On behalf of the MedInfo 2021 SPC Co-Chairs, we are pleased to announce that the deadline for submissions for MedInfo 2021 has been extended to May 17, 2021.

As a reminder, the MedInfo 2021 SPC solicits authors to submit scientific papers, under the theme of “One World, One Health: Global Partnership for Digital Innovation”, addressing a variety of topics, including – but not limited to – the following tracks:

Information and Knowledge Management

  • Information standards
    • Interoperability
    • Terminology
    • Ontology
    • Metadata
  • Information management
    • Electronic health records
    • Data quality
    • Registries and health information exchange
    • Medical device integration
    • Security, privacy and consent
  • Computable knowledge
    • Guideline implementation
    • Decision support
    • Artificial intelligence
    • Trust and governance
    • Curation

Quality, Safety and Outcomes

  • Evaluation
    • Methods
    • Healthcare quality and patient safety
    • Legal, ethical and regulatory
    • Safety and security
  • Quality improvement
    • New service delivery models
    • Measuring outcomes
    • Counterfactual modelling
  • Innovation
    • Emerging technologies
    • Novel applications
    • Governance, change and adoption
  • Patient-facing technology
    • Personal Health Records
    • Symptom checkers
    • Fitness trackers
    • Social media

Health Data Science

  • Methods
    • Natural language processing
    • Deep learning
    • Data visualisation
    • Simulation
    • Process mining
    • Data cleansing
  • Applications
    • Disease surveillance
    • Biomedical imaging and image analysis
    • Population health
    • Precision medicine

Human, Organisational and Social Aspects

  • User experience
    • UI/UX design
    • Human-computer interaction
    • Ergonomics
    • Workflow
    • Patient-clinician communication
  • Health policy and ethics
    • Integrating with mental health, social and community care
    • Learning health systems
    • Citizen co-design
    • Consumer perspectives
  • Education and training
    • Formal education
    • Continuing professional development
    • Workforce development
    • Online learning
    • Serious gaming
    • Health information literacy

Global Health Informatics

  • One Health
    • Interdependent human, animal, environmental ecosystem
    • Mental and emotional well-being
    • Biodiversity
    • Food security
    • Economics
  • Public health
    • Universal health cover
    • Sustainable development goals
    • Disaster management
    • Healthcare access and equity
    • Social determinants

Authors will be notified of acceptance by June 30th, 2021. All authors whose papers are accepted will be required to register and pay an author publishing fee of 200.00 USD for MedInfo 2021 and will be asked to submit a pre-recorded presentation, by July 30th, in order to complete the acceptance process. As in previous years, all accepted submissions will be published, and PubMed indexed and for this year the recorded presentations will be made available open access on the online final program for MedInfo 2021.

Important Links:

MedInfo 2021 Author Instructions

Submission Template

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