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The Sixth International Conference on eHealth, Telemedicine, and Social Medicine

eTELEMED 2014

March 23 - 27, 2014 - Barcelona, Spain


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Details:

  • Colocated with other events part of DigitalWorld 2014
  • 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) October 28 November 26, 2013
Notification December 28, 2013
Registration January 22, 2014
Camera ready January 30 February 15, 2014

ISSN: 2308-4359
ISBN: 978-1-61208-327-8

Published by IARIA XPS Press

Archived in the free access ThinkMindTM Digital Library
Prints available at Curran Associates, Inc.
Authors of selected papers will be invited to submit extended versions to a IARIA Journal
Articles will be submitted to appropriate indexes.

All tracks/topics are open to both research and industry contributions.

Tracks:

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 diseases

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 locations

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

 
 

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