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Call for Paper E-Health Workshop 2012
E-Health Workshop 2012: The 2nd International Workshop on Cyber Applications in Healthcare and Public Health Protection
October 10 -12, 2012,Sanya, China

E-Health systems seek to afford both patients and healthcare provider tools to effectively manage patient treatment, foster bi-directional communication between the patient and the healthcare providers and to improve general public health.  This Workshop promotes interdisciplinary research on developing e-Health Systems that can significantly improve the state of the art in these areas. It encourages research submissions from a variety of disciplines including: medicine, public health, nursing, pharmacy, computer science, and information technology.

Authors are invited to submit original technical papers covering but not limited to the topics of interest listed below:

• e-Health Systems for the Management of Infectious diseases
• e-Health Systems for Public Health
• e-Health Systems for Critical Care Management
• e-Health Decision Support Systems
• e-Health Management Dashboards 
• e-Health Systems to improve Healthcare Quality and Patient Safety
• e-Health System Architectures
• e-Pharmacy Management Systems
• e-Health Portals  
• Confidentiality and Data Security for e-Health
• Cloud Computing for e-Health Systems
• Scalable e-Health Applications & Technologies
• Mobile e-Health Systems
• Home e-Health Monitoring
• Remote monitoring, sensing, and messaging technologies for e-health
• Benefits of e-Health for developing world
• Collaborative Strategies and Techniques for e-Health
• Innovations in e-health systems integration, interoperability, and information exchange
• Clinical Data Management Systems
• Data Mining and Clinical Studies
• Social Networks in Healthcare contexts
• Intelligent Medical Systems
• RFID and localization techniques in medical environments
• Electronic health records and standards
• Online medical applications
• Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning for e-Health
• Wearable Health Informatics

Workshop General Chair
Robert Kelley, University of Louisville

Technical Program Committee
Shared with CyberC 2012

Important Days:
May 15, 2012 - Conference Paper Submission Deadline
June 15, 2012 - Notification of Acceptance/Rejection & Registration Starts
August 1, 2012 - Camera-Ready Paper Submission Due & Registration Due

Paper Submission
Online Submission Web: http://edas.info/ by selecting on E-health 2012
Email Submission: Papers@cyberc.org
 
Manuscript Guidelines
All submitted manuscripts should be prepared as technical papers and may not exceed 8 letter size (8.5 x 11) pages including figures, tables and references using the IEEE format for conference proceedings (print area of 6-1/2 inches (16.51 cm) wide by 8-7/8 inches (22.51 cm) high, two-column format with columns 3-1/16 inches (7.85 cm) wide with a 3/8 inch (0.81 cm) space between them, single-spaced 10-point Times fully justified text). For more information please see ftp://pubftp.computer.org/Press/Outgoing/proceedings/. The templates in word are:
• Instruct8.5x11x2.doc 254 KB 8/22/2008 12:00:00 AM
• Instruct8.5x11x2.pdf 276 KB 8/22/2008 12:00:00 AM
and that in Latex are:
• IEEE_CS_Latex8.5x11x2.zip 766 KB 11/11/2008 12:00:00 AM
• IEEE_CS_Latex8.5x11x3.zip 874 KB 8/19/2011 9:59:00 AM
Submissions not conforming to these guidelines may be returned without review. The submitted manuscripts can be prepared in Word, or Latex using the IEEE templates, but authors should finally submit the manuscript in PDF format and make sure that the file will print on a printer that uses letter size (8.5 x 11) paper. The official language of the meeting is English.

Submission Guidelines
Manuscript submission procedure is available over the Web at http://edas.info/. We encourage you to use edas online submission by selecting “E-Health 2012”. Edas allows you and us to easily communicate during submission, reviewing, and notifications. You will get a fast reviewing result, compared to email submission. If you have troubles in using the Web submission, you can also submit your paper to papers@cyberc.org. Electronic submissions must be in the form of a readable PDF file.

Other Submission Policies:
Submitted manuscripts have to present the original unpublished research that is not currently under review for any other conference or journal. Papers not following these guidelines will be rejected without review and further action may be taken, including (but not limited to) notifications sent to the heads of the institutions of the authors and sponsors of the conference.

Paper Acceptance
Manuscripts should present the current research in the areas identified in the call for papers. All submitted manuscripts will be reviewed by experts in the fields and will be judged from the aspects of problem significance, contributions, originality, correctness, technical strength, quality of presentation, and relevance to the conference attendees. Papers will be accepted with Regular Papers and Short Papers with maximal 8 pages and 4 pages in the final version respectively.     

Publications
All accepted and presented papers, including the workshops’ papers, will be published by IEEE Computer Society's Conference Publishing Services (CPS) and are included in the IEEE Xplore database. They will further arranged for indexing through IEE INSPEC, EI (Compendex), and Thomson ISI. Authors of accepted papers, or at least one of them, should register and present their work at the conference, otherwise their papers will be removed from the digital libraries of IEEE Xplore and EI after the conference.

Other Information
For other issues, please follow the CyberC instructions (see www.CyberC.org) or email to papers@cyberc.org.