[AK-MI] IMIA Monthly News Bulletin - December 2013

Elske Ammenwerth Elske.Ammenwerth at umit.at
Di Dez 17 08:00:31 CET 2013

Sehr geehrte Kolleginnen und Kollegen,
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Association (IMIA) zur Information weiterleiten
und dabei die Gelegenheit nutzen, besonders auf TOP 5 hinzuweisen: Die
Submission Deadline für die eHealth2014-Konferenz im Mai 2014 in Wien
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   Elske Ammenwerth

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Sehr geehrte Frau Dr. Ammenwerth,

wir möchten Sie auf den monatlichen Newsletter der IMIA aufmerksam

IMIA Monthly Newsletter
December 2013: Issue 56

In This Issue
1. Season's Greetings to the IMIA Family
2. Student Editorial Board of Methods, 2014-15 - Applications Invited
3. EFMI STC 2014, MIE2014 - Submission Deadlines
4. NI2014 - 12th International Congress of Nursing Informatics (IMIA-NI
5. eHealth 2014 (Vienna, Austria): Submission Deadline 27 January
6. Second International Conference on Big Data and Analytics in
7. Please ensure your information is up to date; reminder on IMIA fee
8. Updates From IMIA Journals - ACI and Methods
9. Miscellany: short items
10. Forthcoming events
   a] Regional events
   b] National/global events
11. Next newsletter: January 2014
Season's Greetings to the IMIA Family
On behalf of the IMIA President, Dr Lincoln de Assis Moura Jr., and the
IMIA Board, we extend season's greetings to the whole IMIA family. We
thank everyone for all their contributions to IMIA and its activities in
2013, and we wish you and your colleagues, friends and family an even
more productive and interactive 2014. One of the major highlights of
2014 will be the first ever IMIA General Assembly meeting in New Delhi,
India; we look forward to meeting many colleagues there.

Student Editorial Board of Methods of Information in Medicine, 2014-15
- Applications Invited
The journal Methods of Information in Medicine invites applications
from trainees who wish to be considered for the Student Editorial Board
for the period 2014-15. The goal of the Student Editorial Board is to
learn, understand, and participate in the peer review process of
submitted manuscripts that are considered for publication. The Student
Editorial Board will provide outstanding trainees with a mentored
opportunity to learn and experience the various aspects of the peer
review process. During the appointment period members of the Student
Editorial Board will receive educational material, instruction, and
feedback about peer review, and actively participate in the review of
3-5 manuscripts per year. Applicants from all countries are eligible if
they are enrolled as a trainee in a graduate degree granting or
post-doctoral training program. Full information is available in a zip
file via the Methods website >>> The closing date for applications is 18
December, 2013. If you have any questions please direct them to Ms. Ina
Hoffmann, email: ed[at]MethodsInfMed.org  Methods of Information in
Medicine is an official journal of IMIA.
EFMI STC 2014 and MIE2014 - Submission Deadlines 03 January
The submission deadlines have been announced for two important European
events in 2014 - the EFMI Special Topic Conference (STC) 2014 and

For the EFMI STC 2014, the deadline for all submissions is now extended
to 03 January, 2014. See http://www.stc2014.org for this and more
information as it becomes available. The EFMI STC 2014 will be held in
Budapest, Hungary on 26-29 April.
For MIE2014 (Istanbul, Turkey), the deadline for submissions is 31
January, 2014 - see http://www.mie2014.org/?page=Call_for_Submissions

We encourage all colleagues - especially, but not limited to, those
within Europe - to submit to and participate in these events.
NI2014 - 12th International Congress of Nursing Informatics
NI 2014, the 12th International Congress on Nursing Informatics, will
be held at the Taipei Interna
tional Convention Center (very near to
Taipei 101) on June 21-25, 2014 - see http://wp.me/pvCUS-1IM and 

We ask all IMIA Member Societies and other members, and
nursing/informatics organisations, to promote this event, which is held
under the auspices of the IMIA-NI SIG (Nursing Informatics Special
Interest Group). The theme of the conference is “eSmart + ” where “e”
stands for eHealth, “S” implies simplicity, “m” represents mobility and
meaningful use, “a” denotes advanced leadership, “r” indicates
revolution, “t” means translational technologies, and “+” symbolizes
People Leading uCare Safely. The acronym is also used to convey the idea
of adopting smart technology to help health providers deliver higher
quality care.

Online registration will open on 15 December, and the deadline for
early advance registration is 15 February, 2014. Full details are at
eHealth 2014 (Vienna, Austria) Conference: Submission Deadline 27
The Call for Participation is open for eHealth 2014: Health Informatics
meets eHealth (8th annual conference). The event is organised by, among
others, IMIA's Member Society in Austria, the Working Group Medical
Informatics and eHealth of the Austrian Computer Society (OCG) and the
Austrian Society for Biomedical Engineering (ÖGBMT)
(http://iig.umit.at/akmi/akmi.htm). Conference dates: May 22-23, 2014.
Location: Schloss Schönbrunn, Vienna, Austria.
Submission deadline: January 27, 2014 - Website:
Proceedings will be published with IOS Press, and submission and
presentations are possible both in English and German.
Second International Conference on Big Data and Analytics in
The International Conference on Big Data and Analytics in Healthcare
(BDAH 2014) - organised by the National University of Singapore, Centre
for Health Informatics - provides a leading forum for researchers,
healthcare administrators, care-providers, and policy makers to
disseminate and share cutting-edge research and practice,  and gain
insights into the challenges, opportunities, novel strategies, and
analytic tools and techniques for dealing with big data in healthcare.
The Call for Papers is open, with submissions due on 31 January
(workshop proposals) and 14 February (papers). Full information is
available at http://www.bdah.org The event will be held on 22-24 July,
2014 in Singapore.

Please ensure your information is up to date; reminder on IMIA fees
If you are an official representative to IMIA, or administrative
contact, of an IMIA Member Society, Institutional Member, WG/SIG, or any
other category, please check your page on the IMIA website and provide
any necessary information updates. It is especially important that we
have correct contact details for representatives to the IMIA General
Assembly. Thank you to all members who have paid their IMIA membership
fees. If you have not, we should be grateful if you would arrange
payment as soon as possible. 
Updates From IMIA Journals - ACI and Methods
ACI Editor Prof. Chris Lehmann and publishers Schattauer are pleased to
announce that the all papers from the first 13 issues of ACI (up to and
including Vol 3, Issue 3, totaling almost 120 articles) are now free and
openly available for download. They are available via the Journal
Archive at www.aci-journal.org

The latest issue of Methods of Information in Medicine (Volume 52,
Issue 6) contains several important freely available items for download.
There is an Editorial titled "The World Health Assembly Resolutions on
eHealth: eHealth in Support of Universal Health Coverage" authored by
Najeeb Al-Shorbaji, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
(download). The other three free downloads are linked: a discussion
paper titled “Biomedical Informatics: We are what we publish“ (Elkin,
Brown and Wright - download), which is introduced by an editorial
(Beuscart: "Know thyself" - download), and fol
lowed by a commentary
paper (Geissbuhler et al, with contributions from colleagues in
Switzerland, Spain, Netherlands, USA, Egypt, Argentina and Australia -
download) which collates invited comments. Methods invites colleagues to
continue the discussion in subsequent issues through letters to the
Miscellany of Short Items (from news.imia.info)
Call for Papers - International Workshop on Pattern Recognition for
Healthcare Analytics
The purpose of this workshop is to bring together pattern recognition
and healthcare researchers interested in healthcare analytics and
applications of pattern recognition in this field. See
https://sites.google.com/site/iwprha2/home for full information and
dates. Abstract submission deadline is 01 March, 2014 and full paper
submission deadline is 01 April, 2014. The workshop is co-located with
ICPR2014, the 22nd International Conference on Pattern Recognition, on
22-24 August 2014 in Stockholm, Sweden (http://www.icpr2014.org). For
information, please contact Jianying Hu, IBM T.J. Watson Research

HIMSS14 - Orlando, FL, USA; 23-27 February, 2014
The HIMSS14 Annual Conference and Exhibition will be held in Orlando,
Florida on 23-27 February, 2014. Full information is at
http://www.himssconference.org  IMIA is pleased to continue to endorse
the event and encourages members to participate. One of the keynote
speakers will be Hillary Rodham Clinton, Former Secretary of State and
Former U.S. Senator from New York. Registration is now open.

AMIA events in early 2014
- 	iHealth2014: January 30 - February 01, 2014 in Orlando, FL, USA.
-	AMIA 2014 Joint Summits on Translational Science: April 07-11,
2014 in San Francisco, CA, USA. http://www.amia.org/jointsummits2014
IFHIMA Global News
The latest issue of IFHIMA's Global News (Number 14, December 2013) is
a 48-page special issue reporting and reflecting on the IFHIMA Congress
held in Montreal, Canada in May 2013.

Forthcoming Events: Regional
APAMI (Asia Pacific Association for Medical Informatics)
The 2014 APAMI conference will be hosted by IAMI, the Indian
Association for Medical Informatics, and held in New Delhi, India on
01-02 November, 2014. Further information is available at

EFMI (European Federation for Medical Informatics)
The EFMI STC 2014 will be on 26-29 April, 2014 in Budapest, Hungary -
http://www.stc2014.org The next MIE (Medical Informatics Europe) will be
MIE2014 in Istanbul, Turkey. The dates are 31 August - 03 September,
2014.  See http://www.mie2014.org and follow on Twitter @MIE2014
(https://twitter.com/MIE2014)   MIE2015 will be held in Spain.

IMIA-LAC (Latin America and Caribbean)
The next INFOLAC conference will be held in Montevideo, Uruguay on
16-17 October, 2014. See http://www.infolac2014.org

Forthcoming Events: national and Global
iHealth 2014: 31 January-01 February, 2014. Orlando FL, USA. [AMIA]

HIMSS14: 23-27 February, 2014. Orlando FL, USA. [HIMSS]

Big Data 2014: 03-04 April, 2014. Melbourne, Australia. [HISA]

AMIA 2014 Joint Summits: 07-11 April, 2014. San Francisco, CA, USA.
[AMIA] http://www.amia.org/jointsummits2014

EFMI STC 2014: 26-29 April, 2014. Budapest, Hungary. [EFMI]

eHealth 2014 (Austria): 22-23 May, 2014. Vienna, Austria. [AKMI]

e-Health 2014 (Canada): 01-04 June, 2014. Vancouver, BC, Canada.
[COACH] http://www.e-healthconference.com

NI2014: 21-25 June, 2014. Taipei, Taiwan. [IMIA-NI]

HIC 2014: 11-14 August, 2014. Melbourne, Australia. [HISA]

MIE2014: 31 August - 03 September, 2014. Istanbul, Turkey. [EFMI]

APAMI2014: 01-02 November, 2014. New Delhi, India. [APAMI]

AMIA2014: 15-19 November, 2014. Washington, DC, USA. [AMIA]

Next Newslet
ter: January 2014
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