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Health Economics Review is currently recruiting for Associate Editors. Please follow the link below to find out more and apply.

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Koustuv Dalal, Mid Sweden University, Sweden
Lei Si, Western Sydney University, Australia

Aims and scope

Health Economics Review is an international high-quality journal covering all fields of Health Economics. A broad range of theoretical contributions, empirical studies and analyses of health policy with a health economic focus will be considered for publication. Its scope includes health economic evaluations, macro- and microeconomics of health care financing, health insurance and reimbursement as well as economics-related health systems, health services research and health policy analysis. Further research topics are the individual and institutional aspects of health care management and the growing importance of health economics and health systems in low and middle income countries (LMICs).
Systematic reviews, meta-analyses and scoping reviews, should be performed as described in the appropriate reporting standards and submitted as Research articles.  High-quality narrative reviews within the journal’s scope are welcomed.

Micro-costing in economic analyses of surgical interventions

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Annual Journal Metrics

  • Citation Impact 2023
    Journal Impact Factor: 2.7
    5-year Journal Impact Factor: 2.8
    Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP): 1.218
    SCImago Journal Rank (SJR): 0.800

    Speed 2023
    Submission to first editorial decision (median days): 7
    Submission to acceptance (median days): 220

    Usage 2023
    Downloads: 566,888
    Altmetric mentions: 483