Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Call for Papers: International Digital Health and Care Congress

Call for Papers: International Digital Health and Care Congress


September 10–12, 2014 London, United Kingdom


The purpose of the International Digital Health and Care Congress is to bring together researchers, policy makers, practitioners and innovators interested in the design and application of technologies to share experiences and to showcase new ideas, new research and new innovations in digital health, mobile health, telehealth and telecare that will support improvements in the care of people with long-term conditions and other health and social care needs.


The conference committee invites submissions of abstracts for both oral and poster presentations related to the issues and themes of the congress. If you would like to present at the congress then please submit papers to one of the main topics indicated below.


Sustaining independence as people age.


Preventing and managing chronic illness effectively.


Supporting people with mental health issues.


Digitally enabling service transformation.


Innovations in technology.


Key dates


Papers must be submitted by 31 March 2014.


You wll be notified the results of your submission by 16 May 2014.


Paper types


The conference committee invites submissions of abstracts for both oral and poster presentations related to the issues and themes of the conference. Submissions should follow one of the following formats:


Research


These presentations will provide the results, completed or in-progress, of original research projects. The material should not have been published elsewhere, except in preliminary form, and it should be ready for publication as a journal article. Papers related to PhD projects, either completed or in progress, are especially encouraged.


Projects and innovations


These presentations should focus on digital health and care in practice and should report on recent experiences in the development of new innovations. These papers should present case descriptions of health and care on the national, regional or local level.


Policy


These papers may describe any development in policy (whether governmental, organisational, or any other) that have influenced the current and future deployment of digital health and care. Policy papers that make international comparisons are especially welcomed.


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