HealthCom 2013

9-12 October 2013, Lisboa, Portugal

It is our great pleasure to announce that the 15th IEEE International Conference on e-Health Networking, Application & Services (IEEE Healthcom 2013) will be held in Lisbon, the capital city of Portugal, from October 09 to October 12, 2013.

IEEE Healthcom 2013 is fully sponsored by the IEEE Communications Society. It aims at bringing together interested parties from around the world working in the health care field to exchange ideas, to discuss innovative and emerging solutions, and to develop collaborations. eHealth is defined as the cost-effective and secure use of information and communications technologies in support of health and the related fields, including health-care related services, surveillance, literature, education, knowledge, and research, both at the local site and at a distance. It will make personalized medicine possible and affordable in the near future. The adoption of eHealth technologies in medical fields creates huge opportunities yet lots of challenges still need to be resolved to build reliable, secure, and efficient networks or platforms with great flexibility.

Prospective authors are cordially invited to submit their original contributions covering completed or ongoing work related to the eHealth area. The topics include but are not limited to:

- Biomedical and biosensors engineering
- Body sensor networks and wearable sensor systems
- Clinical biofeedback, decision support systems, and tools
- eHealth information and network Infrastructure
- eHealth for public health (including disease prevention, emergency preparedness, epidemiologic interventions)
- eHealth for aging (to support quality of life for older adults, aging in place and independence)
- Emerging eHealth applications
- Health grid and health cloud
- Health monitoring, traffic characterization, & management
- ICT-enabled personal health system
- Image and video processing on eHealth
- Network/Communications Infrastructures and Architectures for Healthcare
- New IT-enhanced Models for Healthcare delivery
- Pervasive and ubiquitous computing on eHealth
- Practical Applications of e-Health
- Security and privacy on eHealth
- Storage and Display Devices for eHealth
- Telemedicine and mobile telemedicine

Important Dates
- Paper Submission Deadline: April 30, 2013 May 20, 2013 (extended)
- Notification of Acceptance: June 30, 2013
- Deadline for Author Registration: August 15, 2013
- Submission of Camera-ready Papers: August 31, 2013

Note: To be published in the IEEE Healthcom 2013 Conference Proceedings and IEEEXplore, an author of an accepted paper is required to register for the conference at the full (member or non-member) rate and present the paper at the conference.

19.06.2013