Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Journal of Hospital Medicine


United States

Universities and research institutions in United States

Subject Area and Category


Frontline Medical Communications



Publication type



15535592, 15535606





How to publish in this journal


JHM is a peer-reviewed publication of the Society of Hospital Medicine and is published 12 times per year. JHM publishes manuscripts that address the care of hospitalized adults or children. Broad areas of interest include (1) Treatments for common inpatient conditions; (2) Approaches to improving perioperative care; (3) Improving care for hospitalized patients with geriatric or pediatric vulnerabilities (such as mobility problems, or those with complex longitudinal care); (4) Evaluation of innovative healthcare delivery or educational models; (5) Approaches to improving the quality, safety, and value of healthcare across the acute- and postacute-continuum of care; and (6) Evaluation of policy and payment changes that affect hospital and postacute care. 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.

Assessment and Diagnosis2007Q1
Assessment and Diagnosis2008Q1
Assessment and Diagnosis2009Q1
Assessment and Diagnosis2010Q3
Assessment and Diagnosis2011Q4
Assessment and Diagnosis2012Q2
Assessment and Diagnosis2013Q3
Assessment and Diagnosis2014Q2
Assessment and Diagnosis2015Q1
Assessment and Diagnosis2016Q1
Assessment and Diagnosis2017Q1
Assessment and Diagnosis2018Q1
Assessment and Diagnosis2019Q1
Assessment and Diagnosis2020Q1
Care Planning2007Q2
Care Planning2008Q1
Care Planning2009Q1
Care Planning2010Q4
Care Planning2011Q4
Care Planning2012Q3
Care Planning2013Q4
Care Planning2014Q2
Care Planning2015Q1
Care Planning2016Q1
Care Planning2017Q1
Care Planning2018Q1
Care Planning2019Q1
Care Planning2020Q1
Fundamentals and Skills2007Q1
Fundamentals and Skills2008Q1
Fundamentals and Skills2009Q1
Fundamentals and Skills2010Q4
Fundamentals and Skills2011Q4
Fundamentals and Skills2012Q2
Fundamentals and Skills2013Q3
Fundamentals and Skills2014Q1
Fundamentals and Skills2015Q1
Fundamentals and Skills2016Q1
Fundamentals and Skills2017Q1
Fundamentals and Skills2018Q1
Fundamentals and Skills2019Q1
Fundamentals and Skills2020Q1
Health Policy2007Q2
Health Policy2008Q1
Health Policy2009Q1
Health Policy2010Q4
Health Policy2011Q4
Health Policy2012Q3
Health Policy2013Q3
Health Policy2014Q2
Health Policy2015Q1
Health Policy2016Q1
Health Policy2017Q1
Health Policy2018Q1
Health Policy2019Q1
Health Policy2020Q1
Internal Medicine2019Q1
Internal Medicine2020Q1
Leadership and Management2007Q2
Leadership and Management2008Q2
Leadership and Management2009Q1
Leadership and Management2010Q4
Leadership and Management2011Q4
Leadership and Management2012Q3
Leadership and Management2013Q4
Leadership and Management2014Q2
Leadership and Management2015Q1
Leadership and Management2016Q1
Leadership and Management2017Q1
Leadership and Management2018Q1
Leadership and Management2019Q1
Leadership and Management2020Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2007Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2008Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2009Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2010Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2011Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2012Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2013Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2014Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2015Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2016Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2017Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2018Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2019Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2020Q1

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)20060.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20070.985
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20081.427
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20091.513
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20101.480
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20111.115
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20121.488
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20131.675
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20142.002
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20152.038
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20162.156
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20172.225
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20181.919
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20191.847
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20201.985
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20060.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.985
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20081.427
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20091.513
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20101.313
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20111.046
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20121.518
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20131.619
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20142.452
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20152.077
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20162.087
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20171.909
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20181.789
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20191.761
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20201.774
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.985
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20081.427
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20091.135
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20101.254
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.966
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20121.279
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20132.047
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20142.604
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20152.103
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.762
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20171.798
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20181.660
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20191.503
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20201.590
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 Cites20060
Self Cites200725
Self Cites200850
Self Cites200987
Self Cites201075
Self Cites201142
Self Cites201280
Self Cites201370
Self Cites2014106
Self Cites201590
Self Cites2016126
Self Cites201783
Self Cites201877
Self Cites201969
Self Cites202056
Total Cites20060
Total Cites200764
Total Cites2008224
Total Cites2009413
Total Cites2010478
Total Cites2011548
Total Cites2012797
Total Cites2013824
Total Cites2014944
Total Cites2015895
Total Cites2016979
Total Cites20171010
Total Cites2018986
Total Cites2019965
Total Cites2020972
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 document20060
External Cites per document20070.684
External Cites per document20081.370
External Cites per document20091.424
External Cites per document20101.308
External Cites per document20111.093
External Cites per document20121.579
External Cites per document20131.679
External Cites per document20142.472
External Cites per document20152.147
External Cites per document20162.257
External Cites per document20172.234
External Cites per document20182.114
External Cites per document20192.144
External Cites per document20202.331
Cites per document20060.000
Cites per document20070.985
Cites per document20081.427
Cites per document20091.513
Cites per document20101.313
Cites per document20111.046
Cites per document20121.518
Cites per document20131.619
Cites per document20142.452
Cites per document20152.077
Cites per document20162.087
Cites per document20171.909
Cites per document20181.789
Cites per document20191.761
Cites per document20201.774
% 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 documents20060
Non-citable documents20078
Non-citable documents200830
Non-citable documents200944
Non-citable documents201056
Non-citable documents201161
Non-citable documents201271
Non-citable documents201360
Non-citable documents201446
Non-citable documents201556
Non-citable documents201691
Non-citable documents2017114
Non-citable documents2018121
Non-citable documents2019130
Non-citable documents2020155
Citable documents20060
Citable documents200757
Citable documents2008127
Citable documents2009229
Citable documents2010308
Citable documents2011463
Citable documents2012454
Citable documents2013449
Citable documents2014339
Citable documents2015375
Citable documents2016378
Citable documents2017415
Citable documents2018430
Citable documents2019418
Citable documents2020393
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 documents20060
Uncited documents200738
Uncited documents200887
Uncited documents2009150
Uncited documents2010199
Uncited documents2011327
Uncited documents2012294
Uncited documents2013258
Uncited documents2014122
Uncited documents2015155
Uncited documents2016177
Uncited documents2017215
Uncited documents2018230
Uncited documents2019251
Uncited documents2020267
Cited documents20060
Cited documents200727
Cited documents200870
Cited documents2009123
Cited documents2010165
Cited documents2011197
Cited documents2012231
Cited documents2013251
Cited documents2014263
Cited documents2015276
Cited documents2016292
Cited documents2017314
Cited documents2018321
Cited documents2019297
Cited documents2020281
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