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Medical Care Research and Review

formerly Medical Care Review
2015 Impact Factor: 2.675
2015 Ranking: 20/87 in Health Care Sciences & Services | 10/74 in Health Policy & Services
2016 Release of Journal Citation Reports, Source: 2015 Web of Science Data

Editor
Thomas A. D'Aunno New York University


eISSN: 15526801| ISSN: 10775587|Current volume: 73|Current issue: 4 Frequency: Bi-monthly

For over 70 years, Medical Care Research and Review (formerly Medical Care Review) has been a pioneering force in the area of health services research. During that time, the journal evolved from publishing abstracts to a well-respected journal carrying critical reviews of literature on organizational structure, economics, and the financing of health and medical care systems. Today, the journal's focus has expanded to reflect the growth of the field and the increasing importance of health services research -- while still maintaining the high standards that have kept Medical Care Research and Review at the forefront of health care research for over half a century.

2015 Best MCRR Article of the Year:

“Projecting Primary Care Use in the Medicaid Expansion Population: Evidence for Providers and Policy Makers”

Eric T. Roberts1 and Darrell J. Gaskin 

Click here for access:  http://mcr.sagepub.com/content/72/5/515.full.pdf+html

An Even More Valuable Resource For Researchers, Policy Makers, And Health Care Administrators

Under its former title, the journal was a respected source of scholarly review articles that analyzed, critiqued and synthesized current literature and research in health care services. The journal's extended scope now includes original empirical and theoretical research and analysis of data trends, as well as the in-depth review articles for which the journal is known. Each issue now includes rigorous empirical research studies and trend analysis that provide policy makers and health practitioners with information vital to improving the health care system.

Covering Current Issues in Health Care

Medical Care Research and Review covers timely aspects of health care such as:

  • Evaluation of the impact of changes in health policy and practice
  • Health insurance markets and the impact of health reform
  • Health Information Technology adoption and application in health delivery
  • Impact of competition and regulation on health care markets and providers
  • Health care disparities in access, treatment, and outcomes
  • Patient safety and quality of care
  • Health care workforce issues and primary care capacity
  • Patient engagement in health care decision-making
  • Economics and financial issues in health care delivery
  • Organizational structure and behavior of health organizations
  • Comparative effectiveness analysis

The journal occasionally complements its broad coverage with supplements on particular topics. For example, an October 2014 supplement focused on informing the next generation of public reporting for consumers.

"Medical Care Research and Review aims to publish the best health services research in the field, especially papers that will inform research and decision-making on ways to improve health care services, including access to services as well as their cost, quality, access, and organization. - Thomas D'Aunno, Ph.D., Editor-in-Chief, Medical Care Research and Review

This journal is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE)

For over 60 years, Medical Care Research and Review (formerly Medical Care Review) has been a pioneering force in the area of peer-reviewed health services research. During that time, the journal evolved from publishing abstracts to a well-respected journal carrying critical reviews of literature on organizational structure, economics, and the financing of health and medical care systems. Today, the journal's focus has expanded to reflect the growth of the field and the increasing importance of health services research -- while still maintaining the high standards that have kept Medical Care Research and Review at the forefront of health care research for over half a century.

Editor
Thomas A. D'Aunno New York University
Editor Emeritus
Gloria J. Bazzoli Virginia Commonwealth University
Jeffrey Alexander Yale University, USA
Thomas H. Rice University of California, Los Angeles
Associate Editors
M. Kate Bundorf, PhD Stanford University
Tamara Konetzka, PhD University of Chicago
Bryan Weiner, PhD University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Editorial Board
Laurence Baker Stanford University School of Medicine
M. Kate Bundorf Stanford University
Kathleen Carey Boston University School of Public Health
Carolyn Clancy, MD Health for Quality, Safety, and Value, Veterans Health Administration, Washington DC
Jan Clement Virginia Commonwealth University
Benjamin Cook Cambridge Health Alliance
Alison Evans Cuellar George Mason University
Peter Cunningham Center for Studying Health System Change
Kathryn Pitkin Derose The Rand Corporation
Marisa Domino University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Bryan Dowd University of Minnesota
Marc Elliott The Rand Corporation
Andrew Epstein University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Jemima A. Frimpong, PhD Columbia University
Michael Furukawa Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT, DHHS
Jon Gabel NORC
Steven A. Garfinkel American Institutes for Research
Darrell J. Gaskin Johns Hopkins University
Todd Gilmer University of California, San Diego
David Grabowski Harvard Medical School
Carol Roan Gresenz Georgetown University
Larry Hearld University of Alabama
Timothy Hoff Northeastern University
Gerald Kominski University of California, Los Angeles
R. Tamara Konetzka University of Chicago
Paula Lantz George Washington University
Shoou-Yih Daniel Lee University of Michigan
Federico Lega, PhD Bocconi University
Douglas Leslie Penn State Hershey Medical Center
Richard C. Lindrooth University of Colorado Denver
Anthony LoSasso University of Illinois at Chicago
Ann McAlearney Ohio State University
Ernest Moy Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
David Nerenz Henry Ford Health System
Susan K. Parsons Tufts Medical Center
Harold Pollack University of Chicago
Dan Polsky University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Michael D. Rosko Widener University
Dennis Scanlon Pennsylvania State University
Sara J. Singer, PhD Harvard University
Shoshanna Sofaer Baruch College, CUNY
Joanne Spetz University of California, San Francisco
Sally Stearns University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Courtney H. Van Houtven Durham Veterans Administration and Duke University Medical Center
Sandeep Vijan Ann Arbor Veterans Administration Center of Excellence
Teresa Waters University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Bryan Weiner University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Rebecca Wells University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Rachel M. Werner University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Eric Williams, PhD University of Alabama
Herbert Wong Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Gary Young Northeastern University, USA
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  • Manuscript Submission Guidelines: Medical Care Research and Review

    This Journal is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics

    This Journal recommends that authors follow the Uniform Requirements for Manuscripts Submitted to Biomedical Journals formulated by the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE).

    Please download the manuscript guidelines here, then visit the submission site to upload your manuscript.

    The manuscript submission submission site is located here:
    https://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/mcrr

    Please note that manuscripts not conforming to these guidelines may be returned.

    Only manuscripts of sufficient quality that meet the aims and scope of Medical Care Research and Review will be reviewed.

    As part of the submission process you will be required to warrant that you are submitting your original work, that you have the rights in the work, that you are submitting the work for first publication in the Journal and that it is not being considered for publication elsewhere and has not already been published elsewhere, and that you have obtained and can supply all necessary permissions for the reproduction of any copyright works not owned by you.

    Any correspondence, queries or additional requests for information on the manuscript submission process should be sent to the Medical Care Research and Review editorial office as follows:

    Thomas D'Aunno, Ph.D.
    Editor-in-Chief, Medical Care Research and Review
    tdaunno@nyu.edu

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