Scholarly Research Excellence

ICSTHM 2018 : 20th International Conference on Smart Textiles for Healthcare and Medicine

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
December 5 - 6, 2018

Conference Code: 18MY12ICSTHM

Conference Proceedings

All submitted conference papers will be blind peer reviewed by three competent reviewers. The peer-reviewed conference proceedings are indexed in the Digital Open Science Index, Google Scholar, Semantic Scholar, Zenedo, OpenAIRE, BASE, WorldCAT, Sherpa/RoMEO, and other index databases. Impact Factor Indicators.

Special Journal Issues

ICSTHM 2018 has teamed up with the Special Journal Issue on Smart Textiles for Healthcare and Medicine. 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   October 26, 2018
Notification of Acceptance/Rejection   October 31, 2018
Final Paper (Camera Ready) Submission & Early Bird Registration Deadline   November 5, 2018
Conference Dates   December 5 - 6, 2018

Important Notes

Please ensure your submission meets the conference'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) Towards Better Quality in Healthcare and Operations Management: A Developmental Literature Review
Towards Better Quality in Healthcare and Operations Management: A Developmental Literature Review
2) Obstruction to Treatments Meeting International Standards for Lyme and Relapsing Fever Borreliosis Patients
J. Luché-Thayer, C. Perronne, C. Meseko
3) A Location-Allocation-Routing Model for a Home Health Care Supply Chain Problem
Amir Mohammad Fathollahi Fard, Mostafa Hajiaghaei-Keshteli, Mohammad Mahdi Paydar
4) A Pre-Assessment Questionnaire to Identify Healthcare Professionals’ Perception on Information Technology Implementation
Y. Atilgan Şengül
5) Development of Affordable and Reliable Diagnostic Tools to Record Vital Parameters for Improving Health Care in Low Resources Settings
Mannan Mridha, Usama Gazay, Kosovare V. Aslani, Hugo Linder, Alice Ravizza, Carmelo de Maria
6) A Posterior Predictive Model-Based Control Chart for Monitoring Healthcare
Yi-Fan Lin, Peter P. Howley, Frank A. Tuyl
7) A Real Time Ultra-Wideband Location System for Smart Healthcare
Mingyang Sun, Guozheng Yan, Dasheng Liu, Lei Yang
8) Impact of Flexibility on Patient Satisfaction and Behavioral Intention: A Critical Reassessment and Model Development
Pradeep Kumar, Shibashish Chakraborty, Sasadhar Bera
9) 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
10) IOT Based Process Model for Heart Monitoring Process
Dalyah Y. Al-Jamal, Maryam H. Eshtaiwi, Liyakathunisa Syed
11) 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
12) High-Value Health System for All: Technologies for Promoting Health Education and Awareness
M. P. Sebastian
13) 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
14) Nurses’ Views on ‘Effective Nurse Leader’ Characteristics in Iraq
S. Abed, S. O’Neill
15) Energy-Efficient Clustering Protocol in Wireless Sensor Networks for Healthcare Monitoring
Ebrahim Farahmand, Ali Mahani

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