10th International Conference on Health Informatics – HEALTHINF 2017
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10th International Conference on Health Informatics – HEALTHINF 2017

10th International Conference on Health Informatics – HEALTHINF 2017

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Porto, Portugal


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21 - 23 February, 2017


Regular Papers

Paper Submission: September 29, 2016

Authors Notification: November 23, 2016

Camera Ready and Registration: December 9, 2016


Position Papers

Paper Submission: November 8, 2016

Authors Notification: December 14, 2016

Camera Ready and Registration: December 27, 2016



Workshop Proposal: November 3, 2016


Doctoral Consortium

Paper Submission: December 29, 2016

Authors Notification: January 11, 2017

Camera Ready and Registration: January 23, 2017


Special Sessions

Special Session Proposal: November 21, 2016

Paper Submission: December 6, 2016

Authors Notification: December 21, 2016

Camera Ready and Registration: December 29, 2016


Tutorials, Demos and Panels Proposals: December 27, 2016




The purpose of the International Conference on Health Informatics is to bring together researchers and practitioners interested in the application of information and communication technologies (ICT) to healthcare and medicine in general and to the support of persons with special needs in particular.

Databases, networking, graphical interfaces, data mining, machine learning, intelligent decision support systems and specialized programming languages are just a few of the technologies and research areas currently contributing to medical informatics. Mobility and ubiquity in healthcare systems, physiological and behavioral modeling, standardization of technologies and procedures, certification, privacy and security are some of the issues that medical informatics professionals and the ICT industry and research community in general are addressing in order to further promote ICT in healthcare. In the case of medical rehabilitation and assistive technology, research in and applications of ICT have contributed greatly to the enhancement of quality of life and full integration of all citizens into society.


HEALTHINF is part of BIOSTEC, the 10th International Joint Conference on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies.

Registration to HEALTHINF allows free access to all other BIOSTEC conferences.





- Data Mining

- Knowledge Management

- Decision Support Systems

- Interoperability

- Telemedicine

- Medical and Nursing Informatics

- Confidentiality and Data Security

- Wearable Health Informatics

- Semantic Interoperability

- Therapeutic Systems and Technologies

- Physiological Modeling

- Databases and Datawarehousing

- Cognitive Informatics

- Affective Computing

- Human-machine Interfaces for Disabled Persons

- ICT, Ageing and Disability

- Design and Development of Methodologies for Healthcare IT

- Mobile Technologies for Healthcare Applications

- Evaluation and Use of Healthcare IT

- Healthcare Management Systems

- E-Health

- Development of Assistive Technology

- Electronic Health Records and Standards

- Software Systems in Medicine

- Pervasive Health Systems and Services

- e-Health for Public Health

- Clinical Problems and Applications

- Data Visualization

- Pattern recognition and Machine Learning

- Practice-based Research Methods for Healthcare IT




Bart M. ter Haar Romeny, Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands



Ana Fred, Instituto de Telecomunicações / IST, Portugal

Hugo Gamboa, LIBPHYS-UNL / FCT - New University of Lisbon, Portugal

Mário Vaz, Inegi Lome, Feup, Portugal



Egon L. van den Broek, University of Twente / Radboud UMC Nijmegen, Netherlands





HEALTHINF Secretariat

Address: Av. D. Manuel I, 27A, 2º esq.

2910-595 Setúbal - Portugal

Tel: +351 265 100 033

Fax: +351 265 520 186

e-mail: healthinf.secretariat@insticc.org

Web: http://www.healthinf.biostec.org/

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