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Telehealth and Medicine Today (TMT) is a quarterly, evidence based, international peer-review open-access journal where multidisciplinary thought leaders, practitioners, and future society stakeholders converge to address strategic, medical, technical, legal, policy, economic, and social aspects of a new health and technology sector. TMT assists building knowledge and consensus for deploying and scaling delivery services to achieve sustainable outcomes for affordable, accessible, and quality care for health consumers around the world, to drive the global telehealth and remote care revolution in value based care.

Publishing issues on a quarterly basis, January, April, July, and October, TMT’s renowned Peer Review Board rigorously vets and objectively evaluates original manuscripts, use cases, unpublished research, substantiated opinions and related hardware & software data in the pursuit of trust through transparency and truth.

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Unlike other journals in this market today, Telehealth and Medicine Today (TMT) continuously pushes the boundaries of technology innovation in scholarly publication and ecosystem practices needed to bring together thought leading academics, pragmatic innovators, and practitioners from the private and public sectors around the world.

      • Is dedicated to building knowledge and consensus for deploying and scaling telehealth delivery services to achieve sustainable outcomes for affordable, accessible, and quality care for health consumers around the in the pursuit of trust through transparency and truth.
      • Is published quarterly (January, April, July, October), to accelerate sharing of theoretical and experiential knowledge required for a growth sector.
      • Embraces articles that may not be traditionally valued, such as new business models, use cases, deployments and scaled projects around the world that bring cost efficiency to health systems, governments, and consumers, governance, hardware & software selection, trends, user experience, and key learnings from unsuccessful experiences.
      • Broadens the scope of scholarly publications’ references to discoverable, reproducible, and annotatable software code required to accelerate technology adoption with credibility and trust via its companion Code Ocean computational reproducibility platform and ARTiFACTS.
      • Is led by a renowned Peer Review Board that applies innovative means and tools to rigorously vet and objectively evaluate content in order to demonstrate credible progress that strategic thought leaders, new-era practitioners, and future society stakeholders require.

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View TMT’s leading a nine-brand ecosystem to make evidence based journal publishing innovative and at the forefront of technology innovation and knowledge based consensus in health for our Future Society around the world, below. Contact the publisher at t.cenaj@partnersindigitalhealth.com if interested in participating.

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TMT is a peer-reviewed Open access (OA) journal that endeavors to meet the highest standards of academic rigor adhering to ICMJE, COPE, and WAME guidelines, publishing original theoretical and experiential knowledge in the pursuit of trust through transparency and truth.

TMT is intended for academic and non-academic authors and readers seeking to accelerate healthcare’s pragmatic innovation and technology adoption around the world.

The publisher's vision of building trust through truth is intended to catalyze and align strategic thoughts leaders and dedicated new era thinkers that champion the acceleration of healthcare transformation, harnessing the expertise of local and global leaders to exchange knowledge, build consensus, and change current systems and practices for a better health, where all health citizens benefit.

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No. TMT’s renowned Peer Review Board determines what is accepted following rigorous vetting and objective evaluation of whether the content augments the body of knowledge required for sector growth.

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No. TMT does not accept white papers, advertorials, press releases, or any other content that was previously made public.

TMT only accepts original evidence based manuscripts that address strategic, medical, technical, legal, policy, economic, and social aspects and technology in the sector. TMT assists building knowledge and consensus for deploying and scaling delivery services to achieve sustainable outcomes for affordable, accessible, and quality care for health consumers around the world, to drive the global telehealth and remote care revolution in value based care; in the pursuit of trust through transparency and truth required to scale initiatives, standards, and policy in the global healthcare sector.

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Publishing issues on a quarterly basis, January, April, July, and October, TMT’s renowned Peer Review Board rigorously vets and objectively evaluates original manuscripts, use cases, unpublished research, substantiated opinions and related evidence based outcomes in the pursuit of trust through transparency and truth.

DEADLINE for each issue is the 5th of the month preceding publication:

December 5, March 5, June 5, and September 5

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TMT is published on a quarterly basis, January, April, July, and October.

DEADLINE for each issue is the 5th of the month preceding publication:

December 5, March 5, June 5, and September 5

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Who may be interested in what is published in TMT?

Public and private sector thought leaders, new-era practitioners, and future society stakeholders around the globe, engaged in telehealth and medicine and converging innovations in healthcare.

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Thousands of readers from over around the world visited TMT’s website

Over 48,000 total reader engagements since launch in July 2018 have been logged.

Article citations, social media conversations, and download statistics are located on the article landing page. Simply click on the article title on the TMT homepage. The article page typically features the article abstract. The article’s download history is located in graph, beneath the abstract.

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Who may be interested to publish in TMT?

Anyone is welcome to submit a substantiated manuscript or perspective which includes, but is not limited to academicians, non-academic practitioners, innovators, subject matter experts, students, etc. from around the world.

TMT invites prospective authors to submit original manuscripts, use cases, unpublished research, and substantiated opinions on the broad spectrum of topics ranging from theory to science, technologies and methodologies, pilots and scalable deployments, operations and economics, user experience and Return-on-Adoption, legal and regulatory, transformation and disruption, ecosystem and society, and more.

TMT’s renowned Peer Review Board and Editors-in-Chief determine what is published following rigorous vetting and objective, unbiased evaluation of submissions.

Since July 2018, manuscripts from over 50 authors spanning three countries (Canada, Africa and the USA) have been published.

Author affiliations include:

UNIVERSITIES: Harvard, McGill University, MIT, Vanderbilt University, Tufts University, University of Wisconsin, University of Colorado, University of Wisconsin, IFRISSE

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS: ATA, IEEE-SA, The Gold Foundation COMPANIES: EGB Law Group, Nixon Law Group, West Corp, 2Morrow Inc. 96Point6

CONSULTING FIRMS: Schumacher Clinical Partners

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What topics are covered in TMT?

TMT invites prospective authors to submit original manuscripts, use cases, unpublished research, and substantiated opinions on the broad spectrum of topics that may include:

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: Artificial intelligence, machine learning, robotics, voice interface tech, augmented reality, identity management, smart contract, security, identity, data management, interoperability, standards, scalability, business continuity, DLT

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

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About TMT Peer Review Board

TMT’s Peer Review board seeks experts of the highest caliber and passion for the field and prefers candidates that possess knowledge of academic journal workflow and familiarity with the peer review process. TMT’s Peer Reviewer evaluation process includes review of the candidate’s CV, and interviews with the candidate and/or colleagues and experts in the field.

Learn more about the Peer Review Board members, and their financial and conflict of interest disclosures here , or go to https://telehealthandmedicinetoday.com/index.php/journal/about/editorialTeam

To apply for joining TMT’s Peer Review board, please send a note with your CV to the Editor at t.cenaj@partnersindigitalhealth.com

The pursuit of trust through transparency and truth is a founding principle and pillar of TMT. For example, TMT is the first journal to require all board members, peer reviewers, and staff to publish financial disclosure and potential conflict of interest disclosures; and to comply with strict impartiality policy and professional conduct.

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What if I want my article published in TMT?

Unlike any other journal in this market today, Telehealth and Medicine Today (TMT) continuously pushes the boundaries of technology innovation in scholarly publication and ecosystem practices needed to bring together thought leading academics, pragmatic innovators, and practitioners from the private and public sectors around the world.

As a cited evidence based, peer-review, open-access online journal, TMT provides the following benefits to authors:

IMMEDIATE BROAD EXPOSURE UPON PUBLICATION

  • Global reach to readers
  • International localized telehealth Chapters
  • Altmetric measurement of social media conversations and exchanges
  • Email blast to thousands of community members around the world
  • Press release about the article and author/s.
  • LinkedIn post that the article was published.
  • Tweet that the article was published.
  • Facebook post
  • Sector media outreach
  • Posting of a companion Author’s  video or podcast introduction of the article’s abstract and complementary information the author wishes to share with readers

COMPETITIVE MERIT EXPOSURE

  • Author of a High Consequence Article Interview with journal editor-in –chief
  • Qualification for the annual "Editor's Choice Award," selected by the editors-in-chief, Dr. Amar Gupta and Dr. John Halamka, and announced at the annual #ConV2X conference. The award is based on total views, downloads, and citations. Should the work be a ground breaking game changer in health, the editor-in-chief may take that into consideration and weigh determinants accordingly. 

GREAT EASE OF PUBLICATION

  • Accepting submissions for each quarterly issue January, April, July and October
  • Rapid two-week peer-review turn around
  • Establish credibility of the scholarly work as measured by the collaborative work of double blind peer review  and renowned reviewers
  • Broadening the reach to thought leading academics, pragmatic innovators, and practitioners from the private and public sectors around the world
  • Accelerating global scale R&D and collaboration
  • Experiencing the benefits from the growing ecosystem led by TMT publisher Partners in Digital Health (PDH):
    • Enhancing the author/s trust-based reputation
    • Strengthening the validity of the article
    • Extending the scope of the article’s relevant software code and data to discoverable, reproducible, and annotatable code with Code Ocean’s cloud-based computational reproducibility platform
    • Strengthening the validity and credibility of, and trust in related software code and data with Code Ocean’s cloud-based computational reproducibility platform
    • Establishing proof of existence of data, research and development outputs with blockchain-enabled ARTiFACTS.ai platform
    • Providing and receiving blockchain-secured attribution and other incentives in real-time during and after completing their research with blockchain-enabled ARTiFACTS.ai platform
    • Acquiring proper credit with Publons’ and ReveiwerCredits author-centric one-stop-shop publication aggregation, verification, and management platform
    • Improving user experience with tracking the impact of their scholarly publications, citation metrics, peer reviews, and journal editing work with Publons’, ReveiwerCredits, and  Editage author-centric one-stop-shop publication aggregation, verification, and management platform

TMT endeavors to adhere to a rapid turnaround of 14 days per review cycle.

The time to final decision depends on two factors:

  • How long it takes the author(s) to revise their manuscript.
  • How many review cycles the manuscript required until it met all the requirements of the peer reviewers.

Authors are given up to three weeks to make changes/revisions to the manuscript once peer reviewed. Should they need more time, authors are required to contact the Managing Editor, via email, with an explanation.

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To date, two in four articles submitted to TMT have been published.

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No, not at present. While there is no APC, TMT presents opportunity for publication in a highly reputable journal, where, once indexed, all work will be retroactively indexed.

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Not yet. TMT launched in July 2018, Be assured, TMT is working hard to meet that objective. All previously published articles will be indexed retroactively, as this is the industry standard.

All previously published articles will be indexed retroactively, as this is the industry standard.

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Launched in March 2018, TMT does not have an Impact Factor yet. Be assured, TMT is working hard to meet that industry standard.

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What is this Partners in Digital Health ecosystem?

TMT’s publisher Partners in Digital Health (PDH) has created, and continues to drive an ecosystem intended to grow the sector’s knowledge base required to accelerate pragmatic innovation in health and wellness for the Future Society, worldwide.

In addition, PDH continuously pushes the boundaries of technology innovation in scholarly publication and ecosystem practices needed for the future society forging trust, transparency, and truth.

 

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Innovation Ignition competition demonstrating how telehealth and blockchain technology in health products and services can radically change the future of our health system with innovations that revolutionize and rock current perspectives.

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ARTiFACTS.ai, creator of the blockchain-enabled platform for academic and scientific research and development.

Code Ocean, creator of a cloud-based computational reproducibility platform enabling researchers, engineers, developers, and scientists to link working code in a computational environment.

Editage, has served nearly 371,000 researchers, doctors, and scientists across 191 countries and has transformed over 1M papers across 1,200 disciplines. The partnership with ReviewerCredits is one of many initiatives including peer review support, translation services, manuscript editing and more – all to improve the global science communication process.

ReviewerCredits, is a platform that rewards the contribution of peer reviewers to the publication process via global recognition and tangible benefits. Individuals can file peer review claims for over 23,000 journals worldwide. 

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For more information go to https://standards.ieee.org/

 

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