Patient Experience Journal (PXJ) is a peer-reviewed, open-access journal published by The Beryl Institute. PXJ is committed to disseminating rigorous knowledge and expanding the global conversation on evidence and innovation on patient experience. Grounded in our core principles, PXJ engages all perspectives, with a strong commitment to Patients Included. Submissions are accepted on an ongoing basis and undergo a full double-blind peer review process.

PXJ's reach and impact is reflected in the fact that published articles are downloaded over 15,000 times monthly and accessed in over 220 countries and territories around the world. PXJ is indexed in the Directory of Open Access Journals, Google Scholar, and Crossref and we are committed through our open-access policy to ensure the broadest access to articles possible. PXJ does not charge article processing or open access publication fees at this time.

SPECIAL ISSUE. As we all work to address the current crisis and support one another with information that will help in tackling the challenges we face, we thank all the contributors to our 2021 special issue: The Impact of Inequity & Health Disparities on the Human Experience. We also hope you will consider our call for the 2022 special issue: Elevating the human experience through caring for the healthcare workforce. Find more information on the call for submissions here. We hope this finds you all safe and well at this time.

Current Issue: Volume 8, Issue 2 (2021) The Impact of Inequity & Health Disparities on the Human Experience



Personal Narrative



Sociodemographic characteristics and patient and family experience survey response biases
Lauren N. Brinkman, Myra S. Saeed, Andrew F. Beck, Michael C. Ponti-Zins, Ndidi I. Unaka, Mary C. Burkhardt, Jareen Meinzen-Derr, and Samuel P. Hanke

Case Studies


Health equity and quantifying the patient experience: A case study
Maria R. Moreno, Brandon Sherrets, Danielle J. Roberts, and Kristen Azar