Official EFMI Journals


International Journal of Medical Informatics

Provides an international medium for dissemination of original results and interpretative reviews concerning the field of medical informatics.

The Journal emphasizes the evaluation of systems in healthcare settings.

The scope of journal covers:

  • Information systems, including national or international registration systems, hospital information systems, departmental and/or physician’s office systems, document handling systems, electronic medical record systems, standardization, systems integration etc.;
  • Computer-aided medical decision support systems using heuristic, algorithmic and/or statistical methods as exemplified in decision theory, protocol development, artificial intelligence, etc.
  • Educational computer based programs pertaining to medical informatics or medicine in general;
  • Organizational, economic, social, clinical impact, ethical and cost-benefit aspects of IT applications in health care.

More information can be found at: International Journal for Medical Informatics


Methods of Information in Medicine

Good medicine and good healthcare demand good information.

Since the journal’s founding in 1962, Methods of Information in Medicine has stressed the methodology and scientific fundamentals of organizing, representing and analyzing data, information and knowledge in biomedicine and health care. Covering publications in the fields of biomedical and health informatics, medical biometry, and epidemiology, the journal publishes original papers, reviews, reports, opinion p apers, editorials, and letters to the editor. From time to time, the journal publishes articles on particular focus themes as part of a journal‘s issue.

More information can be found at: Methods of Information in Medicine


Acta Informatica Medica

Acta Informatica Medica (Acta Inform Med) is a peer-reviewed, open access journal publishing original articles, professional articles, reviews, viewpoints, and case studies, covering issues in Medical and Health informatics.

The journal is the official organ of the Society for Medical Informatics of Bosnia and Herzegovina, European Federation for Medical Informatics (EFMI) and published by the Academy of Medical Sciences of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Issues are published quarterly in March, June, September, and December.

Specific scope of interests of the journal relates to System and System analysis, Medical documentation, Electronic health records, Clinical decision-making, Artificial intelligence, Expert systems, Science editing, E-learning in medicine, On-line biomedical databases, Information and Communication technologies, Health information systems.

More information can be found at: Acta Informatica Medica


Until 2019: European Journal for Biomedical Informatics (EJBI)

The European Journal for Biomedical Informatics (EJBI) was founded by our esteemed colleague Jana Zvárová in 2005.

Unfortunately Jana Zvárová died much too early in 2018.

You can read more about the History of EJBI – Jana’s Legacy by Prof. Dr. habil. Bernd Blobel, FACMI, FACHI, FHL7, FEFMI, FIAHSI.