Health Services Research

Cover image for Vol. 49 Issue 5

Edited By: Jacqueline S. Zinn and Patrick S. Romano

Impact Factor: 2.491

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2013: 13/70 (Health Policy & Services); 26/85 (Health Care Sciences & Services)

Online ISSN: 1475-6773

Overview



Aims and Scope


Health Services Research (HSR) is a peer-reviewed scholarly journal that provides researchers and public and private policymakers with the latest research findings, methods, and concepts related to the financing, organization, delivery, evaluation, and outcomes of health services.  Rated as one of the top journals in the fields of health policy and services and health care administration, HSR publishes outstanding articles reporting the findings of original investigations that expand knowledge and understanding of the wide-ranging field of health care and that will help to improve the health of individuals and communities. 

Health Services Research is published by the Health Research and Educational Trust (HRET).  The 501 (c) 3 affiliate of the American Hospital Association (AHA), the Health Research and Educational Trust (HRET) has a 60-year-history of conducting research, education and demonstration projects relevant to hospitals and health care systems and the communities they serve.  Leading studies in new clinical care models (e.g. end-of-life care), hospital markets and financing, and health access and coverage. 

In addition, HSR is an official journal of AcademyHealth, the professional home for health services researchers, policy analysts, and practitioners, and a leading, non-partisan resource for the best in health research and policy. AcademyHealth promotes interaction across the health research and policy arenas by bringing together a broad spectrum of players to share their perspectives, learn from each other, and strengthen their working relationships.


Readership


Researchers, practitioners and students engaged in public policy formulation, and health services management.


Keywords


Health Services Research, Health, Services, Research, HSR, policy, care, analysis, clinical, politics, government, legislation, social, community, resources, medical, prevention, hospital, administration, journal, research, periodical, article, reviews, book


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