Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Journal of Communication in Healthcare


United Kingdom

Universities and research institutions in United Kingdom

Subject Area and Category


Maney Publishing



Publication type



17538068, 17538076





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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. 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.

Health Information Management2015Q4
Health Information Management2016Q4
Health Information Management2017Q3
Health Information Management2018Q3
Health Information Management2019Q3
Health Information Management2020Q3
Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health2019Q3
Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health2020Q3

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)20140.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.500
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.413
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.691
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.554
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.717
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20201.061
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.500
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.413
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.691
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.574
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.691
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20200.835
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.500
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.413
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.714
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.425
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.467
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20200.847
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 Cites20159
Self Cites20164
Self Cites20179
Self Cites20181
Self Cites20190
Self Cites20206
Total Cites20140
Total Cites201520
Total Cites201631
Total Cites201776
Total Cites201862
Total Cites201976
Total Cites202081
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 document20160.500
External Cites per document20170.817
External Cites per document20180.726
External Cites per document20190.884
External Cites per document20200.987
Cites per document20140.000
Cites per document20150.500
Cites per document20160.413
Cites per document20170.691
Cites per document20180.574
Cites per document20190.691
Cites per document20200.835
% 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 documents201621
Non-citable documents201728
Non-citable documents201824
Non-citable documents201924
Non-citable documents202021
Citable documents20140
Citable documents201526
Citable documents201654
Citable documents201782
Citable documents201884
Citable documents201986
Citable documents202076
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 documents201655
Uncited documents201769
Uncited documents201872
Uncited documents201970
Uncited documents202055
Cited documents20140
Cited documents201514
Cited documents201620
Cited documents201741
Cited documents201836
Cited documents201940
Cited documents202042
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