Call for Papers: Special Issue

The Journal of the American Pharmacists Association (JAPhA) is pleased to announce a call for papers for our special issue showcasing the scholarship of the role of digital technologies to optimize health. JAPhA is a peer-reviewed forum to improve medication use and health outcomes, inform health care policies, and advance pharmacist-provided services.

Topics: In this special issue of JAPhA, we welcome manuscripts on the role of digital technologies to optimize medication safety and effectiveness. Manuscripts can focus on providers’, patients’, consumers', or caregivers’ use of digital health information and communication technologies. Potential topics may include but are not limited to the following health information and communication technology topics: innovative uses, operational experiences, e-health apps, mobile health (mHealth), telehealth, collaborating with patients or other providers through connected devices and/or social media, or security and privacy. Authors are invited to submit manuscripts in the categories of Research, Research Notes, Advances in Pharmacy Practice, Commentary, or Letters.

Submission Deadline:  Manuscripts must be submitted by April 1, 2018

Process for Submission: For manuscript preparation and submission guidelines, please see the author guidelines. In the cover letter, indicate that you are submitting your manuscript in response to this special call. Manuscripts will go through the standard editorial team review process. Manuscripts identified as being within JAPhA’s scope, being relevant to practice and JAPhA’s readership, and meeting certain methodological considerations will undergo the usual JAPhA peer review process.

Publication: Manuscripts will be published in an online-only issue. It is expected that this will be in late 2018. Articles will be fully indexed in Medline.

The Journal of the American Pharmacists Association is excited to offer this new special issue!

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