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Healthcare Technology Letters aims to bring together an audience of biomedical and electrical engineers, physical and computer scientists, and mathematicians to enable the exchange of the latest ideas and advances through rapid online publication of original healthcare technology research. 

Healthcare Technology Letters is now a fully Gold Open Access journal. Please click here for more information about the publication fees.

Author and reader benefits
Indexing information
Other information


Major themes of the journal include (but are not limited to):

Major technological/methodological areas:

  • Biomedical signal processing
  • Biomedical imaging and image processing
  • Bioinstrumentation (sensors, wearable technologies, etc)
  • Biomedical informatics

Major application areas:

  • Cardiovascular and respiratory systems engineering
  • Neural engineering, neuromuscular systems
  • Rehabilitation engineering
  • Bio-robotics, surgical planning and biomechanics
  • Therapeutic and diagnostic systems, devices and technologies
  • Clinical engineering
  • Healthcare information systems, telemedicine, mHealth

Author and reader benefits

  • Open access publication with a range of licence options allowing authors
    to meet the publication requirements of research funding bodies.
  • Prompt and rigorous peer review
  • Publication of the accepted manuscript shortly after acceptance
  • E-first publication of the typeset paper ahead of each issue
  • No page charges
  • Videos and animations can be included as part of the paper
  • Worldwide readership
  • Full electronic submission
  • Available online on the IET Digital Library and the IEEE Xplore
  • Included in a number of major international databases – see the ‘Indexing information’ below

Indexing information

Healthcare Technology Letters is included in:

  • Scopus
  • Emerging Sources Citation Index
  • PubMed Central®, Europe PMC. Click here for our listings page in PMC.
  • EI Compendex
  • Embase
  • IET Inspec
  • Google Scholar
  • Directory of Open Access Journals

Other information

Citing this journal: Healthcare Technology Letters should be cited using the abbreviation Healthc. Technol. Lett.

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