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Journal of Medical Systems

Country United States  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of United States
H Index
Subject Area and CategoryComputer Science
Information Systems

Health Professions
Health Information Management

Health Informatics
Medicine (miscellaneous)
PublisherKluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers
Publication typeJournals
ISSN1573689X, 01485598
Scope Journal of Medical Systems provides a forum for the presentation and discussion of the increasingly extensive applications of new systems techniques and methods in hospital, clinic, and physician office administration; pathology, radiology, and pharmaceutical delivery systems; medical records storage and retrieval; and ancillary patient-support systems. The journal publishes informative articles, essays, and studies across the entire scale of medical systems, from large hospital programs to novel small-scale medical services. Education is an integral part of this amalgamation of sciences, and selected articles are published in this area.


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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 Informatics1999Q3
Health Informatics2000Q3
Health Informatics2001Q3
Health Informatics2002Q3
Health Informatics2003Q3
Health Informatics2004Q3
Health Informatics2005Q1
Health Informatics2006Q3
Health Informatics2007Q3
Health Informatics2008Q3
Health Informatics2009Q3
Health Informatics2010Q3
Health Informatics2011Q3
Health Informatics2012Q3
Health Informatics2013Q2
Health Informatics2014Q2
Health Informatics2015Q2
Health Informatics2016Q2
Health Informatics2017Q2
Health Information Management1999Q3
Health Information Management2000Q4
Health Information Management2001Q3
Health Information Management2002Q4
Health Information Management2003Q3
Health Information Management2004Q3
Health Information Management2005Q2
Health Information Management2006Q3
Health Information Management2007Q3
Health Information Management2008Q3
Health Information Management2009Q3
Health Information Management2010Q3
Health Information Management2011Q3
Health Information Management2012Q3
Health Information Management2013Q2
Health Information Management2014Q2
Health Information Management2015Q2
Health Information Management2016Q2
Health Information Management2017Q2
Information Systems1999Q3
Information Systems2000Q3
Information Systems2001Q3
Information Systems2002Q3
Information Systems2003Q3
Information Systems2004Q3
Information Systems2005Q2
Information Systems2006Q3
Information Systems2007Q3
Information Systems2008Q3
Information Systems2009Q2
Information Systems2010Q3
Information Systems2011Q3
Information Systems2012Q3
Information Systems2013Q2
Information Systems2014Q2
Information Systems2015Q2
Information Systems2016Q2
Information Systems2017Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)1999Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2000Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2001Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2002Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2003Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2004Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2005Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2006Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2007Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2008Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2009Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2010Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2011Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2012Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2013Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2014Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2015Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2016Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2017Q2

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)19990.553
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20000.497
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20010.961
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20020.573
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20030.462
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20040.913
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20051.097
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20061.099
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20071.102
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20081.065
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20091.242
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20101.433
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20111.368
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20121.912
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20132.067
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20142.788
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20153.259
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20163.124
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20172.895
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19990.553
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20000.512
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20010.873
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20020.564
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20030.469
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20041.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20051.176
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20061.048
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.966
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.926
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20091.287
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20101.425
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20111.399
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20121.729
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20132.062
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20142.951
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20153.553
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20163.164
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20172.756
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19990.434
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20000.447
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20010.667
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20020.415
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20030.450
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20041.115
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20051.067
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.932
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.719
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.915
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20091.110
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20101.427
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20111.194
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20121.502
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20132.087
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20143.172
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20153.992
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20163.036
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20172.527
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 Cites199914
Self Cites20004
Self Cites200141
Self Cites200215
Self Cites20039
Self Cites200423
Self Cites200535
Self Cites20069
Self Cites200714
Self Cites200817
Self Cites200919
Self Cites201024
Self Cites201138
Self Cites2012134
Self Cites2013162
Self Cites2014532
Self Cites2015732
Self Cites2016279
Self Cites2017148
Total Cites199963
Total Cites200062
Total Cites2001103
Total Cites200262
Total Cites200353
Total Cites2004128
Total Cites2005180
Total Cites2006173
Total Cites2007172
Total Cites2008176
Total Cites2009242
Total Cites2010255
Total Cites2011326
Total Cites2012569
Total Cites20131371
Total Cites20141862
Total Cites20152228
Total Cites20161351
Total Cites20171695
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 document19990.430
External Cites per document20000.479
External Cites per document20010.525
External Cites per document20020.427
External Cites per document20030.389
External Cites per document20040.820
External Cites per document20050.948
External Cites per document20060.994
External Cites per document20070.888
External Cites per document20080.837
External Cites per document20091.186
External Cites per document20101.291
External Cites per document20111.236
External Cites per document20121.322
External Cites per document20131.818
External Cites per document20142.108
External Cites per document20152.386
External Cites per document20162.511
External Cites per document20172.515
Cites per document19990.553
Cites per document20000.512
Cites per document20010.873
Cites per document20020.564
Cites per document20030.469
Cites per document20041.000
Cites per document20051.176
Cites per document20061.048
Cites per document20070.966
Cites per document20080.926
Cites per document20091.287
Cites per document20101.425
Cites per document20111.399
Cites per document20121.729
Cites per document20132.062
Cites per document20142.951
Cites per document20153.553
Cites per document20163.164
Cites per document20172.756
% 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 documents19992
Non-citable documents20003
Non-citable documents20013
Non-citable documents20022
Non-citable documents20032
Non-citable documents20043
Non-citable documents20052
Non-citable documents20062
Non-citable documents20071
Non-citable documents20081
Non-citable documents20091
Non-citable documents20102
Non-citable documents20112
Non-citable documents20126
Non-citable documents201312
Non-citable documents201412
Non-citable documents201513
Non-citable documents201612
Non-citable documents201722
Citable documents1999114
Citable documents2000121
Citable documents2001118
Citable documents2002110
Citable documents2003113
Citable documents2004128
Citable documents2005153
Citable documents2006165
Citable documents2007178
Citable documents2008190
Citable documents2009188
Citable documents2010179
Citable documents2011233
Citable documents2012329
Citable documents2013665
Citable documents2014631
Citable documents2015627
Citable documents2016427
Citable documents2017615
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 documents199979
Uncited documents200086
Uncited documents200172
Uncited documents200270
Uncited documents200381
Uncited documents200469
Uncited documents200577
Uncited documents200686
Uncited documents2007102
Uncited documents2008100
Uncited documents200978
Uncited documents201066
Uncited documents2011103
Uncited documents2012140
Uncited documents2013236
Uncited documents2014168
Uncited documents2015170
Uncited documents201697
Uncited documents2017179
Cited documents199937
Cited documents200038
Cited documents200149
Cited documents200242
Cited documents200334
Cited documents200462
Cited documents200578
Cited documents200681
Cited documents200777
Cited documents200891
Cited documents2009111
Cited documents2010115
Cited documents2011132
Cited documents2012195
Cited documents2013441
Cited documents2014475
Cited documents2015470
Cited documents2016342
Cited documents2017458
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