IJCOMS Journal

IJQHC Communications

IJQHC Communications is an open-access, peer-reviewed, international journal that publishes research on quality and safety in health care, focusing on implementation science, for a worldwide readership. 


The journal publishes papers in all disciplines related to the quality and safety of health care, including health services research, health care evaluation, technology assessment, health economics, utilization review, cost containment and nursing care research, as well as protocols and clinical research related to the quality of care.  IJQHC Communications publishes original, de novo submissions and submissions cascaded from International Journal for Quality in Health Care


The journal is interdisciplinary and includes contributions from representatives of all health professions, such as doctors, nurses, quality assurance professionals, managers, politicians, social workers and therapists, and researchers from health-related backgrounds.


The journal also contains news of ISQua, including announcements of forthcoming courses, symposia and congresses.

Journal Abstracts in Layman Languages

Call for Papers

Measuring PHC for QI

This special issue aims to present current research and practice to use primary health care performance measurement for quality improvement purposes, and to capture future developments.

Articles will be screened, peer-reviewed, and published on a rolling basis. The last date for submission to the special collection is 31 May 2023.

Early Career Researchers

Are you starting out in your health care quality career?

Whether you are writing your first paper, or have specific questions, ISQua and OUP are here to help with FAQs and video resources for Early Career Researchers.

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Whether you are preparing your manuscript for submission, wondering what to do once your manuscript has been accepted, or are trying to find out how to promote your article, we have resources to help you along the way.