From the International Medical Informatics Association

Smartech4Health 2012: Submission Deadline Extended to 10 February

The Call for Submissions for the Special Track “Emerging Smart Technologies for Personalised Healthcare” (Smartech4Health) of the CBMS 2012 symposium, Rome, Italy, 20-22 June 2012, is now open. The deadline has been extended and now closes on 10 February, 2012.

Information about the event, and making submissions, is available at – submission guidelines specifically are at and all submissions should be made via the CBMS web submission system.

CBMS 2012 is the 25th International Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems (CBMS), to be held at the Università Campus Bio-Medico di Roma, Rome, Italy on 20-22 June 2012.

Current technology and communication developments, and the increasing willingness of people to be involved in making decisions about their health or disease, have been paving the way for advances in the area of personalised healthcare. The uncertainty and complexity within this area require smart solutions and systems, which are capable of interpreting context-specific information concerning the patient and his/her environment.

The Scientific Programme Committee of Smartech4Health 2012 invites participants to submit high quality contributions and innovations in the interdisciplinary area of smart healthcare technologies, covering, but not limited to, the following topics:

* Intelligent care assistants
* Patient-device interaction and personalised user interfaces
* Context-aware monitoring devices, sensors and networking
* Home-based diagnosis and treatment support
* Remote chronic disease management
* Advanced healthcare services
* Smart mobile health
* Intelligent approaches to healthcare delivery process
* Preventive and health screening services at distance
* User interfaces and interaction models
* Quality evaluation criteria and frameworks

Deadline for submissions   February 10, 2012 (NOTE EXTENDED DEADLINE)
Notification of acceptance    March 15, 2012
Camera-ready manuscripts      April 10, 2012
CBMS (Smartech4Health)      June 20-22, 2012

All accepted papers will be included in the conference proceedings, published by IEEE. The best submissions will be considered for possible publication in a special issue of IEEE Intelligent Systems.

For more information, please refer to the track website or contact the track organiser Marina Velikova (

[Post updated 10 January from original of 03 January 2012]


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