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Call for Papers

HEALTHINF is sponsored by INSTICC – Institute for Systems and Technologies of Information, Control and Communication

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The purpose of the International Conference on Health Informatics is to bring together researchers and practitioners interested in the specification, design, development and application of information and communication technologies (ICT) to healthcare and medicine in general and to the support of persons with special needs in particular. Big data, networking, graphical interfaces, data mining, machine learning, pattern recognition and intelligent decision support systems are just a few of the technologies and research areas currently contributing to medical informatics. Mobility and ubiquity in healthcare systems, physiological and behavioral modeling, standardization of health records, procedures, and technologies, certification, privacy and security are some of the issues that medical informatics professionals and the ICT industry and research community in general are addressing to further promote ICT in healthcare. In the case of medical rehabilitation, assistive technologies and home monitoring, research in and applications of ICT have contributed greatly to the enhancement of quality of life and full integration of all citizens into society. Accepted papers will be presented at the conference by one of the authors and published in the proceedings. Acceptance will be based on quality, relevance and originality. There will be both oral and poster sessions. The proceedings will be indexed by several major international indexers. Special sessions are also welcome. Please contact the secretariat for further information on how to propose a special session.

CONFERENCE TOPICS


  • Assistive Technologies, Home Monitoring
  • eHealth
  • eHealth Applications
  • Electronic Health Records and Standards
  • Evaluation and Use of Healthcare IT
  • Healthcare Management Systems
  • Human-Machine Interfaces
  • ICT, Ageing and Disability
  • Interoperability and Data Integration
  • Application of Health Informatics in Clinical Cases
  • Medical Informatics
  • Mobile Technologies for Healthcare Applications
  • Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning
  • Pervasive Health Systems and Services
  • Physiological and Behavioral Modeling
  • Software Systems in Medicine
  • Therapeutic Systems and Rehabilitation Technologies
  • Cognitive Informatics
  • Wearable Health Informatics
  • Big Data in Healthcare
  • Wellbeing Informatics
  • Confidentiality and Data Security
  • Data Mining and Data Analysis
  • Data Visualization
  • Databases and Datawarehousing
  • Decision Support Systems
  • Design and Development of Methodologies for Healthcare IT
  • Patient Portals

BIOSTEC KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Athanasios TsanasUniversity of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Thomas OstermannUniversität Witten/Herdecke, Germany

PAPER SUBMISSION

Authors should submit a paper in English, carefully checked for correct grammar and spelling, addressing one or several of the conference areas or topics. Each paper should clearly indicate the nature of its technical/scientific contribution, and the problems, domains or environments to which it is applicable. To facilitate the double-blind paper evaluation method, authors are kindly requested to produce and provide the paper WITHOUT any reference to any of the authors, including the authors’ personal details, the acknowledgments section of the paper and any other reference that may disclose the authors’ identity.

Only original papers should be submitted. Authors are advised to read INSTICC's ethical norms regarding plagiarism and self-plagiarism thoroughly before submitting and must make sure that their submissions do not substantially overlap work which has been published elsewhere or simultaneously submitted to a journal or another conference with proceedings. Papers that contain any form of plagiarism will be rejected without reviews.

Authors can submit their work in the form of a Regular Paper, representing completed and validated research, or as a Position Paper, portraying a short report of work in progress or an arguable opinion about an issue discussing ideas, facts, situations, methods, procedures or results of scientific research focused on one of the conference topic areas. All papers must be submitted through the online submission platform PRIMORIS and should follow the instructions and templates that can be found under Guidelines and Templates. After the paper submission has been successfully completed, authors will receive an automatic confirmation e-mail.

PUBLICATIONS

All accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings, under an ISBN reference, on paper and on digital support.
SCITEPRESS is a member of CrossRef (http://www.crossref.org/) and every paper on our digital library is given a DOI (Digital Object Identifier).
The proceedings will be submitted for indexation by Thomson Reuters Conference Proceedings Citation Index (CPCI/ISI), DBLP, EI (Elsevier Engineering Village Index), Scopus, Semantic Scholar, Google Scholar and Microsoft Academic.

IMPORTANT DATES

Conference Date: 11 - 13 February, 2021

Paper Submission: September 14, 2020
Authors Notification:
November 12, 2020
Camera Ready and Registration:
November 26, 2020

Paper Submission: October 29, 2020
Authors Notification:
December 4, 2020
Camera Ready and Registration:
December 18, 2020

Workshops
Workshop Proposal: September 23, 2020

Doctoral Consortium
Paper Submission: December 9, 2020
Authors Notification: December 22, 2020
Camera Ready and Registration: January 5, 2021

Special Sessions
Special Session Proposal: September 23, 2020

Tutorials
Tutorial Proposal: December 17, 2020

Demos
Demo Proposal: December 17, 2020

Panels
Panel Proposal: December 17, 2020

SECRETARIAT

HEALTHINF Secretariat
Address: Avenida de S. Francisco Xavier, Lote 7 Cv. C
             2900-616 Setúbal - Portugal
Tel.: +351 265 520 185
Fax: +351 265 520 186
e-mail: healthinf.secretariat@insticc.org
Web: http://www.healthinf.biostec.org

VENUE

Available soon.

BIOSTEC CONFERENCE CO-CHAIRS

Ana FredInstituto de Telecomunicações and University of Lisbon, Portugal
Hugo GamboaNew University of Lisbon, Portugal

PROGRAM CHAIR

Available soon.

PROGRAM COMMITTEE MEMBERS


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