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About the Journal

The International Journal of convergence in healthcare is a Double blind ,Peer-Reviewed, UGC(Refereed Journal),Open-Access Journal which is published biannually focusing on original clinical and preclinical research, systemic and perspective reviews, meta-analysis, pilot studies and case reports, every paper accepted by peers has been completed with a complete technical edit to make it highly accessible to the international medical community. The journal is of special interest to the authors of countries where the first language is not English. The journal has been assigned ISSN 2583-2107 (Online Version).The Journal is covered by Google Scholar, Research gate, UGC(Refereed Journal),CROSSREF, ROAD (Global Open Access Portal (GOAP) developed by UNESCO.

Convergence is a groundbreaking research model that brings together diverse disciplines such as social sciences, technology, and medicine to tackle complex challenges in various sectors including healthcare, energy, food, climate, and water. This approach recognizes that these issues cannot be effectively addressed by a single discipline alone, but require a multidisciplinary and collaborative effort. In the field of healthcare, convergence research aims to integrate knowledge and methods from different fields to improve patient care, develop innovative treatments, and enhance overall healthcare systems. By combining expertise from medical professionals, engineers, data scientists, and social scientists, convergence research seeks to find holistic solutions to healthcare challenges, such as improving access to healthcare services, developing personalized medicine, and advancing medical technologies. Similarly, in the energy sector, convergence research brings together experts from various fields to develop sustainable and efficient energy solutions. By combining knowledge from engineering, environmental science, economics, and policy, convergence research aims to address the pressing issues of climate change, energy security, and resource depletion. This approach fosters the development of renewable energy sources, energy-efficient technologies, and smart grids, among other innovations. Convergence research also plays a crucial role in addressing food security and sustainability. By integrating expertise from agriculture, biology, engineering, and social sciences, convergence research seeks to develop innovative farming techniques, improve crop yields, and promote sustainable food production and distribution systems. This approach also considers the social and economic aspects of food systems, aiming to ensure equitable access to nutritious food for all. Furthermore, convergence research is essential in tackling climate change and water scarcity. By combining knowledge from environmental science, engineering, policy, and social sciences, convergence research aims to develop strategies for mitigating climate change, adapting to its impacts, and managing water resources sustainably. This approach involves developing innovative technologies, implementing effective policies, and fostering behavioral changes to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, conserve water, and protect ecosystems. Overall, convergence research represents a paradigm shift in addressing complex issues by recognizing the interconnectedness of different disciplines and the need for collaboration. By combining social, technical, and medical knowledge and methods, convergence research offers a comprehensive and holistic approach to solving the most pressing challenges in healthcare, energy, food, climate, and water. The Significance of Healthcare Convergence The concept of convergence in healthcare holds immense importance in the field of medicine. The term "convergence" refers to the integration and collaboration of various disciplines, technologies, and stakeholders within the healthcare industry. This convergence aims to enhance patient care, improve health outcomes, and drive innovation. One of the key reasons why convergence is crucial in healthcare is the complexity of modern medical challenges. Healthcare issues are multifaceted and require a comprehensive approach that combines knowledge and expertise from different domains. By bringing together professionals from diverse backgrounds such as medicine, technology, research, and policy-making, convergence enables a holistic understanding of healthcare problems and facilitates the development of effective solutions. Moreover, healthcare convergence promotes the utilization of advanced technologies and data-driven approaches. With the rapid advancements in medical technology, the integration of different technologies such as artificial intelligence, telemedicine, and wearable devices becomes essential. By converging these technologies, healthcare providers can leverage their combined potential to deliver personalized and efficient care to patients. Furthermore, convergence in healthcare encourages collaboration among various stakeholders, including healthcare providers, researchers, policymakers, and patients. This collaboration fosters the exchange of ideas, knowledge, and best practices, leading to improved healthcare delivery systems. It also enables the identification of gaps in healthcare services and facilitates the implementation of evidence-based practices. In conclusion, the significance of convergence in healthcare lies in its ability to address complex medical challenges, harness advanced technologies, and foster collaboration among stakeholders. By embracing convergence, the healthcare industry can strive towards achieving better patient outcomes, enhanced efficiency, and continuous innovation.

Our approach to convergence is based on three fundamental principles:

  1. Embracing a comprehensive and lifelong perspective on health and healthcare Health is not just the absence of illness, but a state of overall well-being encompassing physical, mental, and social aspects. It is influenced by a combination of genetic predispositions and environmental factors, such as lifestyle choices and societal influences.
  2. Fostering an integrated approach to healthcare advancement In order to drive innovation from research to implementation, we believe in a collaborative process that involves biomedical experts, engineers, social scientists, healthcare providers, patients, families, communities, and other stakeholders. This multidisciplinary approach ensures a continuous exchange of ideas and feedback.
  3. Promoting responsible and ethical innovation We prioritize the perspectives of end-users, consider ethical implications, and strive to mitigate both the positive and negative impacts of our innovations. By taking a thoughtful and inclusive approach, we aim to create solutions that benefit society as a whole.

The International Journal of Convergence in Healthcare is a premier open access publication that welcomes original papers, summary papers, case reports, brief correspondence, and more. It serves as a comprehensive and reliable source for the latest discoveries and innovative advancements in various healthcare fields. Researchers are provided with unrestricted access to the journal without any limitations or subscriptions. With the support of influential members on the Advisory Board, the journal undergoes a meticulous Double-blind peer review process conducted by a professional editorial committee specializing in healthcare medical information technology publications to ensure quality and consistency. Upon addressing any technical editing queries to the satisfaction of the journal, articles will be made available to the public under a Creative Commons License. Additionally, symposiums, academic summaries, pre-clinical or therapeutic data sets related to specific issues are encouraged to be published as supplements. The journal takes pride in its ability to carefully edit and publish content, ensuring that all papers are thoroughly reviewed to avoid errors in text, spacing, illustration, typography, and style.

Aims and Scope:

The journal aims to publish articles encompassing a wide range of research specialties, focusing on the latest advancements in applied medical information technology, biomedical information technology, medicinal computing technology, patient health information systems, dental IT, health history, Pharmaceuticals, Post covid health care management, computational biology, Intelligent healthcare systems, robotic automation healthcare, cyber physical systems in healthcare, Physical Education and Sports Sciences, disruptive technologies for the future of health care, Electroceuticals in healthcare, knowledge center hospital, and mental health information systems. The International Journal of Convergence in Healthcare provides authors with a continuous-publication format and global distribution through its online platform. All articles undergo professional copyediting and typesetting to ensure high-quality content.

The International Journal of Convergence in Healthcare welcomes submissions from:

1. Authors seeking high-quality reviews and efficient production for their articles.

2. Authors desiring free, widespread, and global distribution of their articles on a robust and easily discoverable publishing platform.

3. Authors who wish to have their articles branded and promoted by a renowned publisher.

4. Authors who require open access for their articles due to university or government mandates.

5. Case reports, original articles, and review articles are all accepted.

6. Research on new concepts is strongly encouraged.

7. We actively encourage research contributions from developing countries.

8. The Journal operates on an Open Access model.

9.The digital archiving strategy involves the preservation of the journal's issues through various platforms such as PKP PN (Public Information Project), LOCKSS and CLOCKSS.

 

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Vol. 4 No. 1 (2024): International Journal of convergence in healthcare
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