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First IFIP-IMIA International e-Health Joint Conference

The World Computer Congress 2010 (www.wcc2010.com), organised by the International Federation for Information processing (IFIP), will be held on 20-23 September, 2010 at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, Australia. As part of this event, the First IFIP-IMIA International e-health Joint Conference will be held; its organisation is being co-ordinated by Prof. Hiroshi Takeda, IMIA Liaison Officer to IFIP.

The Call for Papers (download pdf or see the Treat It e-Health section of the WCC2010 website) closes on January 31, 2010.

For the first time in history, IFIP and IMIA (International Medical Informatics Association) will hold the joint E-Health conference as part of “Treat IT” stream of the IFIP World Computer Congress 2010 Program. Healthcare Computing and Communications (e-Health), as a new interdisciplinary field, address how to enable ICT to help people perform and receive more efficient, effective and safe healthcare services. To foster scientific discussion and disseminate new knowledge on e-Health, papers offering basic research, healthcare applications, or practical use cases will be submitted on a wide range of topics including Bioinformatics, Clinical Decision Support, Consumer Health Informatics, Data Protection, eHealth grids, Electronic Patient Record (EPR), Mobile Computing, Patient Safety Management, Security in Healthcare and Standards.

December 30, 2009 - Posted by | Australia, conference, IMIA | , , , , ,

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