ISHIMR 2015 : 17th International Symposium for Health Information Management Research
Call For Papers
Call for papers
On behalf of the ISHIMR 2015 Committee, we invite you to participate in the 17th International Symposium for Health Information Management Research (ISHIMR), which will take place at York St. John University on 25-26 June 2015, in the beautiful city of York, England, UK.
The theme of this meeting will focus on "Health Informatics for Enhancing Health and Well-Being".
ISHIMR 2015 will bring together researchers in the general area of e-health, health information management and health informatics and will provide a forum for the presentation and discussion of their research activities. We therefore welcome paper (oral presentation) / abstract (poster) submissions and delegates from the health and research community, particularly those with teaching/ research responsibilities in health information management and health informatics, those with clinical responsibilities, and those involved in provision of health information and knowledge services.
ISHIMR 2015 will feature oral and poster presentations, a doctoral symposium, a demonstration of health informatics software applications and invited speakers from industry, government organisations and academia. ISHIMR 2015 will include a multi-disciplinary audience.
The topics of interest for ISHIMR 2015 include, but are not restricted to:
Health Data Management Strategies
Electronic Health Records (EHR/EMR)
Personal Health Records (PHR)
Imaging (diagnostic & therapeutic)
Health Information Management Strategies
Archiving health information
Coding and classification
Clinical outcomes analysis
Health information services management
Patient-patient communication and collaboration services
Patient-provider communication and collaboration services
Information seeking by patients and carers
Information needs of health care professionals
Evaluation of web-based sources of patient information
Online discussion forums in health
Information use by health service mangers and planners
Health Knowledge Management Strategies
Healthcare knowledge management systems
Health knowledge modeling
Computerization of healthcare knowledge (clinical guidelines, pathways, algorithms)
Clinical workflows modeling
Process mining in healthcare
Evidence based decision making
Decision support systems
Knowledge sharing and transfer
Communities of practice
Social network analysis
Health text mining
Health Informatics Systems
Online medical education and training
Social Care Informatics
Economics of eHealth
Evaluation of eHealth
eHealth architectures, service models and business cases
Design and delivery of E-health services
eLogistics and eCommerce in healthcare
Security in eHealth
Interoperability in eHealth
Emerging Trends in Health Informatics Systems
Cloud computing in healthcare
Semantic web in healthcare
Social computing in healthcare
Social media for patients, carers and the public
Mobile computing in healthcare
Big data management in healthcare
Remote patient monitoring and surveillance
Business intelligence in healthcare
Geospatial systems in healthcare
You and your colleagues are invited to submit their research contributions or practical experience reports. All papers will be blind peer-reviewed by at least two members of the Programme Committee.
The deadline for submission of papers and poster abstracts is: 15th January 2015.
All papers presented and abstracts for posters, will be published in the Conference Proceedings. As with previous ISHIMR conferences, the best papers will be considered for publication in a special issue of the Health Informatics Journal and in the International Journal of Health Information Management Research (IJHIMR).
Please circulate this CFP to your colleagues and fellow researchers.
We look forward to your contribution and to seeing you at ISHIMR 2015,
Hannah Spring, Barbara Sen, Peter Bath, Dimitri Raptis