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Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
  • I, the submitting author, warrant that I am authorized by all co-authors to submit this version of the manuscript and to be their spokesperson during the review process and beyond.
  • I, the submitting author, warrant that any interests that might impair the credibility of the manuscript are disclosed in the Conflict of Interests section, and uploaded separately (as a supplementary file).
  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice or Microsoft Word document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines. References in the Vancouver style.
  • The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  • Please upload a SEPARATE title page and cover letter to ensure double blind peer review. The information that should be submitted separately are:
    1. Title
    2. Author List
    3. Author names and affiliations
    4. Corresponding author
    5. Author Contributions
    6. Conflicts of Interests. No manuscript will be published without this statement/section. The submitting author warrants that he/she is authorized by all co-authors to vouch for the information to be true and correct.

Author Guidelines

Please be sure to follow submission guidelines, and note the following below:

- APC is $850.00 USD, and $1,050.00 USD for Special Reports (15,000 words and upwards of 100 references), and $450.00 USD for students currently enrolled at an academic institution. THERE IS NO FEE FOR BLOGS.

- BHTY is pleased to offer authors the option of paying their APC with digital currency (Bitcoin). Contact the publisher for more information if you would like to use this payment method at

- White papers, previously published articles, unsubstantiated perspectives and opinions, advertorials, and press releases will be rejected 

- Original research manuscript submissions must contain an abstract. Abstracts are important for data aggregators and facilitate exposure to articles published – be sure your paper has an abstract. Check the following links for more information: CONSORT or PRISMA

Waiver Policy

 We want to encourage open exchange in an evolving and dynamic market giving fair consideration to all submissions. This should NOT be linked to the ability to pay. We review papers based strictly on MERIT. The quality and contribution it makes to the sector supersedes the APC. This is paramount for open exchange and conntribution to the sector knowledge base.

- Papers must be accepted before a waiver inquiry and determination is made. Determination is based solely on the MERITS of the paper. Authors may send  a letter of inquiry, after receiving a manuscript acceptance notice, to the managing editor at

Manuscript submission

Manuscript submissions should represent the following:

1. Originality and practicality in the global advancement of blockchain and intersecting technologies in healthcare

2. Importance to research, practice, or changes in the field

3. Interest and relevance for the BHTY audience and those with an interest in blockchain technology and innovations in healthcare

4. Rigorous methodology, with conclusions justified by the evidence presented

5. Adherence to the highest ethical standards

For more information on what your paper should contain and how to format it for submission, go to:

Author copyright license: BHTY will publish content in other products such as license editions of BHTY and grant republication sublicense to journals around the world in effort to increase reach and amplify research and articles published in BHTY.


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Blockchain in Healthcare Today

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