JAMK Journal of Health and Social Studies

ISSN 2490-029X

Editor-in-Chief: Tytti Solankallio-Vahteri, PhD

The JAMK Journal of Health and Social Studies (JAMK-JHSS) is an international online journal hosted by JAMK University of Applied Sciences and provides a forum for original research and scholarship in the field of health care and social studies about health care delivery, care management, organization, labor force, policy, decision making along with research methods relevant to nurses, social workers and other related professionals. The journal aims to promote excellence in health care and social services by publishing original researches, systematic and other scholarly reviews, evidence-based information, critical discussions and commentary together with research plans of the highest standard.

The JAMK-JHSS exceptionally welcomes high-quality systematic reviews that direct to analyze and improve the quality of health care and social services provided by health care providers, such as nurses and social workers, with employing the most appropriate analytic techniques, measures, designs and research methods used for the research question of interest.

The JAMK-JHSS publishes original articles in a double-blinded peer-reviewed process of interest to the international health care and social services communities and it offers authors the benefits of:

  • A highly respected journal in health care and social services field
  • Finding the major database indexes by the first year of publication: PubMed, Medline, CINAHL and the BNI (British Nursing Index).
  • Finding a truly global readership as well as significant intervention in its field
  • Efficient editorial processes with the average time from submission to first decision of 2 weeks
  • Professional peer reviewing process by a wide range of international researchers from different research disciplines
  • Open access publication and free of charge
  • Language of publication is English or Finnish
  • Online publication as soon as 3 weeks after the submission of final approved version.

The journal supports the Equator Network (http://www.equator-network.org/) which is an international resourcefulness seeking to enhance the reliability and the value of health-related studies by providing logical and accurate reporting of research literature. The JAMK-JHSS requests authors to apply appropriate reporting guidelines, while submitting their research articles, to follow excellence in scientific reporting.

Our journal is now indexed by DOAJ.

We have good news for you. Our journal is now indexed by Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ). Our journal was two years under DOAJ evaluation and now we are in their list. Soon, all of our published articles will be accessed in DOAJ website. We are happy to find such a valid index and…

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Our journal is now indexed by DOAJ.

We have good news for you. Our journal is now indexed by Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ). Our journal was two years under DOAJ evaluation and now we are in their list. Soon, all of our published articles will be accessed in DOAJ website. We are happy to find such a valid index and…

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Buchegger, S. (2020) Analyzing the economic burden of COVID-19 patient hospitalization and testing: A comparison between the Netherlands and Germany

Download PDF Original Research Author(s): Buchegger, Stephanie Published by: JAMK-JHSS (2020) Language of article: English Citation: Buchegger, S. (2020) Analyzing the economic burden of COVID-19 patient hospitalization and testing: A comparison between the Netherlands and Germany, JAMK Journal of Health and Social Studies, e67-e78. Abatract: This study is a retrospective cost analysis to estimate the…

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New indexes this year!

Good news again! Congratulations! JAMK Journal of Health and Social Studies get new international indexes from WorldCat University of Vechta  Thank you all for supporting us. JAMK-JHSS

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Prof. Katri Vehviläinen-Julkunen is our honorable international advisory board

Good News! Prof. Katri Vehviläinen-Julkunen collaborates with JAMK Journal of Health and Social Studies as the honorable international advisory board. Prof. Vehviläinen-Julkunen from the Department of Nursing Science at the University of Eastern Finland is the only Finn who has been received the International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame award.  It is our honor to have…

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German Cancer Research Center gave JAMK-JHSS index

Good news again! German Cancer Research Center gave our journal (JAMK-JHSS) index as a valid journal for publishing cancer research. It is certified by CaRLO Cancer Research Library Online. Thanks again to those who support and collaborate with us. JAMK-JHSS Editorial Office

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Hokkanen, P., Löf, M. (2019) The multiplicity of work communities in social and healthcare services: Evidence from diversity attitude in public and private sectors

Download PDF Original Research Author(s): Hokkanen, Piia; Löf, Mari Published by: JAMK-JHSS (2019) Language of article: English Citation: Hokkanen, P., Löf, M. (2019) The multiplicity of work communities in social and healthcare services: Evidence from diversity attitude in public and private sectors, JAMK Journal of Health and Social Studies, e8-e15. Abstract: The equality legislation (607/1986)…

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National Library of Finland indexed JAMK-JHSS

Good news again! The National Library of Finland offically indexed JAMK Journal of Health and Social Studies. Thank you all for collaborating with us and give us motivation to continue our journey. You can find more information about at: The National Library of Finland website  

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New Indexes!

Good news! Congratulations! JAMK Journal of Health and Social Studies get new international indexes from Berlin Social Science Center, WZB Elektronische Zeitschriftenbibliothek provided by Hochschule Hannover University of Applied Sciences and Arts Hochschule Zittau/Görlitz University of Applied Sciences International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) UNIVERSITÄTS BIBILIOTHEK LEIPZIG (UBL) Leibniz Information Center for Science and…

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Library Citation

Good News! JAMK Journal of Health and Social Studies (JAMK-JHSS) is now indexed by Academia.edu Academic Resource Index Researchbib Directory of Research Journals Indexing Internet Archive Google Scholar Zenodo Thank you all who have collaborated with us in 2018 publication. JAMK-JHSS Editorial Office

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Pekkola, M., Garbrah, W. (2018) Social support experiences of breast cancer patients

Download PDF Research Review Author(s): Pekkola, Maarit; Garbrah, William Published by: JAMK-JHSS (2018) Language of article: English Citation: Pekkola, M., Garbrah, W. (2018) Social Support Experiences of Breast Cancer Patients, JAMK Journal of Health and Social Studies, e72-e79. Abstract Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women worldwide. After receiving diagnosis and during treatments…

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Pokela, S., Punna, M., Tuomi, S. (2018) KP LAPE –muutosohjelma, Keski-Pohjanmaan sosiaali- ja terveyspalvelukuntayhtymä Soite

Download PDF Original Research The programme to address child and family services in Central Ostrobothnia (KP LAPE), Central Ostrobothnia Social and Health Services (Soite) Author(s): Pokela, Suvi; Punna, Mari; Tuomi, Sirpa Published by: JAMK-JHSS (2018) Language of article: Finnish Citation: Pokela, S., Punna, M., Tuomi, S. (2018) KP LAPE –muutosohjelma, Keski-Pohjanmaan sosiaali- ja terveyspalvelukuntayhtymä Soite,…

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Jääskeläinen, S., Tuomi, S. (2018) Kansallisen rokotusohjelman toteuttamiseen vaikuttavat tekijät

Download PDF Original Research Factors influencing the implementation of the national vaccination program Author(s): Jääskeläinen, Susanna; Tuomi, Sirpa Published by: JAMK-JHSS (2018) Language of article: Finnish Citation: Jääskeläinen, S., Tuomi, S. (2018) Kansallisen rokotusohjelman toteuttamiseen vaikuttavat tekijät, JAMK Journal of Health and Social Studies, e38-e54. Abstract Vaccinations have been proven to be a very cost-effective…

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Vainiomäki, V., Heikkilä, M. (2018) Yhteisöllisyys kantaa seniorityössä

Download PDF Short Communication Community carries elderly work Author(s): Vainiomäki, Vesa; Heikkilä, Maarit Published by: JAMK-JHSS (2018) Language of article: Finnish Citation: Vainiomäki, V., Heikkilä, M. (2018) Yhteisöllisyys kantaa seniorityössä, JAMK Journal of Health and Social Studies, e36-37. Opettajan näkökulma: Yhteisöllisyys seniorityössä, mitä se parhaimmillaan tarkoittaa? Tämän julkaisun tavoitteena on kertoa kolme eri näkökulmaa ikääntyneiden…

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Ikola-Mäki, J., Pasonen, H., Tuomi, S. (2018) Lapsen oikeuksien toteutuminen terveyttä edistävässä sairaalassa

Download PDF Original Research The respect of children´s rights in a health promoting hospital Author(s): Ikola-Mäki, Jenni; Pasonen, Heidi; Tuomi, Sirpa Published by: JAMK-JHSS (2018) Language of article: Finnish Citation: Ikola-Mäki, J., Pasonen, H., Tuomi, S. (2018) Lapsen oikeuksien toteutuminen terveyttä edistävässä sairaalassa, JAMK Journal of Health and Social Studies, e18-e35. Abstract Children´s rights in hospital…

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Ekmark, R., Puttonen, A. (2018) Kokemusasiantuntijoiden näkemyksiä ja kehittämisehdotuksia mielenterveyspalveluista Keski-Suomessa

Download PDF Short Communication Proposals from experts by experience for the development of mental health services in Central Finland Author(s): Ekmark, Rej; Puttonen, Anne Published by: JAMK-JHSS (2018) Language of article: Finnish Citation: Ekmark, R., Puttonen, A. (2018) Kokemusasiantuntijoiden näkemyksiä ja kehittämisehdotuksia mielenterveyspalveluista Keski-Suomessa, JAMK Journal of Health and Social Studies, e14-e17. Abstract National policies…

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