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ICHMI 2017 : 19th International Conference on Health and Medical Informatics

Chicago, USA
October 26 - 27, 2017

Conference Code: 17US10ICHMI

Conference Aims and Objectives

The ICHMI 2017: 19th International Conference on Health and Medical Informatics aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Health and Medical Informatics. 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 Health and Medical Informatics.

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 Also, high quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in all areas of Health and Medical Informatics are cordially invited for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

ICHMI 2017 has teamed up with the Special Journal Issue on Health and Medical Informatics. 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   August 31, 2017
Notification of Acceptance/Rejection   September 10, 2017
Final Paper (Camera Ready) Submission & Early Bird Registration Deadline   September 26, 2017
Conference Dates   October 26 - 27, 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) The Determination of Stress Experienced by Nursing Undergraduate Students during Their Education
Gülden Küçükakça, Şefika Dilek Güven, Rahşan Kolutek, Seçil Taylan
2) Analytics Model in a Telehealth Center Based on Cloud Computing and Local Storage
L. Ramirez, E. Guillén, J. Sánchez
3) Impact of Flexibility on Patient Satisfaction and Behavioral Intention: A Critical Reassessment and Model Development
Pradeep Kumar, Shibashish Chakraborty, Sasadhar Bera
4) Ethnic Andean Concepts of Health and Illness in the Post-Colombian World and Its Relevance Today
Elizabeth J. Currie, Fernando Ortega Perez
5) An Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Health and Safety Induction Practices in the Zambian Construction Industry
Josephine Mutwale-Ziko, Nonde Lushinga, Inonge Akakandelwa
6) An Exploratory Study in Nursing Education: Factors Influencing Nursing Students’ Acceptance of Mobile Learning
R. Abdulrahman, A. Eardley, A. Soliman
7) Creating Smart and Healthy Cities by Exploring the Potentials of Emerging Technologies and Social Innovation for Urban Efficiency: Lessons from the Innovative City of Boston
Mohammed Agbali, Claudia Trillo, Yusuf Arayici, Terrence Fernando
8) Modelling a Hospital as a Queueing Network: Analysis for Improving Performance
Emad Alenany, M. Adel El-Baz
9) A Sociological Study of Rural Women Attitudes toward Education, Health and Work outside Home in Beheira Governorate, Egypt
A. A. Betah
10) The Effect of Smartphones on Human Health Relative to User’s Addiction: A Study on a Wide Range of Audiences in Jordan
T. Qasim, M. Obeidat, S. Al-Sharairi
11) Health Monitoring and Failure Detection of Electronic and Structural Components in Small Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
Gopi Kandaswamy, P. Balamuralidhar
12) Energy-Efficient Clustering Protocol in Wireless Sensor Networks for Healthcare Monitoring
Ebrahim Farahmand, Ali Mahani
13) Healthcare Waste Management Practices in Bangladesh: A Case Study in Dhaka City, Bangladesh
H. M. Nuralam, Z. Xiao-lan, B. K. Dubey, D. Wen-Chuan
14) A Nutritional Wellness Program for Overweight Health Care Providers in Hospital Setting: A Randomized Controlled Trial Pilot Study
Kim H. K. Choy, Oliva H. K. Chu, W. Y. Keung, B. Lim, Winnie P. Y. Tang
15) High-Value Health System for All: Technologies for Promoting Health Education and Awareness
M. P. Sebastian

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