From the International Medical Informatics Association

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

July 1, 2011 - Posted by | journals, research | , , ,

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