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HSR - Health Services Research

Impacting Health Practice and Policy Through State-of-the-Art Research and Thinking

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About HSR

The Journal

Published six times a year plus two special supplements, Health Services Research (HSR ) is HRET's flagship publication and an official journal of AcademyHealth. Rated as one of the top journals in the field, HSR publishes outstanding articles reporting the findings of original investigations that expand understanding of the wide-ranging field of health care and help improve the health of individuals and communities.

Vision
To be the preferred forum for health services researchers, managers, policymakers, providers, and students to:

 Exchange ideas
 Expand the knowledge and understanding of financing, organization, delivery, and
     outcomes of health services
 Help improve the health of individuals and communities

Mission
To enhance knowledge and understanding of the financing, organization, delivery, and outcomes of health services through publication of thoughtful, timely, rigorously conducted, state-of-the-art research and thinking.

Values
 Scientific integrity
 Methodological rigor
 Policy and practice relevance
 Clarity of expression
 Originality
 Timeliness
 Creativity
 Clarity of thought
 Significance

Recognition
HSR is a leader in the field, ranked among the top journals in the Institute for Scientific Information/Thomson Scientific's "Health Care Sciences and Services" category of the Science Index, and in the "Health Policy and Services" category of the Social Sciences Index. HSR has now won five Emerald Golden Page Awards.

Quick Facts

Co-editors:  Jacqueline S. Zinn, Ph.D. and Patrick S. Romano, M.D.

Affiliations: Official journal of AcademyHealth

Impact Factor: 2.157

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