Why Choose BHTY?

Editorial Mission

Blockchain in Healthcare Today (BHTY) is the leading international open access​ peer reviewed journal that amplifies and disseminates platform approaches in healthcare and distributed ledger technology research and innovations. Fields of interest include healthcare information systems, clinical computing, leveraging data science tools and techniques, interoperability, cryptography (including consent mechanisms, privacy preservation, and security of health data), clinical trials management, network technologies, supply chain management, revenue cycle automation, immersive technologies, tokenomics, governance, regulation, and failed experiments in this expanding specialty field of research.

Use the list of features below to conduct your journal comparisons in the field to help determine if BHTY is the best fit for you to submit and amplify your research. 

  • 100% fully open access continuous publication
  • No fees to submit manuscript
  • No page charges - including color or graphics
  • No membership fees
  • Wavers waived up to 100% - we don't say it, we do it
  • APC fee is $1150 USD and $650 for enrolled university students
  • Average Publication in 50-70 days. We are happy to work with authors that require faster turnaround at No Extra Charge.
  • Excellent customer service responding in 24 hours. There are no black holes or long wait times for authors.
  • Indexed in
    • PubMed and PubMed Central
    • Scopus
    • EngineeringVillage
    • ScienceOpen
    • Google Scholar
    • ProQuest Health & Medical Complete
    • ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Program
    • ProQuest Public Health
    • Unpaywall
    • NEBIS
    • Geneva Foundation for Medical Education and Research (GFMER)
    • Index Copernicus
    • PKP Metadata Harvester 
  • Peer review is rigorous and excellent. Editors are truly engaged with the journal, field, and industry.

"Blockchain in Healthcare Today does incredible work at the intersection between a rapidly evolving technology and a highly regulated industry essential to everyone. We chose Blockchain in Healthcare Today because they bring together the best minds in the field, with a world-class peer review process that combines speed and rigor to deliver critical insights at breakneck speed." 

- Alex Colgan, LedgerDomain team member

  • Statistics
    • Rejection Rate 56%
    • Days to First Editorial Decision  23
    • Days to Accept  63
    • Acceptance Rate  25%
    • Average days to publication   73
  • Member of
    • COPE (Committee on Publication Ethics)
    • COVID-19 Healthcare Coalition
    • DORA
    • ICMJE
    • Research Data Alliance (RDA)
    • STM Association
    • Wellcome.org (sharing COVID-19 research data)
    • UN SDG Publisher’s Compact
    • Helsinki Initiative on Multilingualism
  • Citation tracking with Altmetric, and IO4C (Initiative for Open Citations)
  • Dimensions Badge tracks social media mentions including Mendeley
  • Targeted email announcements to an international ecosystem and readership promotes content with direct links to your article
  • Google Analytics consistently reports 61K - 73K impressions/mo
  • Amplification across 12 social media outlets for print, audio, and video
  • Author owns/retains copyright CC-BY-NC
  • No embargoes
  • Collaborate with Scite, Publons, Code Ocean, ReviewerCredits, Almetric, Dimensions, Editage, and ConVerge2Xcelerate (ConV2X) annual event
  • Authors can self archive and freely share their work for
    • Submitted version
    • Accepted version (author accepted manuscript)
    • Published version (version of record)
  • Press Releases for new issues and articles go out over bonafied news wires for real time pick up
  • Amplifies work to an international ecosystem, journal readers, and subscribers across 110+ countries
  • Archived on Portico, Lockess, Crossef – corrections on Crossmark and Artifacts
  • Endorsed by ATA and IEEE SA
  • Qualify for the Annual Editors Best Article Award
  • Elective Transparent Peer Review (TPR) offered
  • Video abstracts accepted
  • Articles published in four (4) formats – PDF, XML, HTML and ePub
  • Article Proof of Origin (APOO) time stamped on the Hedera distributed network, leveraging Acoer’s Hashlog for proof of authenticity, enabling complete computational trust and transparency

Under Review

  • DOAJ, WoS

Additional attributes

  • Companion ConVerge2Xcelerate  (#ConV2X) Symposium
  • First journal to require and publish financial conflict of interest from all editors and staff
  • Authors can be guest speakers on webinars or podcasts
  • Authors can be featured speakers at the annual ConVerge2Xcelerate  (#ConV2X) event
  • Journal portfolio includes Telehealth and Medicine Today open access peer reviewed journal
  • Authors are encouraged to post articles for discussion on PubPeer, ResearchGate, ORCID, and Research Hub

Should you have questions, please contact the publisher, Tory Cenaj, at t.cenaj@partnersindigitalhealth.com