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.

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New International Indexes

Hello all, Congratulations to JAMK-JHSS staffs and JAMK University of Applied Sciences, School of Health and Social Studies! Our journal get new international indexes. You may find the links of new indexes below. Stanford University, California, US Vanderbilt University, Nashville, US University of Saskatchewan, Canada Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium JuLib eXtended, Germany Fatcat.wiki We hope…

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Larsen, J., Eriksson, H., Hägg Martinell, A. (2021) A scoping review of Delphi studies concerning social participation of refugees in health services

Download PDF Original Research Author(s): Joacim Larsen 1, Henrik Eriksson 1,2, Ann Hägg Martinell 1,3* 1 Department of Health Sciences, the Swedish Red Cross University College, Sweden 2 Department of Health Sciences, University West, Sweden 3 Department of Clinical Sciences, Danderyd Hospital, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden Published by: JAMK-JHSS (2021) Language of article: English Citation: Larsen,…

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More international indexes this year!

Hello all,   JAMK-JHSS editorial board is pleased to inform you that our journal finds four new international indexes this year. The links of new indexes can be found at: LIBRIS by National Library of Sweden. SaludMadrid is the body responsible for the system of public health services in the Community of Madrid. InfoMED Professionals…

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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): Stephanie Buchegger 1,2* 1 Carinthia University of Applied Sciences, Austria 2 JAMK University of Applied Sciences, Finland 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…

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Tuomi, E. (2020) Mielenterveyshäiriöiden aiheuttamat kustannukset: Varhaisen tuen palvelut keinona kustannusten hillitsemiseen

Download PDF Short Communication Author(s): Essi Tuomi 1,2* 1 Tampere University, Finland 2 Laurea University of Applied Sciences, Finland Published by: JAMK-JHSS (2020) Language of article: Finnish Citation: Tuomi, E. (2020) Mielenterveyshäiriöiden aiheuttamat kustannukset: Varhaisen tuen palvelut keinona kustannusten hillitsemiseen, JAMK Journal of Health and Social Studies, e30-e36.

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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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al-Hello. L. (2020) Vaikuttavuusperusteinen toiminta ja sen mittaaminen sosiaali-ja terveydenhuollossa

Download PDF Short Communication Author(s): Laura al-Hello 1,2* 1 Laurea University of Applied Sciences, Finland 2 HUS Helsinki University Hospital, Finland Published by: JAMK-JHSS (2020) Language of article: Finnish Citation: al-Hello. L. (2020) Vaikuttavuusperusteinen toiminta ja sen mittaaminen sosiaali-ja terveydenhuollossa, JAMK Journal of Health and Social Studies, e11-e15.

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Hämäläinen, E. (2020) Hoiva-avustajat ja vähimmäishenki-löstömitoituksen nosto, säästöjä ikääntyneiden hoivassa?

Download PDF Short Communication Author(s): Eeva Hämäläinen 1* 1 JAMK University of Applied Sciences, Finland Published by: JAMK-JHSS (2020) Language of article: Finnish Citation: Hämäläinen, E. (2020) Hoiva-avustajat ja vähimmäishenki-löstömitoituksen nosto, säästöjä ikääntyneiden hoivassa?, JAMK Journal of Health and Social Studies, e1-e10.

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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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Boers, R. (2019) Dutch health care privatization

Download PDF Short Communication Author(s): Rein David Boers 1* 1 JAMK University of Applied Sciences, Finland Published by: JAMK-JHSS (2019) Language of article: English Citation: Boers, R. (2019) Dutch health care privatization, JAMK Journal of Health and Social Studies, e28-e31.

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Koljander, V. (2019) The burden of Alzheimer disease in Finland: Evidences from medical and financial burden of Alzhaimer in elderly population

Download PDF Short Communication Author(s): Vilma Koljander 1* 1 JAMK University of Applied Sciences, Finland Published by: JAMK-JHSS (2019) Language of article: English Citation: Koljander, V. (2019) The burden of Alzheimer disease in Finland: Evidences from medical and financial burden of Alzhaimer in elderly population, JAMK Journal of Health and Social Studies, e16-e19.

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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): Piia Hokkanen 1, Mari Löf 1* 1 JAMK University of Applied Sciences, Finland 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…

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Ahonen, R., Tunturi, M. (2019) Diabetes Suomessa nyt ja tulevaisuudessa: Todisteet diabeteksen vuoksi menetetyistä terveistä elinvuosista

Download PDF Short Communication Author(s): Reija Ahonen 1, Minna Tunturi 1* 1 JAMK University of Applied Sciences, Finland Published by: JAMK-JHSS (2019) Language of article: Finnish Citation: Ahonen, R., Tunturi, M. (2019) Diabetes Suomessa nyt ja tulevaisuudessa: Todisteet diabeteksen vuoksi menetetyistä terveistä elinvuosista, JAMK Journal of Health and Social Studies, e4-e7.

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Pellilä, L. (2019) Muistisairauksien hoito vs. ennaltaehkäisy

Download PDF Short Communication Author(s): Lotta Pellilä 1,2* 1 The Alzheimer Society of Finland, Suomenselän Muisti ry, Finland 2 JAMK University of Applied Sciences, Finland Published by: JAMK-JHSS (2019) Language of article: Finnish Citation: Pellilä, L. (2019) Muistisairauksien hoito vs. ennaltaehkäisy, JAMK Journal of Health and Social Studies, e1-e3.

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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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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): Suvi Pokela 1*, Mari Punna 1, Sirpa Tuomi 1 1 JAMK University of Applied Sciences, Finland Published by: JAMK-JHSS (2018) Language of article: Finnish Citation: Pokela, S., Punna, M., Tuomi, S….

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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): Susanna Jääskeläinen 1*, Sirpa Tuomi 1 1 JAMK University of Applied Sciences, Finland 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…

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

Download PDF Short Communication Community carries elderly work Author(s): Vesa Vainiomäki 1*, Maarit Heikkilä 1 1 JAMK University of Applied Sciences, Finland 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…

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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): Jenni Ikola-Mäki 1*, Heidi Pasonen 1, Sirpa Tuomi 1 1 JAMK University of Applied Sciences, Finland 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…

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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): Rej Ekmark 1, Anne Puttonen 1* 1 JAMK University of Applied Sciences, Finland Published by: JAMK-JHSS (2018) Language of article: Finnish Citation: Ekmark, R., Puttonen, A. (2018) Kokemusasiantuntijoiden näkemyksiä ja kehittämisehdotuksia mielenterveyspalveluista Keski-Suomessa, JAMK Journal…

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Vuorenmäki, M. (2018). Savuton odotus ja vanhemmuus -hoitoketju Etelä-Pohjanmaan sairaanhoitopiirin alueella

Download PDF Original Research Smokeless Expectancy and Parental Care Chain in the South Ostrobothnia hospital district Author(s): Mari Vuorenmäki 1* 1 JAMK University of Applied Sciences, Finland Published by: JAMK-JHSS (2018) Language of article: Finnish Citation: Vuorenmäki, M. (2018) Savuton odotus ja vanhemmuus -hoitoketju Etelä-Pohjanmaan sairaanhoitopiirin alueella, JAMK Journal of Health and Social Studies, e1-e13. Abstract…

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Blog

  The JAMK-JHSS prepare the possibility of writing blog post in the journal web-page. Editorial members, reviewers and authors are able to share their comments as a blog post in our website. If you wish to make a blog post, please send a proposal of your blog to arshia.amiri@jamk.fi Thanks, JAMK-JHSS editorial office

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Invitation for Publishing with JAMK-JHSS

Hello, The editorial board of JAMK-JHSS would like to ask you all to submit your papers for publishing in the first volume of the journal by the deadline of 20.11.2018. As the first volume would be published online by 12.12.2018, we are in such a hurry to prepare manuscripts. Thank you, JAMK-JHSS Editorial Office

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