VALUE IN HEALTH IMPACT FACTOR RECENTLY ANNOUNCED – 13% INCREASE!

 

The Value in Health Editorial Board is pleased to announce that the journal’s 2014 Impact Factor has increased to 3.279, a 13% increase from 2013 (2.891)!  In addition, the 5-year Impact Factor is now 3.373!

The impact factor for 2014 reflects the average number of citations to recent articles published in the journal during the two preceding years (2012-2013).

As of 2014, Value in Health ranks:

13th out of 89 journals in Health Care Sciences & Services;
14th out of 333 journals in Economics (Social Sciences); and
7th out of 71 journals in Health Policy & Services (Social Sciences).

The top 5 most-cited articles that contributed to this impact factor increase are listed below. If you have yet to read these important articles, you may download a PDF of the article from the links included.


TOP 5 MOST–CITED ARTICLES 2012 – 2013

1. Constructing Experimental Designs For Discrete-Choice Experiments: Report Of The ISPOR Conjoint Analysis Experimental Design Good Research Practices Task Force*
Value in Health Volume 16 (January/February 2013), Issue 1, Pages 3-13
2. Modeling Good Research Practices – Overview: A Report Of The ISPOR-SMDM Modeling Good Research Practices Task Force-1*
Value in Health Volume 15 (September/October 2012), Issue 6, Pages 796-803
3. Model Parameter Estimation And Uncertainty: A Report Of The ISPOR-SMDM Modeling Good Research Practices Task Force-6*
Value in Health Volume 15 (September/October 2012), Issue 6, Pages 835-842
4. Consolidated Health Economic Evaluation Reporting Standards (CHEERS)-Explanation And Elaboration: A Report Of The ISPOR Health Economic Evaluation Publication Guidelines Good Reporting Practices Task Force*
Value in Health Volume 16 (March/April 2013), Issue 2, Pages 231-250
5. State-Transition Modeling: A Report Of The ISPOR-SMDM Modeling Good Research Practices Task Force-3*
Value in Health Volume 15 (December 2012), Issue 6, Pages 812-820

(*ISPOR Task Force report)

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