Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Journal of Information System for Public Health is an open access journal publishing manuscripts related to health information systems, such as:

Governance and Leadership

  • Geographic Information Systems for health performance monitoring
  • Diseases surveillance system
  • Health Information Dashboard
  • National strategic of health information systems
  • Health information management
  • Adoption and assimilation of information technology in healthcare services and organizations.
  • Electronic data security

 Health Care Delivery

  • IT innovations in health care services
  • Standardization of electronic health records
  • Clinical information systems and clinical decision support systems (quality of care and patient safety)
  • Telemedicine
  • Nursing information systems
  • Radiology information systems
  • Laboratory information systems

 Human Resource Development, Innovation and Research

  • Competencies for information systems education and health informatics
  • Software and hardware development in healthcare sector
  • Integration and interoperability of health information systems
  • Knowledge discovery and data mining

 Health Financing

  • Health insurance information systems

Medical supply and vaccines

  • Supply chain management systems
  • Pharmacy information systems
  • m-Health for personal health monitoring and consumer health
  • m-Health for health care services and health promotion
  • m-Health for public health surveillance

Below is the type of manuscript that will be published:

  • Original research
  • Systematic review
  • Study protocol
  • Technical advance article
  • Software article
  • Case report


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

Initial review will be carried by editorial staff for all submitted manuscripts. Those manuscripts that did not meet JISPH criteria will be rejected without external review. Potential manuscripts will be sent to blind peer reviews. Editors will make decision based on reviewer's recommendation from among several possibilities: accepted, require minor revision, require major revision, or rejected.

The Editor-in-Chief of JISPH has the right to decide which manuscripts submitted to the journal should be published.



Publication Frequency

Journal of Information Systems for Public Health published three issues a year in April, August, and December


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.


Journal Description

Journal of Information Systems for Public Health (JISPH) is an open access journal using Open Journal System (OJS). Initiated by Health Information Management System (SIMKES) Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Gadjah Mada. 

This journal is intented as communication medium for those who have interest in information systems and public health informatics, such as researcher, academics, students, practitioners of health office, Ministry of Health, or health care practitioners.

JISPH already has ISSN both printed and electronic version. JISPH is published three times a year in April, August, and December. The journal will be published manuscript in form of research article, study protocol, technical advance article, software article, or case report. JISPH is publishing manuscripts related to health information systems. llease refer to focus and scope to see the detail context of this journal.