Cardiovascular Digital Health Journal
The Cardiovascular Digital Health Journal is a new peer-review, open-access journal. This new publication focus on the rapidly emerging field of digital medicine across all areas of cardiology. We serve the global digital health, clinical, and wider health communities in the entire field of cardiology by promoting high-quality science and supporting the ethical use of technologies and data in practice.
Inaugural Issue Released
Current Issue: July-August 2020
The Heart Rhythm Society and Elsevier are pleased to announce the publication of the Cardiovascular Digital Health Journal inaugural issue.
Under the leadership of Editor-in-Chief David D. McManus, MD, MSci, FHRS, this new journal focuses on the rapidly emerging field of digital medicine across all areas of cardiology.
Submit Your Manuscript
Join the digital revolution by playing an active role in promoting high-quality science and the ethical use of technologies and data in daily practice. Submit your opinions, editorials, short reports, and original research articles for consideration in the next issue.
There are no submission fees, and as part of the Journal's inaugural year, the publishing charge for accepted papers includes a 50% discount until the end of 2020.
Please submit via the Editorial Manager System by clicking the 'Submit Now' button.
CVDHJ Speakers Series
The Cardiovascular Digital Health Journal is hosting a quarterly "Speakers Series" interview with digital health thought leaders, digital health innovators, and principal investigators of digital health research studies.
Invited Guest: Dr. Robert Califf
Robert M. Califf, MD, MACC, is the Head of Clinical Policy and Strategy for Verily and Google Health for Verily and Google Health. Prior to this Dr. Califf was the vice chancellor for health data science for the Duke University School of Medicine; director of Duke Forge, Duke’s center for health data science; and the Donald F. Fortin, MD, Professor of Cardiology. He served as Deputy Commissioner for Medical Products and Tobacco in the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) from 2015-2016, and as Commissioner of Food and Drugs from 2016-2017. A nationally and internationally recognized leader in cardiovascular medicine, health outcomes research, healthcare quality, and clinical research, Dr. Califf is a graduate of Duke University School of Medicine. Dr. Califf was the founding director of the Duke Clinical Research Institute and is one of the most frequently cited authors in biomedical science.
About the Cardiovascular Digital Health Journal
- Manuscript Categories
- Full Length Articles - Original Clinical or Original Experimental
- Contemporary Reviews (Solicited and Unsolicited)
- Study Designs/Research Methods
- Case Reports
- Short Reports
- Letters to the Editor
- Editorial Commentary
Details about the requirements for each category are available in the Authors' Guide.
- Areas of Focus
- Big Data
- Clinical and research implementation
- Clinical trials
- Innovative Trial Design (MOST, N of 1, etc)
- Comparative Effectiveness
- Impact of digital and mobile technologies
- Biomedical Informatics
- Behavioral medicine
i) Health Behaviors, and digital cardiology
ii)Social Media based Studies
iii)Behavioral Science AND preventive Medicine
- Genetics and Digital Medicine
- Data analytic methodologies & machine learning
- New Device/Low cost Devices
- Health information and management systems (e.g. EMR, decision support)
- Bias and diversity in AI models
- Robotic and AI
- Biomedical Sensors
- Implementation science and pragmatic trials
- Longitudinal monitoring, screening and detection
- Personalized health
- Signal processing
- Virtual healthcare and telemedicine
- Augmented, virtual and mixed reality
- Cybersecurity of medical devices
- Health policy and public health
- Big Data
Publishing Charge Discounts
The Cardiovascular Digital Health Journal is an open-access journal with no subscription charges. An Article Publishing Charge (APC) is payable by the author or research funder if the manuscript is accepted to cover the costs associated with publication. This ensures the article will be immediately and permanently free to access by everyone. The Article Publishing Charge for this Journal is USD $2,800, excluding taxes.
- For articles submitted between February 24, 2020, and January 1, 2021, there is a 50% introduction discount;
- For articles submitted between January 2, 2021, and January 2, 2022, there is a 25% introduction discount;
- From January 2022 solely HRS members receive a discount.
David D. McManus, MD, MSci, FHRS, FACC, FAHA from the University of Massachusetts, will serve as the founding Editor-in-Chief of the Cardiovascular Digital Health Journal.
- Associated Editors
Belinda Borrelli, PhD
Center for Behavioral Science Research, Boston University’s Mobile & Electronic Health-ARC
Boston University, Boston, MA
Ki Chon, PhD
Biomedical Engineering Department
University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
Hamid Ghanbari, MD
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Nassir F. Marrouche, MD, FHRS
Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA
Suneet Mittal, MD, FHRS
Electrophysiology & Cardiology
The Valley Hospital, Ridgewood, NJ
Pradeep Natarajan, MD, MMSc
Preventive Cardiology, Massachusetts General Hospital
Harvard Medical School, Broad Institute of Harvard & MIT, Boston MA
- Section Editors
Zachi Itzhak Attia, MSEE
Artificial Intelligence in Cardiology
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Honghuang Lin, PhD
Medicine Computational Biomedicine
Boston University, Boston, MA
Jomol Mathew, PhD
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI
David J. Slotwiner, MD, FHRS
Division of Cardiology
New York Presbyterian Queens
Weill Cornell Medical College School of Health Policy & Research, New York, NY
Paul D. Varosy, MD, FHRS
VAECHCS/University of Colorado, Denver, CO
- Editorial Board Members