Journal of Innovation in Health Informatics

Innovation in Health Informatics (formerly Informatics in Primary Care) is the house journal of BCS Health, the health informatics specialist group of BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT. It publishes high-quality research papers, literature reviews and letters from both researchers and practitioners in the fields of social care, health and clinical informatics. Its focus is on informatics research from the front lines of health care and how informatics can support innovation in health and health care.

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A new title and a new partnership


We are pleased to announce that from Volume 26, the journal will be published open access in partnership with BMJ under the new title: BMJ Health & Care Informatics.  

Dr Philip Scott of the University of Portsmouth will serve as Interim Editor-in-Chief for the first year of the journal’s transition to BMJ. 

The new submission site  is now live:

Reviewers are invited to enroll themselves with new/updated credentials on the new submission system. Authors also need to register in order to progress their submission(s).

Any submitted papers and papers accepted during the transitional period will be transferred to the new system. Accepted papers will be published in BMJ Health & Care Informatics, subject to author agreement.
Please note that logins to the old journal site will be deactivated once the new system goes live. 

Posted: 2019-02-18
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Vol 25, No 4

Table of Contents

Simon de Lusignan


Simon de Lusignan

Short report

Chibuzo Ottih, Kevin Cussen, Mahmud Mustafa

Research article

Emily Jennings, Simon de Lusignan, Georgios Michalakidis, Paul Krause, Frank Sullivan, Harshana Liyanage, Brendan Delaney
Haleh Ayatollahi, Sara Karimi, Maryam Ahmadi
Emily Nina Satinsky, Corine Driessens, David Crepaz-Keay, Antonis Kousoulis
Chi Yan Hui, Brian McKinstry, Robert Walton, Hilary Pinnock

Systematic review

Ather Akhlaq, Brian McKinstry, Aziz Sheikh

Practical applications and discussions

Kathrin Cresswell, Brian McKinstry, Maria Wolters, Anoop Shah, Aziz Sheikh