About the Journal

Focus and Scope

JMIR mHealth and uHealth (JMU, ISSN 2291-5222) is a leading peer-reviewed journal and one of the flagship journals of JMIR Publications. JMU is indexed in MEDLINEPubMed, PubMed CentralScopus, Psycinfo, SCIE, JCR, EBSCO/EBSCO Essentials, DOAJ, GoOA and others. In June 2023, JMU received a 5.0 impact factor in Clarivate’s Journal Citation Reports™.

The journal focuses on health and biomedical applications in mobile and tablet computing, pervasive and ubiquitous computing, wearable computing and domotics. JMU  features a rapid and thorough peer-review process, professional copyediting, professional production of PDF, XHTML, and XML proofs. JMU adheres to the same quality standards as JMIR, and all articles published here are also cross-listed in the Table of Contents of JMIR, the world's leading medical journal in health sciences/health services research and health informatics (http://www.jmir.org/issue/current).

We are looking for papers covering, for example, the following themes:

  • Ubiquitous Health (uHealth)
  • mHealth for Data Collection and Research
  • Usability and user perceptions of mHealth
  • mHealth in the Developing World and for Global Health
  • mHealth in a Clinical Setting
  • mHealth for Symptom and Disease Monitoring
  • mHealth for Wellness, Behavior Change and Prevention
  • mHealth for Screening
  • Text-messaging (SMS)-Based Interventions
  • Design and Formative Evaluation of Mobile Apps
  • Security and Privacy of mHealth and uHealth
  • Quality Evaluation and Descriptive Analysis of Multiple Existing Mobile Apps
  • mHealth for Treatment Adherence
  • Use and User Demographics of mHealth
  • mHealth for Telemedicine and Homecare
  • mHealth for Patient Education
  • mHealth in Medical Education and Training
  • Evaluation and Research Methodology for mHealth
  • Wearable Devices and Sensors
  • Fitness Trackers and Smart Pedometers/Accelerometers
  • Google Glass and Augmented Reality Applications
  • Product Reviews and Tutorials in mHealth