Elsevier Launches New Journal: Operations Research for Health Care


Oxford, March 21, 2012Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and solutions, is pleased to announce the launch of a new journal, Operations Research for Health Care. Published quarterly, the first volume and issue of the journal is now available as the March 2012 edition.

Operations Research for Health Care publishes high-quality approaches to problems in health care by researchers and practitioners. Also, contributions from clinicians and those working directly in health policy and health care management are actively encouraged. The journal will provide maximum utility to researchers, teachers and practitioners who have an interest in operations research techniques for optimal health care delivery. In addition the journal will publish a series of short communications aimed at clinicians, managers and decision makers working in health.

Editor-in-Chief Professor Martin Utley of University College London said, “I am excited about the opportunity to shape an international journal that contains not just technically excellent research but research that aims to address the gap between what is possible and what is achieved in health operations research.”

Tony Roche, Publishing Director at Elsevier added, "Operations Research for Health Care will complement Elsevier's leading operations research journal portfolio by offering an authoritative forum for the community in the fast growing area of direct relevance to researchers and professionals alike."

For more information go to: http://www.journals.elsevier.com/operations-research-for-health-care/.

The first issue of Operations Research for Health Care is now freely available to view online on SciVerse ScienceDirect.

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