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Call for Papers and Posters 
Special Track on Information Reuse and Integration in Health  Informatics(IRI-HI 2011)  Organized as part of the 12th IEEE International Conference on  Information  Reuse and Integration (IEEE IRI-2011) 
Tuscany Suites & Casino, Las Vegas, USA 
August 3-5, 2011 

For paper submission: 
Choose the IRI-HI 2011 track 

The advancement in technology and computational science influenced a 
wide range of fields, including research in clinical leading to health 
informatics as emerging vital research area which is attracting more 
attention in academia and industry. Health informatics combines 
computational science and the clinical world for better treatment of 
patients; it deals with resources, devices, and methodologies required 
for optimizing the acquisition, storage, maintenance, retrieval, and 
use of healthcare information and resources for effective diagnosis 
and treatment of patients. 
The target of this research track is to bring together professionals, 
researchers and practitioners in the area of health informatics to 
present, discuss, share the latest finding in the field, and exchange 
ideas that address real-world problems with real-world solutions. 
Topics covered by IRI-HI 2011 include but are not limited to work in 
progress as well as cutting-edge and novel findings on the latest 
trends and developments in health informatics, encompassing areas such 
        •     Clinical and hospital human resource management and performance 
        •     Computer aided diagnosis. 
        •     Computational biomedicine, genomics, proteomics, transcriptomics, 
metabolimics, sociogenomics 
        •     Controlled and optimized utilization of resources 
        •     Data analysis and disease biomarker prediction 
        •     Data mining and machine learning techniques in health informatics. 
        •     Drug design, disease diagnosis and control 
        •     e-health and web-based information services 
        •     Evaluation and use of information technology in healthcare 
        •     Healthcare applications of mobile and pervasive technologies 
        •     Human-computer interaction 
        •     Future developments in technologies and applications 
        •     Intelligent Health Information Systems & Decision Support Systems 
        •     Integration and sharing of heterogeneous health information 
        •     Integration and sharing of heterogeneous health data sources 
        •     Information and image retrieval 
        •     Language parsing methods in biomedicine 
        •     Modelling, simulation and evaluation of healthcare services 
        •     Mobile solutions for sharing information in healthcare services 
        •     Patient tracking and monitoring: spatio-temporal models 
        •     Privacy protection and data security in health informatics systems 
        •     Process management and collaborative work 
        •     Reuse in Health Information System development and maintenance 
        •     Signal processing and streaming databases 
        •     Spread and control of epidemics 
        •     Social network modelling and analysis in health informatics 
        •     User interfaces and visualization for health informatics systems 
We encourage researchers to submit full research papers (6 pages), 
short research papers (4 pages), and posters (2 pages) reporting work 
in progress. All accepted papers from the three types of submissions 
will be included in the proceedings to be published by IEEE Press. 
Full and short papers will be scheduled for presentation during the 
conference. Posters will be included in the poster session which is 
open for discussion with participants. 
Extended versions of selected papers will be invited for journal 
Important Dates: 
March 28, 2011   Submission of abstract (Recommended) 
April 05, 2011   Paper submission deadline 
May 14, 2011            Acceptance Notification 
May 28, 2011            Camera-ready paper due 
May 28, 2011            Presenting author registration due 
June 30, 2011           Advance (discount) registration for general public and 
other co-author 
July 15, 2011           Hotel reservation (special discount rate) closing date 
August 3-5, 2011        Conference events 

Track co-chairs: 
Tansel Özyer  TOBB University, Ankara Turkey 
Jia Zeng,  Baylor College of Medicine, Huston, TX, USA 
Keivan Kianmehr  University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada 

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