About the Journal
Aims and Scope:
Telehealth and Medicine Today (TMT), is an open access online, international peer review journal where strategic thought leaders, new-era practitioners, and future society stakeholders converge to unveil solutions in a new health and technology sector. TMT assists building knowledge and consensus for launching and scaling delivery services to achieve sustainable outcomes. The journal publishes research articles and commentaries related to innovations in patient-centered care, advances in program implementation, outcomes, process improvement, financial impact, and clinical research applications across the care continuum in a new era of value based care. A world-class peer-review board endeavors to offer rapid, peer-review (14 days), and includes constructive commentary to strengthen work. The online only journal is published on a continuous basis in order to accelerate sharing of rigorously vetted theoretical and experiential knowledge required for a growth sector.
TMT Editorial Focus:
Manuscripts of interest will present local and global innovations fostering ecosystem efficiencies in virtual care, telecare, and telehealth utilizing evidence-based outcomes for:
New Business Models, Provider strategies, incentive models, future society transformation strategies, hardware, software and technology selection, financial Impact to health systems and patient out-of-pocket cost, scalability, sustainability
Technology: Blockchain and DLT, artificial intelligence, robotics, voice interface tech, augmented reality, machine learning, identity management, smart contracts, security, interoperability, standards, scalability, business continuity
USE CASES: use case discovery frameworks, use case roadmaps, key learnings from successful and unsuccessful experiences
Legal and Regulatory: Reimbursement, reduced hospital readmissions, interoperability, mobile health, devices, EMR, health and wellness consumer protection, health policy, patient privacy (GDPR and HIPAA)
HEALTH IT: Electronic health records (EHR), health information exchange (HIE), interoperatbility, claim adjudication, clinical trials, medical devices, Internet of Things (IoT), wearables, sensors, smart health cities and medically fit homes
Home Care: Long-term care, care giver strategies, remote health, smart cities, sensors, workforce
Drug Discovery: Protocol development, clinical study management, devices, sensors, data aggregation,
Security and Governance: Oversight, workflow, staffing solutions, recruitment, scaling, monitoring, and maintaining of security systems
Trending Specialties: Population health, chronic condition management, behavioral health, Tele-dermatology, Tele-radiology, Tele-pathology, smart cities and ecosystems for mid-life and beyond
USER EXPERIENCE: market and user segmentation, generational demographics, consumerization of healthcare, behavioral considerations, user centered design, adoption drivers and barriers, Return-on-Adoption
EDUCATION: Training tools & tips - the fundamentals, innovation management, managing digital transformation, future workforce, medical education
Authors around the globe are invited to submit original papers under the following categories:
- Proof of Concept
- Use Cases, Pilots
- Production, Deployment
- Original Clinical Research
- Original Market Research
- Narrative/Systematic Reviews/Meta-Analysis
- Opinions, Perspectives, and Commentary on a current trend or issue impacting the sector
- Training and Tool Kits
Authors can include relevant software code and data in the peer review process by uploading it to TMT’s Code Ocean computational reproducibility workflow; and strengthen the validity, attribution, and trust-based reputation of their work with TMT’s ARTiFACTS.ai service option, a purpose built blockchain-enabled platform for academic and scientific research and development.
TMT follows guidelines for authorship recommended by the ICMJE. Please click this link to review and determine authorship criteria for your submission. Authors must meet all four criteria to be listed as authors. We ask you to familiarize yourself with the recommended guidelines. Thank you.
TMT is published on a continuous basis to reflect a dynamic marketplace. Continuous publishing means articles are published as they are accepted, or, on a rolling basis, to ensure accurate reflection of developments, trends, and the most current knowledge available, while providing a forum for developing shared work and consensus.
All TMT articles and content are FREE.
Telehealth and Medicine Today includes leadership at hospitals and medical research centers, payer organizations, researchers, innovators, medical directors, IT/IS, healthcare providers, and academicians. In addition, biopharm and device companies are represented. Interested readers and subscribers can freely access Telehealth and Medicine Today for information on the implementation and advances on the horizon in the specialty.
TMT editorial leadership is comprised of world-renowned experts bringing depth and breadth of knowledge, and curiosity, to the journal. For biographies and financial disclosures, please click this link. Board members and affiliations appear below for your convenience.
Jane Barratt, Editor-in-Chief
Secretary General of the International Federation on Ageing
John D. Halamka, MD, MS, Editor-in-Chief
Chief Information Officer, Beth Israel Deaconess System, Chairman, New England Healthcare Exchange Network (NEHEN), International Healthcare Innovation Professor, Harvard Medical School, and practicing emergency physician.
Oren J. Mechanic, MD MPH, Assistant, Editor-in-Chief
Instructor, Harvard Medical School, Attending Physician, Emergency Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Health Policy and Management Fellow, Harvard Medical Faculty Physicians
Advisory Board Members
Richard Anglin, President and CEO, telmedx
Richard Bakalar, M.D. Vice President, Chief Strategy Officer, ViTel Net, and former ATA president, 2006 - 2007
Robert Matthews, PhD., CEO of NudgeWorX, President of Synaural
Chris Wasden, Professor of Innovation & Executive Director of the Sorenson Center for Discovery & Innovation at Univ. of Utah
Editorial Board Members
Bryan Arkwright, Senior Consultant at Subsidium Healthcare
Samer Ellahham, MD, Chief Quality Officer, Senior Cardiovascular Consultant, Cleveland Clinic, Sheikh Khalifa Medical City , UAE
Guy Glorioso, MHA, MBA, Assistant Vice President of Virtual Care for Carolinas HealthCare System
David B. Nash, MD, Dean, Jefferson College of Population Health (JCPH)
Founding Dean of the Jefferson College of Population Health. He is also the Dr. Raymond C. and Doris N. Grandon Professor of Health Policy.
Thomas Osborne, MD, Chief Medical Informatics Officer, VA Palo Alto Health Care System
Joel Reich, M.D., FACEP, Senior Vice President for Medical Affairs/Chief Medical Officer, Eastern Connecticut Health Network
Shawn R. Valenta, Director of Telehealth, Medical University of South Carolina
Review Board Members
Andrew Butler, PhD, MBA, PT, FAHA, Associate Dean for Research, Georgia State University, Professor Byrdine F. Lewis School of Nursing & Health Professions, Georgia State University
Arnab Paul, CEO Patient Planet, Board Member, Blockchain in Healthcare, India
Dr. Claude J. Pirtle, MD, Senior Clinical Informatics Fellow, Vanderbilt University
Shayan Vyas, MD, FAAP, Medical Director of Telehealth, Nemours Children’s Health System, Critical Care Medicine, Nemours Children’s Hospital, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Central Florida College of Medicine
Debbie Voyles, Executive Director, Virtual Health, UCHealth, Denver Colorado
Stephanie Zawada, MS, Public Health Academy Instructor at the American Medical Students Association
Archiving and Scholarly Practices: TMT uses LOCKSS preservation, PKP|PS Indexing service, Portico, and CrossRef. We adhere to ICMJE, COPE, and WAME guidelines and practices.
Indexing: As a new journal, we don’t have an Impact Factor. Please be assured, when TMT is indexed, all articles will be indexed retroactively.
Revenue sources: TMT revenue consists of advertising support for the journal, reprints, special editions, supplements, summits, roundtables, and custom projects. The portfolio also curates the annual Converge2Xcelerate (#ConV2X) conference. Under no circumstance does commercial support impact the editorial decisions for journal manuscript review or acceptance.
Portfolio: We are a forward reaching new era portfolio, committed to sharing knowledge, stimulating thought and conversation to build consensus, a practical path forward in areas that pioneer innovation, change legacy systems, and assist in achieving better health, quality of care, and a more efficient healthcare system for patients around the globe.
Those with an interest in submitting a manuscript or obtaining further information are encouraged to do so. Send inquiries to: firstname.lastname@example.org