Journal of Evidence-Based Healthcare

The first Brazilian Journal of Evidence-Based Healthcare is an annual interdisciplinary publication sponsored by BAHIANA - School of Medicine and Public Health. It is a full Open Access journal with the mission to foster evidence-based knowledge in the Biomedical and Life Sciences through the publication of rigorous research and concept articles.

Therefore, it will accept and publish original research focused on the critical exploration of the healthcare scientific field (specifically on the topics of publication bias, predictive values of research findings, inconsistencies in study designs and publications) and validation of clinical tools (accuracy of diagnostic / prognostic methods and efficacy / effectiveness / efficiency of therapies).

As a new journal, this article is expected to be indexed to Lilacs in 18 months and to Medline in 36 months. No impact factor yet available.

 Special Features

  • Open access
  • Publication free of article processing charges
  • Podcasts with editor’s comments regarding articles
  • Publication of special peer-reviews as feature articles
  • A team of associated editors for a comprehensive list of topics in evidence-based medicine
The topics covered are:
  • Choosing Wisely / Less is More
  • Clinical Trials
  • Cognitive Bias
  • Cost-effectiveness / Efficiency
  • Diagnostic Accuracy
  • Diagnostic and Prognostic Efficacy Tests
  • Effectiveness Studies / Outcomes Research
  • Evidence-Based Medicine Education
  • Guidelines and Recommendations
  • Health Technology Evaluation
  • Information Science
  • Overdiagnosis
  • Prognostic Accuracy
  • Public Health
  • Scientific Integrity
  • Statistics
  • Systematic Reviews


The Journal of Evidence-Based Healthcare will consider for publication:

  • Original Articles (up to 5,000 words in length);
  • Critical Appraisal of Evidence (up to 1,500 words in length);
  • Concept Articles (up to 2,500 words in length);
  • Studies reporting negative findings (up to 5,000 words in length).

Updated 05/30/2018