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
  • Methodologies
  • 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.

Authorship

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.

Publishing Schedule

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.

TMT Audience

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.

Governing Body

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.

Douglas Shinsato, Editor-in-Chief

CEO at Heyou Media/University of Hawaii Regent

 

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

Richard I. Levin, MD, FACP, FACC, FAHA, CEO and President, The Gold Foundation

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

Dr. Bonnie Clipper, DNP, RN, Vice President, Practice and Innovation, American Nurses Association  

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 

Oren J. Mechanic, MD MPH, Instructor, Harvard Medical SchoolAttending Physician, Emergency MedicineBeth Israel Deaconess Medical CenterHealth Policy and Management Fellow, Harvard Medical Faculty Physicians  

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. 

Somesh C. Nigam, Ph.D., SVP, Chief Analytics & Data Officer, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana

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 

Dirk G. Schroeder, Chief Health Officer and Co-Founder at HolaDoctor, Inc 

Shawn R. Valenta, Director of Telehealth, Medical University of South Carolina 

Mony Weschler, MA, CPHIMS, FHIMSS, CIIP, EMTP, Chief Innovations Officer, InnovaCare Health 

 

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 

Richard Kajim, Telehealth Planner, Delaware Telehealth Coalition, Delaware Department of Health and Social Services 

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  

 

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: info@partnersindigitalhealth.com