Date

April 12- 14, 2016

Location

King Fahad Medical City, Riyadh, KSA

speakers

National and International speakers

About the conference

The conference, the first of its kind in the region, marks an important development in the visibility of Health Informatics as a scientific field. We anticipate participants from more than 20 international countries, including professionals from the United States and several European countries, with individual specialties spanning across the fields of Healthcare including Health Informatics, Biomedical Engineering, Bioinfor-matics, Clinical Informatics, Public Health, Patient Safety & Quality, EBM, radiology and imaging informatics, among others.

The conference will focus on the modern technological developments and expanding the role of health informatics within Saudi Arabia and the Region, from both the clinical and the public health informatics perspective. The conference will also explore the latest advancements in Biomedical engineering, including biomedical devices and instrumentation, as well as examining case studies and models for best practices within healthcare.

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Conference objectives

  • Discuss the leading health informatics theories, frameworks, methodologies, and technologies employed both within Saudi Arabia and internationally.
  • Communicate and share the knowledge and experiences of both Saudi and international researchers relating to health informatics.
  • Describe and review the best practice approaches to health informatics education.
  • Explore research collaboration opportunities between Saudi Arabian and international researchers.
  • Highlight the importance of scientific research for health informatics and its role in improving the overall quality of healthcare services within Saudi Arabia.

Conference Topics

  • Medical informatics
  • Clinical informatics
  • Public health informatics
  • Telehealth/Telemedicine/mobile health
  • Bioinformatics
  • Privacy & security in healthcare
  • Quality, Patient safety
  • Evidence Based Medicine
  • Internet of Things, Cloud computing, Big Data in Health
  • E-learning in Health
  • Ontologies and Knowledge Management

Target audience

  • Health/Medical Informatics scholars and students
  • Medical and Health Sciences scholars and students
  • Allied health scholars and students
  • Nursing ,pharmacy, applied medical sciences scholars and students
  • Government officials and policy makers
  • Physicians, Residents and Interns
  • Biomedical Engineers
  • Chief Information Officers

Advisory board

Prof. Gunther Eysenbach

leading researchers in the field of eHealth and Internet & Medicine, and is producer, editor and publisher of influential knowledge translation products and web ventures

Prof. George Mihalas

Full Professor, teaching Bioinformatics at “Politehnica” University of Timisoara and Medical Informatics and Biostatistics at Vasile Goldis West University of Arad, both in Romania.

Prof. William Hersh

Leader and innovator in biomedical informatics both in education and research. He developed and serves as Director of all of OHSU’s graduate biomedical informatics education programs, including the Master of Science, the Master of Biomedical Informatics, the Graduate Certificate, and the Doctor of Philosophy.

Prof. Syed Aljunid

Professor of Public Health Medicine and Health Economics of National University of Malaysia (UKM). He is the first Malaysian to obtained PhD in Health Economics from London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine in 1995.

conference Partners

Conference Speakers

Prof. Ahmed AlBarrak

Conference Chair

Professor of Medical Informatics in Medical Education at College of Medicine, King Saud University and the chairman of Health Informatics and Promotion Research Chair.

Prof. William Hersh

Leader and innovator in biomedical informatics both in education and research. He developed and serves as Director of all of OHSU’s graduate biomedical informatics education programs, including the Master of Science, the Master of Biomedical Informatics, the Graduate Certificate, and the Doctor of Philosophy.

Prof. Aziz Sheikh

Professor of Primary Care Research and Development and Co-Director of Medical Informatics in the Usher Institute of Population Health Sciences and Informatics at The University of Edinburgh


Prof. Syed Aljunid

Professor of Public Health Medicine and Health Economics of National University of Malaysia (UKM). He is the first Malaysian to obtained PhD in Health Economics from London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine in 1995.

Conference FAQS

Please register for the conference by filling out your information using the Registration page in this website.

Yes, the conference is open to anyone interested in the field of Health Informatics.





Fees are all listed in the registration page.
http://saudi-ishic.com/register.html

Yes, students are eligible for a discounted rate.


At least one author must register between February 4th- February 28th 2016 to ensure participation in the conference.

For international participants, early payment is encouraged so visa can be generated on time.


A separate form will be given for international participants.

Please follow the strict deadline as we need time to prepare the visa.








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Yes, you can register to attend the conference as student or professional without submitting any paper
Kindly go to the registration form to proceed http://saudi-ishic.com/register.html

To submit an abstract go to:
http://saudi-ishic.com/call%20for%20paper.html
You should submit your abstract using Easychair website
It must be in pdf format
If you do not have an Easy chair account, you must first create an account in Easychair. Once you have an account you can use the submission
link to submit your abstract. For any further information, email health informatics@ksu.edu.sa





Conference Location

King Fahad Medical City (KFMC).
Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
+966 11-46-90724 / +966 54-104-6844

healthinformtics@ksu.edu.sa