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Frequently Asked Questions

ISPOR offers answers to frequently asked questions about Value in Health Regional Issues on topics such as ISSN, manuscript revision and publication time frames, types of documents accepted and circulation. Click on a subject below to find out more information. Should you have any further questions, please email

Q: Is Value in Health Regional Issues a peer-reviewed journal?
Q: What is the acceptance Rate of article submissions?
Q: What is the average time frame from submission to decision?
Q: What is the average time frame from acceptance to print publication?
Q: Will my article be available online prior to the print publication date?
Q: What is the average electronic publication time frame from acceptance to online publication?
Q: Do you publish with or without DOI (Digital Object Identifier)?
Q: What is your online readership numbers; i.e. page hits, etc.?
Q: Is Clinical Trial registration required?
Q: What is your Total Print Circulation?
Q: What is the impact factor of the journal?
Q: What is your average Geographic Circulation?
Q: Which of the following document types are accepted?
Q: What types of papers are considered for inclusion in the journal?
Q: How do I become a ViHRI reviewer?