Conference Tracks & Topics

SUBMISSION CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM

Tracks (see Topics per Track below)

  1. Connected and digital Health
  2. Health data science
  3. Human, organisational, and social aspects
  4. Knowledge management
  5. Quality and safety, and patient outcomes

Axis 1: Subdisciplines

Clinical research informatics
Consumer health informatics
Global, population health, and public health informatics
Informatics for healthy aging
Informatics for traditional and complementary medicine
Imaging informatics
Medical informatics
Nursing informatics
Translational bioinformatics
Other subdiscipline

Axis 2: Topics

CONNECTED AND DIGITAL HEALTH
Aged care systems and solutions for people with special needs
Design, implementation and evaluation of telehealth solutions
eHealth tools and services
mHealth apps, wearable sensors, and self-monitoring devices
Modeling and simulation of human patho/physiology/anatomy
Participatory medicine
Patient portals and personal health records
Quantified self
Robotics and virtual reality systems
Smart homes & cities & the Internet of Things
Web 2.0, social media and social networks
Ubiquitous and pervasive computing

HEALTH DATA SCIENCE
Big data platforms and methods
Biosurveillance and population health monitoring
Data integration
Data and text mining, machine learning, predictive modeling
Data visualization
Electronic phenotyping
Epidemiology & Biostatistics
Exposome and environmental exposure data collection and analysis
Health geographical information systems
High-performance and large-scale computing
Biomedical image and signal processing
Information processing in clinical research and trials
Information retrieval
Learning healthcare systems
Molecular sequence processing
Natural language and speech processing
Personalized and precision medicine

HUMAN, ORGANIZATIONAL, AND SOCIAL ASPECTS
Barriers to clinical system implementation
Cognitive models and problem solving
Education and training of health professionals and specialists
e-learning environments and MOOCs
Informatics policies and ethical issues
Innovative Information Governance
Management of large-scale health IT projects
Open data and open source systems
Patient empowerment & experiences
Privacy, confidentiality, and cybersecurity
Public Trust and Citizen Engagement
Sustainability of health and care
Workflows and socio-organizational impact
User-centric design, usability engineering, and human-computer interaction

KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT
Controlled terminologies and vocabularies
Health information portals and digital libraries
Knowledge acquisition and processing
Ontologies, knowledge bases, data models and metadata
Semantic interoperability and semantic Web methods
Standards for exchanging health information

QUALITY AND SAFETY, AND PATIENT OUTCOMES
Chronic disease prevention and management, and continuity of care
Clinical decision support
Cost-effective healthcare
Electronic health records
Electronic prescription and computerized provider order entry (CPOE)
Empirical research and evaluation studies
Guidelines and protocols
Hospital and clinical information systems
Nursing information systems
Patient-centered care and research outcomes
Quality assessment and improvement
Real-world Clinical Trials – Methodology and Execution

If you have any questions about your submission please contact the Scientific Programme Committee at spc@informaticsforhealth.org.

24 – 26 APRIL

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