The Lancet Digital Health: A new voice for promoting digital technologies in health practice worldwide

11 January, 2019

From The Lancet website:


Presenting The Lancet Digital Health, a new gold Open Access journal published by The Lancet. Building on The Lancet’s tradition as an advocate for health, this monthly journal is committed to publishing high-quality original research, comment, and correspondence contributing to promoting digital technologies in health practice worldwide. By bringing together the most important advances in this multidisciplinary field, The Lancet Digital Health aspires to be the most prominent publishing venue in digital health.

The Lancet Digital Health will publish important, innovative, and practice-changing research on any topic connected with digital technology in clinical medicine, public health, and global health. We will serve the digital health, clinical, and wider health communities by promoting high-quality science and supporting the ethical use of technologies and data in practice. The Lancet Digital Health’s content will cross subject boundaries, building bridges between health professionals and researchers.

Topics include, but are not limited to:

Artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies


Virtual healthcare

Computational medicine

Biomedical analytics

Healthcare systems engineering

Data management, storage, and security in healthcare

Clinical engineering

Digital clinical trials

Wearable technology


Precision medicine

High-definition medicine

Regenerative medicine

Clinical genomics

Disease diagnostics, prognostics, prediction and classification

Biomedical sensors


Biosignal processing

Medical robotics

Micro- and nanobiotechnology

Health economics

Digital therapeutics


Submissions are now open and we can expect to see online articles within the next few months. To find out more please contact

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