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SIHC 2017 : Special Issue on eHealth Solutions for the Integrated Healthcare

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Link: https://www.hindawi.com/journals/jhe/si/404156/cfp/
 
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Submission Deadline Sep 29, 2017
Notification Due Dec 22, 2017
Final Version Due Feb 16, 2018
Categories    health informatics   e-health   health   healthcare
 

Call For Papers

Special Issue of Journal of Healthcare Engineering (Clarivate Analytics Science Citation Index Expanded, Impact Factor 0.925).

Scope

Information and communication technologies (ICT) bring a new dimension into the different areas of healthcare by using electronic media and new methodologies. Electronic supported health (eHealth) has the ability to bridge gaps and overcome barriers in a different way from traditional forms of healthcare. Telemedicine is the most attractive and visible application field. The advances in healthcare and ICT serve the populations (human beings, patients, and healthcare professionals) and the sustainability of healthcare systems. New health IT systems offer opportunities to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of healthcare services through innovative approaches in clinical service delivery, personal health, and public health, with wide impacts on the wellbeing of both individuals and populations. The use of telemedicine especially for consultation and monitoring has recently undergone rapid growth and proliferation, although the feasibility of many applications, policies, and data concerning the costs, effects, and effectiveness of eHealth and telemedicine are limited.

We invite researchers to contribute original research articles as well as review or methodological articles that will stimulate the continuing efforts to promote use of ICT services or bridge gaps and overcome barriers.

Potential topics include but are not limited to the following:

- eHealth systems (mHealth, sHealth, pHealth, and telemedicine/telehealth/telecare)
- Preventive, ambulatory, hospital, and rehabilitation care
- Local, regional, intersectoral, and national
- Identifications of persons/patients, devices, and products
- Images and laboratory
- Pharmaceutical industry
- Performance evaluation in clinical practice
- Security, privacy, and reliability issues
- Interoperability and/or standardization issues
- Development methodology
- Quality management
- eHealth services and applications (mHealth, sHealth, pHealth, and telemedicine/telehealth/telecare)
- Recent research and developments
- Evaluation of economic, social, and/or clinical benefits
- Solutions for provision of services
- Data-driven healthcare services
- Acceptability and accessibility
- Developing countries and low resource settings
- Policy analysis based research
- Quality management
- Clinical and public health
- Epidemiology and health services research
- Patient, clinical, and health data and knowledge
- Standardization and interoperability
- Classification and coding
- Big data
- Analysis
- Management
- Shared data and information
- Recent developments in healthcare management supported by ICT systems
- ICT support for personalized medicine and person/patient centered medicine
- Empowerment of patients by eHealth (mHealth, sHealth, pHealth, and telemedicine/telehealth/telecare) solutions
- Legal aspects in practice using eHealth (mHealth, sHealth, pHealth, and telemedicine/telehealth/telecare)

Authors can submit their manuscripts through the Manuscript Tracking System at https://mts.hindawi.com/submit/journals/jhe/sihc/.


Important dates

Manuscript Due Friday, 29 September 2017
First Round of Reviews Friday, 22 December 2017
Publication Date Friday, 16 February 2018


Lead Guest Editor

Giedrius Vanagas, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Kaunas, Lithuania

Guest Editors

Rolf Engelbrecht, European Federation for Medical Informatics, Cologne, Germany
Robertas Damaševičius, Kaunas University of Technology, Kaunas, Lithuania
Reima Suomi, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
Agusti Solanas, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Catalonia, Spain

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