Performance Measurement, Sustainability and Governance in the Healthcare Sector

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Call for papers - Special issue of the British Accounting Review
'Performance Measurement, Sustainability and Governance in the Healthcare Sector' [ACCOUNTING IN HEALTHCARE]

We invite submissions related to 'Performance Measurement, Sustainability and Governance in the Healthcare Sector' for consideration in a special issue of the British Accounting Review. The Editors welcome submissions in relevant topics before the deadline of May 31st, 2023.

GUEST EDITORS:
Salma Ibrahim, Kingston University, UK, s.ibrahim@kingston.ac.uk
Christos Begkos, University of Manchester, UK, christos.begkos@manchester.ac.uk
Michela Arnaboldi, Politecnico di Milano, Italy, michela.arnaboldi@polimi.it
Cameron Graham, York University, Canada, cgraham@schulich.yorku.ca

The aim of this special issue is to publish a collection of papers that focus on key questions related to performance measurement, sustainability and governance within the healthcare sector, and especially in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Editors are interested in articles that focus on advancing our theoretical understanding and addressing policy issues in these crucial, yet under-researched themes. Below are some examples of topics that would be considered for the special issue.

- Performance measurement practices in healthcare during the COVID-19 pandemic
- Healthcare costing techniques for the increase of public value
- Digitization and performance measurement technologies within healthcare settings
- Alternative costing of healthcare services
- Engagement of front-line professionals with costing and cost containment practices in healthcare settings
- Incentives embedded within healthcare systems that drive financial reporting decisions
- External accountability and communication across and after the COVID-19 pandemic: change, stability and international diversity
- Accountability for healthcare outcomes in private, for-profit healthcare
- Long-term financial sustainability of healthcare systems following the COVID-19 pandemic
- International differences in sustainability of healthcare systems
- Environmental sustainability of healthcare systems and possible change of priorities in light of climate change initiatives
- Changes in corporate governance mechanisms of healthcare systems following the COVID-19 pandemic
- Environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance and disclosure by healthcare institutions
- Government authority and the digital media role in healthcare disclosures
- International differences in governance structure of healthcare institutions

We are also open to other topics which fit the underlying general themes of this special issue.

KEY DATES:
May 31, 2023: Deadline for submitting draft papers via Editorial Manager
June 2023 - June 2024: Review process and selection of articles to include in the special issue
It is anticipated that this special issue will be published in 2024.

SUBMISSION PROCEDURE:
To submit a paper to the special issue, go to the British Accounting Review webpage (https://www.sciencedirect.com/journal/the-british-accounting-review) and follow the usual submission procedures. However, while in the Editorial Manager System, when you get to the dropdown menu to indicate your paper submission type, choose 'VSI – Accounting in Healthcare'

ABOUT THE BRITISH ACCOUNTING REVIEW (BAR):
The British Accounting Review is the official journal of the British Accounting and Finance Association. It attained a CiteScore of 7.3 and an Impact Factor of 4.761 for 2021. These rank the journal in the top 3 and 6, respectively, among all accounting journals. Since 2017, it has been placed in Quartile 1 among accounting and finance journals. It is rated A* in the ABDC Journal Quality Guide and 3 in the ABS Academic Journal Guide.

Additional Information

For further information, please follow the below link:
https://www.journals.elsevier.com/the-british-accounting-review/call-for-papers/performance-measurement-sustainability-and-governance-in-the-healthcare-sector