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eTELEMED 2012 : The Fourth International Conference on eHealth, Telemedicine, and Social Medicine


Conference Series : International Conference on eHealth, Telemedicine, and Social Medicine
When Jan 30, 2012 - Feb 4, 2012
Where Valencia, Spain
Submission Deadline Sep 5, 2011
Notification Due Oct 23, 2011
Final Version Due Nov 7, 2011
Categories    ehealth   telemedicine

Call For Papers


eTELEMED 2012: The Fourth International Conference on eHealth, Telemedicine, and Social Medicine
January 30 - February 4, 2012 - Valencia, Spain

General page:
Call for Papers:

Submission deadline: September 5, 2011
Sponsored by IARIA,

Extended versions of selected papers will be published in IARIA Journals:

Please note the Poster Forum and Work in Progress options.

The topics suggested by the conference can be discussed in term of
concepts, state of the art, research, standards, implementations, running
experiments, applications, and industrial case studies. Authors are invited
to submit complete unpublished papers, which are not under review in any
other conference or journal in the following, but not limited to, topic
areas. All tracks are open to both research and industry contributions, in
terms of Regular papers, Posters, Work in progress,
Technical/marketing/business presentations, Demos, Tutorials, and Panels.

Before submission, please check and conform with the Editorial rules:

eTELEMED 2012 Topics (topics and submission details: see CfP on the site)

- eHealth technology and devices: Telemedicine software and devices;
Diagnostic/monitoring systems and devices; Electronic health cards; Home
monitoring services and equipment; Telemedicine equipments; Online
instruments supporting independent living; eHealth telecommunication
services; eHealth wireless data communications; IPTV and/or phone portal
clients; Standardised biomarker analysis for intrinsic linkage to disease

- eHealth data records: eHealth medical records; Reengineering of care
plans in electronic format; Digital imagery and films; Internet imaging
localization and archiving; Personal, adaptive, and content-based image
retrieval imaging; Privacy and accuracy communications of patient
records; Secure patient data storage; Secure communications of patient
data; Authenticated access to patient records; Patient privacy-enhancing
technologies (PETs); Robust approaches to algorithmic modeling of
outcomes; Dynamic graphing of individual?s data trends; Data aggregation
technologies; Delivery of information governance policies; Tools/systems
for automatic document metadata tagging; Dataset harmonization across
multiple sites; Standard/symbolic representations of multiple
physiological trends and clinical/life events

- eHealth information processing: Web technology in medicine and eHealth;
Web-enabled consumer-driven eHealth; Electronic imagery and visualization
frameworks; Color imaging and multidimensional projections; Imaging
interfaces and navigation; Medical image processing; Video techniques for
medical images; Computer vision and resolution; Rapid evaluation of
patient's status; Anticipative processing of patient's status;
Videoconferencing; Telepresence

- eHealth systems and communications: Hospital information systems;
Internet/intranet services; Surgical systems; Sensor-based systems;
Satellite eHealth communications; Secure data transmissions; Body-sensor
networks; Separation of concerns between domain problems and
technological choices; Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) approaches to
maximize translation of clinical evidence; Cross-border eHealth systems;
HealthGrid; Wireless 'flooding' technology providing cheap e-health
platform support to whole towns/cities

- eHealth systems and emergency situations: Medical emergencies and
communications; Detection emergencies situations; Medical resource
allocation, optimization, and simulation; Real-time emergency situations
management; Security and accuracy of emergency communications;
Geolocalisation and optimization technology services for emergency fleet

- Telemedicine/eHealth applications: Virtual telemedicine; Mobile eHealth
services; Home monitoring and homecare applications; Wireless homecare;
User-generated eHealth care; Personalized medicine; Wireless telemedicine
; Telehomecare technologies for the elderly; Automatic detection of
infectious diseases

- Telemedicine/eHealth services: Clinical telemedicine; Distributed
surgery; Telemedicine and telehealth; Telepathology; Telecardiology;
Telerehabilitation; Elderly and impaired patient services; Remote
operational medicine; Remote consulting services; Telemedicare
monitoring; Vital signs monitoring; Computer generated self care advice;
Telemedicine handbag; Workflow approaches to improve healthcare
intervention outcomes; Workflow to improve patient safety, decision
support, and objective measurement of service quality; Support for
evidence-driven integrated care pathways (ICP?s)

- Social and financial aspects: Safety in telemedicine; Business models;
Cost-benefit studies; Legal and ethical aspects; On-line payment and
reimbursement issues; Ambient Assisted Living; Shared-care systems for
eHealth; Privacy in the eHealth systems; Multi-lingual eHealth systems;
Continuity in eHealth care; System simulations for business case
development and risk reduction; Problem-independent (generic application)
eHealth architecture; 'Lean' e-health workflows; ?Relative risk'
dashboards - how the patient's condition 'sits' within population risk

- Classical medicine and eHealth integration: Wide-area integration of
eHealth systems; Current eHealth realizations and projects; Innovation in
eHealth; Telemedicine portals; Standardization and interconnectivity of
eHealth systems; Implementation of cross-border eHealth services; eHealth
integration into routine medical practice; Affordable approaches to
e-Health; eHealth acceptance with medical professionals and patients;
Developing countries and eHealth; Distance education for eHealth; xHR
standardization; Impact of ?global? integration standards and
interoperability projects (e.g. CDA, IHE/XDS, SNOMED-CT, Continua
Healthcare Alliance, IEEE11073, Common User Interface (CUI)

- Preventive eHealth systems: Systematic risk analysis technologies for
disease early detection and prevention; 'Patient path' hubs, mobile
devices and/or dedicated home-based network computers; Information models
for evaluation of disease progression risk/disease processes; Systems
supporting quantitative healthcare (predictive outcomes) modeling; Health
risk factor data collation and multiple longitudinal trend analyses;
Support for disease prevention aimed at healthy individuals; Data
aggregation and visualisation technologies for population-based
reporting; 'Risk signature? discovery to indicate optimal preventative or
screening actions; Mapping SNOMED-CT terminologies to disease model
archetypes; Quantitative individualized outcome risk analysis; Services
for longitudinal data analysis/visualisation; Continuous workflow
management across clinic, home and mobile locations

- Challenges of large-scale, cost-effective eHealth systems: Integrated
technology, social/behavioral and business modelling research for
large-scale deployments; Total operational cost-effectiveness modelling;
Lessons from large-scale telehealth/telecare demonstrators in different
parts of the world; Standardised data collation infrastructures (data
service layers); Impact of grid and service-oriented computing; Roles of
global/international interoperability organisations (e.g. IHE and
Continua); Scaleable multi-data trend management; Robust data collection
along the ?patient path? for improved decision support; Delivery of
?composite? process functions (e.g. contributed by multiple vendor
systems); Paths to semantically-harmonised eHealth systems; Semantic
interoperability and openEHR archetypes; Applications of harmonised
(standardised) datasets across multiple sites; Keeping technology simple
and affordable

- Nurse team applications: ePatient and eNurse tools that are simple to
adopt and use; Public eHealth education & information; Life time health
records; Primary care centers and home monitoring; Monitoring for signs
and progression of complications; eHealth awareness, education and
adoption; Mapping to individualized care plans; Continuous ?closed loop?
outcomes analysis; Intervention measurement technologies; Personal target

- Personalized eHealth: eHealth Systems in Mental Health; Preventive
Systems and mobile activity monitoring; eHealth and life; Fundamentals in
eHealth personalization; Wearable and implantable systems; Micro and nano
eHealth sensors; Diagnostics using biosensors and textiles; Interacting
with organic semiconductors; Personalized eHealth market; Personalized
eHealth business models; Ubiquitous monitoring; Personalized eHealth and
classical health networks; Trends in personalized eHealth; ICT solutions
for patient self-management

- Clinical telemedicine: Stroke (Acute stroke; Thrombolytic therapy;
Transient ischemic attacks; Telestroke); Eplilepsy (Acute management of
seizures, Follow-up strategies, management of complications); ICU (remote
intubation, Management of acute respiratory distress); Cardiaology (EKG
interpretation, Tele-Echo, Management of acute coronary syndromes);
Pediatrics (Epilepsy, Cardiology-echo interpretation, Pediatrics

- Rural and wilderness eHealth: Rural health and eHealth programs; Rural
medical practice; Healthcare challenges in rural areas; Provincial
standards of emergency care; Diagnosing in rural areas; Wilderness
emergency medicine; Developing and nurturing online communities for
health; Rural self-health care

- Environmental and travel telemedicine: Disease control and prevention;
Geo-medical surveillance; Travel health-related products, drugs and
vaccines; Altitude medicine; Oceanic medicine; Continuous monitoring of
travelers' health; Self-health care

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