[Telecentres] Last Mile: October 19 || eTELEMED 2013 || February 24 - March 1, 2013 - Nice, France

Cristina Pascual cris.pascual.gonzalez at gmail.com
Mon Oct 15 16:40:49 BST 2012



Please consider to contribute to and/or forward to the appropriate groups the following 
opportunity to submit and publish original scientific results to eTELEMED 2013.

The submission deadline is October 19, 2012.

Authors of selected papers will be invited to submit extended article versions to one of 
the IARIA Journals: http://www.iariajournals.org


============== eTELEMED 2013 | Call for Papers ===============


eTELEMED 2013, The Fifth International Conference on eHealth, Telemedicine, and Social 
February 24 - March 1, 2013 - Nice, France

General page: http://www.iaria.org/conferences2013/eTELEMED13.html

Call for Papers: http://www.iaria.org/conferences2013/CfPeTELEMED13.html

- regular papers
- short papers (work in progress)
- posters

Submission page: http://www.iaria.org/conferences2013/SubmiteTELEMED13.html

Submission deadline: October 19, 2012

Sponsored by IARIA, www.iaria.org

Extended versions of selected papers will be published in IARIA Journals: 

Print proceedings will be available via Curran Associates, Inc.: 

Articles will be archived in the free access ThinkMind Digital Library: 

Please note the Poster and Work in Progress options.

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 Authors are invited to submit complete unpublished papers, which 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 tracks are open to both research and industry contributions, in terms of Regular 
papers, Posters, Work in progress, Technical/marketing/business presentations, Demos, 
Tutorials, and Panels.

Before submission, please check and comply with the Editorial rules: 

eTELEMED 2013 Topics (topics and submission details: see CfP on the site)

eHealth technology and devices

Telemedicine software and devices; Diagnostic/monitoring systems and devices; Electronic 
health cards; Home monitoring services and equipment; Telemedicine equipments; Online 
instruments supporting independent living; eHealth telecommunication services; eHealth 
wireless data communications; IPTV and/or phone portal clients; Standardised biomarker 
analysis for intrinsic linkage to disease outcomes

eHealth data records

eHealth medical records; Reengineering of care plans in electronic format; Digital imagery 
and films; Internet imaging localization and archiving; Personal, adaptive, and 
content-based image retrieval imaging; Privacy and accuracy communications of patient 
records; Secure patient data storage; Secure communications of patient data; Authenticated 
access to patient records; Patient privacy-enhancing technologies (PETs); Robust approaches 
to algorithmic modeling of outcomes; Dynamic graphing of individual’s data trends; Data 
aggregation technologies; Delivery of information governance policies; Tools/systems for 
automatic document metadata tagging; Dataset harmonization across multiple sites; 
Standard/symbolic representations of multiple physiological trends and clinical/life events

eHealth information processing

Web technology in medicine and eHealth; Web-enabled consumer-driven eHealth; Electronic 
imagery and visualization frameworks; Color imaging and multidimensional projections; 
Imaging interfaces and navigation; Medical image processing; Video techniques for medical 
images; Computer vision and resolution; Rapid evaluation of patient's status; Anticipative 
processing of patient's status; Videoconferencing; Telepresence

eHealth systems and communications

Hospital information systems; Internet/intranet services; Surgical systems; Sensor-based 
systems; Satellite eHealth communications; Secure data transmissions; Body-sensor networks; 
Separation of concerns between domain problems and technological choices; Service-Oriented 
Architecture (SOA) approaches to maximize translation of clinical evidence; Cross-border 
eHealth systems; HealthGrid; Wireless 'flooding' technology providing cheap e-health 
platform support to whole towns/cities

eHealth systems and emergency situations

Medical emergencies and communications; Detection emergencies situations; Medical resource 
allocation, optimization, and simulation; Real-time emergency situations management; 
Security and accuracy of emergency communications; Geolocalisation and optimization 
technology services for emergency fleet vehicles

Telemedicine/eHealth applications

Virtual telemedicine; Mobile eHealth services; Home monitoring and homecare applications; 
Wireless homecare; User-generated eHealth care; Personalized medicine; Wireless 
telemedicine ; Telehomecare technologies for the elderly; Automatic detection of infectious 

Telemedicine/eHealth services

Clinical telemedicine; Distributed surgery; Telemedicine and telehealth; Telepathology; 
Telecardiology; Telerehabilitation; Elderly and impaired patient services; Remote 
operational medicine; Remote consulting services; Telemedicare monitoring; Vital signs 
monitoring; Computer generated self care advice; Telemedicine handbag; Workflow approaches 
to improve healthcare intervention outcomes; Workflow to improve patient safety, decision 
support, and objective measurement of service quality; Support for evidence-driven 
integrated care pathways (ICP’s)

Social and financial aspects

Safety in telemedicine; Business models; Cost-benefit studies; Legal and ethical aspects; 
On-line payment and reimbursement issues; Ambient Assisted Living; Shared-care systems for 
eHealth; Privacy in the eHealth systems; Multi-lingual eHealth systems; Continuity in 
eHealth care; System simulations for business case development and risk reduction; 
Problem-independent (generic application) eHealth architecture; 'Lean' e-health workflows; 
‘Relative risk' dashboards - how the patient's condition 'sits' within population risk

Classical medicine and eHealth integration

Wide-area integration of eHealth systems; Current eHealth realizations and projects; 
Innovation in eHealth; Telemedicine portals; Standardization and interconnectivity of 
eHealth systems; Implementation of cross-border eHealth services; eHealth integration into 
routine medical practice; Affordable approaches to e-Health; eHealth acceptance with 
medical professionals and patients; Developing countries and eHealth; Distance education 
for eHealth; xHR standardization; Impact of ‘global’ integration standards and 
interoperability projects (e.g. CDA, IHE/XDS, SNOMED-CT, Continua Healthcare Alliance, 
IEEE11073, Common User Interface (CUI)

Preventive eHealth systems

Systematic risk analysis technologies for disease early detection and prevention; 'Patient 
path' hubs, mobile devices and/or dedicated home-based network computers; Information 
models for evaluation of disease progression risk/disease processes; Systems supporting 
quantitative healthcare (predictive outcomes) modeling; Health risk factor data collation 
and multiple longitudinal trend analyses; Support for disease prevention aimed at healthy 
individuals; Data aggregation and visualisation technologies for population-based 
reporting; 'Risk signature’ discovery to indicate optimal preventative or screening 
actions; Mapping SNOMED-CT terminologies to disease model archetypes; Quantitative 
individualized outcome risk analysis; Services for longitudinal data 
analysis/visualisation; Continuous workflow management across clinic, home and mobile 

Challenges of large-scale, cost-effective eHealth systems

Integrated technology, social/behavioral and business modelling research for large-scale 
deployments; Total operational cost-effectiveness modelling; Lessons from large-scale 
telehealth/telecare demonstrators in different parts of the world; Standardised data 
collation infrastructures (data service layers); Impact of grid and service-oriented 
computing; Roles of global/international interoperability organisations (e.g. IHE and 
Continua); Scaleable multi-data trend management; Robust data collection along the ‘patient 
path’ for improved decision support; Delivery of ‘composite’ process functions (e.g. 
contributed by multiple vendor systems); Paths to semantically-harmonised eHealth systems; 
Semantic interoperability and openEHR archetypes; Applications of harmonised (standardised) 
datasets across multiple sites; Keeping technology simple and affordable

Nurse team applications

ePatient and eNurse tools that are simple to adopt and use; Public eHealth education & 
information; Life time health records; Primary care centers and home monitoring; Monitoring 
for signs and progression of complications; eHealth awareness, education and adoption; 
Mapping to individualized care plans; Continuous ‘closed loop’ outcomes analysis; 
Intervention measurement technologies; Personal target setting

Personalized eHealth

eHealth Systems in Mental Health; Preventive Systems and mobile activity monitoring; 
eHealth and life; Fundamentals in eHealth personalization; Wearable and implantable 
systems; Micro and nano eHealth sensors; Diagnostics using biosensors and textiles; 
Interacting with organic semiconductors; Personalized eHealth market; Personalized eHealth 
business models; Ubiquitous monitoring; Personalized eHealth and classical health networks; 
Trends in personalized eHealth; ICT solutions for patient self-management

Clinical telemedicine

Stroke (Acute stroke; Thrombolytic therapy; Transient ischemic attacks; Telestroke); 
Eplilepsy (Acute management of seizures, Follow-up strategies, management of 
complications); ICU (remote intubation, Management of acute respiratory distress); 
Cardiaology (EKG interpretation, Tele-Echo, Management of acute coronary syndromes); 
Pediatrics (Epilepsy, Cardiology-echo interpretation, Pediatrics emergencies)

Rural and wilderness eHealth

Rural health and eHealth programs; Rural medical practice; Healthcare challenges in rural 
areas; Provincial standards of emergency care; Diagnosing in rural areas; Wilderness 
emergency medicine; Developing and nurturing online communities for health; Rural 
self-health care

Environmental and travel telemedicine

Disease control and prevention; Geo-medical surveillance; Travel health-related products, 
drugs and vaccines; Altitude medicine; Oceanic medicine; Continuous monitoring of 
travelers' health; Self-health care

Committee: http://www.iaria.org/conferences2013/ComeTELEMED13.html

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