15th International Symposium on Health Information Management Research (ISHIMR 2011) (ISHIMR 2011)

Venue: Zurich

Location: Zurich, Switzerland

Event Date/Time: Sep 08, 2011 End Date/Time: Sep 09, 2011
Registration Date: Aug 30, 2011
Early Registration Date: Jul 30, 2011
Paper Submission Date: Apr 30, 2011
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Call for Papers and Participation: ISHIMR 2011

8-9 September 2011, Zurich, Switzerland.
Join the 15th International Symposium on Health Information Management Research (ISHIMR 2011) and actively participate at interactive panel discussions and poster presentations on clinical informatics, eHealth, health information behaviour and knowledge management in healthcare. Supported by a wide range of national and international associations and institutions, ISHIMR 2011 brings together researchers and leading experts from around the world to present and share recent research findings in the field.

The areas covered by the conference program include (but are not strictly limited to):
Clinical informatics:
• Bioinformatics
• Clinical & outcomes based informatics
• Decision support systems
• Electronic Patient Records
• Imaging (diagnostic & therapeutic)
• Learning and training technologies
• Nursing & Pharmacy informatics
• Online training systems
• Registries / Administrative databases
• Robotics
• Telehealth/telemedicine
• Translational informatics
• Economics of E-Health
• Evaluation of E-Health
• E-Health Marketing
• E-Health Architectures, Service Models and Business Cases
• Design and Delivery of E-Health Services
• Service Use Cases (e.g. E-Logistics and E-Commerce in Healthcare)
• Security in E-Health
• Interoperability in E-Health
• Evolution of E-Health
• Case Studies
Knowledge strategies:
• Knowledge sharing and transfer
• Communities of practice
• Evidence based decision-making and practice.
• Health information services management.
• Health librarianship
• Business intelligence in the health sector
• Data mining, data warehousing, and data analysis
• Information governance
• Archiving health data
• Coding and classification
Health information behaviour:
• Information seeking by patients and carers
• Information needs of health care professionals
• Evaluation of web-based sources of patient information
• Online discussion forums for patients
• Web-based medical records for patients
• Information for empowering patients and increasing patient choice
• Telephone health information and advice services
• Information use by health service mangers and planners
• Information for preventing disease and illness
• Communication between health care consumers and health care professionals


The Symposium Proceedings will be published in print by one of the leading journals in this field. In addition, selected papers will be published in a special issue of the Health Informatics Journal (indexed in Medline/PubMed), as has occurred in previous ISHIMR events.

There will be several sponsoring opportunities, including invited talks, the Gala Dinner and several lunch and coffee sessions.

Lake breezes, panoramic views of the Alps and the added bonus of first class quality of life characterise Zürich, Switzerland’s centre of culture and business, all make it the ideal city for a successful and unforgettable meeting.

Important dates
• 1st Announcement: 15 December 2011
• Paper/Poster submission opens: 15 January 2011
• Paper/Poster submission closes: 30 April 2011
• Author registration opens: 1 May 2011
• Author registration deadline: 30 June 2011
• Early bird registration (reduced fees) deadline: 30 July 2011
• ISHIMR 2011 Conference: 8-9 September 2011
• Gala Dinner: 8 September 2011

For questions regarding the submission of papers and posters as well as sponsoring possibilities, please feel free to contact Dr. Dimitri Raptis (mailto:Dimitri.Raptis@ishimr2011.com) or Dr. Tobias Mettler (mailto:Dimitri.Raptis@ishimr2011.com)
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