The Applied Health Information Technology (AHIT) is a peer-reviewed research journal providing a forum for the dissemination of original and review studies as well as opinions related to the applications and benefits of health information technology within the healthcare industry.

Papers published in AHIT will be of interest to researchers, policymakers, practitioners, academics, suppliers, insurers, and governments in improving the delivery of healthcare services and health outcomes for patients and the society.

The scope of this journal covers the following aspects of knowledge in the realm of Information Technology:

  • Application of information technology in:
    • Health system and the promotion of social health literacy
    • Health and medical education
    • Patient clinics
    • Self-care and empowerment of patients
    • Diagnosis, treatment, and drug management
  • Application of mobile-based technologies in healthcare
  • Application of agent-based technologies in healthcare
  • Electronic health records
  • Evaluation of the health information systems
  • Application of telecommunication in healthcare (telemedicine)
  • Organizational, financial, social, and clinical impacts of IT applications in health care
  • Legal aspects of IT applications in health care
  • Health data classifications and terminologies 
  • Health data privacy, confidentiality, and security
  • Clinical coding
  • Health data quality 
  • Health data mining

The Applied Health Information Technology (AHIT) is an open-access journal and also does not charge a publication fee. 


Dr. Mahtab Karami

Current Issue: Volume 2, Issue 1 - Serial Number 2, Winter and Spring 2021, Pages 1-66 

original research

2. Media and Information Literacy Among Postgraduate Students

Pages 2-10


Jahanpour Alipour; Haleh Farsadhabibi; Afsaneh Karimi

3. Readiness for RFID Technology Implementation: A Feasibility Study in Ophthalmology Hospital

Pages 11-19


Samaneh saravaniavval; Jebraeil Farzi; Somayeh Bagheri; Tayyebeh Kouchak Zaei; Faheimeh Saberi; Mohammad Ahmadian; Ali Mohammadpour

6. A Model for the National Mental Health Information Network

Pages 39-50


Reza Rabiei; Farkhondeh Asadi; Hamid Moghaddasi; Mahdie Shojaei Baghini

Publication Information

Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences

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