From the International Medical Informatics Association

Videos on YouTube from 2013 Transnational Summit on Trustworthy Use of Data for Health

2013summit-antoineIMIA, and our colleagues involved in the delivery and support of the event, are pleased to announce that all presentations from the 2013 Transnational Summit on Trustworthy Use of Data for Health have been uploaded to our YouTube channel and are available for viewing –  see Videos from the 2013 Summit, and all videos from the 2012 Summit, are available.

In addition, presentation materials from the event are available  at the Transnational Summit on Trustworthy Use of Data for Health website,

If you have information that may be relevant to this topic and you would like to share it with us, please send either through twitter (@dataforhealth) or send to our email address (dataforhealth[at]

We are grateful to the sponsors (listed at for making the event possible, to all the presenters and participants, and to our colleagues Lodestone Logic ( and 27plus ( for their work. We thank, in particular, Charles Safran and Steve Labkoff for their ongoing efforts to support this activity and wider efforts of relevance.

July 19, 2013 Posted by | conference, EFMI, Europe, IMIA | , , , | Leave a comment

Special Issue Call for Papers “Data Mining for Medicine and Healthcare”

Dr Gregor Stiglic, Assistant Professor, Computer Science at the Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Maribor, Slovenia, is one of the guest editors of a special issue of the journal “Data mining and knowledge discovery”. He invites submissions for a special issue on the theme “Data mining for medicine and healthcare”. The CFP is downloadable here [PDF file, 78kb], and available via

The major goal of this special issue is to bring together the researchers in healthcare and data mining to illustrate pressing needs, demonstrate challenging research issues, and showcase the state-of-the-art research and development.

The submission for papers is March 1, 2014. Information for Authors can be found at:
Submit manuscripts to:

July 19, 2013 Posted by | journals | , , , | Leave a comment