The Fifth International Conference on Global Health Challenges
GLOBAL HEALTH 2016
October 9 – 13, 2016
• Colocated with other events part of NexTech 2016
• Posters will be presented during the conference
• A Work in Progress track is available for preliminary work
• A Research Ideas track is available for ideas in early stages
• A Doctoral Forum track is available for discussing and publishing early PhD thesis research
• Submission (full paper) — May 23, 2016
• Notification — July 16, 2016
• Registration — July 30, 2016
• Camera Ready — August 30, 2016
All tracks/topics 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; Bio-medicine; 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; Genetics; Virtual reality in medicine surgery; Clinical trials; Computational and knowledge management on proteomics and genomics; Drug design, disease diagnosis and control.
Nursing; Patient-centered care; Personalized medicine; Pervasive health; Homecare; Pharmaceutical services.
Biomedicine; 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.