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ICTH 2016 : The 6th International Conference on Current and Future Trends of Information and Communication Technologies in Healthcare


When Sep 19, 2016 - Sep 22, 2016
Where London, United Kingdom
Submission Deadline May 31, 2016
Notification Due Jun 20, 2016
Final Version Due Jul 20, 2016
Categories    healthcare   ICT   e-health   m-health

Call For Papers

Conference: The 6th International Conference on Current and Future Trends of Information and Communication Technologies in Healthcare

Date: September 19-22, 2016

Location: London, United Kingdom


Important Dates


- Workshop Proposals: March 10, 2016

- Paper Submission Due: May 31, 2016
- Acceptance Notification: June 20, 2016

- Final Manuscript Due: July 20, 2016

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 2016 will held at the University of Surrey in London, United Kingdom. The University of Surrey is based in Guildford, in the South East of England. It is easily accessible by road and rail, and is a short distance from both Heathrow and Gatwick airports. The main University campus, Stag Hill, is situated close to the Guildford mainline train station and within a short walk of the town centre.

ICTH-2016 will be held in conjunction with the 7th International Conference on Emerging Ubiquitous Systems and Pervasive Networks (EUSPN:

Accepted papers will be published by Elsevier Science in the open-access Procedia Computer Science series (on-line). Procedia Computer Science is hosted by Elsevier on and on Elsevier content platform ScienceDirect (, and will be freely available worldwide. All papers in Procedia will be indexed by Scopus ( and by Thomson Reuters' Conference Proceeding Citation Index ( All papers in Procedia will also be indexed by Scopus ( and Engineering Village (Ei) ( This includes EI Compendex ( Moreover, all accepted papers will be indexed in DBLP ( The papers will contain linked references, XML versions and citable DOI numbers. You will be able to provide a hyperlink to all delegates and direct your conference website visitors to your proceedings.

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



General Chair

Heiko Gewald, The Neu-Ulm University of Applied, Germany
Geyong Min, University of Exeter, UK

Program Chairs
Stéphane Galland, Université de Technologie de Belfort-Montbéliard, France
Mohamed Khalifa, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center - Jeddah, KSA

Advisory Committee

Sergio Camorlinga, Head eHealth Research, TRLabs, Canada

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

Workshops Chairs

Philipp Brune, The Neu-Ulm University of Applied, Germany
Nafaa Jabeur, German University of Technology, Oman

Local Arrangements Chair

Prashant Kumar, Surrey University, United Kingdom

Publicity Chairs

Wael M. El-Medany, University of Bahrain, Bahrain
Nabil Sahli, German University of Technology, Oman

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