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IMIA-IFIP e-Health conference – CFP date extended to 15 February

Call for papers: 1st IFIP-IMIA International e-Health Joint Conference. The deadline for submissions has been extended to 15 February, 2010. For details, see http://www.wcc2010.com/EHEALTH, or direct at http://www.wcc2010.com/call-for-papers

For the first time, IFIP and IMIA (International Medical Informatics Association) will hold a joint E-Health conference as part of “Treat IT” stream of the IFIP World Congress 2010 Program. Healthcare Computing and Communications (e-Health), as a new interdisciplinary field, addresses 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, we invite you to submit papers and posters describing original researches, applications, or practical use cases in any of the areas including, but not limited to: Bioinformatics, Clinical Decision Support, Clinical Informatics, Consumer Health Informatics, Data and Systems Integrity, Data Protection, Data Mining, eHealth grids, eLearning, Electronic Health Record (EHR), Electronic Patient Record (EPR), Human Computer Interface, Knowledge Representation, Medical Imaging, Mobile Computin, Mobile Networks, Nursing Informatics, Patient Safety Management, Security in Healthcare, Healthcare Standards, Ubiquitous Networks.

Conference Chairs: Hiroshi Takeda, Osaka University. Japan, (IMIA); Chris Avram, Monash University, Australia, (IFIP).

Programme Committee Chairs: Peter Croll, Southern Cross University, Australia, (HISA ); Hiroshi Takeda, Osaka University. Japan, (IMIA).

Important dates:
Submission of papers: February 15, 2010
Notification to authors: April 30, 2010
Camera-ready copies: May 15, 2010

Instructions for paper submission:

  • Papers must not substantially overlap with papers that have been published or are simultaneously submitted to a journal or another conference with proceedings.
  • Papers must be written in English; they should be at most 8 pages in total.
  • Accepted papers (8 pages) and posters (1 page) will be presented at the conference and published in the IFIP AICT (Advances in Information and Communication Technology) Series by Springer.
  • Submitted and accepted papers must follow the publisher’s guidelines for the IFIP AICT Series www.springer.com/series/6102, Author templates, Manuscript preparation in Office 2007 Word – http://www.springer.com/computer/lncs?SGWID=0-164-7-72376-0#anchor11
  • At least one author of each accepted paper must register for the conference and present the paper.
  • All papers must be submitted in PDF format through the web via http://www.wcc2010.com/call-for-papers/submit-a-paper by February 15, 2010.

January 27, 2010 - Posted by | Australia, conference, IMIA | , , ,

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