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ICHR 2017 : 19th International Conference on Healthcare Reforms

Durban, South Africa
January 12 - 13, 2017

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Conference Venue

Holiday Inn Express Durban Umhlanga
2 Ncondo Place, Cnr Ncondo Place & Ntusi Road,
off Umhlanga Rocks Drive
Umhlanga, Durban, 4320, South Africa
Conference Code: 17ZA01ICHR

Conference Aims and Objectives

The ICHR 2017: 19th International Conference on Healthcare Reforms aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Healthcare Reforms. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Healthcare Reforms.

Call for Contributions

All honorable authors are kindly encouraged to contribute to and help shape the conference through submissions of their research abstracts, papers and e-posters. Also, high quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in all areas of Healthcare Reforms are cordially invited for presentation at the conference. The conference solicits contributions of abstracts, papers and e-posters that address themes and topics of the conference, including figures, tables and references of novel research materials.WASET

Conference Proceedings

All submitted conference papers will be blind peer reviewed by three competent reviewers. The post conference proceedings will be abstracted and indexed in the International Science Index , and submitted to be indexed in the Google Scholar, Scopus and Thomson Reuters. The conference abstracts and proceedings book, CD and certificate of presentation will be distributed to participants at the conference registration desk.

Special Journal Issues

ICHR 2017 has teamed up with the Special Journal Issue on Healthcare Reforms. A number of selected high-impact full text papers will also be considered for the special journal issues. All submitted papers will have the opportunity to be considered for this Special Journal Issue. The paper selection will be carried out during the peer review process as well as at the conference presentation stage. Submitted papers must not be under consideration by any other journal or publication. The final decision for paper selection will be made based on peer review reports by the Guest Editors and the Editor-in-Chief jointly. Selected full-text papers will be published online free of charge.

Conference Sponsor and Exhibitor Opportunities

The Conference offers the opportunity to become a conference sponsor or exhibitor. To participate as a sponsor or exhibitor, please download and complete the Conference Sponsorship Request Form.

Important Dates

Abstracts/Full-Text Paper Submission Deadline   November 30, 2016
Notification of Acceptance/Rejection   December 5, 2016
Final Paper (Camera Ready) Submission & Early Bird Registration Deadline   December 10, 2016
Conference Dates   January 12 - 13, 2017

Important Notes

Please ensure your submission meets WASET's strict guidelines for accepting scholarly papers. Downloadable versions of the check list for Full-Text Papers and Abstract Papers.

Please refer to the Paper Submission GUIDE before submitting your paper.

Selected Conference Papers

1) Impact of Flexibility on Patient Satisfaction and Behavioral Intention: A Critical Reassessment and Model Development
Pradeep Kumar, Shibashish Chakraborty, Sasadhar Bera
2) Analytics Model in a Telehealth Center Based on Cloud Computing and Local Storage
L. Ramirez, E. Guillén, J. Sánchez
3) Effect of Aging on the Second Law Efficiency, Exergy Destruction and Entropy Generation in the Skeletal Muscles during Exercise
Jale Çatak, Bayram Yılmaz, Mustafa Ozilgen
4) Numerical Simulations of Acoustic Imaging in Hydrodynamic Tunnel with Model Adaptation and Boundary Layer Noise Reduction
Sylvain Amailland, Jean-Hugh Thomas, Charles Pézerat, Romuald Boucheron, Jean-Claude Pascal
5) Use of Cloud Computing and Smart Devices in Healthcare
Nikunj Agarwal, M. P. Sebastian
6) Health Care Waste Management Practices in Liberia: An Investigative Case Study
V. Emery David Jr., J. Wenchao, D. Mmereki, Y. John, F. Heriniaina
7) Hyperspectral Imaging and Nonlinear Fukunaga-Koontz Transform Based Food Inspection
Hamidullah Binol, Abdullah Bal
8) Development of a Secured Telemedical System Using Biometric Feature
O. Iyare, A. H. Afolayan, O. T. Oluwadare, B. K. Alese
9) Efficient Tuning Parameter Selection by Cross-Validated Score in High Dimensional Models
Yoonsuh Jung
10) Leading, Teaching and Learning “in the Middle”: Experiences, Beliefs, and Values of Instructional Leaders, Teachers, and Students in Finland, Germany, and Canada
Brandy Yee, Dianne Yee
11) Quantitative Assessment of Different Formulations of Antimalarials in Sentinel Sites of India
Taruna Katyal Arora, Geeta Kumari, Hari Shankar, Neelima Mishra
12) Lean Healthcare: Barriers and Enablers in the Colombian Context
Erika Ruiz, Nestor Ortiz
13) Design Approach for the Development of Format-Flexible Packaging Machines
G. Götz, P. Stich, J. Backhaus, G. Reinhart
14) A Study on Bilingual Semantic Processing: Category Effects and Age Effects
Lai Yi-Hsiu
15) Physicochemical Stability of Pulse Spreads during Storage after Sous Vide Treatment and High Pressure Processing
Asnate Kirse, Daina Karklina, Sandra Muizniece-Brasava, Ruta Galoburda