[AK-MI] 1st CFP - iSHIMR2005 (22 Sept.-Thessaloniki, Greece)

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                           CALL FOR PAPERS

       The Tenth International Symposium on
  Health Information Management Research

   Theme: "Improving the quality of health information
    - an international perspective"

   Department of Computer Science, CITY Liberal Studies
 The Centre for Health Information Management Research,
The University of Sheffield
South-Eastern European Research Center SEERC (http://www.seerc.info)

   Thessaloniki, Greece

                         22-24 September 2005
iSHIMR 2005 aims to bring together people who are carrying out, or are
interested in, research in the general area of health  information
management and health informatics technology, and to provide a forum for the
presentation and discussion of their research activities. ISHIMR 2005 is a
response to the challenge of utilising the enormous potential of modern
information technology in information systems, which benefit healthcare
professionals, managers, planners, patients and the public. The
multi-disciplinary field of Healthcare is a massive generator and user of
information. Effective management and exploitation of this critical resource
is fundamental to the effectiveness of all groups and individuals in this
field, at strategic, management and operational levels. We therefore
welcomepaper submissions and delegates from the international healthcare
community, particularly those with teaching/research responsibilitiesin
health information managementand health informatics with
clinicalresponsibilities, and those involved in provision of information

                            TOPICS OF INTEREST
Papers may be submitted reporting on research in any area of health
information management. We particularly welcome papers which address the
conference theme, "Improving the quality of health information - an
international perspective".

Areas include, but are not restricted to, Information Management issues of

- e-Health Records, Personal Health Systems.
- Information needs of patients, carers and the public.
- Evidence based health and social care.
- Security, confidentiality and protection of healthcare information.
- e-Health Logistics.
- Local Implementation Strategies - experience, issues and challenges.
- HCI issues of Health care applications. User acceptance of
  Health care applications.
- Home monitoring and care systems. Tele-systems and applications
  for support of care.
- User friendly and certified information services for citizens and
- Integrated Health Information Services, standards and infrastructure.
- Health/Medical Informatics Training and Education.
- Health service workflow management and re-engineering.
- Implementing and Managing Clinical Practice Guidelines
- Health Services and Geographic Information Systems
- Principles and Practices of Project Management for Health
  Systems Implementation
- Knowledge representation and Management
- IT in Health Services - Management and Economical aspects
- Bio-information management

                            IMPORTANT DATES
Deadline for submission of papers/posters:  15 May 2005
Notification of Acceptance:    15 June 2005
Deadline for Final Papers/Posters:    10 July 2005
Advanced Registration and Author Registration deadline: 15 July 2005
Final Programme:      26 August 2005
Conference:       22 September 2005


Barry Eaglestone (University of Sheffield, UK) Co-chair
   b.eaglestone at sheffield.ac.uk
Panagiotis Bamidis  (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki,GR) Co-chair
   bamidis at med.auth.gr

Peter Bath   (University of Sheffield, UK)
Paula Procter   (University of Sheffield, UK)
Andrew Booth   (University of Sheffield, UK)
Asuman Dogac   (Middle East Technical University, TR)
Raza Abidi   (Dalhousie University, CA)
Trefor Roscoe   (University of Sheffield, UK)
Rowena Cullen   (Victoria University of Wellington , NZ)
Chris Dowd   (University of Sheffield, UK)
Panayiotis Ketikidis  (CITY College, GR)
Rob Procter   (University of Edinburgh, UK)
Mark Sanderson   (University of Sheffield, UK)
Moya Conrick   (Griffith University, AU)
Dimitris Fotiadis  (University of Ioannina, GR)
George Pangalos  (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, GR) Iraklis
Paraskakis  (CITY College, GR)
Costas Pappas   (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, GR)
Nicos Maglaveras  (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, GR ) Pantelis
Angelidis (SEE Institute of Telecommunications, GR) Lacramioara
Stoicu-Tivadar (University of Timisoara, RO) George Eleftherakis  (CITY
College, GR) Socrates Katsikas  (University of the Aegean, GR)
Evelin Hovenga   (Central Queensland University, AU)
Valentin Massero  (University of Extremadura Centro Universitario de Merida,
Mariam Ginman   (Abo Akademi University, FI)
Tony Norris   (University of Auckland, NZ)
Elena Maceviciute  (University College of Boras, SE)
Tom Wilson   (University of Sheffield, UK)


Peter Bath       (University of Sheffield, UK) Co-chair
   p.a.bath at sheffield.ac.uk
Anna Sotiriadou     (CITY College, GR)  Co-chair
   sotiriadou at city.academic.gr

Petros Kefalas  (CITY College, GR)
Panayiotis Ketikidis (South East European Centre, GR)
Dimitris Dranidis (CITY College, GR)
Athanasios Hatziapostolou(CITY College, GR)

Konstantinos Danas iSHIMR2005 at seerc.info

                       INFORMATION FOR AUTHORS
Authors should submit research contributions or practical experience reports
in English. All papers will be peer-reviewed by at least 2 members of the
programme committee.

Papers should not be simultaneously submitted elsewhere, or have been
previously published.

Papers should be set out in accordance with the Health Informatics Journal
requirements. Please use the provided template

Full Papers  / Short Papers-
These should present research contributions or practical experience reports,
for presentation at the Symposium. Full papers should be not more than 5,000
words. Short papers should be not more than 3,000 words.

Discussion Papers -
These should be position papers of not more than 1,500 words, for group
discussion at the Symposium.

Posters -
Poster sessions provide a forum for introducing work in its earlystages.
Poster contributors are required to submit an extended abstract of between
300 and 500 words in English, describing the problem area, the work being
carried out, and why the work is important. Authors of accepted poster
abstracts would be invited to make a short presentation and to develop a
poster presentation for display at the Symposium.

The Symposium Proceedings, including all full, short and discussion papers
presented, and abstracts for posters and workshops, will be published by
SEERC. In addition, selected papers will be published in future issues of
the Health Informatics Journal, as has occurred in previous iSHIMR events.

                         KEYNOTE SPEAKERS
Professor Keith Jeffrey, Head of Information Systems Engineering Division at
the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory: Title to be announced

                          CONFERENCE VENUE
The conference will take place at the  Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art
of Thessaloniki, which is located at the center of Thessaloniki. Lunch,
coffee break and refreshments will be available throughout the conference.

                          CONTACT INFORMATION
iSHIMR2005 at seerc.info


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