Call for papers
1st IFIP-IMIA International e-Health Joint Conference

Conference topics For the first time in history, IFIP and IMIA (International Medical Informatics Association) will hold the joint E-Health conference as part of “Treat IT” stream of the IFIP World Congress 2010 Program. Healthcare Computing and Communications (e-Health), as a new interdisciplinary field, address how to enable ICT to help people perform and receive more efficient, effective and safe healthcare services. To foster scientific discussion and disseminate new knowledge on e-Health, we invite you to submit papers and posters describing original researches, applications, or practical use cases in any of the areas listed below.

Access Control
Biosignal Applications
Clinical Decision Support
Clinical Informatics
Consumer Health Informatics
Data and Systems Integrity
Database Management
Data Protection
Data Mining
Data Warehouse
eHealth grids
Electronic Health Record (EHR)
Electronic Patient Record (EPR)
Healthcare Information Model
Hospital Information System
Human Computer Interface
Internet and Web
Knowledge Representation
Medical Imaging
Mobile Computing
Mobile Networks
Multimedia Database
Nursing Informatics
Privacy Enhancing Technology
Patient Safety Management
Security in Healthcare
Smart Cards
Healthcare Standards
Ubiquitous Network

Conference Chair
Hiroshi Takeda, Osaka University. Japan, (IMIA)
Chris Avram, Monash University, Australia, (IFIP)
Programme Committee Chair
Peter Croll, Southern Cross University, Australia, (HISA Ltd.)
Hiroshi Takeda, Osaka University. Japan, (IMIA)

Important dates
Submission of papers: January 31, 2010
Notification to authors: April 23, 2010
Camera-ready copies: May 15, 2010

Instructions for paper submission
· Papers must not substantially overlap with papers that have been published or are simultaneously submitted to a journal or another conference with proceedings.
· Papers must be written in English; they should be at most 8 pages in total.
· Accepted papers (8 pages) and posters (1 page) will be presented at the conference and published in the IFIP AICT (Advances in Information and Communication Technology) Series by Springer.
· Submitted and accepted papers must follow the publisher’s guidelines for the IFIP AICT Series, Author templates, Manuscript preparation in Office 2007 Word -
· At least one author of each accepted paper must register for the conference and present the paper.
· All papers must be submitted in MS WORD format through the web via by January 31, 2010.