Medical Decision Making (journal)

Medical Decision Making (journal)
Medical Decision Making  
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Abbreviated title (ISO) Med. Decis. Mak.
Language English
Edited by Mark Helfand, MD, MPH
Publication details
Publisher SAGE Publications
Publication history 1981 -present
Frequency Bi-Monthly
Impact factor
ISSN 0272-989X
OCLC number 300296676

Medical Decision Making is a peer-reviewed academic journal that publishes papers in the field of Medical Informatics. The journal's editor is Mark Helfand, MD, MPH (Portland VA Medical Center). It has been in publication since 1981 and is currently published by SAGE Publications in association with Society for Medical Decision Making.



Medical Decision Making offers systematic approaches to decision making that are designed to improve the health and clinical care of individuals and to assist with health policy development. The journal is multidisciplinary and publishes theoretical, statistical and modelling techniques from areas such as decision psychology, clinical epidemiology and health economics.

Abstracting and indexing

Medical Decision Making is abstracted and indexed in, among other databases: SCOPUS, and the Social Sciences Citation Index. According to the Journal Citation Reports, its 2010 impact factor is 2.013, ranking it 7 out of 22 journals in the category ‘Medical Informatics’.[1] and 27 out of 71 journals in the category ‘Health Care Sciences & Services ’. [2]


  1. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Medical Informatics". 2010 Journal Citation Reports (Sciences ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2011. 
  2. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Health Care Sciences & Services". 2010 Journal Citation Reports (Sciences ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2011. 

External links

Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

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