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WIM - CSBC 2011 : XI Medical Informatics Workshop


When Jul 20, 2011 - Jul 21, 2011
Where Natal, RN, Brazil
Submission Deadline Mar 30, 2011
Notification Due May 12, 2011
Final Version Due May 26, 2011
Categories    computer science   healthcare   ehealth   bioinformatics

Call For Papers

The XI Medical Informatics Workshop (WIM 2011) is a community forum where researchers, students, professionals and entrepreneurs can meet and exchange their experiences. WIM 2011 focuses on the application of Computer Science principles and methods to address healthcare-related issues. WIM 2011 is sponsored by the Brazilian Computing Society (SBC), and will be hosted within the CSBC 2011, SBC´s major conference, in Natal, Rio Grande do Norte From the 19th till the 22nd of July 2011. WIM is the official annual meeting of SBC´s Computing Applied to Healthcare Special Committee. WIM is also officially supported by Brazilian Society on Healthcare Informatics (SBIS).
WIM activities include full and short paper presentations, as well as invited keynotes presentations and roundtables, It runs for 2 days within the CSBC 2011 conference.
Topics of Interest
We cordially invite you to submit your contribution to WIM 2011. We strongly encourage authors to submit their original contributions in Computer Science methods and tools applied to f specific healthcare/application-oriented contexts. Topics of interest include but are not limited to :

Mobile Applications in Healthcare
Evaluation of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in Healthcare Systems
Computing applied to Healthcare Education
Smart sensors and devices in Healthcare
Education in Healthcare Computing
Software Engineering applied to Healthcare ICT
Knowledge Management and Data Mining in Healthcare
Computing in Nursing, Physical therapy, Nutrition, Dentistry, Psychology and
Occupational Therapy
Patient-centered Healthcare Computing
Internet & Healthcare Computing
Continuous Monitoring and Streaming Technology in Healthcare
Ontologies, Terminologies, Models and Standards in Healthcare Information
PACS Systems & Image or Biological Signals Computer Processing
Computer-based Personal Health Records / Electronic Patient Records
Security, Privacy and Confidentiality in Healthcare
Artificial Intelligence and Decision Support Systems in Healthcare
Computational support to clinical protocols, guidelines and evidence-based healthcare
Emerging Technologies (Digital TV, Virtual Reality, Ubiquitous Computing)
Technologies for capturing and documenting clinical encounter information in
electronic systems
e-Health and Telemedicine

All papers must adhere to the format defined by SBC ( However, submitted papers must be submitted anonymously (without any information that might lead to author identification). All papers should be submitted in Acrobat PDF format, written in Portuguese, Spanish or English. The Conference will be composed of two types of contributions:Full Papers, describing methods applied and results obtained from previous research on computer science developments to address healthcare-related issues. Full paper size is limited to 10 pages;
Short papers, describing work in progress reports or fresh developments with preliminary results or ideas that merit peer-evaluation and discussion. Short paper size is limited to 4 pages.

All papers should be submitted using the web, through JEMS:
Important Dates
03/30/2011 – Deadline for paper submission
05/12/2011 – Acceptance notification
05/26/2011 – Deadline for camera-ready copy

WIM 2011 will award best papers both in Complete and Ongoing Research Papers categories.

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