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HInfo 2018 : International Symposium on Health Informatics


When Apr 16, 2018 - Apr 18, 2018
Where Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Submission Deadline Nov 27, 2017
Notification Due Dec 22, 2017
Final Version Due Jan 12, 2018
Categories    information technology   health   computer   communication

Call For Papers

After the successful organization of, "5th Symposium on Security and Privacy in Next Generation Networks", 2014 in Flamingo, Las Vegas, USA, "6th Symposium on Security and Privacy in Next Generation Networks", 2015 in Flamingo, Las Vegas, USA, "7th Symposium on Security and Privacy in Next Generation Networks", 2016 in Flamingo, Las Vegas, USA,
We are glad to organize,

International Symposium on Health Informatics (HInfo 2018)
in association with
15th International Conference on Information Technology : New Generations (ITNG 2018),
April 16-18, 2018, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

Best papers will be selected and considered for publication in the following Special issues, after further extension and normal peer reviewed process according to Journal policy
Special Issue of Security and Privacy on "Security and Privacy in eHealth Systems", (CONFIRMED).
International Journal of Spatio-Temporal Data Science, Inderscience, (CONFIRMED).

Health Informatics present complex and challenging issues to computer scientists, social scientists, law experts and policy makers. Appropriate healthcare informatics provisioning involves processing specialized user centric knowledge that is private and of sensitive nature. Electronic health record systems provide opportunities for information sharing which promise improving healthcare services, for both healthcare providers and healthcare seekers. However, appropriate information management measures are essential for privacy preservation and reliability.

Traditional measures may not be suitable for eHealth systems because, in eHealth systems, the roles of all stakeholders are not well defined. Healthcare professionals require ready access to as much information as possible to support informed decision making. However, patients may want to exercise control over the entities granting controlled access to their personal health information, with particular concerns for information privacy. Balancing these competing concerns is a major challenge in the implementation of successful e-Health systems.

This workshop will focus on the major challenge in Health Informatics. We seek papers addressing the following issues in e-Health systems, but are not limited to

• Role of Big Data in eHealthcare
• Role of Internet of Things in eHealthcare
• Access Control
• Vulnerability assessment
• Mobile Identity management
• Authentication, security access policies
• Privacy-respecting Authentication
• Privacy issues in the Internet of Things
• Privacy issues in wireless networks
• Security Management of M2M network
• Testing and verification of eHealth
• Simulation based methods in eHealth
• Security and Privacy issues in eHealth
• Formal methods in eHealth
• Verification of eHealth software and equipment
• Performance evaluation of eHealth systems
• Open issues, surveys on eHealth
• Secured network architectures for eHealth
• eHeathcare Forensics and Investigation
• Remote and wireless-based Biometrics system
• Mobile malware
• Mobile botnets
• Security and privacy issues in Smartphones
• Intrusion and fraud detection
• Socio-economic issues

Important Dates
Paper Submission: Nov. 27, 2017 (extended)
Acceptance Notification: Dec. 22, 2017
Advance Registration: Jan. 12, 2018
Camera Ready Submission: Jan. 12, 2018

Paper Submission
Authors should submit a 6-page version of their original and unpublished work including 5 keywords in the suggested format to their respective track/session chair electronically, in the PDF or Word format. Papers that do not fit the scope of any of the existing sessions, should be submitted to the ITNG General Track. Per ITNG policy, all papers will be reviewed by at least two independent reviewers. Accepted papers will be included in the conference proceedings. Selected papers presented in the conference will be considered for publication in a special issue of an international journal.

If electronic submission is not possible for some reasons, contact respective track chair as given under contact or the Conference General Chair via

Evaluation Process
Papers will be evaluated for originality, significance, clarity, and soundness. Per ITNG policy, except for invited papers, all papers will be reviewed by at least two independent reviewers. Accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings with an ISBN.

Kashif Saleem, Center of Excellence in Information Assurance (CoEIA), King Saud University, SA.
Amjad Gawanmeh, Khalifa University, UAE.
Junaid Chaudhry, Security Research Institute, Edith Cowan University, Australia.
Sugam Sharma, Iowa State University, United States.
Hamid Mcheick, Boulevard de l'Université, Chicoutimi, Québec, Canada.

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