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 2 - Serial Number 3, December 2021, Pages 1-62 

original research

2. Medical Students Viewpoints towards Development of Telemedicine Methods at Army University of Medical Sciences

Pages 2-7


Nahid Mehrabi; Fatemeh kalroozi; Mohammad Hassan Kazemi-Galougahi; erfan Kazemi; Leila Gholamhosseni; mojtaba Sadeghi

3. Designing and Evaluating an Educational Website for Osteoarthritis

Pages 8-16


Leila Shahmoradi; Mehrbakhsh Nilashi; Sana Ahmadi; Sorayya Rezayi

Case Study

6. Usability Evaluation of the Electronic Medical Record of the Rapid Response Team: a Case Study

Pages 38-43


mehrdad karajizadeh; Reza Nikandish; Seyede Zahra Hamedi; Hamid Reza Saeidnia; Omid Yousefianzadeh


7. Mobile Health Applications to Support COVID-19 Self-management: Review and Evaluation

Pages 44-56


Sahar Khenarinezhad; Ehsan GhazanfariSavadkoohi; Leila Shahmoradi

8. Usage of Smartphone Apps in Self-care of Patients Undergoing Hemodialysis: A Scoping Review

Pages 57-62


Mohamad Jebraeily; Mehrdad Dehghani; Mostafa Sheykhotayefeh; Mahdi Habibi-koolaee

Publication Information

Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences

Online ISSN

Indexing and Abstracting