8th International Conference on Health Informatics

Country: Portugal

City: Lisbon

Abstr. due: 29.07.2014

Dates: 12.01.14 — 15.01.14

Area Of Sciences: Biology; Medicine;

Address: Av. D. Manuel I, 27A, 2º esq. 2910-595 Setúbal - Portugal

Organizing comittee e-mail: healthinf.secretariat@insticc.org

Organizers: Instituto de Telecomunicações

 

The purpose of the International Conference on Health Informatics is to bring together researchers and practitioners interested in the application of information and communication technologies (ICT) to healthcare and medicine in general and to the specialized support to persons with special needs in particular.
Databases, networking, graphical interfaces, intelligent decision support systems and specialized programming languages are just a few of the technologies currently used in medical informatics. Mobility and ubiquity in healthcare systems, standardization of technologies and procedures, certification, privacy are some of the issues that medical informatics professionals and the ICT industry in general need to address in order to further promote ICT in healthcare. In the case of medical rehabilitation and assistive technology the use of ICT has had important results in the enhancement of the quality of life, contributing to a full integration of all citizens in the societies they are also part of.

Conference Web-Site: http://www.healthinf.biostec.org/

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