Journal of Biomedical Informatics

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Journal of Biomedical Informatics

The Journal of Biomedical Informatics (JBI) is a peer-reviewed academic journal that covers research in health informatics. It was established in 1968 as Computers and Biomedical Research, obtaining its current title in 2001. The journal is published by Elsevier.


Journal of Biomedical Informatics: /ˈdʒɜːrnəl ɒv ˌbaɪoʊˈmɛdɪkəl ɪnfərˈmætɪks/


The term "Journal of Biomedical Informatics" is derived from the words "journal", which comes from the Old French jurnal, meaning daily; "biomedical", a combination of the words "biology" and "medicine"; and "informatics", which is the science of processing data.

Related Terms

  • Biomedical Informatics: The interdisciplinary field that studies and pursues the effective uses of biomedical data, information, and knowledge for scientific inquiry, problem-solving, and decision making, driven by efforts to improve human health.
  • Health Informatics: Also called health care informatics, healthcare informatics, medical informatics, nursing informatics, clinical informatics, or biomedical informatics.
  • Elsevier: A Netherlands-based publishing company specializing in scientific, technical, and medical content.
  • Peer Review: The evaluation of work by one or more people with similar competences as the producers of the work (peers).

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