Objective: This study examines the concurrent state of hospital implementation of Evidence-based medicine (EBM) in Taipei City. Method: Key personnel involved in implementing EBM of medical centers and regional hospitals were interviewed in April, 2003. Results: Five hospitals had already implemented EBM, and three other hospitals were in the process of preparing to implement EBM. Hospitals that had implemented EBM had also provided educational programs, which were fully supported by super intendents or CEOs of hospitals. Barriers to implementing EBM included lack of equipment and cooperation. Conclusion: EBM in Taipei remains in the early stage of development. We thus suggest that a national-wide EBM center be established to spreads the concept of EBM, and that hospitals form task forces to achieve this goal.