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EHST 2015 : 9th Int. Symposium on eHealth Services and Technologies


When Sep 17, 2015 - Sep 18, 2015
Where Rhodes, Greece
Submission Deadline Jul 14, 2015
Notification Due Aug 3, 2015
Final Version Due Aug 17, 2015
Categories    e-health   services   modeling   software

Call For Papers

Call for Papers


17-18 September 2015
Rhodes, Greece

To download the PDF version of the EHST'15 CfP, please click here
To download the EHST'15 Poster, please click here

General Chair:
Dr. Boris Shishkov, BAS / IICREST, Bulgaria

Program Co-Chairs:
Prof. Dr. Leszek Maciaszek, Wroclaw Univ. of Economics, PL / Macquare University ~ Sydney, AU
Prof. Dr. Hubert Oesterle, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland

Local Arrangements Chair:
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Dimitris Mitrakos, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

The symposium is organized by the international institute IICREST. Cooperating organizations are: AUTH - Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, CTIT - the U-Twente Centre for Telematics and Information Technology, and AMAKOTA Ltd.

EHST focuses on e-Health services and their related technologies, with a particular stress on the modeling, delivery and use of technology-driven e-Health service-provisioning systems.

We welcome paper submissions from but not limited to the following areas and topics:

Vital Signal Capturing Sensors
Sensor Embedded and Integrated Data Analysis
Sensor-'Cloud' Interaction and Collaboration
- Complementary Processing
- Monitoring Instructions (from the Cloud)
- Service Discovery by the Sensors
Data Imperfection
Privacy-sensitive Monitoring Protocols and ID Management
Remote and Local Vital Signal Management

Limits of Remote Treatment and Diagnosis
Decision for Intervention
- Adequacy of Monitoring Data
- Responsibility
- Risk Estimation
Remote Control
- from the 'Cloud'
- from a Human
Tele-centers as Complex Interventions Facilitators

Clinical Web Portals
Inter-Consultations and Virtual Clinical Sessions
Virtual Patient Consultations Using Medical Records
Electronic Prescriptions and Drug Management
Access to Personal Health Records
Images of Medical Tests and Digital Pictures
Health Card
Security and Privacy

Appointment Coordination Service
Call Centers
Context Aggregationand Situational Awareness
Advisory Service and Self-Management
Customer Relationship Management
Payments and Accounts
Service Science and Economics
Service-Oriented Software Engineering and Management

User-centered Design and User Needs Assessment
Usability and User Satisfaction
Health and Social Risks
Patient-Centered e-Health and Experience Studies
Patient Attitudes and Acceptance
Evaluation Studies

Key dates
Paper submission deadline: 14 July 2015
Notification of acceptance: 3 August 2015
Final paper submission: 17 August 2015

Types of contributions
Regular Papers - presenting research that is completed or almost finished
Position Papers - presenting an arguable opinion about an issue
Invited Papers - authored by outstanding researchers in the area

Paper formats
Full Papers - 10-page limit in the symposium proceedings (oral presentation)
Short Papers - 6-page limit in the symposium proceedings (oral presentation)
Posters - 4 page limit in the symposium proceedings (poster presentation)

How to submit a paper (7 steps)
1. View the technical scope
2. Prepare a contribution of no less than 3 and no more than 8 pages
3. Decide whether you are submitting your contribution as a Regular Paper or as a Position Paper
4. Do paper formatting, using the provided templates (
5. Remove your names and the names of your co-authors (and also your affiliations) from the title and references sections
6. Save the file as PDF
7. Submission to EHST'15 will be electronically managed via EasyChair

Accepted papers will be presented at EHST 2015 and included in the symposium proceedings, published by SciTePress. All presented papers will also be included in the SciTePress Digital Library (

The ICTRS sessions will be held at Rodos Palace Convetion Center. Rodos Palace constitutes the finest deluxe resort complex on the beautiful Greek island of Rhodes, being ideally located within 4 km from the city of Rhodes. Once in the city, a visitor would be amazed at the diversity of attractions around: (i) Less than 3 km away is the Upper Acropolis of Ancient Rhodes, where are several important ancient monuments, including the temple of Pythian Appolo, the Theater, and the Stadium, all dating back to 2nd century B.C. (ii) Just in the city is the Medieval Town - there (inside the walls) live approximately 6000 residents who are lucky to enjoy the spirit of Rhodes’ unique history, reflected not only in the ruins of the Church of Our Lady of Chora but also in all monuments featuring different periods in the island’s history, including the Byzantine period, the Roman period, the six centuries of the Knights of St. John, the Turkish occupation, the Italian liberation, the British presence, and so on. (iii) Next to the Medieval Town is Mandraki, the harbor of ancient Rhodes beyond which is the New Town, dominated by Kyprou Square, where are to be found some of the finest boutiques in Rhodes, jewellery stores, fabric shops, modern restaurants / cafes and branches of nearly all banks presented on the island. (iv) At the same time, visitors may also enjoy some beautiful beaches around, including the two small beaches in the city and the 5 km of golden sand and crystal-clear waters of Faliraki which is less than 15 km away. Hence, the beautiful city of Rhodes is the ideal starting point in exploring this “Paradise Island” which is also known as the Emerald isle, the Isle of Dreams, the Isle of Roses, and which is associated with myths and legends. This for sure will stimulate participants for an inspiring and productive scientific event.

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