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IS in Healthcare
Track Co-chairs:

Yu TONG, Zhejiang University, tong_yu@zju.edu.cn

Nilmini WICKRAMASINGHE, Deakin University, n.wickramasinghe@deakin.edu.au

Sharon TAN, National University of Singapore, tansl@comp.nus.edu.sg


Description and Topics of Interest:

Information systems (IS) is increasingly embedded in all aspects of health and wellness to transform reactive care to proactive and preventive care, and clinic-centric practice to patient-centered practice. Many promising IS-related healthcare innovations have emerged such as smart hospitals, mobile health, wearable health/medical devices, personalized and precision medicine. Such innovations are transforming healthcare delivery paradigm to create greater access, improve quality of care, lower cost of care, extract value from big data, etc. However, many challenges and issues have arisen as a result, such as issues related with massive health care data integration, security, privacy and the socio-technical aspects of patient safety.


Possible topics of interest include (but are not limited to):
Innovations in health care technologies
Management of smart health devices and systems
Smart hospitals, wellness and citizen-centric healthcare systems
Clinical and medical data modeling and analytics
Wireless wearable healthcare technologies and services
Big data and analytics in healthcare
EHealth in emergency and disaster relief systems
Mobile health
Privacy, security and trust issues in health system solutions
Health IT in small and rural communities
Information governance in healthcare
Emerging Trends in health informatics system

Associate Editors (in alphabetical order)

Chih-Hung Peng, City University of Hong Kong, China
Doug Vogel, Harbin Institute of Technology, China
Imrna Muhammad, Deakin University, Australia
Indrit Troshani, the University of Adelaide, Australia
Lele Kang, Nanjing University, China
Na Liu, the University of Sydney, Australia
Nadeem Shankar, Deakin University, Australia
Qiqi Jiang, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark
Yani Shi, Southeastern University, United States
Yi Wu, Tianjin University, China