ICTH 2015

27-30 September, 2015, Berlin, Germany The 5th International Conference on Current and Future Trends of Information and Communication Technologies in Healthcare

Important Dates

- Paper Submission Due: June 3rd, 2015 (extended)
- Acceptance Notification: June 26, 2015
- Final Manuscript Due: July 26, 2015
 
 
The 5th International Conference on Current and Future Trends of Information and Communication Technologies in Healthcare (ICTH) is a premier venue for bringing together multi-disciplinary researchers, professionals and practitioners from academia and healthcare who are engaged in different facets of ICT and healthcare. The conference encourages innovative research contributions providing the recent significant developments and promising future trends of ICT based applications, systems, tools, environments and infrastructures in the fields of health/medical care, and related domains, such as public health and pharmaceuticals. Papers on either completed or ongoing research are invited in the following and related topics of interests.
 
ICTH-2015 will be held in conjunction with the 6th International Conference on Emerging Ubiquitous Systems and Pervasive Networks (EUSPN: euspn-15.dai-labor.de/).
 
Accepted papers will be published by Elsevier Science in the open-access Procedia Computer Science series (on-line). Procedia Computer Sciences is hosted on www.Elsevier.com and on the Elsevier content platform ScienceDirect (www.sciencedirect.com), and will be freely available worldwide. All papers in Procedia will also be indexed by Thomson Reuters' Conference Proceeding Citation Index thomsonreuters.com/conference-proceedings-citation-index/. The papers will contain linked references, XML versions and citable DOI numbers. All accepted papers will also be indexed in DBLP (http://dblp.uni-trier.de/). Selected papers will be invited for publication in a special issue of an international journal.
 
We invite submissions on either completed or ongoing work. Submitted papers must be no longer than 8 pages for full papers, 5 pages for short papers and 4 pages for work in progress, including all figures, tables and references. We encourage students to submit short papers or works in progress, and welcome proposals on workshops in areas of special interest to participants.
 
Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:
- Ambient Assisted Living for Elderly Care
- Ambient Intelligence and Intelligent Service Systems
- Analysis and Evaluation of Healthcare Systems
- Clinical Data and Knowledge Management
- Cloud Computing for Healthcare
- Collaboration Technologies for Healthcare
- Context-aware Applications for Patient Monitoring and Care
- Data mining Techniques and Data Warehouses in Healthcare
- Data Visualization
- Decision Support Systems in Healthcare
- Drug Information Systems
- Design and Development Methodologies for Healthcare Systems
- Diagnostic and Therapeutic Technologies in Healthcare
- Digital Hospitals
- E-health & m-health
- Electronic Health Records (EHR) & Personal Health Records (PHR)
- Evidence Based Medicine (EBM)
- Healthgrids
- Health Portals
- Information and Knowledge Processing in Healthcare Environments
- Middleware Support for Smart Homes and Intelligent Applications
- Privacy, Confidentiality and Security Issues in Healthcare Systems
- Related Real World Experimentations and Case Studies in Healthcare
- RFID Solutions for Healthcare
- Smart Homes and Home Care Intelligent Environments
- Telemedicine and Health Telematics
- Ubiquitous and Pervasive Computing in Healthcare
- Usability & Socio Technical studies
- User Interface Design for Healthcare Applications
- Virtual and Augmented Reality in Healthcare
- Virtual Environments for Healthcare
 
Committees  
Steering Committee Chair
Elhadi Shakshuki, Acadia University, Canada
 
Honorary Chair
Sahin Albayrak, DAI-Lab, TU Berlin, Germany
 
General Chairs
Ellen Jaatun, Institute of Cancer Research and Molecular Medicine, NTNU, St. Olvas Hospital, Norway
Syed Sibte Raza Abidi, Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia
 
Advisory Committee
Sergio Camorlinga, Head eHealth Research, TRLabs, Canda
Kevin Daimi, University of Detroit Mercy, USA
Finn Kensing, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Francesco Princiroli, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Abdul Roudsari, University of Victoria, Canada
 
Advisory Committee
Sergio Camorlinga, Head eHealth Research, TRLabs, Canada
Kevin Daimi, University of Detroit Mercy, USA
Finn Kensing, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Francesco Pinciroli, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Abdul Roudsari, University of Victoria, Canada
 
Workshop Chair
Zahoor Khan, Higher Colleges of Technology, UA
 
Local Arrangements Members
Jan Keiser, DAI-Lab, TU Berlin, Germany
Fikret Sivrikaya, German-Turkish Advanced ICT Research Centre, Germany
Johannes Fähndrich, TU Berlin, Germany
 
Publicity Chairs
Christian Kuster, German-Turkish Advanced ICT Research Centre, Germany
Samir Ouchani, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Nabeel Al-Qirim, College of Information Technology, UAE

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