IEEE Healthcom 2018
IEEE Healthcom September 17-20 2018 in Ostrava, Czech Republic
IEEE Healthcom 2018 aims at bringing together interested parties from around the world working in the healthcare field to exchange ideas, discuss innovative and emerging solutions, and develop collaborations.
Healthcare is one of the largest industries with 5-18% of GDPs spent on health and Care globally. The healthcare budgets of the vast majority of nations continue to outgrow their GDPs. Social, demographic, economic and technological factors are the drivers for ever faster changing healthcare models. While the demographic shifts in the populations display significant socio-economic challenges they trigger more and more opportunities for innovators in the areas of sensor technology the Internet of Things, Robotics, e-health, m-Health, Cloud Computing and emerging technologies such as 5G, Big Data, SDNs, NFV, Precision and Personalized Medicine. However, the integration of innovative technology into society is associated with a lot of complexities. Social technological alignment and societal acceptance of technology requires sound solutions with regards to ethical, legal, social and security challenges.
Topics include but are not limited to:
- Medical, Biomedical and Health Informatics
- Communications and Networking
- Signal/Data processing and Systems
- Services and Applications
- System Research
- E-Health solutions to challenging problems
- Medical Doctors section
A number of Workshops will be also held as part of IEEE Healthcom 2018 Conference, on 17th September. The DESIREE team is excited to announce the organization of an own Workshop titled “Decision Support Systems for Oncology”. Detailed information on the workshop topics, Call for Papers and other organization aspects are available at the Workshop page.