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Healthcare Informatics Researchopen access


South Korea

Universities and research institutions in South Korea
Media Ranking in South Korea

Subject Area and Category


Korean Society of Medical Informatics



Publication type



2093369X, 20933681





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Healthcare Informatics Research (Healthc Inform Res; HIR) is the official journal of the Korean Society of Medical Informatics (KOSMI) founded in 1987, and replaced its predecessor, the Journal of KOSMI (JKOSMI; ISSN: 1225- 8903), in 2010. The journal publishes quarterly peer-reviewed original research articles in English in order to expand its readership globally and reinforce its commitment to the development of healthcare informatics. The journal aims to promote the fundamental understanding of healthcare informatics and advance knowledge and application systems in healthcare fields. It covers high-quality original research articles, reviews, case reports, and communications in the area of design, development, implementation, and evaluation of information systems in healthcare fields. It also includes health policy, education, managerial and behavioral aspects of healthcare informatics as well as health information infrastructure such as standardization, security, biomedical engineering, and bioinformatics. Join the conversation about this journal

The set of journals have been ranked according to their SJR and divided into four equal groups, four quartiles. Q1 (green) comprises the quarter of the journals with the highest values, Q2 (yellow) the second highest values, Q3 (orange) the third highest values and Q4 (red) the lowest values.

Biomedical Engineering2011Q4
Biomedical Engineering2012Q3
Biomedical Engineering2013Q3
Biomedical Engineering2014Q3
Biomedical Engineering2015Q3
Biomedical Engineering2016Q2
Biomedical Engineering2017Q2
Biomedical Engineering2018Q2
Biomedical Engineering2019Q2
Biomedical Engineering2020Q2
Biomedical Engineering2021Q2
Biomedical Engineering2022Q2
Health Informatics2011Q4
Health Informatics2012Q3
Health Informatics2013Q3
Health Informatics2014Q3
Health Informatics2015Q3
Health Informatics2016Q2
Health Informatics2017Q2
Health Informatics2018Q2
Health Informatics2019Q2
Health Informatics2020Q2
Health Informatics2021Q2
Health Informatics2022Q3
Health Information Management2011Q4
Health Information Management2012Q3
Health Information Management2013Q4
Health Information Management2014Q3
Health Information Management2015Q3
Health Information Management2016Q2
Health Information Management2017Q2
Health Information Management2018Q2
Health Information Management2019Q2
Health Information Management2020Q2
Health Information Management2021Q3
Health Information Management2022Q3

The SJR is a size-independent prestige indicator that ranks journals by their 'average prestige per article'. It is based on the idea that 'all citations are not created equal'. SJR is a measure of scientific influence of journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from It measures the scientific influence of the average article in a journal, it expresses how central to the global scientific discussion an average article of the journal is.

Total Documents

Evolution of the number of published documents. All types of documents are considered, including citable and non citable documents.

Citations per document

This indicator counts the number of citations received by documents from a journal and divides them by the total number of documents published in that journal. The chart shows the evolution of the average number of times documents published in a journal in the past two, three and four years have been cited in the current year. The two years line is equivalent to journal impact factor ™ (Thomson Reuters) metric.

Cites per documentYearValue
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.382
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.727
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.806
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20141.222
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20151.277
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20161.516
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20172.066
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20182.558
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20193.421
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20203.786
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20213.929
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20223.556
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.382
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.727
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.806
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20141.218
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.362
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20161.639
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20171.968
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20182.836
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20193.443
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20203.341
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20213.493
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20223.229
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.382
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.727
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.768
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20141.192
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.380
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.580
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20172.023
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20182.692
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20192.938
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20202.835
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20213.115
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20222.798
Total Cites 

Evolution of the total number of citations and journal's self-citations received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years.
Journal Self-citation is defined as the number of citation from a journal citing article to articles published by the same journal.

Self Cites20100
Self Cites20113
Self Cites201214
Self Cites201325
Self Cites201429
Self Cites201518
Self Cites201621
Self Cites201716
Self Cites201820
Self Cites201913
Self Cites202015
Self Cites20219
Self Cites202213
Total Cites20100
Total Cites201113
Total Cites201248
Total Cites201383
Total Cites2014134
Total Cites2015158
Total Cites2016200
Total Cites2017246
Total Cites2018380
Total Cites2019482
Total Cites2020461
Total Cites2021475
Total Cites2022423
External Cites per Doc 
Cites per Doc

Evolution of the number of total citation per document and external citation per document (i.e. journal self-citations removed) received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years. External citations are calculated by subtracting the number of self-citations from the total number of citations received by the journal’s documents.

External Cites per document20100
External Cites per document20110.294
External Cites per document20120.531
External Cites per document20130.598
External Cites per document20141.050
External Cites per document20151.346
External Cites per document20161.627
External Cites per document20172.035
External Cites per document20182.975
External Cites per document20193.722
External Cites per document20203.626
External Cites per document20213.883
External Cites per document20223.565
Cites per document20100.000
Cites per document20110.382
Cites per document20120.727
Cites per document20130.806
Cites per document20141.218
Cites per document20151.362
Cites per document20161.639
Cites per document20171.968
Cites per document20182.836
Cites per document20193.443
Cites per document20203.341
Cites per document20213.493
Cites per document20223.229
% International Collaboration

International Collaboration accounts for the articles that have been produced by researchers from several countries. The chart shows the ratio of a journal's documents signed by researchers from more than one country; that is including more than one country address.

YearInternational Collaboration
Citable documents 
Non-citable documents

Not every article in a journal is considered primary research and therefore "citable", this chart shows the ratio of a journal's articles including substantial research (research articles, conference papers and reviews) in three year windows vs. those documents other than research articles, reviews and conference papers.

Non-citable documents20100
Non-citable documents20110
Non-citable documents20122
Non-citable documents20136
Non-citable documents201410
Non-citable documents201512
Non-citable documents201612
Non-citable documents201712
Non-citable documents201813
Non-citable documents201914
Non-citable documents202015
Non-citable documents202116
Non-citable documents202216
Citable documents20100
Citable documents201134
Citable documents201264
Citable documents201397
Citable documents2014100
Citable documents2015104
Citable documents2016110
Citable documents2017113
Citable documents2018121
Citable documents2019126
Citable documents2020123
Citable documents2021120
Citable documents2022115
Cited documents 
Uncited documents

Ratio of a journal's items, grouped in three years windows, that have been cited at least once vs. those not cited during the following year.

Uncited documents20100
Uncited documents201125
Uncited documents201239
Uncited documents201359
Uncited documents201446
Uncited documents201556
Uncited documents201652
Uncited documents201748
Uncited documents201841
Uncited documents201942
Uncited documents202041
Uncited documents202130
Uncited documents202235
Cited documents20100
Cited documents20119
Cited documents201227
Cited documents201344
Cited documents201464
Cited documents201560
Cited documents201670
Cited documents201777
Cited documents201893
Cited documents201998
Cited documents202097
Cited documents2021106
Cited documents202296
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