IADIS Internationsl Conference e-Health 2013

Call For Papers to IADIS 2013 – deadline for submissions (1st call – new date): 28 February 2013.

Prague, Czech Republic, 24 – 26 July 2013 (http://www.ehealth-conf.org/) part of the IADIS Multi Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems (MCCSIS 2013) Prague, Czech Republic, 22 – 26 July 2013 (http://www.mccsis.org).

Conference background and goals

The use of ICTs (Information and Communication Technologies) in Healthcare Services is the main mechanism to improve efficiency and effectiveness.

This conference aims to draw together information systems, practitioners and management experts from all quadrants involved in developing computer technology to improve healthcare quality.

Format of the Conference

The conference will comprise of invited talks and oral presentations.
The proceedings of the conference will be published in the form of a book and CD-ROM with ISBN, and will be available also in the IADIS Digital Library (accessible on-line).
The conference proceedings will be submitted for indexing to INSPEC, EI Compendex, Thomson ISI, ISTP and other indexing services.

Best Papers

Some of the best papers will be eligible to be extended and enhanced as book chapters for inclusion in a book to be published by IGI Global.
Selected authors of best papers will be also invited to submit extended versions of their papers to selected journals (i.e. IADIS International Journal on Computer Science and Information Systems (IJCSIS – ISSN: 1646-3692) including journals from INDERSCIENCE Publishers.

Types of submissions

Full papers, Short Papers, Reflection Papers, Posters/Demonstrations, Tutorials, Panels and Doctoral Consortium. All submissions are subject to a blind refereeing process.

Topics related to e-Health are of interest. These include, but are not limited to the following areas:

A. Research Issues
. Computers and Primary Care
. Clinical Data Visualisation Standards
. e-Health Architectures
. Healthcare Data Architecture and Terminology Standards
. Federated Electronic Health Records
. Personalized Medicine
. Health Informatics and Education
. Human Computer Interaction
. Infrastructure and Architecture
. Internet and Medicine
. Interoperability issues
. IT and Patient Care
. Nursing Informatics
. RFID and localization techniques
. Usability and Ubiquity in e-Health
. e-Health Virtual Communities
. Business Process Management  Systems
. Second Life for Healthcare Support and Education

B. Management Issues
. Case Studies
. Management Change
. Confidentiality and Privacy
. e-Health Collaborative Strategies and Techniques
. e-Training
. Healthcare  Management Dashboards
. Legal issues
. Balanced scorecards models to improve Hospital Performance and Productivity
. Business Intelligence in Healthcare
. e-Health to improve Healthcare Quality and Patient Safety.
. Healthcare Information Systems Regulatory issues
. Security in e-Health
. Service Models
. Social implications
. Stakeholders involvement

C. Applications
. Clinical Information Systems
. Data Mining and Clinical Studies
. Medical Guidelines
. e-Health Decision Support Systems
. e-Logistics and e-Pharmacy
. Intelligent Medical Systems
. Mobile Applications
. Patient Electronic Health Records
. Healthcare Portals to inform and connect Patients with Physicians
. Patients and Public Health
. Social Networks in Healthcare contexts
. e-Health Marketing
. e-Procurement and e-Commerce
. Telemedicine
. Automatic Identification and Data Collector Systems
. Unified data processing and communication Systems
. Web Based Applications
. e-Health 2.0

Important Dates

– Submission Deadline (1st call – new date): 28 February 2013
– Notification to Authors (1st call – new date): 29 March 2013
– Final Camera-Ready Submission and Early Registration (1st call – new date): until 26 April 2013
– Late Registration (1st call – new date): after 26 April 2013
– Conference: Prague, Czech Republic, 24- 26 July 2013

Conference Location

The conference will be held in Prague, Czech Republic.


Rua Sao Sebastiao da Pedreira, 100, 3
1050-209 Lisbon, Portugal
E-mail: secretariat@ehealth-conf.org
Web site: 

Program Committee

e-Health 2013 Conference Program Chair: Mário Macedo, Instituto Politécnico de Tomar, Portugal

MCCSIS 2013 General Conference Co-Chairs: Piet Kommers, University of Twente, The Netherlands;  Pedro Isaías, Universidade Aberta (Portuguese Open University), Portugal; Eva Kasparova, University of Economics, Faculty of Business Administration, Prague, Czech Republic.

Committee Members: for committee list please refer to http://www.ehealth-conf.org/committee

* Registered participants in the e-Health conference may attend the other conferences part of MCCSIS 2013 free of charge