Journal of Biomedical Informatics

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Journal of Biomedical Informatics  
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DisciplineHealth informatics, translational bioinformatics
Edited byEdward H. Shortliffe
Publication details
Former name(s)
Computers and Biomedical Research
Publication history
FrequencyMonthly (online only)
Hybrid and delayed (after 12 months)
Standard abbreviations
J. Biomed. Inform.
ISSN1532-0464 (print)
1532-0480 (web)
OCLC no.45147179

The Journal of Biomedical Informatics is a peer-reviewed scientific journal that covers research in health informatics or in translational bioinformatics. Articles are freely available 12 months after publication. Authors can pay extra for immediate open access at the time of publication. The journal was established by Homer R. Warner in 1967 under the name Computers and Biomedical Research and was renamed beginning with Volume 34 in 2001, when it was redesigned under the leadership of the current editor-in-chief, Edward H. Shortliffe.

Abstracting and indexing[edit]

According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2012 impact factor of 2.131.[1] In addition, the journal is indexed in Biological Abstracts, BIOSIS Previews, CSA Life Sciences Abstracts, Current Contents/Clinical Medicine, EMBASE, Compendex, Inspec, MEDLINE, PASCAL, PubMed, Science Citation Index, and Scopus.


  1. ^ "Journal of Biomedical Informatics". 2012 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2013.

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