: 1548-7660

Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine … Impact factor= 1.987
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1557-2625

Journal of the Brazilian Chemical Society … Impact factor= 1.343
Field: Chemistry
ISSN: 0103-5053

Journal of the Brazilian Society of Mechanical Sciences and Engineering … Impact factor= 0.256
Field: Engineering
ISSN: 1678-5878

Journal of the Canadian Dental Association … Impact factor= 1.320
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1488-2159

Journal of the Chilean Chemical Society … Impact factor= 0.532
Field: Chemistry
ISSN: 0717-9324

Journal of the European Optical Society – Rapid Publications … Impact factor= 1.044
Field: Physics
ISSN: 1990-2573

Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition … Impact factor= 2.675
Field: Agricultural Sciences
ISSN: 1550-2783

Journal of the Iranian Chemical Society … Impact factor= 1.500
Field: Chemistry
ISSN: 1735-207X

Journal of the Japan Petroleum Institute … Impact factor= 0.705
Field: Geosciences
ISSN: 1346-8804

Journal of the Medical Library Association … Impact factor= 0.844
Field: Social Sciences, general
ISSN: 1536-5050

Journal of the Meteorological Society of Japan … Impact factor= 1.149
Field: Geosciences
ISSN: 0026-1165

Journal of the Serbian Chemical Society … Impact factor= 0.725
Field: Chemistry
ISSN: 0352-5139

Journal of the Society of Rheology, Japan … Impact factor= 0.261
Field: Engineering
ISSN: 0387-1533

Journal of the South African Institution of Civil Engineering … Impact factor= 0.357
Field: Engineering
ISSN: 1021-2019

Journal of Toxicologic Pathology … Impact factor= 0.483
Field: Pharmacology & Toxicology
ISSN: 0914-9198

Journal of Translational Medicine … Impact factor= 3.508
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1479-5876

Journal of Venomous Animals and Toxins including Tropical Diseases … Impact factor= 0.302
Field: Plant & Animal Science
ISSN: 1678-9199

Journal of Veterinary Medical Science … Impact factor= 0.722
Field: Plant & Animal Science
ISSN: 0916-7250

Journal of Veterinary Science … Impact factor= 1.153
Field: Plant & Animal Science
ISSN: 1229-845X

Journal of Vision … Impact factor= 2.805
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1534-7362

Judgment and Decision Making … Impact factor= 1.632
Field: Social Sciences, general
ISSN: 1930-2975

Kafkas Universitesi Veteriner Fakultesi Dergisi … Impact factor= 0.243
Field: Plant & Animal Science
ISSN: 1300-6045

Kardiologia Polska … Impact factor= 0.523
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 0022-9032

Kasmera … Impact factor= 0.034
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 0075-5222

Knowledge and Management of Aquatic Ecosystems … Impact factor= 0.304
Field: Plant & Animal Science
ISSN: 1961-9502

KONA : Powder and Particle Journal … Impact factor= 0.486
Field: Materials Science
ISSN: 0288-4534

Korean Journal of Parasitology … Impact factor= 0.963
Field: Microbiology
ISSN: 0023-4001

Korean Journal of Pathology … Impact factor= 0.134
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1738-1843

Korean Journal of Radiology … Impact factor= 1.766
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1229-6929

Kybernetika … Impact factor= 0.461
Field: Engineering
ISSN: 0023-5954

Kyushu Journal of Mathematics … Impact factor= 0.366
Field: Mathematics
ISSN: 1340-6116

Language Learning and Technology … Impact factor= 1.692
Field: Social Sciences, general
ISSN: 1094-3501

Latin American Applied Research … Impact factor= 0.160
Field: Chemistry
ISSN: 0327-0793

Latin American Journal of Aquatic Research … Impact factor= 0.435
Field: Plant & Animal Science
ISSN: 0718-560X

Latin American Journal of Solids and Structures … Impact factor= 0.579
Field: Engineering
ISSN: 1679-7817

Leprosy review. London / publ. quarterly for the British leprosy relief association … Impact factor= 1.162
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 0305-7518

Linguistica Pragensia … Impact factor= 0.000
Field: Social Sciences, general
ISSN: 0862-8432

Linguistica Uralica … Impact factor= 0.053
Field: Social Sciences, general
ISSN: 0868-4731

Lipids in Health and Disease … Impact factor= 2.239
Field: Molecular Biology & Genetics
ISSN: 1476-511X

Living Reviews in Relativity … Impact factor= 12.625
Field: Physics
ISSN: 1433-8351

Ljetopis Studijskog Centra Socijalnog Rada … Impact factor= 0.216
Field: Social Sciences, general
ISSN: 1846-5412

LMS Journal of Computation and Mathematics … Impact factor= 0.464
Field: Mathematics
ISSN: 1461-1570

Logical Methods in Computer Science (LMCS) … Impact factor= 0.864
Field: Computer Science
ISSN: 1860-5974

Macedonian Journal of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering … Impact factor= 0.459
Field: Chemistry
ISSN: 1857-5552

MADERAS : Ciencia y Tecnología … Impact factor= 0.452
Field: Materials Science
ISSN: 0717-3644

Maejo International Journal of Science and Technology … Impact factor= 0.171
Field: Multidisciplinary
ISSN: 1905-7873

Magallania … Impact factor= 0.327
Field: Social Sciences, general
ISSN: 0718-0209

Malaria Journal … Impact factor= 3.489
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1475-2875

Mana … Impact factor= 0.048
Field: Social Sciences, general
ISSN: 0104-9313

Marine Drugs … Impact factor= 3.471
Field: Pharmacology & Toxicology
ISSN: 1660-3397

Materiales de Construccion … Impact factor= 0.646
Field: Materials Science
ISSN: 0465-2746

Materials and Technology … Impact factor= 0.312
Field: Materials Science
ISSN: 1580-2949

Materials Research … Impact factor= 0.429
Field: Materials Science
ISSN: 1516-1439

Mathematical Communications … Impact factor= 0.176
Field: Mathematics
ISSN: 1331-0623

Mathematical Problems in Engineering … Impact factor= 0.689
Field: Engineering
ISSN: 1024-123X

Measurement Science Review … Impact factor= 0.400
Field: Engineering
ISSN: 1335-8871

Mediators of Inflammation … Impact factor= 2.059
Field: Immunology
ISSN: 0962-9351

Medical History … Impact factor= 0.605
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 0025-7273

Medicina (Buenos Aires) … Impact factor= 0.515
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 0025-7680

Medicina (Kaunas) … Impact factor= 0.446
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1010-660X

Medicina Intensiva … Impact factor= 1.496
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 0210-5691

Medicina Oral, Patología Oral y Cirugía Bucal … Impact factor= 1.071
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1698-4447

Medicinski Glasnik … Impact factor= 0.081
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1840-0132

Mediterranean Marine Science … Impact factor= 0.568
Field: Plant & Animal Science
ISSN: 1108-393X

Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz. … Impact factor= 2.058
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 0074-0276

Metalurgija … Impact factor= 0.348
Field: Materials Science
ISSN: 0543-5846

Microbial Cell Factories … Impact factor= 4.544
Field: Microbiology
ISSN: 1475-2859

Modeling, Identification and Control … Impact factor= 0.407
Field: Engineering
ISSN: 0332-7353

Molecular Cancer … Impact factor= 3.779
Field: Molecular Biology & Genetics
ISSN: 1476-4598

Molecular Medicine … Impact factor= 5.908
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1076-1551

Molecular Neurodegeneration … Impact factor= 5.361
Field: Neuroscience & Behavior
ISSN: 1750-1326

Molecular Pain … Impact factor= 4.148
Field: Molecular Biology & Genetics
ISSN: 1744-8069

Molecular Systems Biology … Impact factor= 9.667
Field: Molecular Biology & Genetics
ISSN: 1744-4292

Molecular Vision … Impact factor= 2.511
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1090-0535

Molecular Vision … Impact factor= 2.511
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1090-0535

Molecules … Impact factor= 1.988
Field: Chemistry
ISSN: 1420-3049

Monthly Labor Review … Impact factor= 0.976
Field: Economics & Business
ISSN: 0098-1818

Mountain Research and Development … Impact factor= 0.476
Field: Environment/Ecology
ISSN: 0276-4741

Movimento … Impact factor= 0.181
Field: Social Sciences, general
ISSN: 0104-754X

Nanoscale Research Letters … Impact factor= 2.557
Field: Chemistry
ISSN: 1931-7573

Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences … Impact factor= 1.792
Field: Geosciences
ISSN: 1561-8633

Neoplasia : An International Journal for Oncology Research … Impact factor= 5.476
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1522-8002

Neotropical Entomology … Impact factor= 0.646
Field: Plant & Animal Science
ISSN: 1519-566X

Neotropical Ichthyology … Impact factor= 0.774
Field: Plant & Animal Science
ISSN: 1679-6225

Neural Development … Impact factor= 3.395
Field: Neuroscience & Behavior
ISSN: 1749-8104

Neurocirugía … Impact factor= 0.366
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1130-1473

Neurologia Medico-Chirurgica … Impact factor= 0.677
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 0470-8105

Neurology Asia … Impact factor= 0.531
Field: Neuroscience & Behavior
ISSN: 1823-6138

Neurology India … Impact factor= 0.834
Field: Neuroscience & Behavior
ISSN: 0028-3886

Neurosurgical Focus … Impact factor= 2.348
Field: Neuroscience & Behavior
ISSN: 1092-0684

New Journal of Physics … Impact factor= 3.849
Field: Physics
ISSN: 1367-2630

Noise and Health … Impact factor= 0.739
Field: Social Sciences, general
ISSN: 1463-1741

Nonlinear Analysis : Modelling and Control … Impact factor= 0.400
Field: Mathematics
ISSN: 1392-5113

Nonlinear Processes in Geophysics … Impact factor= 1.300
Field: Engineering
ISSN: 1023-5809

North-Western Journal of Zoology … Impact factor= 0.659
Field: Plant & Animal Science
ISSN: 1584-9074

Notulae Botanicae Horti Agrobotanici Cluj-Napoca … Impact factor= 0.463
Field: Plant & Animal Science
ISSN: 0255-965X

Nuclear Technology and Radiation Protection … Impact factor= 0.706
Field: Engineering
ISSN: 1451-3994

Nucleic Acids Research … Impact factor= 7.836
Field: Biology & Biochemistry
ISSN: 0305-1048

Nutrición Hospitalaria … Impact factor= 0.926
Field: Agricultural Sciences
ISSN: 0212-1611

Nutrition & Metabolism … Impact factor= 2.349
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1743-7075

Nutrition Journal … Impact factor= 2.560
Field: Agricultural Sciences
ISSN: 1475-2891

Ocean Science (OS) … Impact factor= 1.443
Field: Geosciences
ISSN: 1812-0784

Oceanography … Impact factor= 1.891
Field: Geosciences
ISSN: 1042-8275

Oceanologia … Impact factor= 0.983
Field: Geosciences
ISSN: 0078-3234

Oil & Gas Science and Technology … Impact factor= 1.059
Field: Engineering
ISSN: 1294-4475

OncoTargets and Therapy … Impact factor= 0.176
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1178-6930

Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research … Impact factor= 0.302
Field: Plant & Animal Science
ISSN: 0030-2465

Onomazein : Revista de Lingüística, Filología y Traducción … Impact factor= 0.080
Field: Social Sciences, general
ISSN: 0717-1285

Optica Applicata … Impact factor= 0.347
Field: Physics
ISSN: 0078-5466

Optics Express … Impact factor= 3.749
Field: Physics
ISSN: 1094-4087

Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases … Impact factor= 5.933
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1750-1172

Osaka Journal of Mathematics … Impact factor= 0.336
Field: Mathematics
ISSN: 0030-6126

Oxidative Medicine and Cellular Longevity … Impact factor= 2.468
Field: Molecular Biology & Genetics
ISSN: 1942-0900

Pain Physician … Impact factor= 7.793
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1533-3159

Pakistan Journal of Botany … Impact factor= 0.947
Field: Plant & Animal Science
ISSN: 0556-3321

Pakistan Journal of Medical Sciences Online … Impact factor= 0.166
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1682-024X

Pakistan Veterinary Journal … Impact factor= 0.707
Field: Plant & Animal Science
ISSN: 0253-8318

Palaeontologia Electronica … Impact factor= 1.189
Field: Geosciences
ISSN: 1094-8074

Panoeconomicus … Impact factor= 0.078
Field: Economics & Business
ISSN: 1452-595X

Papeles de Población … Impact factor= 0.019
Field: Social Sciences, general
ISSN: 1405-7425

Parasites & Vectors … Impact factor= 2.130
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1756-3305

Particle and Fibre Toxicology … Impact factor= 4.906
Field: Pharmacology & Toxicology
ISSN: 1743-8977

Perfiles Latinoamericanos … Impact factor= 0.143
Field: Social Sciences, general
ISSN: 0188-7653

Pesquisa Agropecuaria Brasileira … Impact factor= 0.687
Field: Agricultural Sciences
ISSN: 0100-204X

Pesquisa Veterinaria Brasileira … Impact factor= 0.575
Field: Plant & Animal Science
ISSN: 0100-736X

Pharmacognosy Magazine … Impact factor= 0.432
Field: Pharmacology & Toxicology
ISSN: 0973-1296

Pharmacological Reports … Impact factor= 2.500
Field: Pharmacology & Toxicology
ISSN: 1734-1140

Physical review special topics. Accelerators and beams … Impact factor= 1.661
Field: Physics
ISSN: 1098-4402

Physical review special topics. Physics education research … Impact factor= 2.302
Field: Physics
ISSN: 1554-9178

Physiological Research … Impact factor= 1.646
Field: Biology & Biochemistry
ISSN: 0862-8408

Plant Biotechnology … Impact factor= 0.853
Field: Plant & Animal Science
ISSN: 1342-4580

Plant Methods … Impact factor= 3.277
Field: Plant & Animal Science
ISSN: 1746-4811

Plant Omics … Impact factor= 0.794
Field: Plant & Animal Science
ISSN: 1836-0661

Plant Production Science … Impact factor= 0.925
Field: Agricultural Sciences
ISSN: 1343-943X

Plant, Soil and Environment … Impact factor= 1.076
Field: Agricultural Sciences
ISSN: 1214-1178

PLoS Biology … Impact factor= 12.469
Field: Biology & Biochemistry
ISSN: 1544-9173

PLoS Computational Biology … Impact factor= 5.515
Field: Biology & Biochemistry
ISSN: 1553-734X

PLoS Genetics … Impact factor= 9.543
Field: Molecular Biology & Genetics
ISSN: 1553-7390

PLoS Medicine … Impact factor= 15.617
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1549-1277

PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases … Impact factor= 4.752
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1935-2727

PLoS ONE … Impact factor= 4.411
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1932-6203

PLoS Pathogens … Impact factor= 9.079
Field: Microbiology
ISSN: 1553-7366

Polar Research … Impact factor= 1.444
Field: Environment/Ecology
ISSN: 0800-0395

Polímeros … Impact factor= 0.436
Field: Chemistry
ISSN: 0104-1428

Polish Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery … Impact factor= 0.076
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1731-5530

Polish Journal of Chemical Technology … Impact factor= 0.333
Field: Chemistry
ISSN: 1509-8117

Polish Maritime Research … Impact factor= 0.114
Field: Geosciences
ISSN: 1233-2585

Polish Polar Research … Impact factor= 0.767
Field: Environment/Ecology
ISSN: 0138-0338

PostÄ™py Higieny i Medycyny DoÅ›wiadczalnej … Impact factor= 0.511
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 0032-5449

PPAR Research … Impact factor= 2.727
Field: Molecular Biology & Genetics
ISSN: 1687-4757

Pramana : Journal of Physics … Impact factor= 0.561
Field: Physics
ISSN: 0304-4289

Proceedings of the Indian Academy of Sciences. Mathematical sciences … Impact factor= 0.226
Field: Mathematics
ISSN: 0253-4142

Proceedings of the Japan Academy, Series B Physical and Biological Sciences … Impact factor= 1.733
Field: Chemistry
ISSN: 0386-2208

Proceedings of the Japan Academy. Series A … Impact factor= 0.373
Field: Mathematics
ISSN: 0386-2194

Proteome Science … Impact factor= 2.488
Field: Molecular Biology & Genetics
ISSN: 1477-5956

Psicologia : Reflexão e Crítica … Impact factor= 1.124
Field: Psychiatry/Psychology
ISSN: 0102-7972

Psicológica … Impact factor= 0.581
Field: Psychiatry/Psychology
ISSN: 0211-2159

Psicothema … Impact factor= 0.939
Field: Psychiatry/Psychology
ISSN: 0214-9915

Psihologija … Impact factor= 0.141
Field: Psychiatry/Psychology
ISSN: 0048-5705

Química Nova … Impact factor= 0.744
Field: Chemistry
ISSN: 0100-4042

Radiation Oncology … Impact factor= 2.409
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1748-717X

Radioengineering … Impact factor= 0.503
Field: Engineering
ISSN: 1210-2512

Radiology and Oncology … Impact factor= 1.970
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1318-2099

Records of Natural Products … Impact factor= 0.891
Field: Pharmacology & Toxicology
ISSN: 1307-6167

Rem : Revista Escola de Minas … Impact factor= 0.055
Field: Engineering
ISSN: 0370-4467

Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology … Impact factor= 1.695
Field: Biology & Biochemistry
ISSN: 1477-7827

Respiratory Research … Impact factor= 2.859
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1465-9921

Retrovirology … Impact factor= 5.236
Field: Microbiology
ISSN: 1742-4690

Revija za Socijalnu Politiku … Impact factor= 0.158
Field: Social Sciences, general
ISSN: 1330-2965

Revista Árvore … Impact factor= 0.267
Field: Plant & Animal Science
ISSN: 0100-6762

Revista Argentina de Microbiología … Impact factor= 0.494
Field: Microbiology
ISSN: 0325-7541

Revista Brasileira de Ciència Avícola … Impact factor= 0.312
Field: Plant & Animal Science
ISSN: 1516-635X

Revista Brasileira de Ciència do Solo … Impact factor= 0.532
Field: Environment/Ecology
ISSN: 0100-0683

Revista Brasileira de Cirurgia Cardiovascular … Impact factor= 0.963
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 0102-7638

Revista Brasileira de Entomologia … Impact factor= 0.514
Field: Plant & Animal Science
ISSN: 0085-5626

Revista Brasileira de Fisioterapia … Impact factor= 0.368
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1413-3555

Revista Brasileira de Fruticultura … Impact factor= 0.440
Field: Plant & Animal Science
ISSN: 0100-2945

Revista Brasileira de Medicina do Esporte … Impact factor= 0.445
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1517-8692

Revista Brasileira de Oftalmologia … Impact factor= 0.176
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 0034-7280

Revista Brasileira de Parasitologia Veterinaria … Impact factor= 0.548
Field: Plant & Animal Science
ISSN: 0103-846X

Revista Brasileira de Política Internacional … Impact factor= 0.184
Field: Social Sciences, general
ISSN: 0034-7329

Revista Brasileira de Psiquiatria … Impact factor= 1.593
Field: Psychiatry/Psychology
ISSN: 1516-4446

Revista Brasileira de Zoologia … Impact factor= 0.540
Field: Plant & Animal Science
ISSN: 0101-8175

Revista Brasileira de Zootecnia … Impact factor= 0.702
Field: Plant & Animal Science
ISSN: 1516-3598

Revista Chilena de Historia Natural … Impact factor= 0.723
Field: Environment/Ecology
ISSN: 0716-078X

Revista Chilena de Infectología … Impact factor= 0.364
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 0716-1018

Revista Científica … Impact factor= 0.109
Field: Plant & Animal Science
ISSN: 0798-2259

Revista Colombiana de Ciencias Pecuarias … Impact factor= 0.323
Field: Plant & Animal Science
ISSN: 0120-0690

Revista da Associação Médica Brasileira … Impact factor= 0.553
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 0104-4230

Revista da Escola de Enfermagem da USP … Impact factor= 0.455
Field: Social Sciences, general
ISSN: 0080-6234

Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical … Impact factor= 0.580
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 0037-8682

Revista de Biologia Marina y Oceanografia … Impact factor= 0.383
Field: Geosciences
ISSN: 0717-3326

Revista de Biología Tropical … Impact factor= 0.435
Field: Biology & Biochemistry
ISSN: 0034-7744

Revista de Cercetare ÅŸi IntervenÅ£ie Socială … Impact factor= 0.789
Field: Social Sciences, general
ISSN: 1583-3410

Revista de Ciencia Política … Impact factor= 0.423
Field: Social Sciences, general
ISSN: 0716-1417

Revista de Ciencias Sociales … Impact factor= 0.045
Field: Social Sciences, general
ISSN: 1315-9518

Revista de Economía Aplicada … Impact factor= 0.128
Field: Economics & Business
ISSN: 1133-455X

Revista de Economía Mundial (REM) … Impact factor= 0.038
Field: Economics & Business
ISSN: 1576-0162

Revista de la Construcción … Impact factor= 0.068
Field: Engineering
ISSN: 0717-7925

Revista de la Facultad de Agronomía … Impact factor= 0.138
Field: Agricultural Sciences
ISSN: 0378-7818

Revista de la Unión Matematica Argentina … Impact factor= 0.077
Field: Mathematics
ISSN: 0041-6932

Revista de Metalurgia … Impact factor= 0.250
Field: Materials Science
ISSN: 0034-8570

Revista de Nutrição … Impact factor= 0.395
Field: Agricultural Sciences
ISSN: 1415-5273

Revista de Psiquiatria Clínica … Impact factor= 0.648
Field: Psychiatry/Psychology
ISSN: 0101-6083

Revista de Saúde Pública … Impact factor= 0.862
Field: Social Sciences, general
ISSN: 0034-8910

Revista do Instituto de Medicina Tropical de São Paulo … Impact factor= 0.934
Field: Biology & Biochemistry
ISSN: 0036-4665

Revista Española de Cardiología … Impact factor= 2.157
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 0300-8932

Revista Española de Documentación Científica … Impact factor= 0.489
Field: Social Sciences, general
ISSN: 0210-0614

Revista Española de Salud Pública … Impact factor= 0.774
Field: Social Sciences, general
ISSN: 1135-5727

Revista Espanola de Enfermedades Digestivas … Impact factor= 1.130
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1130-0108

Revista Facultad de Ingeniería Universidad de Antioquia … Impact factor= 0.089
Field: Engineering
ISSN: 0120-6230

Revista Fitotecnia Mexicana … Impact factor= 0.217
Field: Plant & Animal Science
ISSN: 0187-7380

Revista Geológica de Chile … Impact factor= 1.118
Field: Geosciences
ISSN: 0716-0208

Revista Internacional de Contaminación Ambiental … Impact factor= 0.333
Field: Environment/Ecology
ISSN: 0188-4999

Revista Internacional de Sociologia … Impact factor= 0.100
Field: Social Sciences, general
ISSN: 0034-9712

Revista International de Medicina y Ciencias de la Actividad Fisica y del Deporte … Impact factor= 0.380
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1577-0354

Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem … Impact factor= 0.856
Field: Social Sciences, general
ISSN: 0104-1169

Revista Latinoamericana de Psicología … Impact factor= 0.348
Field: Psychiatry/Psychology
ISSN: 0120-0534

Revista Latinoamericana de Psicopatologia Fundamental … Impact factor= 0.966
Field: Psychiatry/Psychology
ISSN: 1415-4714

Revista Lusófona de Educação … Impact factor= 0.027
Field: Social Sciences, general
ISSN: 1645-7250

Revista Matéria … Impact factor= 0.024
Field: Materials Science
ISSN: 1517-7076

Revista Médica de Chile … Impact factor= 0.366
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 0034-9887

Revista Mexicana de Astronomía y Astrofísica : Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. Instituto de Astronomía … Impact factor= 2.500
Field: Space Science
ISSN: 0185-1101

Revista Mexicana de Ciencias Geológicas … Impact factor= 1.136
Field: Geosciences
ISSN: 1026-8774

Revista Mexicana de Física … Impact factor= 0.292
Field: Physics
ISSN: 0035-001X

Revista Mvz Cordoba … Impact factor= 0.147
Field: Agricultural Sciences
ISSN: 0122-0268

Revista Panamericana de Salud Pública … Impact factor= 0.762
Field: Social Sciences, general
ISSN: 1020-4989

Revista Portuguesa de Pneumologia … Impact factor= 0.355
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 0873-2159

Revista Signos … Impact factor= 0.154
Field: Social Sciences, general
ISSN: 0035-0451

Revista Técnica de la Facultad de Ingeniería Universidad del Zulia … Impact factor= 0.040
Field: Engineering
ISSN: 0254-0770

Revista Venezolana de Gerencia … Impact factor= 0.016
Field: Economics & Business
ISSN: 1315-9984

RevStat : Statistical Journal … Impact factor= 0.733
Field: Mathematics
ISSN: 1645-6726

RLA : Revista de Lingüística Teórica y Aplicada … Impact factor= 0.115
Field: Social Sciences, general
ISSN: 0033-698X

Romatizma … Impact factor= 0.108
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1300-5286

Rural and Remote Health … Impact factor= 0.931
Field: Social Sciences, general
ISSN: 1445-6354

Saúde e Sociedade … Impact factor= 0.171
Field: Social Sciences, general
ISSN: 0104-1290

Sadhana … Impact factor= 0.279
Field: Engineering
ISSN: 0256-2499

Salud Colectiva … Impact factor= 0.316
Field: Social Sciences, general
ISSN: 1669-2381

Salud Mental … Impact factor= 0.311
Field: Psychiatry/Psychology
ISSN: 0185-3325

Salud Pública de Mexico … Impact factor= 0.852
Field: Social Sciences, general
ISSN: 0036-3634

Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine … Impact factor= 2.176
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1757-7241

Science and Technology of Advanced Materials … Impact factor= 3.220
Field: Materials Science
ISSN: 1468-6996

Science of Sintering … Impact factor= 0.403
Field: Materials Science
ISSN: 0350-820X

ScienceAsia … Impact factor= 0.176
Field: Multidisciplinary
ISSN: 1513-1874

Scientia Agricola … Impact factor= 0.816
Field: Agricultural Sciences
ISSN: 0103-9016

Scientia Marina … Impact factor= 1.079
Field: Plant & Animal Science
ISSN: 0214-8358

Scientific Research and Essays … Impact factor= 0.445
Field: Multidisciplinary
ISSN: 1992-2248

Semina : Cièncias Agrarias … Impact factor= 0.185
Field: Agricultural Sciences
ISSN: 1676-546X

Sensors … Impact factor= 1.771
Field: Engineering
ISSN: 1424-8220

SHILAP Revista de Lepidopterología … Impact factor= 0.133
Field: Plant & Animal Science
ISSN: 0300-5267

Signa Vitae … Impact factor= 0.200
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1334-5605

Silva Fennica … Impact factor= 1.182
Field: Plant & Animal Science
ISSN: 0037-5330

Singapore Medical Journal … Impact factor= 0.730
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 0037-5675

Slovenian Veterinary Research … Impact factor= 0.290
Field: Plant & Animal Science
ISSN: 1580-4003

SOLA : Scientific Online Letters on the Atmosphere … Impact factor= 0.964
Field: Geosciences
ISSN: 1349-6476

Soldagem & Inspeção … Impact factor= 0.101
Field: Engineering
ISSN: 0104-9224

SORT … Impact factor= 0.250
Field: Mathematics
ISSN: 1696-2281

South African Journal of Animal Science … Impact factor= 0.416
Field: Plant & Animal Science
ISSN: 0375-1589

South African Journal of Economic and Management Sciences … Impact factor= 0.087
Field: Economics & Business
ISSN: 1015-8812

South African Journal of Education … Impact factor= 0.632
Field: Social Sciences, general
ISSN: 0256-0100

South African Journal of Science … Impact factor= 0.596
Field: Multidisciplinary
ISSN: 0038-2353

South African Journal of Surgery … Impact factor= 0.233
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 0038-2361

South African Medical Journal … Impact factor= 1.676
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 0256-9574

Spanish Journal of Agricultural Research … Impact factor= 0.646
Field: Agricultural Sciences
ISSN: 1695-971X

Srpski Arhiv za Celokupno Lekarstvo … Impact factor= 0.194
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 0370-8179

Studies in Mycology … Impact factor= 3.710
Field: Plant & Animal Science
ISSN: 0166-0616

Studies on Ethno-Medicine … Impact factor= 0.130
Field: Environment/Ecology
ISSN: 0973-5070

Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy … Impact factor= 1.581
Field: Social Sciences, general
ISSN: 1747-597X

Swiss Medical Weekly … Impact factor= 1.823
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1424-7860

Symmetry, Integrability and Geometry : Methods and Applications … Impact factor= 0.856
Field: Mathematics
ISSN: 1815-0659

Türk Biyokimya Dergisi … Impact factor= 0.229
Field: Biology & Biochemistry
ISSN: 0250-4685

Técnica Pecuaria en México … Impact factor= 0.224
Field: Agricultural Sciences
ISSN: 0040-1889

Tempo Social … Impact factor= 0.048
Field: Social Sciences, general
ISSN: 0103-2070

Texas Heart Institute Journal … Impact factor= 0.745
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 0730-2347

The Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering … Impact factor= 0.224
Field: Engineering
ISSN: 1319-8025

The Cryosphere … Impact factor= 3.641
Field: Environment/Ecology
ISSN: 1994-0416

The Electronic Journal of Combinatorics … Impact factor= 0.626
Field: Mathematics
ISSN: 1077-8926

The European Journal of Psychiatry … Impact factor= 0.186
Field: Psychiatry/Psychology
ISSN: 0213-6163

The Future of Children … Impact factor= 1.535
Field: Social Sciences, general
ISSN: 1054-8289

The International Arab Journal of Information Technology … Impact factor= 0.065
Field: Computer Science
ISSN: 1683-3198

The Journal of Applied Research in Veterinary Medicine … Impact factor= 0.207
Field: Plant & Animal Science
ISSN: 1542-2666

The Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research … Impact factor= 1.691
Field: Engineering
ISSN: 1076-9757

The Journal of Poultry Science … Impact factor= 0.833
Field: Plant & Animal Science
ISSN: 1346-7395

The Journal of Toxicological Sciences … Impact factor= 1.893
Field: Pharmacology & Toxicology
ISSN: 0388-1350

The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology … Impact factor= 1.456
Field: Plant & Animal Science
ISSN: 0217-2445

Theoretical Biology and Medical Modelling … Impact factor= 1.604
Field: Computer Science
ISSN: 1742-4682

Thermal Science … Impact factor= 0.706
Field: Engineering
ISSN: 0354-9836

Tohoku Journal of Experimental Medicine … Impact factor= 1.145
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 0040-8727

TOJET – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology … Impact factor= 1.016
Field: Social Sciences, general
ISSN: 1303-6521

Trabajos de Prehistoria … Impact factor= 0.128
Field: Social Sciences, general
ISSN: 0082-5638

Trakya Universitesi Tip Fakultesi Dergisi … Impact factor= 0.093
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1301-3149

Transylvanian Review of Administrative Sciences … Impact factor= 0.212
Field: Economics & Business
ISSN: 1842-2845

Trials … Impact factor= 2.080
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1745-6215

Tropical Journal of Pharmaceutical Research … Impact factor= 0.538
Field: Pharmacology & Toxicology
ISSN: 1596-5996

Tropical Plant Pathology … Impact factor= 0.448
Field: Plant & Animal Science
ISSN: 1982-5676

Turk Psikiyatri Dergisi … Impact factor= 0.471
Field: Psychiatry/Psychology
ISSN: 1300-2163

Turkderm … Impact factor= 0.130
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1019-214X

Turkish Journal of Agriculture and Forestry Sciences … Impact factor= 0.675
Field: Agricultural Sciences
ISSN: 1300-011X

Turkish Journal of Biology … Impact factor= 0.857
Field: Biology & Biochemistry
ISSN: 1300-0152

Turkish Journal of Chemistry … Impact factor= 0.756
Field: Chemistry
ISSN: 1300-0527

Turkish Journal of Earth Sciences … Impact factor= 1.031
Field: Geosciences
ISSN: 1300-0985

Turkish Journal of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences … Impact factor= 0.286
Field: Engineering
ISSN: 1300-0632

Turkish Journal of Field Crops … Impact factor= 0.259
Field: Agricultural Sciences
ISSN: 1301-1111

Turkish Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences … Impact factor= 0.591
Field: Plant & Animal Science
ISSN: 1303-2712

Turkish Journal of Geriatrics … Impact factor= 0.052
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1304-2947

Turkish Journal of Mathematics … Impact factor= 0.467
Field: Mathematics
ISSN: 1300-0098

Turkish Journal of Medical Sciences … Impact factor= 0.210
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1300-0144

Turkish Journal of Rheumatology … Impact factor= 0.043
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1309-0291

Turkish Journal of Veterinary and Animal Sciences … Impact factor= 0.276
Field: Plant & Animal Science
ISSN: 1300-0128

Turkish Journal of Zoology … Impact factor= 0.647
Field: Plant & Animal Science
ISSN: 1300-0179

Ukrainian Journal of Physical Optics … Impact factor= 0.659
Field: Physics
ISSN: 1609-1833

Universia Business Review … Impact factor= 0.228
Field: Economics & Business
ISSN: 1698-5117

Universitas Psychologica … Impact factor= 1.283
Field: Psychiatry/Psychology
ISSN: 1657-9267

Upsala Journal of Medical Sciences … Impact factor= 0.636
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 0300-9734

Veterinaria Mexico … Impact factor= 0.082
Field: Plant & Animal Science
ISSN: 0301-5092

Veterinarní Medicína … Impact factor= 0.594
Field: Plant & Animal Science
ISSN: 0375-8427

Veterinary Research … Impact factor= 3.765
Field: Plant & Animal Science
ISSN: 0928-4249

Virology Journal … Impact factor= 2.546
Field: Microbiology
ISSN: 1743-422X

Viruses … Impact factor= 1.000
Field: Microbiology
ISSN: 1999-4915

Vitae … Impact factor= 0.205
Field: Pharmacology & Toxicology
ISSN: 0121-4004

Water S.A. … Impact factor= 0.663
Field: Environment/Ecology
ISSN: 0378-4738

West Indian Medical Journal … Impact factor= 0.293
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 0043-3144

World Journal of Gastroenterology … Impact factor= 2.240
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1007-9327

World Journal of Surgical Oncology … Impact factor= 1.116
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 1477-7819

Yakugaku Zasshi … Impact factor= 0.427
Field: Pharmacology & Toxicology
ISSN: 0031-6903

Yonsei Medical Journal … Impact factor= 1.020
Field: Clinical Medicine
ISSN: 0513-5796

Zbornik Radova Ekonomskog Fakulteta u Rijeci : ÄŒasopis za Ekonomsku Teoriju i Praksu … Impact factor= 0.111
Field: Economics & Business
ISSN: 1331-8004

ZooKeys … Impact factor= 0.514
Field: Plant & Animal Science
ISSN: 1313-2989

Zoosystema … Impact factor= 0.627
Field: Plant & Animal Science
ISSN: 1280-9551

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May 24th, 2013 at 8:11 am

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Nursing Care Delivery Systems

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  • A nursing care delivery system defines how work is organized, how nursing staff are deployed, and who does what in providing nursing care.
  • Delivery systems identify who has the accountability for nursing care and clinical outcomes.
  • Delivery systems provide the organization, rules and structure that define responsibility and accountability (who does what).
  • Total Patient Care. The oldest system for organizing patient care. Commonly used in intensive care unit (ICU) and postanesthetic care unit (PACU). in TPC an RN is responsible for planning, organizing, and performing all aspects of nursing care. TPC provides a high degree of autonomy, clear lines of responsibility and accountability, holistic patient care, unfragmented care. TPC is not cost effective. It requires abundant availability of nurses.
  • Functional nursing. Specific tasks are assigned to nurses. The nurse assigned to a specific task has to carry it out at all patients. Registered nurses (RNs) carry out complex nursing tasks. The idea behind functional nursing is that there is a specialist for each task. The head of the ward assigns the different tasks to specific nurses based on the nursing care plans for the different patients.
  • Team nursing. Care is given by a team composed of registered nurses (RNs), Licensed Practical (or Vocational) Nurses (LPNs) and certified nursing assistants (CNAs). In this model, most direct bedside care is given by the CNAs while the RNs spend more of their time at the nursing station. When a ward is organized according to the team nursing system, the nurses are divided in a number of teams. Each team has to provide care for a fixed group of patients. By doing so nurses have a close relation with the patients they have to take care for. Each team has a team leader who is responsible for the performance of the team. Each ward has a supervisor, which is responsible for the whole ward. Nurses like working in teams.
  • Primary nursing. All nurses are RNs. They do personal care as well as care planning, documentation, etc. CNAs assist the nurses, but do not have autonomous roles in patient care. This approach can provide better continuity and more expertise than the Team Nursing model. Primary nursing is a method of nursing practice which emphasizes continuity of care by having one nurse provide complete care for a small group of inpatients within a nursing unit of a hospital.

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April 27th, 2013 at 10:59 am

Evidence-based Practice

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Evidence-based practice (EBP) is an interdisciplinary approach to providing quality health care. Its basic principles are that all practical decisions made should be based on research findings from studies fulfilling certain agreed upon criteria.

The most common definition of EBP is taken from Dr. David Sackett, a pioneer in evidence-based practice. EBP is “the conscientious, explicit and judicious use of current best evidence in making decisions about the care of the individual patient. It means integrating individual clinical expertise with the best available external clinical evidence from systematic research.” (Sackett D, 1996)

“The goal of EBP is the integration of: (a) clinical expertise/expert opinion, (b) external scientific evidence, and (c) client/patient/caregiver perspectives to provide high-quality services reflecting the interests, values, needs, and choices of the individuals we serve. ”


  1. What is Evidence-Based Practice? Presented by Dr. Mark Ebell (52:43)

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June 11th, 2012 at 9:42 am

101 HI : Health Informatics : Summer 2012

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Keep an eye on this page (visit this page daily, if you are registered in this course).

Required Readings:

  1. Adverse Events
  2. System: What is a system?
  3. Systems Theory
  4. Evidence-based Practice
  5. New draft federal law to use IT in health services
  6. Perot Systems successfully implements Hospital Information System in Abu Dhabi
  7. MoH launches Wareed to create health database and link 82 hospitals and clinics across the UAE
  8. WareedIntroductionAdvantagesObjectives … in Ajman … in Baraha … in Al Fujairah
  9. Google Docs : Spreadsheets
  10. Google Docs : Spreadsheets
  11. Information System
  12. Informatics
  13. Health Informatics
  14. Telehealth
  15. eHealth
  16. Picture Archiving and Communication System (PACS)
  17. Clinical Decision Support Systems
  18. Personal Health Record (PHR) 
  19. mHealth
  20. Cloud Computing
  21. Electronic Health Record

Required Videos:

  1. Tour of Practice Fusion b (4:48)
  2. PracticeFusion How to Log in (1:48)
  3. Allergy Management Tutorial (2:12)
  4. Care Summary Record (2:11)
  5. Charting Demo (7:00)
  6. Vital Signs: Record Vital Signs (C8) (1:11)
  7. Charting: Diagnoses, Medications and Allergies (2:54)
  8. Clinical Summaries (C13) (1:49)
  9. Clinical Decision Support Rules (0:59)
  10. Demographics: Record Demographics (C7) (1:19)
  11. Demographics: Editing Patient Demographics (1:12)
  12. Drug Interactions Checking (1:36)
  13. Drug Interaction Checks (C2) (1:56)
  14. e-Prescribing Training (15:49)
  15. e-Prescribing Training (15:56)
  16. Immunization : Create Immunization Record (0:54)
  17. Lab: Ordering Lab Results (0:55)
  18. Medication List: Maintain Medication List (C5) (1:39)
  19. Medication Management Tutorial (3:20)
  20. Patient Electronic Access (1:26)
  21. Problem List: Maintain Problem List (C3) (1:47)
  22. Reminders: Sending Patient Reminders (M4) (1:07)
  23. Scheduling Appointments (1:24)
  24. Smoking Status: Record Smoking Status (C9) (0:57)
  25. Training for Nurses (12:12)
  26. Training for PA/NP/Nurse (33:35:00)
  27. Training for Physicians (23:11)
  28. Training for Practice Staff (16:38)


  1. Key Challenges Facing Health Care Systems Worldwide
  2. Use of Information System
  3. Pubmed Search for Research Article in APA format

Recommended Readings:

  1. Google Docs Help Pages

Recommended Videos:

  1. What is Evidence-Based Practice? Presented by Dr. Mark Ebell (52:43)
  2. Practice Fusion Videos

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June 10th, 2012 at 8:14 am

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Average Daily Census

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  • The average number of staffed beds that are occupied each day.
  • The average number of hospital inpatients per day.
  • It is a measure of hospital’s inpatient service capacity.
  • ADC is an indicator of the volume of services provided in a hospital. Research shows that hospitals that treat a large number of patients tend to provide better care and have improved outcomes for treatments and procedures.
  • Average daily census provides a snapshot of how the hospital is using the available beds.

Calculation of ADC

  • The average daily census is calculated by dividing the total number of patient days during a given period by the number of days in that period.
  • or by dividing the total inpatient days during the year by 365 days.

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May 10th, 2012 at 10:19 pm

Picture Archiving and Communication System (PACS)

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  • A health information system (subsystem) made of a combination of hardware and software dedicated to the short and long term storage, retrieval, management, distribution, and presentation of images.
  • Electronic images and reports are transmitted digitally via PACS; this eliminates the need to manually file, retrieve, or transport film jackets.
  • The universal format for PACS image storage and transfer is DICOM (Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine).
  • Non-image data, such as scanned documents, may be incorporated using consumer industry standard formats like PDF (Portable Document Format), once encapsulated in DICOM.
  • A PACS consists of four major components: the imaging modalities such as CT and MRI, a secured network for the transmission of patient information, workstations for interpreting and reviewing images, and archives for the storage and retrieval of images and reports.
  • Combined with available and emerging Web technology, PACS has the ability to deliver timely and efficient access to images, interpretations, and related data.
  • PACS breaks down the physical and time barriers associated with traditional film-based image retrieval, distribution, and display.

Uses of PACS:

  1. Hard copy replacement:
    PACS replaces hard-copy based means of managing medical images, such as film archives. With the decreasing price of digital storage, PACSs provide a growing cost and space advantage over film archives in addition to the instant access to prior images at the same institution. Digital copies are referred to as Soft-copy.
  2. Remote access:
    It expands on the possibilities of conventional systems by providing capabilities of off-site viewing and reporting (distance education, telediagnosis). It enables practitioners in different physical locations to access the same information simultaneously for teleradiology.
  3. Electronic image integration platform:
    PACS provides the electronic platform for radiology images interfacing with other medical automation systems such as Hospital Information Systems (HIS), Electronic Medical Records Systems (EMR), Practice Management Systems, and Radiology Information Systems (RIS).
  4. Radiology Workflow Management:
    PACS is used by radiology personnel to manage the workflow of patient exams.


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April 25th, 2012 at 10:02 am

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Telehealth is “the use of communications and information technology to deliver health services and exchange health information when distance separates the participants.”[Elford, 1998].

Many technologies are used for telehealth including: telephones, videophones, personal computers (PCs), videoconferencing systems, store and forward systems (S&F) and specialized telehealth workstations.

A telehealth system is made of the following components:

  1. Hardware, e.g. computer, workstation and peripherals. Peripheral devices are the devices that are connected to a workstation and allow the local health professional to capture clinical images, video, sounds and vitals, such as otoscope, electronic stethoscope, and general exam camera.
  2. Software installed on the workstation,
  3. Database to store patient information,
  4. Network or telecommunications link,
  5. Humans e.g. users, clinicians and patients,
  6. Policies and protocols.


  1. Basic Introduction to Telehealth (4:12)
  2. Telehealth: VA Experience (9:08)
  3. A Demonstration of a Telehealth Mobile Solution (4:01)

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April 17th, 2012 at 5:01 am

Clinical Decision Support Systems

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  • A clinical decision support system (CDSS) is an application that analyzes data to help healthcare providers make clinical decisions.
  • “Clinical decision support systems are point-of-order decision aids, usually through computer order entry systems, that provide real-time feedback to providers ordering imaging tests, including information on test appropriateness for specific indications” [Blackmore, 2011].
  • Clinical Decision Support Systems are “active knowledge systems which use two or more items of patient data to generate case-specific advice”  [Wyatt J, Spiegelhalter D, 1991].
  • “Computerized clinical decision support systems are information technology-based systems designed to improve clinical decision-making” [Hayness, R., 2010]
  • CDSSs typically integrate a medical knowledge base, patient data and an inference engine to generate case specific advice.
  • In the US. health care providers must implement CDSS before 2015 or …
  • Computerized provider order entry (CPOE) systems allow clinicians to electronically enter medication orders. These systems can reduce medication-related errors because they eliminate the need to decipher handwriting, improve communication between providers, and standardize care. When a clinical decision support system (CDSS) is added to a CPOE, it provides the added value of integrating a medical knowledge base, patient data, and an inference engine to generate drug alerts on the case at hand.

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March 27th, 2012 at 2:41 pm


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mLearning stands for mobile learning.

It is a term describing the use of mobile devices to support learning and teaching.

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March 27th, 2012 at 2:37 pm

Health Information Exchange

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HIE is the capability of health information systems to electronically exchange information with other systems, while maintaining the integrity and authenticity of the information being exchanged.

It involves the ability to share clinical and administrative information electronically to enable health care providers and administrative worker to make better decisions, be more effective and more efficient.

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March 21st, 2012 at 4:06 am

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Cloud Computing

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  • Cloud computing is the use of the internet and remote servers to store data and use applications.
  • Cloud computing allows for the provision of shared resources, software, and information to local computers and other devices as a metered service over the Internet.
  • Cloud computing allows users to use applications without installing them on local computers.
  • Cloud computing allows users to access their data and files using any computer with internet access.
  • This technology allows for much more efficient computing by centralizing storage, memory, and processing.
  • Cloud computing provides computation, software, data access, and storage resources without requiring users to know the location and other details of the computing infrastructure.
  • An example of cloud computing is Hotmail or Gmail. Users only need a computer connected to the internet to start sending emails.


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February 26th, 2012 at 9:41 am

EP : Hospitals’ Use of Facebook

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This is an EP oppuntunity :

In less than 100 words, describe how ONE HOSPITAL utilized Facebook to support the fulfillment of its goals.

Deadline: February 29th . Extended to March 5th.

Make sure to include the link to this hospital facebook page.


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February 19th, 2012 at 11:13 am

Practice Fusion Videos

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Group 1:

  1. 1: How to Log in (1:48)
  2. 1: How to Log in (1:41)
  3. 1: Import Patients (1:56)
  4. 1: Intro to Lab Integration (1:11)
  5. 1: Patient Import Tutorial (3:49)
  6. 1: Take a Tour of Practice Fusion b (4:48)
  7. 1: Using the Clipboard (0:50)
  8. Adding Patients (1:24)
  9. Adding Patients (1:12)
  10. Adding Users EMR (1:12)
  11. Allergy Management Tutorial (2:12)
  12. Allergy: Maintain Allergy List (C6) (1:27)
  13. Allergy: Recording Allergies (0:57)
  14. Billing with Kareo Integration (1:08)
  15. Billing: Superbills (1:01)
  16. Care Summary Record (2:11)
  17. Charting Demo (7:00)
  18. Charting with Templates (1:04)
  19. Charting: Diagnoses, Medications and Allergies (2:54)
  20. Charting: Patient Dashboard (2:38)
  21. Charting: Starting a Chart Note (1:36)
  22. Charting: Templates (4:18)
  23. ChartShare Behind the Scenes (2:41)
  24. ChartShare for Referral Letters (4:10)
  25. Clinical Summaries (C13) (1:49)
  26. Clinical Decision Support Rules (0:59)
  27. Clinical Information: Export and Exchange Clinical Information (C14) (1:08)
  28. Clinical Quality Indicators: Recording Clinical Quality Indicators (0:31)
  29. Clipboard Tutorial (1:44)
  30. Cloud Computing with Dell and Prac (1:10)
  31. Computerized Physician Order Entry for Medication Orders (C1) (1:45)
  32. Demographics: Editing Patient Demographics (1:12)
  33. Demographics: Record Demographics (C7) (1:19)
  34. ….
  35. Diagnosis: Recording Diagnosis History (1:15)
  36. Document Management Demo (2:52)
  37. Documents: Uploading Documents (1:03)
  38. Drug Interactions Checking (1:36)
  39. Drug Interaction Checks (C2) (1:56)
  40. EHR Features (2:18)
  41. EHR: Free Web-Based EHR (1:37)
  42. EHR: Three Questions to Ask Any EHR Vendor (3:11)
  43. Electronic Lab Integrations (2:04)
  44. EMR Adoption Made Easy (2:43)
  45. EMR Integration: Connect Your EHR To Vital Patient (1:21)
  46. EMR Myths (4:01)
  47. EMR: Making the EMR Transition in Your Practice (4:52)
  48. EMR: The Importance of EMR Ease of Use (3:48)
  49. EMR: Unique EMR (1:36)
  50. e-Prescribing (0:56)
  51. e-Prescribing (21:52)
  52. e-Prescribing Training (15:56)
  53. e-Prescribing Training (15:49)
  54. e-prescribing: Activate Your e-Prescribing (1:00)
  55. e-Prescribing: Advanced ePrescribing (3:41)
  56. e-Prescribing: How to e-Prescribe (1:40)
  57. e-prescribing: Responding to Refill Requests (1:08)
  58. Equipment Readiness (3:36)
  59. Facility Management (0:50)
  60. Facility Management Tutorial (1:56)
  61. Free Bidirectional Lab Integration (1:03)
  62. HITECH and Meaningful Use Tips for Doctors (2:31)
  63. HITECH Part 1: Meaningful Use of a Certified EMR (8:23)
  64. HITECH Part 2: Meaningful Use Steps and the EHR Incentive Timeline” (8:25)
  65. HITECH Part 3: The EMR Certification Process and Next Steps (8:19)
  66. HITECH Part 4: Practice Fusion, Your Practice and EMR Incentives” (5:35)
  67. Immunization : Create Immunization Record (0:54)
  68. Integarion: LabCorp Integration (1:12)
  69. Integration: Quest Diagnostics Integration Tutorial (1:33)
  70. Lab: Ordering Lab Results (0:55)
  71. Lab: Structured Lab Results (1:44)
  72. Medication List: Maintain Medication List (1:12)
  73. Medication List: Maintain Medication List (C5) (1:39)
  74. medication list: Recording Medication List and prescribing (1:21)
  75. Medication Management Tutorial (3:20)
  76. Messaging: Secure Messaging Demo (1:57)
  77. Messaging: Secure Messaging Tutorial (4:03)
  78. Messaging: Sending Secure Messages (1:07)
  79. Mobile Health with Dell and Practi (1:04)
  80. Patient Education Resources (0:33)
  81. Patient Electronic Access (1:26)
  82. Patient Lists (M3) (1:05)
  83. Patient Management Tutorial (6:24)
  84. PHR Enrollment (1:28)
  85. PHR Enrollment Tutorial (3:16)
  86. Practice Fusion (4:00)
  87. Practice Fusion (3:09)
  88. Practice Fusion (2:11)
  89. Practice Fusion API (2:16)
  90. Practice Manager (2:42)
  91. Practice Manager (10:08)
  92. Practice Manager (9:35)
  93. Practice Manager (9:37)
  94. Practice Manager (9:45)
  95. Primary Care Provider (3:30)
  96. Problem List: Maintain Problem List (C3) (1:47)
  97. Public Health Surveillence (0:54)
  98. Referal: Electronically Refer Patients Directly From Your EMR (3:47)
  99. Referral: Setting Up Your Referral Network (1:01)
  100. Reminders: Sending Patient Reminders (M4) (1:07)
  101. Reports: Running Reports (0:49)
  102. Research Database (1:19)
  103. Scheduler Tutorial (4:24)
  104. Scheduling Appointments (1:24)
  105. Sending and Responding (2:02)
  106. Smoking Status: Record Smoking Status (C9) (0:57)
  107. Smoking Status: Recording Smoking Status (0:35)
  108. Templates: Customizing Templates (1:45)

Group 2:

  1. Doctors Going Digital (2:45)
  2. Live Demonstration (10:51)
  3. Meaningful Use Deep Dive (35:16:00)
  4. Meaningful Use Clinical Quality Measure Review – P (27:08:00)
  5. Meaningful Use Panel (10:59)
  6. Meaningful Use Panel ( (9:15)
  7. Meaningful Use Panel (Part 1) (9:27)
  8. Meaningful Use Panel (Part 4) (9:27)
  9. Meaningful Use Webina (23:55)
  10. Multiple Facility Bariatric Practice (2:24)
  11. New EHR Features 8th October 2009 (2:27)
  12. New Features 9th March 2010 (1:50)
  13. Nurse Level Training (23:50)
  14. Ob-Gyn Specialist (2:46)
  15. Onsite EHR Support (2:51)
  16. Provider Level Training (29:33:00)
  17. Set-Up Process for Practice Fusion’s Free, Web-Based EMR (1:28)
  18. Staff/ Admin Level Training (26:04:00)
  19. Tech Savvy House Call Practitioner (2:31)
  20. Training for Nurses (12:12)
  21. Training for PA/NP/Nurse (33:35:00)
  22. Training for Physicians (32:28:00)
  23. Training for Physicians (23:11)
  24. Training for Practice Staff (16:38)
  25. Training for Staff (34:21:00)
  26. Users Tutorial (4:34)
  27. Vaccine Management & Immunization History Tutorial (2:44)
  28. Vaccine Management and (1:17)
  29. Vital Signs: Record Vital Signs (C8) (1:11)
  30. Vital Signs: Recording Vital Signs (0:40)
  31. Welcome to Practice Fusion (1:49)
  32. Welcome to Practice Fusion’s EMR (1:17)
  33. Who uses Practice Fusion? (2:44)
  34. Why Choose a Web-Based EHR? (1:09)
  35. Why You are Important at Practice Fusion (4:16)

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February 16th, 2012 at 7:37 am

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EP: A Course Relevant Youtube

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This a chance to earn 1 EP (Extra point = Bonus) .

Search through youtube for a video that is relevant to one of course modules. Look through course objectives and outcomes (syllabus) and find a YouTube that helps in achieving one of these objectives/outcomes. Try to find video that is shorter than 5 minutes that is published in 2010 or 2011 or 2012.

Post the link as reply to this post.

I will publish the responses that will earn the 1 EP. You may try more than once, but only 1 point is possible.

Deadline: End of April.

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February 3rd, 2012 at 11:35 am

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Google Speadsheets

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  • A free online spreadsheet program
  • Simple to use
  • Files can be shared and managed in collaboration with others, instantly.
  • Allows complex formulas, conditional formatting, automatic translation.
  • Functions. Perform a huge number of functions in the browser, from the common (sum, average, count) to the specific, such as engineering and math calculations or finance formulas.
  • Conditional formatting.  For example, a cell can be set to turn red if it exceeds a set figure.
  • Insert forms, drawings, scripts, images, gadgets and charts into a spreadsheet.
  • Add comments to a spreadsheet, a highly useful feature for collaboration.


  1. Google docs spreadsheet tutorial (9:45)
  2. Create a new Google Spreadsheet (0:24)
  3. Using Google Spreadsheets (3:22)
  4. How to set up a Google spreadsheet (3:02)
  5. Freezing Rows and Columns in a Google Spreadsheet (4:23)a
  6. Insert a chart into a Google Spreadsheet (0:57)
  7. Google Spreadsheets Graphing Pt 1 of 4 (1:27)
  8. Google Spreadsheets Graphing Pt 2 of 4 (1:26)
  9. Google Spreadsheet More with Formulas pt 1 of 3 (2:13)
  10. Google Spreadsheet More with Formulas pt 2 of 3 (2:20)
  11. Performing Queries in a Google Spreadsheet (1:49)

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February 2nd, 2012 at 7:19 am

Information System

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An information system (IS) is defined as the organized combination of people, hardware, software, communication networks, and data resources that collects, stores, processes, transforms, displays, transmits disseminates and disposes information in accordance with defined procedures.

  • Disposition: the act or means of getting rid of something.
  • Dissemination: the distribution of information broadly.
  • Processing: the manipulation of data in accordance with established instructions, manually or by computer. Processing by computer is the manipulation of data in accordance with its instructions, or programming.
  • Transmission: the process of sending information from one point to another.

An IS may be automated (e.g., a computerized information system) or manual (e.g., a library’s card catalog).

Any IS is made of 6 components: hardware, software, data/database, network, policies and procedures and people.

An Information System (IS) consists of six components, namely:

  1. Humans, which consists of IT specialists (such as a Database Administrator or Network Engineer) and end-users (such as doctors, nurses, etc…).
  2. Hardware, which consists of all the physical aspects of an information system, ranging from peripherals to computer parts and servers.
  3. Software, which consists of System Software, Application Software and Utility Software.
  4. Networks, which consists of communication media and network support.
  5. Data, which consists of all the knowledge and databases in the IS.
  6. Policies and procedures that governs the utilization, use and management of the information system.


  1. What is Information Systems? (1:38)
  2. Information Systems (0:59)
  3. Healthcare Information Systems (4:43)

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January 31st, 2012 at 10:15 am

Adverse Events (Medical Errors)

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Adverse Events are ‘instances which indicate or may indicate that a patient has received poor quality care’ [2].  An AE is defined as ‘an injury that was caused by medical management (rather than the underlying disease) and that prolonged the hospitalization, produced a disability at the time of discharge, or both’ [3].

The Quality in Australia Health Care Study revealed that 16.6% of admissions were associated with an ‘adverse event’, which resulted in either disability or a longer hospital stay for the patient and was caused by health-care management. In 13.7% of these cases the disability was permanent and in 4.9% the patient died [15].  In UK, a study found that 10.8% of admitted patients experienced an AE [16].

In UK and Australia, about half of AE cases were considered preventable [15, 16]. The Hospitals for Europe’s Working Party on Quality Care in Hospitals estimated in 2000 that 10% of patients in European hospitals suffer from preventable harm and adverse effects related to his or her care [17]. An Australian study found that 17% of postoperative cases in a teaching hospital experienced at least one serious AE and that 7% of postoperative cases ended in the death of patient [18]. In Canada, it is estimated that the overall incidence rate of AEs is 7.5% of hospital admissions and that 37% of these AEs are potentially preventable [19].

In France, the incidence of AEs was estimated at 6.6 per 1000 hospital days in 2004, from which 24.1% were Hospital Acquired Infections.20 In Germany, the Dutch Patient Safety Research Program showed that AEs affect 5.7% of patients in Dutch hospitals [21].


  1. Adverse Events: Unreported Hospital Errors (10:11)
  2. Adverse Events in Hospitals, in Arabic (8:57)
  3. Adverse Events in Yemen, media report (5:08)



2 Walshe K, Bennett J, Ingram D. Using adverse events in health care quality improvement: Results from a British acute hospital. International Journal of Health Care Quality Assurance 1995; 8: 7–14.

3 Brennan T, Leape L, Laird N et al. Incidence of adverse events and negligence in hospitalized patients: Results of the Harvard Medical Practice Study I. Quality and Safety in Health Care 2004; 13: 145–152.

15 Wilson R, Runciman W, Gibberd R, Harrison B, Newby L,Hamilton J. The Quality in Australia Health Care Study. The Medical Journal of Australia 1995; 163: 458–476.

16 Vincent C, Neale G, Woloshcynowych M. Adverse events in British hospitals: preliminary retrospective record review. BMJ 2001; 322: 517–519.

17 WHO. Quality of Care: Patient Safety: Report by the Secretariat. 2002. Available from URL: http://www.who.int/gb/ebwha/pdf_files/WHA55/ea5513.pdf. Accessed 12 June 2008.

18 Bellomo R, Goldsmith D, Russell S, Uchino S. Postoperative serious adverse events in a teaching hospital: A prospective study. The Medical Journal of Australia 2002; 176: 216–218.

19 Baker G, Norton P, Flintoft V et al. The Canadian Adverse Events Study: The incidence of adverse events among hospital patients in Canada. Canadian Medical Association Journal 2004; 170: 1678–1686.

21 Zegers M, de Bruijne M, Wagner C, Groenewegen P, Waaijman R, van der Wal G. Design of a retrospective patient record study on the occurrence of adverse events among patients in Dutch hospitals. BMC Health Services Research 2007; 25: 7–27.

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January 27th, 2012 at 8:18 am

Electronic Health Record

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  • “The Electronic Health Record (EHR) is a secure, real-time, point-of-care, patient-centric information resource for clinicians. The EHR aids clinicians’ decision making by providing access to patient health record information where and when they need it and by incorporating evidence-based decision support. The EHR automates and streamlines the clinician’s workflow, closing loops in communication and response that result in delays or gaps in care. The EHR also supports the collection of data for uses other than direct clinical care, such as billing, quality management, outcomes reporting, resource planning, and public health disease surveillance and reporting.” HIMSS Electronic Health Record – Definitional Model Version 1.1 – 2003
  • “A longitudinal collection of personal health information of a single individual, entered or accepted by health care providers, and stored electronically. The record may be made available at any time to providers, who have been authorized by the individual, as a tool in the provision of health care services. The individual has access to the record and can request changes to its content. The transmission and storage of the record is under strict security.” Federal/Provincial/ Territorial Advisory Committee on Health Infostructure (2001)
  • Simply, it is a repository (collection) of information related to patient’s health in electronic (computer) form.


 Benefits of Electronic Health Record:

Health information technology includes interoperable electronic records, e-prescribing, physician order entry systems, and clinical decision support systems. Health information technology can reduce errors, improve coordination, and diminish administrative inefficiencies. Properly implemented and widely adopted, HIT would save money and significantly improve health care quality. (RAND)


Public Health Informatics

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“Public health informatics is defined as] the systematic application of information and computer science and technology to public health practice, research, and learning.” Yasnoff et al. (2000).

Public health informatics is defined as the, “ science of applying Information-Age technology to serve the specialized needs of public health” (Friede, Blum, & McDonald, 1995, p. 239).

Yasnoff WA, O’Carroll PW, Koo D, Linkins RW, Kilbourne E. Public Health Informatics: Improving and transforming public health in the information age. J Public Health Management Practice 2000; 6(6):67-75.

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January 25th, 2012 at 3:57 pm

Audit Trail

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  • Audit Trail: Security system that tracks and records a user’s access, deletion or modification of data.
  • In information systems, an audit trail tracks and records the chronological sequence of activities pertaining to system resource usage, such as user logins and logouts and user’s activity in detail: what commands were issued to the system, what records and files were accessed or modified, etc.
  • Audit trails are a fundamental part of computer security, used to trace unauthorized users and uses.

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January 25th, 2012 at 3:50 pm


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  • The event of placing an individual (patient) under treatment or observation in a hospital or other health care facility.
  • A patient is admitted when he/she is provided with room, bed, board and continuous nursing care in an area where patients usually stay overnight.
  • Day of admission is the day on which a person is admitted to a hospital, occupies a bed and given a hospital number.

Admissions (statistic)

  • The total number (count) of patients admitted as inpatients during a 12-month period.
  • Patients admitted more than once during the year are counted separately for each episode.
  • Newborns are not included in this measure.


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January 25th, 2012 at 3:37 pm

Location Based Technologies

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Smartphone and mobile devices (tablets and Netbooks) have built in geographical positioning technologies. This allows applications to know where the individual is and share that information with others. A location-based service (LBS) is an information or entertainment service, which is accessible with mobile devices through the mobile network and which uses information on the geographical position of the mobile device. LBS can be used in a variety of contexts including health care.

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January 24th, 2012 at 9:50 am

Systems Theory

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The world we live in is a complex system composed of subsystems that interact among each other with each having clearly defined boundaries and coherent dynamics. Systems theory was developed by biologist Ludwig von Bertalanffy in the 1930s to simplify world complexity to human mind and make it more understandable (von Bertalanffy, 1962). The development of the theory came as a result of the author’s perceived need for a theory to guide research in multiple fields. His theory helped to provide a common framework that created shared and common language that scientists from different disciplines can use to communicate their findings. Simply put, systems theory is used to understand how things around us work.

Systems theory looks at the world as a system composed of smaller subsystems. Systems as a representation of life phenomena are used by humanity in every day life to describe the functioning of these phenomena. For example, a hospital is a system with inputs, processes and outputs. The hospital itself is a component of a larger system, health care system. The health care system, banking system, educational system, judicial system and other systems comprise the socio-economic-political system within which we live.

Significance of Systems Theory to Health Care Management
Systems theory can be used to clearly and concisely understand health care structures, processes and outcomes processes and their interactions within a health care system. Systems theory can be used as a framework to describe the components of systems and the relationships between these components, the boundaries of the system, the goals of the system, and system’s ability to change and adapt in response to internal and external forces. Systems theory and thinking can help us understand how health care organizations and systems behave and it allows us to clearly assess, visualize, analyze and understand the structure, processes, and feedback loops that make up the organization. This correct and clear understanding of the organization as a system is a necessity to be able to manage organizations effectively and efficiently and to achieve organization’s goals.

System Definition
A system is a collection of independent but interrelated elements or components organized in a meaningful way to accomplish an overall goal. The function of any system is to convert or process materials, energy, and/or information (inputs) into a product or outcome for use within the system, or outside of the system (the environment) or both.

Definition of Key Terms

Inputs include raw material, energy and resources processed to produce the outputs of the organization. Examples include information, money, nurses’ effort, physician’s time, fuel, energy, time, individual effort, & any raw material of some kind.

Elements or components are the things, parts, or substances that make up the system. These parts may be humans, material, equipment, etc. Elements have attributes or characteristics that can be measured or described such as size, color, volume, quantity, temperature, and mass.
Throughput is the processes used by the system to convert raw materials or energy (inputs) from the environment into products or services that are usable by either the system itself or the environment. Examples include, thinking, physical examination of patients, diagnosing, planning, decision-making, writing prescription, taking vital signs, operating on a patient, constructing, sorting, making a speech, sharing information, meeting in groups, discussing, melting, shaping, hammering, etc.

Output is the product or service which results from the system’s throughput or processing of technical, social, financial & human input. Examples include health services, better health, software programs, documents, decisions, laws, rules, money, assistance, cars, clothing, bills, etc.
Feedback is information about some aspect of data or energy processing that can be used to evaluate & monitor the system & to guide it to more effective performance. How many patients were are seen in 2 hours clinic? How man medical errors were committed in a hospital? Why were mistakes made? HealthCareReportCard.com is an example of how hospitals are doing with certain diagnoses. Hospital accreditation reports are an example as are patient satisfaction surveys, sales reports, and test results.

Subsystem is a system which is a part of a larger system. They can work parallel to each other or in a series with each other. Information system is an example of a subsystem in a hospital. Medical staff as an organization is a subsystem of the hospital.

Dynamic system is any system that continuously influences and changes its environment and is being influenced and changed by its environment. Dynamic systems are usually composed of components that are structured and interrelated in such a way that a change in one component necessarily affects other components of the system. A hospital in Amman is an example of a dynamic system where it influences and changes its environment (health, quality of life) and is being influenced by its environment (restructuring to provide new needed services). On the other hand, a static system is defined as any system that does not change over time in relation to environment. To survive, systems are better off being dynamic rather than static. Evidence based practice in health care is an example of how health care services are dynamic and not static.

Open system is defined as a system that interact with its environment exchanging raw materials and energy for services and/or goods produced by the system. Health care facilities, hospitals, families, humans, cardiovascular system, banks, etc are examples of open systems. A hospital produces health services through practice, health care professionals through training and knowledge through research. In return it receives money, raw materials, appreciation, and energy from its environment.

Any system must have a goal. The goal is the overall purpose for existence of the system. Examples include; treating patients, to educate student nurses, to produce knowledge, to manufacture candy, to make coffee, and so on.

System Characteristics
Most systems have the following common characteristics:

  • All systems have common elements. These are input, throughput or process, output, feedback, control, environment, and goal.
  • Systems have varying degrees of complexity.
  • The organized components of a system comprise a unified whole that is greater than the sum of its components.
  • To be viable and successful, a system must be goal-directed, able to adapt to changing environment, technology and circumstances, and be governed by feedback and must value continuous leaning and development, creativity and innovation. And to survive, a system must save some of its output to maintain itself.
  • The structure of systems is defined by its components (parts) and processes.
  • Various system components have functional and structural relationships between each other and are organized in a way to accomplish a specific function or set of functions.
  • Systems exchange material, information and/or energy beyond its boundary with other systems, through input and output processes.
  • To be part of the system any element must have a relationship with at least one element of the system. Any element which has no relationship with any other element of the system cannot be a part of that system.

Organization as a System
Human social groups (organizations) exist and interact to produce, consume and exchange goods and services. It is helpful for understanding to think of organizations as systems. A system is an organized collection of independent but interrelated elements or components to accomplish an overall goal. Simply put, an organization as a system has various inputs that are processed to produce outputs. A continuous feedback between the different components of the system ensures that the system is accomplishing the goals of the organization (system). A system can be the entire organization, or any of its departments, groups, or processes.

Organizations (systems) have inputs, processes and outputs. Inputs include resources such as human resources, equipment, computers, raw materials, money, technologies and information. Inputs are processed to produce the outputs of the organization. Outputs are the results of the processes of the organization. Outputs can be goods or services. Examples of goods are food, clothes, equipment and cars. Organizations produce services such as transportation services, education, and health care. Health care industry produces services such as providing health care, protecting against communicable diseases, and providing food services in hospitals. Feedback comes from multiple sources; from the managers, workers who perform processes, customers who use system services, newspapers and political leaders.

Organizations are composed of numerous subsystems, as well. Complexity of an organization is determined in part by the number of subsystems it has. Each subsystem has its own boundaries, inputs, processes and outputs with an overall goal for the subsystem. Common examples of subsystems are departments, units, projects, teams, or processes.

Organizations are defined by their mission, strategic plan, goals, policies and procedures, organizational charts, job descriptions and legal documents. Feedback within the organizational systems is maintained or controlled by its legal documents, policies and procedures, budgets and quality management programs. These managerial documents provide the standards and benchmarks for evaluating and improving organization’s and individual’s performance.

Hospital as a System
Systems theory concepts and principles can been applied to understand and explain hospitals and their operation. A hospital is defined as “any medical facility with an organized medical and professional staff and beds available for continuous hospitalization of patients formally admitted to it for medical observation, care, diagnosis, or surgical and non-surgical treatment” (Pan American Health Organization, 2004). Another definition is that a hospital is “an institution which provides beds, meals, and constant nursing care for its patients while they undergo medical therapy at the hands of professional physicians. In carrying out these services, the hospital is striving to restore its patients to health” (Miller 1997).

Hospitals are open systems that interact with the environment to complete necessary trades for survival of the system, growth, and fulfillment of systems’ goal. A hospital is a subsystem that exists within a hierarchy of other systems. King Abdullah University Hospital is a subsystem of the Jordanian health care system. Additionally, Hospitals are complex systems, since they contain large number of subsystems such as the radiology department, nursing services, housekeeping, food services, laundry, laboratory department and so. Each of these subsystems can be looked at as a system of its own.

Hospital systems consist of a pattern of organized relations where different components of the system are related to each other in a particular way. Organizational structures and charts constitute a graphical representation of these relationships. Hospital bylaws, rules, policies and procedures regulate these relationships.

Hospitals are subsystems of overall health care system of a nation. For example, hospitals in Amman are considered to be subsystems of the health care system in Jordan which is defined as the aggregate of all health care authorities and organizations that provide, finance, or monitor the provision of health care services to the inhabitants or visitors of Jordan and include hospitals, individual practitioners, health care centers, insurers, and other entities.

Information System: Another Example
An “information system” is defined as the organized combination of people, hardware, software, communication networks, and data resources that collects, stores, processes, transforms, displays, transmits disseminates and disposes information in accordance with defined procedures. An information system may be automated (e.g., a computerized information system) or manual (e.g., a library’s card catalog). Other examples of systems are health care system, hospital, and university.


  1. Pan American Health Organization, Health Analysis and Information Systems Area. Regional Core Health Data Initiative; Indicators Glossary. Washington DC, 2004.
  2. Miller, T.S. (1997) The Birth of the Hospital in the Byzantine Empire. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press.
  3. von Bertalanffy, Ludwig. General System Theory – A Critical Review. General Systems 1962; VII: 1-20.

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January 21st, 2012 at 7:09 am


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A system is an organized group of independent but interrelated elements or components comprising a whole with each element related to other elements.

  • A collection or a group of independent but interrelated components or elements organized to accomplish a specific function or set of functions. The organized components comprise a unified whole.
  • Any component that has no relationship with any other component of the system, cannot be a part of that system.
    The components of a system interface in order to facilitate the ‘flow’ of information, matter or energy.
  • A collection of component ideas, processes or objects which has an input and an output.


  1. System thinking: Introduction (2:11)
  2. What is Systems Thinking? (2:20)
  3. Systems thinking is a way of appreciating complex social problems (1:59)
  4. A  day in the life of Sydney Children’s Hospital (8:59)
  5. Complex adaptive systems (1:01)
  6. Complex Adaptive System Theory by a nurse manager (4:47)
  7. A Day in the Life of a  Beth Israel Hospital in Boston (hospital is a system) (10:59)

See Also:

  1. Systems Theory


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January 21st, 2012 at 7:01 am

Health Informatics

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Health informatics is the intersection of information science, computer science, and health care. It deals with the resources, devices, and methods required to optimize the acquisition, storage, retrieval, dissemination and use of information in health and biomedicine.

Health informatics is the study and application of methods to improve the management of data, information and knwoledge relevant to patient care and community health.

Health informatics tools include not only computers but also clinical guidelines, health care terminologies, and information and communication systems.

Sub-domains of or health care informatics include: clinical informatics, nursing informatics, imaging informatics, consumer health informatics, public health informatics, dental informatics, clinical research informatics, bioinformatics, veterinary informatics, and pharmacy informatics.


  1. What is Healthcare Informatics? by Stephan Kudayba (6:04)
  2. What is Health Informatics? by Dr. David Zitner (3:44)
  3. How one hospital is using health informatics to provide health care (4:40)
  4. Texas Children’s Hospital-Healthcare Information Systems (4:43)
  5. Health Informatics as defined by Edward Shortliffe (8:56)
  6. Informatics and Health Informatics by Don Detmer (3:17)

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January 21st, 2012 at 6:08 am


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Informatics is the study of information, or more specifically, it is the term used to refer to the application of computer technology to the management of information. Informatics is primarily concerned with the structure, creation, management, storage, retrieval, dissemination and transfer of information. Informatics also includes studying the application of information in organizations, on its usage and the interaction between people, organizations and information systems.


  1. What is Informatics? (2:05)
  2. University of Iowa View on Informatics (5:04)
  3. What is Informatics? by Edward Shortiffe (2:08)
  4. Informatics and Health Informatics by Don Detmer (3:17)


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January 21st, 2012 at 5:50 am

Supply Chain Management Software

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A Supply Chain Management Software (SCMS), is a specialized electronic information System for requisitioning, procurement, receipt, handling, distribution, and charge capture of supply and asset inventory control.

Key Features of Supply Chain Management Software:

  • Order Management
    SCMS can dramatically accelerate the execution of the entire order-to-delivery cycle by helping hospitals to more productively generate and track sales orders.
  • Dynamic Scheduling of Deliveries
    SCMS enables the dynamic scheduling of supplier deliveries to more effectively meet demand.
  • Purchasing and Procurement
    SCMS can fully automate and streamline all activities and tasks associated with  sourcing, purchasing, and payables.
  • Inventory Management
    SCMS can improve the way organizations track and manage their supplies of raw materials and components needed for providing health services.
  • Forecasting and Planning
    With a supply chain software, hospitals can more accurately anticipate demand, and plan their procurement accordingly. As a result, they can avoid unnecessary purchases of supplies, eliminate service over-runs, and prevent the need to store excess supplies in stores.
  • EDI for Supply Chain Management
    SCMS throguh Electronic Data Interchange allows organization link to its trading partners to electronically send transactions such as purchase orders, price/catalogs and invoices electronically.
  • RFID and Barcoding
    SCMS integrates RFID and Barcoding technologies in their operations.
  • User-Defined Cost Centers
    SCMS allows users to define cost centers as per facilities policies.
  • Accountablity and Tracking
    SCMS allows to track movement, and receipt of supplies and equipment and helps answers for the “who, what, when, and where” associated with the receipt, movement and consumption of each supply item.
  • Accurate Capture of Data and Cost Information
    Scanning technology used by SCMS facilitates ease of data capture while ensuring accuracy and point-of-care charge capture.
  • Surgical Instrument Management
    SCM helps hospitals gain greater visibility and control of surgical instruments, enabling hospitals to reduce costs through optimized instrument inventory levels, improved instrument utilization rates and increased productivity of staff assembling surgical trays. This will help hospital bottom line and enhance customer satisfaction by reducing the number of delayed or cancelled surgeries.
  • Efficient ordering
    Allows for more efficient ordering of supplies based on a more accurate overall picture of available inventories
  • Waiting time
    Helps to reduce wait time for supplies
  • Mobility
    SCMS allows for using a variety of delivery mediums (Desktop, PDAs, Web-based, and hard copy).
  • Return Management
    SCMS can simplify and accelerate the inspection and handling of defective, near expiry or expired supplies.
  • Contract Management
    SCMS helps organizations manage the creation of supplies purchasing contracts.
  • Management Reporting & Notification
    SCMS allows for vendor and contract compliance reporting; ad-hoc reporting; automated notifications. Reporting includes receiving reports, consumption reports, cost center reporting, and damage/return item reporting


Human Resource Management Software

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A Human Resources Management System (HRMS) is an information system that combines a number of human resources management functions, including benefits administration, payroll, recruiting, training, performance analysis and review, and/or exit interview.

HRMS merges human resource management with information technology to simplify, streamline and automate the administrative processes (tasks) implemented by the Human Resources Management department. It enables the organization to reduce the workload of HR department and enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of operations by standardizing HR processes.

It can be used by small, medium and large organizations. With HRMS, all data pertaining to HRM is consolidated in one system (database).

Key Functions of HRMS

  1. Time Management. Effectively gathers and appraises employee time and work data. It allows easy tracking of employee’s information so that it can be assessed on a more scientific level whether an employee is performing to their full potential or not.
  2. Payroll. Most common function of HRMS. Automates the entire payroll process by gathering and updating employee payroll data on a regular basis. It also gathers information such as employee attendance, calculating various deductions and taxes on salaries, generating automatic periodic paychecks and handling employee tax reports.
  3. Benefits Management. Allows the human resource department to keep track of which benefits are being availed by which employee and how each employee is utilizing from the benefits provided. Benefits include health insurance, housing, retirement, …
  4. Recruitment and Hiring. HRMS helps in the process of recruitment. Automates and streamlines applications online and communication.
  5. Training. Administer and track employee training and development efforts;
  6. Performance Appraisal. Support organization’s efforts to assess and evaluate the performance of its employees.
  7. Leave Request. Automate the management of leave requests;
  8. Communication.  Automate the communication of supervisor approval for employee requests.
  9. Exit Interview. Automate and streamline the process of collecting valuable data to assess the overall quality of work-life; identifying employee issues that require resolution.
  10. Succession Management
  11. Termination Management
  12. Reminders and Alerts
  13. Disciplinary Management
  14. Reporting
  15. Orientation and New Employee Placement


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National Drug Code (NDC)

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The NDC is a universal number that identifies a drug.

A National Drug Code (NDC) number is a unique number assigned to a product that identifies the manufacturer, drug, packaging size, and type. It appears on all drug labels

The National Drug Code (NDC) is a universal product code used as an identifier for every unique commercially available drug product for human use in the USA.

Developed by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 1969.

FDA used the Drug Listing Act of 1972 to create a current list of all drugs manufactured, prepared, propagated, compounded, or processed by a drug establishment registered under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act.

The NDC system was originally established by Medicare as an essential part of an outpatient drug reimbursement program and as a method to identify drugs during commercial distribution.

NDC is used for

  • NDC is used for institutional billing.
  • The NDC is used to identify the manufacturer and the medicine
  • NDC  is used as identifier for drugs intended for human use.
  • The NDC is used to report prescribed drugs and biologics to enhance claim reporting .

NDC is used by

  • NDC numbers are used throughout the drug supply chain. Users extend from
    pharmaceutical firms,
    distribution system,
    medical community,
    insurance industry, and

NDC can help to reduce or prevent medication errors, by assisting in the safe dispensing of medications. Outpatient pharmacists may use the NDC system to avoid confusion with look-alike/sound-alike drugs.

NDC help in the computerization of medication-related processes in health settings:

  • Supply chain
  • Ordering
  • Identifying
  • Decision support
  • Effectiveness evaluation

NDC Code is :

  • Up to 11 digits in length
  • Separated by hyphens (-) into three segments
  • Complete NDC is formatted 5-4-2, for a total of 11 digits:  12345-1234-12
  • The NDC is found on the drug container (that is vial, bottle, tube).
  • The first five digits identify the manufacturer of the drug and are assigned by the Food and Drug Administration. The remaining digits are assigned by the manufacturer and identify the specific product and package size.

NDC Code is comprised of 3-segments :

  1. The first segment is the “labeler” code.
    The first five digits identify the manufacturer of the drug and are assigned by the Food and Drug Administration.
    4-5 characters.
  2. The second segment is the “product” code.
    It identifies the strength, dosage form and formulation.
    3-4 characters.
  3. The third segment is the “package” code.
    identifies package size.
    1-2 characters


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December 13th, 2011 at 8:57 am

What do you think? Should we start doing this?!

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Independent Samples T Test

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Hello 252 STAT,

Here is a chance to earn one extra point if you PERFECTLY answer all questions.

The following SPSS output pertains to an independent samples t test. The dependent variable here is  systolic blood pressure and the groups are adult men and adult women. Click on the image to enlarge it.

The questions:
1: State the null hypothesis and alternative hypothesis?
2: What is the p-value for the independent samples t test?
3: Do you reject or accept the null hypothesis and WHY?
4: State your conclusion?


Deadline: This Thursday at 11:00 pm. To get the extra credit you must answer ALL the questions correctly. NO credit for partial answer.

I will post the correct answers (the ones getting the extra credit) to the page during the weekend.

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Stating Null and Alternative Hypotheses

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A researcher wonders whether living in university dorms influences female students body weight. She want to compare the body weights of  female students living in campus dorms with the body weights of female students living out of campus?

State the null hypothesis and alternative hypothesis?

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Microsoft Project

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Microsoft Project is a project management application. MS Project is designed to assist a project managers in developing a plan, assigning resources to tasks, tracking progress, managing the budget, and analyzing workloads.

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Time and Attendance Software

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Time and attendance software is a computerized information system used by organizations to effectively and efficiently manage employees work time.  It collects employee time data and enters the information into a database. The collected data is reviewed and approved by a supervisor so it can be used for payroll processing and custom reports.

The System:

  • Accurately captures and monitors real-time employee data;
  • Enforces work rules and regulations;
  • Eliminates buddy-punching;
  • Provides payroll with accurate information (interfacing vs. integrating); Transfers the hours worked, overtime, department, holidays, sick time, and vacation time;
  • Enables employees to view job-related time and employee information, including: schedules, time cards, accrued or used benefits, and exception history.
  • Collects exceptions defined within the payroll rule assigned to each employee;
  • Enables supervisors to view exceptions by employee in a calendar format;
  • Provide comprehensive employee statistics, from badge listings to overtime calculations;
  • Schedules can handle organization’s full range of conditions;
  • Schedules conform to relevant government requirements


  • Accurate Tracking. A time and attendance system automates the process of tracking employees as they check in and out for work leading to accurate time data for each employee and fewer payroll processing errors (effectiveness).
  • Increased Efficiency. Time and attendance systems enable managers to monitor employee hours in real-time, track hours, unauthorized overtime, and create detailed reports about individual employees. Benefits include better schedule and workforce management and less human error in the payroll cycle.
  • Cost Control. Time and attendance systems can reduce payroll costs significantly. Better labor tracking can eliminate thousands in over payments and significantly lessen the work load of the payroll department.
  • Employees Satisfaction. Employees are satisfied that they are being paid accurately.
  • Audit Trail. Time records available when companies are audited, providing a detailed trail of employee exceptions and supervisor approvals.
  • Regulatory compliance. An effective time and attendance management software is a powerful tool in ensuring that the organization is complying with regulations pertaining to human resources management.


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November 24th, 2011 at 6:27 am

Are Smartphones Bad for your Educational Performance?

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At the beginning of the biostatistics course I am teaching this semester I collected data on 20 different variables from registered students  (n=150) to use for practice purposes during class meetings and exercises. Click to see the SPSS output of this t test

Today, doing an independent samples t test, we found that students who do not own a smartphone (mean CGPA=3.31, n=22) are out performing their peers who do have smartphones (mean CGPA=3.02, n=118). The difference between the groups was statistically significant , with a p-value of 0.038.

The class is made of undergraduate students studying biotechnology, nutrition, laboratory, medical diagnostics, nursing , health administration, environmental health and physiotherapy. The mean age of students in this class is 20.55 years with sd=3.2 years. Ninety five percent of the class are female.

Students, What explanation/s do you have for this finding?

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Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System

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The Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) is a set of health care procedure codes. Commonly pronounced Hick-Picks.

The Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) was established in 1978 to provide a standardized coding system for describing the specific items and services provided in the delivery of health care.

  • HCPCS is the standard HIPAA code set for reporting supplies, orthotic and prosthetic devices, and durable medical equipment. In combination with the Current Procedure Terminology (CPT) codes, it is also used to report physician and other health care services.
  • HCPCS is one of the formats in which drugs and biologics may be coded for reimbursement and other reporting for non-retail pharmacy settings. (NDC is an alternative. The HIPAA regulations do not at present designate a single standard for this purpose.)
  • Health insurance plans process billions of claims every year. HCPCS codes were developed to help ensure that claims could be processed in a consistent and simplified way. HCPCS codes are divided into three subsystems: level I, level II and level III, each designated for a specific purpose.
  1. HCPCS Codes – Level ILevel I HCPCS codes are made up of CPT-4 codes (a numeric coding system devised by the American Medical Association). Health care professionals use this notation to identify services and procedures, for which they bill insurance programs. Level I HCPCS codes consist of 5 numeric digits.
  2. HCPCS Codes – Level II (Alpha-numeric codes)
    Level II HCPCS codes identify products, supplies, materials and services which are not included in the CPT-4 code, such as ambulance services, prosthetics, medical equipment and supplies when used outside a medical office. Level II HCPCS codes are also called alpha-numeric codes because they consist of one letter followed by 4 numeric digits.
  3. HCPCS – Level III (Local Codes)
    Level III HCPCS codes are developed by Medicaid State Agencies, Medicare contractors and private insurers for use in specific programs and jusrisdictions. HCPCS Level III codes are also called local codes. These codes allow insurers to electronically process claims for new services for which a level I or level II code has not yet been established.


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Interoperability : Defined

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Diagnosis Related Groups (DRGs)

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Diagnosis Related Groups (DRGs): A classification system that groups patients according to principal diagnosis, presence of a surgical procedure, age, presence or absence of significant comorbidities or complications, and other relevant criteria.

Diagnosis-related group (DRG) is a U.S. system to group and classify hospital cases into different groups (more than 500) on the basis of diagnosis/diagnoses, procedures, age, sex, discharge status, and the presence of complications or comorbidities.

A DRG is based upon the principal ICD-9-CM diagnosis code, ICD-9-CM surgical procedure code, age of patient, and expected length of stay in the hospital that will be reimbursed, independently of the charges that the hospital may have incurred

Cases within each category are similar clinically and are expected to use the same level of hospital resources

This system was developed for Medicare use as part of the prospective payment system.

DRGs have been used in the US since 1983 to determine how much Medicare pays participating hospitals. A DRG is a payment category that is used to classify patients, especially Medicare patients, for the purpose of reimbursing hospitals for each case in a given category with a fixed fee regardless of the actual costs incurred.

List of 2010 Diagnosis Related Groups (DRG’s)
List of 2006 Diagnosis Related Groups (DRG’s)

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Current Procedural Terminology

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A medical code set, maintained and copyrighted by the AMA, that has been selected for use under HIPAA for non-institutional and non-dental professional transactions.

  • CPT was developed by the American Medical Association (AMA) in the 1960s, and soon became part of the standard code set for Medicare and Medicaid. In subsequent decades it was adopted by private insurance carriers and managed care companies, and became the de facto standard.
  • The Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) incorporates CPT codes as part of its system for classifying services for reimbursement.


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October 6th, 2011 at 6:50 am

Health Care Transactions

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Transaction is the exchange of information between two parties to carry out financial and administrative activities related to health care.

Administrative and financial health care transactions include:

  1. Health claims (مطالبة) .
    This transaction is used to submit health care claim billing information, encounter information, or both, from health care providers to health plans, either directly or indirectly.

    • Health Care Claim: Professional
      This transaction is used to electronically transmit a claim used for billing payers for professional health care services.
    • Health Care Claim: Institutional
      This transaction is used to electronically transmit a hospital claim used for billing payers for hospital claims including inpatient (S), outpatient (M), and Diagnosis Related Grouping (DRG) (R) claims. Washington Medicaid uses this transaction for home health claims as well.
    • Health Care Claim: Dental
      This transaction is used to electronically transmit a dental claim used for billing payers for dental related services.
  2. Health care payment and remittance advice (إشعار بالدفع)
    This transaction may be used by a health plan
    – to make a payment to a financial institution for a health care provider (sending payment only),
    – to send an explanation of benefits or a remittance advice directly to a health care provider (sending data only), or
    – to make payment and send an explanation of benefits remittance advice to a health care provider via a financial institution (sending both payment and data).Remittance Advice: is used to report any payment or denial of claims submitted to health plans for payment.
  3. Coordination of benefits
    This transaction can be used to transmit health care claims and billing payment information between health plans with different payment responsibilities where coordination of benefits is required or between health plans and regulatory agencies to monitor the rendering, billing, and/or payment of health care services within a specific health care/insurance industry segment.
  4. Health claim status
    This transaction may be used by health care providers and recipients of health care products or services (or their authorized agents) to request the status of a health care claim or encounter from a health plan.
  5. Enrollment and disenrollment in a health plan
    This transaction is used to establish communication between the sponsor of a health benefit and the health plan. It provides enrollment data, such as subscriber and dependents, employer information, and health care provider information. The sponsor is the backer of the coverage, benefit or product. A sponsor can be an employer, union, government agency, association, or insurance company. The health plan refers to an entity that pays claims, administers the insurance product or benefit, or both.
  6. Inquiry of Eligibility for a health plan
    This transaction is used to inquire about the eligibility, coverage, or benefits associated with a benefit plan, employer, plan sponsor, subscriber, or a dependent under the subscriber’s policy.It also can be used to communicate information about or changes to eligibility, coverage, or benefits from information sources (such as insurers, sponsors, and health plans) to information receivers (such as physicians, hospitals, third party administrators, and government agencies).is the transmission of an inquiry from a health care provider to a health plan, or from one health plan to another health plan, to obtain any of the following information about a benefit plan for an enrollee:
    – Eligibility to receive health care under the health plan.
    – Coverage of health care under the health plan.
    – Benefits associated with the benefit plan.
  7. Health plan premium payments
    This transaction is used by, for example, employers, employees, unions, and associations to make and keep track of payments of health plan premiums to their health insurers.
  8. Referral certification and authorization
    This transaction is used to transmit health care service referral information between health care providers, health care providers furnishing services, and health plans.It can also be used to obtain authorization for certain health care services from a health plan.


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