Call for Papers – “Health Information Technology (HIT) in the International Context” in “Advances in Health Care Management”
A Call for Papers has been launched on “Health Information Technology (HIT) in the International Context” in an upcoming volume of Advances in Health Care Management. AHCM is a bi-annual research series publishing high quality peer-reviewed manuscripts by Emerald Publishing Group.
The call (full announcement PDF available) seeks papers that facilitate the exchange of knowledge on a broad range of HIT topics pertaining to one or more international settings. Theoretical, empirical, and review articles are welcome on topics including but not limited to:
- Challenges in planning, coordinating, and/or evaluating HIT deployments across national borders
- Comparative studies of HIT trends in two or more nations
- Impact assessments of HIT adoption in multi‐nation regions
- The use of HIT for multi‐national public health purposes (e.g., syndromic surveillance)
- Best practices in HIT from different areas of the world
- A review of any aspect of the HIT literature that examines potential differences in findings across nations or regions of the world
- Technological, sociological, or regulatory barriers to the facilitation of health information exchange across national borders
- Ways in which electronic health records are used by providers to coordinate care
- Ways in which electronic or personal health records are used by patients to self‐manage care
- Ways in which payers identify and promote best practices associated with using HIT
The deadline for manuscript submission is November 1, 2011; interested authors are asked to submit a 1-page précis (e.g., outline or summary) of their paper by October 1, 2011.
Guest co-editors of the volume are Nir Menachemi, PhD and Sanjay Singh, PhD; Series Editors are Grant Savage, PhD and Leonard Friedman, PhD. Materials should be submitted to email@example.com
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