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Aims and scope
European Journal of Hospital Pharmacy (EJHP) is the only official journal of the European Association of Hospital Pharmacists (EAHP) and is committed to advancing the science, practice and profession of hospital pharmacy. As the premier communication platform for hospital pharmacists worldwide, EJHP is a major source for continuing education as well as updates on advances in the practice and standard of pharmaceutical care for patients. With peer reviewed papers, features, conference reports and more on topics covering all aspects of hospital pharmacy from both a scientific and practice perspective, the journal aims to highlight innovations and developments in pharmaceutical and biomedical sciences, promoting safe, efficacious and cost-effective pharmaceutical care for hospital pharmacists to practise. For information about the European Journal of Hospital Pharmacy Editor-in-Chief Prof Phil Wiffen and his editorial team, please refer to the Editorial Board page.
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Single anonymised; the names of reviewers are hidden from the author
Acceptance rate: 25%
Speed Time to first decision without review (median): 5 days Time to first decision with review (median): 61 days Time from acceptance to publication (median): 17 days
Impact Impact Factor category: Pharmacology and Pharmacy Impact Factor (JCR): 1.7 Impact Factor rank (JCR): 237/277 5 year Impact Factor: 1.7 Journal Citation Indicator (JCI): 0.45 Eigenfactor: 0.00164 Citescore: 3.1 Citescore rank: 8/35 Scimago Journal Rank (SJR): 0.387
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