The Fifth International Conference on Global Health Challenges

Страна: Италия

Город: Venice

Тезисы до: 23.05.2016

Даты: 09.10.16 — 13.10.16

Область наук: Медицинские;

Е-мейл Оргкомитета:

Организаторы: WHO


Recent advances in technology and computational science influenced a large spectrum of branches in approaching population health. Despite significant progresses, many challenges exist, including health informatics, cross-country platforms interoperability, system and laws harmonization, protection of health data, practical solutions, accessibility to health services, and many others. Along with technological progress, personalized medicine, ambient assistance and pervasive health complement patient needs. A combination of classical and information-driven approach is developing now, where diagnosis systems, data protection mechanisms, remote assistance and hospital-processes are converging.

GLOBAL HEALTH 2016 takes a global perspective on population health, from national to cross-country approaches, multiplatform technologies, from drug design to medicine accessibility, everything under mobile, ubiquitous, and personalized characteristics of new age population.

We solicit both academic, research, and industrial contributions. We welcome technical papers presenting research and practical results, position papers addressing the pros and cons of specific proposals, such as those being discussed in the standard fora or in industry consortia, survey papers addressing the key problems and solutions on any of the above topics short papers on work in progress, and panel proposals.

Industrial presentations are not subject to the format and content constraints of regular submissions. We expect short and long presentations that express industrial position and status.

Tutorials on specific related topics and panels on challenging areas are encouraged.

The topics suggested by the conference can be discussed in term of concepts, state of the art, research, standards, implementations, running experiments, applications, and industrial case studies. Authors are invited to submit complete unpublished papers, which are not under review in any other conference or journal in the following, but not limited to, topic areas.

All topics and submission formats are open to both research and industry contributions.

Foundations in global health informatics
Computational health
Software for health
Independent living technologies
ICT and health
Platform interoperability
Semantic interoperability
Diagnosis systems
Applied health informatics
User interfaces and visualization

Health and Wellness Informatics
Computation models and human body
Imaging and modelling of human body
Visual and knowledge artifacts
Feature analysis and classification
Machine learning, simulation, and image analysis
Image registration and correlation analysis
Sensing and detecting devices
3d MRI and optical mapping
Semantic representation of human body data
Trusted information for personal wellness
Cloud outsourcing of medical image repositories
Web-base decision support systems
Adverse drug event notification systems
Cross-hospital resource management systems
Nurse challenges with IT and electronic medical records
Clinical personal self-management
Care continuity

Medical  Systems and Technologies
Scalable medical systems
Hospital medical systems architecture
Medical-oriented communication protocols
Integration of heterogeneous medical systems
Noncontact human vital-signs sensing systems
Rehabilitation systems
Medical implant technologies
Digital biomedical images
Systems for measuring tissue parameters
Macroscopy and microscopy systems
Video-based healing systems
Mammograms systems
Patient-centric electronic health record systems
ICT platforms for domestic healthcare of patients affected by chronic diseases
Systems for monitoring special diseases (Parkinson, Alzheimer, Diabetes, etc.)
Real-time medical data collection

Bio-medical semantics
Disease biomarker prediction
Applications of bio-nano technology
Body networks
Mobile healthcare
Ubiquitous healthcare
Human body communication devices
In-body video-driven navigation exploration
Wireless communication and inferences in in body networks-working environments
Acoustic metrics and patterns for body exploration systems
Near-field effect and implant body area networks
Assisted wireless body area systems
Medical systems based on smart devices

Clinical epigenetic
Long term health conditions
Ambient assisted
Virtual reality in medicine surgery
Clinical trials
Computational and knowledge management on proteomics and genomics
Drug design, disease diagnosis and control

Patient-centered care
Personalized medicine
Pervasive health
Pharmaceutical services

Natural medicine
Preventive medicine
Chronic diseases following
Home surveillance

Security aspects and access control on medical data
Data management in pervasive context
Data quality assurance and provenance
Patient flow models in hospitals
Clinical data analysis
Information visualization of medical data
Performance of medical systems
Accuracy of medical systems
Scalability evaluation
Mobile clouds in medical scenarios
Security of medical systems
Privacy for wired and wireless medical devices

eHealth initiatives
Social medicine
Health global accessibility
Epidemic spreading and control
Health Education
Providing health in remote areas
Decision support within healthcare
Ethical aspects in eHealth
Healthcare plans and patient benefits
Synchronization of federal regulations
Availability of medication
Community health services

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