official-journalIMIA is pleased to announce that the journal Informatics for Health & Social Care, published by Taylor & Francis, was approved by the IMIA General Assembly as an official publication of IMIA, at the IMIA GA meeting on August 28th, 2016, in Munich, Germany. This year marks the 40th anniversary of the journal, which was launched in 1976 under the title Medical Informatics.

The journal joins three other official publications of IMIA Applied Clinical journal-cover_informatics-for-health-and-social-care-002Informatics, the International Journal of Medical Informatics and Methods of Information in Medicine, complementing the current portfolio and broadening its reach to include also aspects of social care. The journal promotes evidence-based informatics for both health and social care, taking personal information as its central focus.

The scope of the journal is broad, encompassing both the properties of care information and the life-cycle of associated information systems.

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