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Journal of Communication in Healthcare

Country United Kingdom  - SIR icon
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Subject Area and CategoryHealth Professions
Health Information Management

Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health

Social Sciences
Publisher Maney Publishing
Publication typeJournals
ISSN17538076, 17538068
Scope Journal of Communication in Healthcare: Strategies, Media and Engagement in Global Health is a peer-reviewed journal covering contemporary issues, theories, research findings, evidence-based interventions, and innovation across all areas of health communication research and practice in the fields of healthcare, public health, and global health. Global in its scope, the Journal examines and engages in relevant topics from a variety of country settings and across professional sectors.


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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.

Health Information Management2015Q4
Health Information Management2016Q4
Health Information Management2017Q3
Health Information Management2018Q3
Health Information Management2019Q3
Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health2019Q3

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.

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)20140.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.808
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.611
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.951
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.827
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20191.079
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.808
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.611
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.951
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.869
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.919
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.808
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.611
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.982
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.554
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.690
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 Cites20140
Self Cites201510
Self Cites20165
Self Cites20179
Self Cites20181
Self Cites20190
Total Cites20140
Total Cites201521
Total Cites201633
Total Cites201778
Total Cites201873
Total Cites201979
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 document20140
External Cites per document20150.423
External Cites per document20160.519
External Cites per document20170.841
External Cites per document20180.857
External Cites per document20190.919
Cites per document20140.000
Cites per document20150.808
Cites per document20160.611
Cites per document20170.951
Cites per document20180.869
Cites per document20190.919
% 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 documents20140
Non-citable documents201514
Non-citable documents201624
Non-citable documents201731
Non-citable documents201827
Non-citable documents201925
Citable documents20140
Citable documents201526
Citable documents201654
Citable documents201782
Citable documents201884
Citable documents201986
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 documents20140
Uncited documents201526
Uncited documents201657
Uncited documents201773
Uncited documents201873
Uncited documents201968
Cited documents20140
Cited documents201514
Cited documents201621
Cited documents201740
Cited documents201838
Cited documents201943
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