Skip to main content


Open for Submissions

Digital therapeutics

Guest Editors:
Haleh Ayatollahi: Iran University of Medical Sciences, Iran
Agata Blasiak: National University of Singapore, Singapore
Tejal Lathia: The Hormone and Bone Centre Navi Mumbai, India

Submission Status: Open until 5 June 2024

Digital technology and the future of mental health treatment

Guest Editors:
Anna PriceUniversity of Exeter Medical School, United Kingdom
Alastair van Heerden: Human Sciences Research Council & University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa

Submission Status: Open until 20 May 2024

Health promotion in the era of social media and digital communication

Guest Editors:
Lorien C. Abroms: George Washington University, USA
William Douglas Evans: George Washington University, USA
Zhe He: Florida State University, USA

Submission Status: Open until 10 April 2024

The person-centric approach to digital healthcare

Guest Editors:
Elia Gabarron: Østfold University College, Norway
Octavio Rivera Romero: Universidad de Sevilla, Spain

Submission Status: Open until 15 December 2023

Translational research on assistive technology for persons with disabilities

Guest Editors:
Ahmed Morsy: Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University, Egypt
Aliaa Rehan Youssef: Faculties of Engineering and Physical Therapy, Cairo University, Egypt

Submission Status: Open until 06 November 2023

Virtual reality in healthcare

Guest Editor:
Philippe J. Giabbanelli: Miami University, USA



Guest Editors:
Bassey Ebenso: University of Leeds, UK
Hao Xue: Stanford University, USA

The Impact of IoT on digital health

Guest Editors:
José Alberto Benítez-Andrades: University of León, Spain
Alessia Paglialonga: National Research Council of Italy (CNR), Italy

Wearable biosensors

Guest Editor:
Alison Cuff: BioMed Central, Germany

Annual Journal Metrics

2022 Speed
14 days submission to first editorial decision for all manuscripts (Median)
145.5 days submission to accept (Median)

2022 Usage 
61 Altmetric mentions 

Sign up for article alerts and news from this journal