Telehealth & Medicine Today

Telehealth and Medicine Today (TMT) is a leading international peer review journal that examines the value of telehealth and clinical automation from medical, technical, policy, economic and strategic perspectives


Telehealth and Medicine Today (THMT)


About & Scope


Telehealth and Medicine Today (THMT) is the open access international peer reviewed journal examining the value of telehealth and clinical automation, its use and scalable developments, clinical informatics, business process guidance, immersive patient experiences, market research, and the economic impact of digital health innovations in advancing value based care across the care continuum. Original research articles and reviews feature perspectives from multiple disciplines including medicine, technology, policy, economic, education, and social impact. Authors are encouraged to submit outcomes data to demonstrate real world cost efficiencies to enhance affordable, accessible, quality care through virtual and digital treatment modalities. 

The Telehealth and Medicine Today audience includes leadership from enterprise, hospitals and medical research centers, payer organizations including researchers, medical directors, IT/IS, healthcare providers, universities, consultants, entrepreneurs/startups, biopharma/device/pharmacy, NGO, government, and policy.



THMT Editorial Focus


Manuscripts of interest will present research and innovations from around the world including:

    • New Business Models: provider and health system strategies, incentive models, future society transformation strategies, hardware and software and technology selection, financial impact to health systems and patient out-of-pocket cost, scalability, sustainability, business continuity
    • Technology: RPM, apps, artificial intelligence, machine learning, robotics, voice interface tech, augmented reality, identity management, privacy and security, data management, interoperability, Internet of Things (IoT), wearables, sensors, smart health homes 
    • Use Cases: discovery frameworks, roadmaps, key learnings from successful and unsuccessful experiences
    • Legal and Regulatory: reimbursement, standards, interoperability, wearables and devices, EHR, consumer protection, health policy, patient privacy (GDPR and HIPAA), global health
    • Home Care: hospital to home, care transitions, care team strategies, remote patient monitoring (RPM), sensors, workforce, cost of care
    • Negative Research Results and Failed Market Initiatives: theoretical or experimental negative result(s) that do not support a hypothesis. Note: study will exhibit rigorous conduct. 
    • Workforce: workflow, staffing solutions, recruitment, stress managment
    • Trends and Specialties: immersive technologies, equity, diversity and social conditions, population health, COVID-19,  chronic condition management, behavioral health, tele-dermatology, tele-radiology, tele-pathology
    • User Experience: market and user segmentation, consumerization of healthcare, behavioral considerations, user centered design, adoption drivers and barriers

In addition, THMT publishes a BLOG, where authors can share experiences and reflections including commentary, discussion and debate on any aspect of healthcare, policy, and technology around the globe. The submission should be approximately 1000 words and referenced in the Vancouver style.





Manuscripts of interest will present original research, establish advances or failures utilizing evidence-based outcomes in the following categories:

    • Original Research
    • Proof of Concept
    • Use Cases/Pilots/Methodologies
    • Production/Deployment/Scaled Use
    • Narrative/Systematic Reviews/Meta-Analysis
    • Technical Briefs and Reports
    • Market Research Report
    • Opinion/Perspective/Point of View

In addiion, THMT publishes a BLOG, where authors can share experiences and reflections including commentary, discussion and debate on any aspect of healthcare, policy, and technology around the globe. The submission should be approximately1000 words.




THMT follows guidelines for authorship recommended by the ICMJE. Please click this link to review and determine authorship criteria for your submission. Authors must meet all four criteria to be listed as authors. We ask you to familiarize yourself with the recommended guidelines. Thank you.

Publishing Schedule

THMT is published quarterly to reflect a dynamic marketplace to ensure accurate reflection of developments, trends, and the most current knowledge available, while providing a forum for developing shared work and consensus. 

DEADLINE for manuscript submissions:  December 1, March 1, June 1, and October 1. 

All THMT articles and content are open access for readers. There is no charge. 



THMT Audience

The Telehealth and Medicine Today audience includes leadership from enterprise, hospitals and medical research centers, payer organizations including researchers, medical directors, IT/IS, healthcare providers, universities, consultants, entrepreneurs/startups, biopharma/device/pharmacy, NGO, government, and policy.



Governing Body

THMT editorial leadership is comprised of world-renowned experts bringing depth and breadth of knowledge, and curiosity, to the journal. For a complete list of editorial board members and financial disclosures, please click this link. 

Lyle Berkowitz, MD, FACP, FHIMSS, USA

Focus area: Primary Care, Physician Satisfaction and Process innovation

Amar Gupta, PhD, USA

Focus area: Technology, Policy & Regulation

John D. Halamka, MD, MS, USA

Focus area: Emergency and Hospital Medicine, Interoperability and Device Innovation

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Fees and Publishing Model

THMT’s Article Processing Charge (APC) is $650.00 USD, for manuscripts. 

For students currently enrolled at an academic institution, $450. NO FEE or BLOG posts or editorials.

What does the article-processing charge (APC) cover?

Costs are involved in every stage of the publication process, including software, platform hosting, copyediting, production, proofs, graphics, archiving on dedicated servers, time stamping article provenance on the distributed ledger and providing custom dashboards to authors, membership to appropriate scholarly publishing organizations such as STM, COPE, Altmetric, ScienceOpen and many others, management of database and lists, social media dissemination and writing, market research and journal amplification, coding for journal plugins and new features, and compensation for work performed and commissioned (this does not include peer review or board members).

We ask authors to pay an APC if their manuscript is accepted for publication. Once published, authors can immediately post their article on non-commercial web sites, institutional repositories, or other free public servers. The APC only applies to original research published in THMT.  There is no charge for BLOG posts.



Waiver policy

Submit a request to the publisher if your manuscript is accepted at

Archiving and Scholarly PracticesTHMT uses LOCKSS preservation, Portico, and CrossRef. We adhere to ICMJE, COPE, and WAME guidelines and practices. 

Indexed In

  • Geneva Foundation for Medical Education and Research (GFMER)
  • Google Scholar
  • Index Copernicus
  • PKP Metadata Harvester 
  • ProQuest Health & Medical Complete
  • ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Program
  • ProQuest Public Health
  • ScienceOpen
  • Unpaywall

Revenue sources:  THMT revenue consists of advertising support for the journal, reprints, special editions, supplements, summits, roundtables, and custom projects.  The portfolio also curates the annual Converge2Xcelerate (#ConV2X) conference. Under no circumstance does commercial support impact the editorial decisions for journal manuscript review or acceptance.

Owned and managed byPartners in Digital Health (PDH)

Partners in Digital Health (PDH), is a forward reaching communications company publishing the peer review journals Blockchain in Healthcare Today and Telehealth and Medicine Today, producer of the companion ConVerge2Xcelerate (#ConV2X) conference series, and Innovation Ignition Pitch Competition. The portfolio converges leading academics, pragmatic innovators, and practitioners around the globe to assist in the acceleration of healthcare transformation, and better outcomes for health consumers. PDH continuously pushes the boundaries of technology innovation in scholarly publication and ecosystem practices to bring trust, transparency, and truth to its audience.

Those with an interest in submitting a manuscript or obtaining further information are encouraged to do so. Send inquiries to the Managing Editor, John Russo, PharmD, at  or the  owner and Publisher, Tory Cenaj, at



Journal Information


Journal Policies and Operations Procedures at

  • Journal Policies and Operations Procedures

  • Becoming a reviewer
  • Governance
  • Peer review policy
    • Plagiarism check/Rejections
    • Editorial Review Time
    • Why are Manuscripts Rejected?
    • Editors or Journal Staff as Authors
    • Reviewer’s check list
    • Writing a review
    • Reviewer Identities
    • Transparent Peer Review (TPR) Beginning January 2023

    • PeerRef Open Reviews
    • Revisions
    • Editorial decisions and appeals
    • Reviewing feature articles, opinions and blog posts
    • Appeals
    • Communication with Reviewers
  • Unlabeled use
  • Content validation
  • Patient consent
  • Statistical analysis
  • Data sharing, reproducibility and data repositories
  • Self-archiving of papers
  • Ethical publishing practices
  • Plagiarism
  • Misconduct



Editorial Team


Telehealth and Medicine Today requires all board members and staff members to disclose relevant financial relationships.  An individual has a relevant financial relationship if he/she and/or a spouse or partner had a financial relationship in any amount occurring in the last 12 months with a commercial interest. 






Lyle Berkowitz, MD, FACP, FHIMSSCEO, KeyCare and Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, USA

  • Journal Specialty Focus: Primary Care, Physician Satisfaction and Process innovation

Amar Gupta, PhDMIT Institute of Medical Engineering and Science (IMES), Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Labs (CSAIL) and Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, USA

  • Journal Specialty FocusTechnology, Policy and Regulation

John D. Halamka, MD, MSPresident, Mayo Clinic Platform, USA

  • Journal Specialty Focus: Emergency and Hospital Medicine, Interoperability and Device Innovation



Associate and Regional Editors



Managing Editor: Contact 

John Russo Jr, PharmD, USA, Contact


Associate Editors: Contact 

*Paul Barach, B.Sc. MD, MPH, Maj (ret.)THMT Associate Editor for Social Entrepreneurship and Community Impact. Lecturer and Senior Advisor, Dean, Jefferson College of Population Health, USA; Professor, Sigmund Freud University, Vienna, Austria, Honorary Professor, University of Queensland, Australia

Andrew Philip, PhD, LP, Director, Division of Model Learning Systems, Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) at Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), Faculty Lecturer, University of Michigan School of Social Work, USA

Oren J. Mechanic, MD, MPHChief Clinical Officer​, ​eMed Digital Healthcare​, ​Associate Professor​, ​University of Miami School of Medicine; Mount Sinai Medical Center​, USA

Brendan F. Smith, Principle Software Systems Engineer and Department Leader – Telemedicine, The MITRE Corporation, USA

Regional Editors

Asia: Adam Chee, PhD, Chief, Smart Health Leadership Centre, Institute of Systems Science, National University of Singapore, Singapore

European Union: Prof. Sergio Pillon, MDeHealth Master Degree, Former National Coordinator of the Committee for Telemedicine Development, Italian Ministry of Health,  Coordinator of Digital Transformation at ASL Frosinone, Italy

Latin America: *Jefferson Fernandes, MD, PhD, MBA, Neurologist, Vice President, Brazilian Association of Telemedicine and Telehealth. Coordinator, Telemedicine Education Program, Medical Association of São Paulo. Academic Coordinator, Management & Innovation in Health, IBCMED, Brazil

United Kingdom: Liz Ashall-Payne, CEO, The Organisation for the Review of Health and Care Apps (ORCHA), UK



For a complete list of current editors, please visit

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