The second International Saudi Health Informatics Conference is a scientific gathering for researchers, practitioners, educators, and students, to present scientific work, and discuss the future and current scientific and technical advancements, innovations, and projects in the area of Health Informatics and healthcare.
Below are the main themes available but submission is not limited to these topics:
Track 1. Medical and Clinical Informatics
Electronic Health Record, Hospital/Health Information System, Imaging Informatics (PACS, Radiology Information Systems), Dental Informatics, Decision Support Systems, and Nursing Informatics.
Track 2. Public Health Informatics
GIS, Registries, Surveillance system, Emergency/Disaster Informatics, Public health informatics, and population informatics.
Track 3. Telehealth/Telemedicine
Telemedicine, Telesurgeries, Telehealth applications, mobile health, wearable devices, Teleradiology, Tele-ICU, and Telepathology.
Track 4. Consumer Health Informatics
Patient-centered design, Social media, Mobile Health, Consumer health, and Patients’ portals.
Track 5. Security and Privacy
Privacy management, Security, Ethical and legal Issues, Confidently, Access control, and Data ownership.
Track 6. Computer in Medical Education
Virtual reality, Learning management system, Simulation, mobile learning, Robotics, and Augmented reality.
Track 7. Ontologies and Knowledge management
Clinical guidelines, Standards, Terminologies
Track 8. Internet of Things, Big Data & Cloud Computing
Big data as a service, Data Management, Complex biological science, Modelling Home-health, Ubiquitous health, Access control, cloud application, mobile cloud
Track 9. Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Business Intelligence in Health
Entrepreneurial strategies, Business intelligence in health, Innovation in Healthcare, Intercultural communication
Track 10. Quality & Patient Safety and Healthcare
Impact of Health Informatics on patient safety, Benefits realizations studies, Quality improvement, Risk management, Return on investment, and Standard & accreditation.
Track 11. Chronic Disease Management and Health Informatics
Cardiovascular, Diabetes, Hypertension,Stroke, cancer, Type 2 diabetes,Arthritis, Chronic disease management, Home monitors and support, and Self management.
Track 12. Bioinformatics
Genomic & Proteomics, Sequence Analysis, Visualization, Simulation, Personalized medicine.
Track 13: Evidence Based Medicine and Health Informatics
Evidence based public health, Meta-analysis, Systematic review, Policy making and management , and Evidence based medicine.
Track 14: Leadership & Health Administration and Health informatics
Technology Adoption, Success Model, Technology Acceptance, Leadership, Change management, Strategic management, Technology management.
All participants must submit the abstract in the following format:
Abstract must not be more than 500 words, PDF only, Times New Roman 12 pt, 1.5-spaced and should consist of the following sections:
1- Title of the abstract: ALL CAPITALS
2- Authors' Names (e.g., Ahmed Ali, Faisal Abdullah), presenting author always first
3- Organization(s): e.g., King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
4- Body of Abstract must include:
Upon the decision of acceptance, presenters will prepare the presentation as follows
PC and PC-based multimedia projector will be provided for your Power Point presentation.
Please bring your presentations on memory sticks and upload all your presentations in advance, on the day of your presentations:
Speakers of morning sessions: during morning registration.
Speakers of afternoon sessions: during lunch break.
Presentation will be 15 minutes each including Q&A session
Maximum poster size: A0 (841 x 1189 mm or 33.1 x 46.8 inches)
Abstract Submission: December 17th 2016
Extended Abstract Submission: February 12th 2017 by 11:59 p.m
Full paper submission Due date 15th March 2017
We invite proposals for pre conference workshops to be held together with the ISHIC 2017 Conference. Workshops will take place on the same venue as the main conference. We welcome proposals on emerging topics that are not able to be fully explored in the main conference. Individuals can run hand-on workshop for either a 3 hour half day or 6 hour full day slot. The workshops should allow for discussion, interaction, hands on activities, presentation and debate on specific topic. The purpose of the workshop is to provide a comprehensive forum and encourage in-depth discussion of various technical and application issues in health informatics research field.
Submit workshop to email@example.com
Project Forum offers a unique platform for undergraduate/graduate students, and professionals to present their original research in the field of health informatics. The goal of project forum is to encourage participation and networking at ISHIC 2017. In particular, it will provide an opportunity to:
1. Participate in a scientific event
2. Meet Health Informatics community in Saudi Arabia and in the Middle East
3. Share ideas and work in progress
4. Improve interpersonal skills
5. Network with professionals in Health Informatics and related fields
6. Support the transfer of knowledge and idea in the area of health informatics
7. Cultivate the spirit of creativity
Best student project will also be eligible for best student project award and a certificate of recognition.