eHealth2017 – 11th Annual Conference on Health Informatics meets eHealth @ Schönbrunn Palace
May 23 – May 24 all-day
eHealth2017 - 11th Annual Conference on Health Informatics meets eHealth @ Schönbrunn Palace | Wien | Wien | Austria

eHealth 2017: Call for Papers

The eHealth2017 takes place from May, 23 – 24th, in Schloss Schönbrunn, Vienna, Austria (

The eHealth conference series is organized by the Austrian Working Group of Health Informatics and eHealth since 2007. Since 2013, it takes place within the framework of eHealth Summit Austria, a major health ICT event organized by HIMSS Europe (Health Information and Management Systems Society). Each year, this event attracts up to 300 participants from academia, industry and health care organizations.

Topics of interest

In keeping with its motto, “Health Informatics meets eHealth”, the eHealth conference series provides a platform for researchers, practitioners, decision makers and vendors to discuss innovative health informatics and eHealth solutions so as to improve the quality and efficiency of health care.

The special topic for eHealth2017 will be “Digital Insight – information-driven Health&Care

  • Assistive technologies
  • Active and assisted living
  • Clinical data analytics and data visualization
  • Clinical pathways and guidelines
  • Clinical workflow management
  • eHealth Education
  • eMedication and medication safety
  • Ethical, legal and economic aspects of eHealth
  • Evaluation of eHealth applications
  • Health information systems
  • Health IT benchmarking
  • Health IT and integrated care
  • Health IT and medical research infrastructures
  • Health IT and personalized medicine
  • Home Monitoring and Homecare
  • Information security
  • Knowledge-based systems and knowledge management
  • eHealth infrastructures and architectures
  • mHealth, pHealth and quantified self
  • Electronic health records
  • Norms and standards for eHealth
  • Electronic patient records
  • Nursing informatics
  • Patient portals and personal health records
  • Quality and certification of health IT
  • Semantic interoperability of health IT
  • Telemedicine and telemonitoring
  • Usability and user centred design

Paper Submission

Prospective authors are invited to submit original papers (not being considered for publication elsewhere) in standard IOS press format (maximum 8 pages) in English. Submissions will undergo an international peer review process and will be judged on originality, relevance, quality, and clarity. For details and paper template, see

Deadline for submissions is January 31th, 2017.

Conference proceedings

All accepted full papers (both oral presentation and posters) will be published “open access” by IOS Press in the Studies in Health Technologies and Informatics series. They will be indexed in PubMed and Web of Science, among others. Selected papers will be printed in a special issue of Applied Clinical Informatics (ACI).

Student contest

Among all contributed student papers, the best papers written and presented by master and PhD students will be awarded. For details, see

Further information

For further information, see If you have questions, please contact us at




e-Health 2017 @ Metro Toronto Convention Centre
Jun 4 – Jun 7 all-day
e-Health 2017 @ Metro Toronto Convention Centre | Toronto | Ontario | Canada

e-Health offers proactive top-quality learning, opportunities to network with organizations and people that value quality health information as well as effective integrated system solutions. Since its inception, the Conference has attracted a steadily increasing attendance, now upwards of 1,500+ delegates. The Trade Show provides an excellent opportunity for direct access to members of the health informatics community. Join us for the 2017 e-Health Conference in Toronto, Canada!

This year, we are focused on celebrating, growing and being inspired by the past, current and future state of Canada’s digital health community.  From coast to coast, we will showcase the many successful products, success stories and leaders in our nation’s digital health journey.

Always with an impressive roster of keynote presenters, panellists and vendors, e-Health delivers great education and networking opportunities that you can expect to see again in 2017.  Engaging with current and future leaders, you can look forward to maximizing your networking opportunities during the trade show and social events, and celebrating success stories at the Canadian Health Informatics Awards Gala. Special events such as the Showcase and Hackathon round out the many entertaining and educational opportunities offered this year.

This year’s theme is Celebrate, Grow, and Inspire.  We invite you to:

Celebrate what we have achieved in our digital health journey thus far.

Be part of the tremendous growth opportunity we are facing in Canada’s future.

Inspire others by sharing your experiences and success stories at e-Health Conference 2017.


2017 Nursing Knowledge: Big Data Science Conference @ University of Minnesota in Minneapolis
Jun 7 – Jun 9 all-day

2017 Nursing Knowledge: Big Data Science Conference | School of Nursing – University of Minnesota  

Purpose of the Main Conference June 8-9, 2017
The purpose of the main “Think-Tank” conference is to learn about major milestones achieved toward sharable and comparable nursing data and advance a National Action Plan for consistent documentation and use of nursing and interprofessional data for analytics and big data science. There are 10 virtual workgroups which are working toward how to improve the capture and continuing use of nurse-sensitive data using national standards to to achieve the quadruple aim of better health, better patient experience, lower costs and improved work life of healthcare providers.

Purpose of the Pre-Conference – June 7, 2017

The purpose of the pre-conference is to provide exemplars and hands on experience that supports participants in advancing sharable and comparable nursing data across the continuum. Three tracks will focus on quality reporting, care coordination, and data science with big data. The content within each of these tracks focuses on the information infrastructure to support continuing use of data documented by and about nursing and health care, health policies driving the need for continuing use of data, exemplars of successful data use, and an exercise to engage participants in next action steps they can take.

For more information please visit their website at


HIC 2017 @ Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre
Aug 6 – Aug 9 all-day


HIC is a must-attend event for those who share the desire to deliver better healthcare to all.

Attending HIC gives you access to the most valuable e-health, digital health and health informatics professional development event in Australia.

For more information please visit our website:

MedInfo2017 @ Hangzhou International Expo Center
Aug 21 – Aug 25 all-day

The 16th World Congress on Medical and Health Informatics (MedInfo2017), is to be held August 21st-25th, 2017 in Hangzhou, China. As a brand event of IMIA and a premier international health and biomedical informatics event, MedInfo provides the world’s leading scientists, medical practitioners, entrepreneurs, educators as well as students a high quality platform for sharing of the world’s current research and application in these fields.

MedInfo, once held triennially, and now biennially in different regions, has traveled across time and continents to arrive China in 2017. MedInfo2017 is hosted by IMIA, organized by CMIA (China Medical Informatics Association) . Under the theme of “Precision Healthcare through Informatics ”, MedInfo2017 offers you the latest trend and development in health and medical informatics, a glimpse of China’s medical informatics application in coping with its healthcare problem under its large population pressure, and a chance to witness IMIA’s 50th anniversary celebration.

Hangzhou, the charming big city and a pioneer in medicare reform and informatics application in China, sincerely welcomes your participation in this grand event.

For more information please visit the MedInfo2017 website:

HIMSS AsiaPac 17 @ Marina Bay Sands
Sep 11 – Sep 14 all-day

This year, HIMSS AsiaPac17 is returning to Marina Bay Sands Singapore from 11-14 September! Health IT professionals, clinicians, executives and solution providers from the region will gather at this highly-anticipated event to discover innovative ways to improve our current healthcare models.

Focusing on the theme Team-Based Care: Unifying Patients and Providers, inspire fellow colleagues by sharing your success story, how you overcame challenges and the difference you have made in transforming health through IT.

Call for papers is now open! We are seeking submissions* in these areas:

– Population Health
– Data and Technology
– Collaborative Care
– Value-Based Care

Submit your papers here by 1 March 2017!

All papers will be considered for poster & verbal presentations, and for the Team-Based Care Challenge (opt-out available for this challenge).

All papers will be reviewed by this year’s HIMSS AsiaPac17 Organizing Committee:

AMIA 2017 Annual Symposium @ Washington Hilton
Nov 4 – Nov 8 all-day


AMIA 2017 Annual Symposium