The Journal of Healthcare Management Standards

Innovative, impactful and theoretically bold scholarship.

The Journal of Healthcare Management Standards (JHMS) features high-quality, original research, commentary and correspondence that advance the field of healthcare organization management (HOM) and standardization. Evidence-based content explores the use of voluntary consensus standards, conformity assessment systems, and how publishing standardized processes influence the integrity and effectiveness of HOM. The Journal of Healthcare Management Standards is the official journal of the Healthcare Standards Institute.

Consistent with our mission to enhance the health and wellbeing of individuals while improving the equity, efficiency and effectiveness of healthcare organization management, we publish innovative, impactful, and theoretically bold studies that employ qualitative, quantitative, field, laboratory, meta-analytic, mixed, or other empirical methods. The journal also features book reviews, case studies and position papers.

The journal has a particular interest in advancing knowledge regarding the positive outcomes of standardization as it relates to healthcare organization management, including effective practices and performance measures.