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MEDINFO 2015: eHealth-enabled Health

MEDINFO is the premier international health and biomedical informatics event. MEDINFO 2015 was hosted by SBIS (Brazilian Health Informatics Association) on behalf of the International Medical Informatics Association (IMIA) and took place in the city of Sao Paulo from the 19th to 23rd August 2015.

Under the theme “eHealth-enabled Health”, the world leaders in this field came to Brazil to share knowledge and analyze how eHealth and Biomedical Informatics were contributing to address some of the most challenging problems in health care, public health, consumer health and biomedical research. Researchers, clinicians, technologists and managers were invited to contribute and share experiences on the use of information methods, systems and technologies to improve patient safety, enhance care outcomes, promote patient-centered care, facilitate translational research, enable precision medicine and improve education and skills in health informatics.

This was an historical event as MEDINFO was hosted in South America for the first time. Inclusiveness was of Spanish and Portuguese languages in tutorials and simultaneous translation in sessions held in the main auditorium.


Dates: 19-23 August 2015
Location: Frei Caneca Convention Center – 5th floor
Rua Frei Caneca, 569 – Consolação
São Paulo – SP, Brazil
Phone: +55 (11) 3472-2020


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Promotion:      IMIA
Organization:      Logo SBIS site


IMIA board

Title Name Term of Office Country
President Lincoln de Assis Moura Jr. 2013 – 2015 Brazil
President-elect Hyeoun-Ae Park 2013 – 2015 Korea
Past President Antoine Geissbuhler 2013 – 2015 Switzerland
Secretary Lyn Hanmer 2009 – 2015 South Africa
Treasurer Sabine Koch 2012 – 2015 Sweden
CEO Elaine S. Huesing Interim Canada
VP MEDINFO Alvaro Margolis 2013 – 2016 Uruguay
VP Membership Michio Kimura 2012 – 2015 Japan
VP Services Christoph Lehmann 2012 – 2015 USA
VP Special Affairs Monique Jaspers 2013 – 2016 The Netherlands
VP WGs and SIGs Tze-Yun Leong 2013 – 2016 Singapore

SBIS board

Title Name Term of Office Country
President Beatriz de Faria Leão 2015 – 2016 Brazil
Vice President Paulo Mazzoncini de Azevedo Marques 2015 – 2016 Brazil
Secretary Marina de Fátima de Sá Rebelo 2015 – 2016 Brazil
Treasurer Claudio Giulliano Alves da Costa 2015 – 2016 Brazil
CEO Marcelo Lúcio da Silva 2011 – Brazil

Local Organizing Committee (LOC)

LOC Chairs

  • Beatriz de Faria Leão (Brazil)
  • Claudio Giulliano Alves da Costa (Brazil)

LOC Members

  • Marcelo Lúcio da Silva (Brazil)
  • Marco Antônio Gutierrez (Brazil)
  • Marivan Santiago Abrahão (Brazil)

Editorial Committee (EC)

EC Chair

  • Indra Neil Sarkar (US)

EC Members

  • Paulo Mazzoncini de Azevedo Marques (Brazil)
  • Andrew Georgiou (Australia)

Scientific Program Committee (SPC)

SPC Chairs

  • Fernando Martin Sanchez (Australia)
  • Kaija Saranto (Finland)

SPC Track Chairs


  • Ameen Abu-Hanna (Netherlands)


  • Stefan Schulz (Austria)


  • Fernán Gónzalez Bernaldo de Quirós (Argentina)


  • Elizabeth Borycki (Canada)

SPC Members


  • Jim Warren (New Zealand)
  • Xiuzhen Feng (China)
  • Jack Li (Taiwan)
  • Shinji Kobayashi (Japan)


  • Luis Fernandez Luque (Spain)
  • Josipa Kern (Croatia)
  • Jose Luis Oliveira (Portugal)
  • Heather Strachan (UK)
  • Michael Marschollek (Germany)


  • Erika Caballero (Chile)
  • Amado Espinosa (Mexico)
  • Grace T. M. Dal Sasso (Brazil)

IMIA US-Canada

  • George Demiris (US)
  • Lewis Frey (US)
  • Rita Kufafka (US)
  • Paul Harris (US)
  • Neil Gardner (Canada)
  • Daniel L. Rubin


  • Rada Hussein (Egypt)


  • Wisdom Atiwoto (Ghana)
  • Oluyinka Adejumo (South Africa)

WHO Representative

  • Najeeb Al-Shorbaji

PAHO Representative

  • David Novillo
  • Marcelo D’Agostino


Professional Conference Organizer (PCO)





5 Keynotes
21 Tutorials
27 Panels
30 Workshops
16 Demonstrations
178 Papers
247 Posters
7 Satellite Symposiums
531 Presentations (Total)

Complete Program

Click on each day below, or here to open (expand) all 5 days.

DAY 1 - Wednesday, August 19

DAY 2 - Thursday, August 20

DAY 3 - Friday, August 21

DAY 4 - Saturday, August 22

DAY 5 - Sunday, August 23

Keynote Speakers



Amnon Shabo (Shvo)

Chair, IMIA Working Group on Health Record Banking
Chair, EFMI Working Group on Translational Health Informatics

Translational & Interoperable Health Infostructure – The Servant of Three Masters

Amnon Shabo (Shvo), PhD, specializes in health informatics and worked at IBM Research Lab in Haifa in years 2000-2014. He co-founded and chaired the Medical Informatics Community in IBM Research and headed the IBM worldwide program on healthcare & life Sciences standards. Amnon established and chairs two professional work groups: (1) the IMIA Work Group on Health Record Banking and (2) the EFMI Work Group on Translational Health Informatics. Amnon has been leading a few standardization activities: he established and co-chairs the HL7 Clinical Genomics Work Group and is a co-editor of the Clinical Document Architecture (CDA), Continuity of Care Document (CCD), the Family Health History (Pedigree) and the Genetic Testing Report (GTR) standards. Amnon specializes in longitudinal and cross-institutional Electronic Health Records and is a pioneer of the Independent Health Record Banks vision. He is currently a Research Fellow at the Department of Information Systems, University of Haifa and can be contacted at amnon.shvo[at]


Fernan Gonzalez Bernaldo de Quiros

Vice Director for Strategic Planning
Hospital Italiano de Buenos Aires, Argentina

Transforming Healthcare through Clinical Information Systems: Is it an impossible task?

He graduated with honors from the School of Medicine in 1987. Since 2002 he serves as Head of the Department of Human Physiology. In 1997, he created the Medical Management Health Plan and a Fellowship in Health Management. In 1999 he led the creation of the Department of Health Informatics and developed a residency program for health professionals. He was in charge of the development of the HIS and the terminology server project that gives interface services based on SNOMED CT to different clinical application in different countries of Latin-America. He also led several training programs in the region, including a Spanish version of the OHSU version of the 10×10 program. He serves as Vice – Director for Strategic Planning since 2003. In 2004 he was elected Chair of Argentine HL7 chapter and was appointed Head of Clinical Research in Internal Medicine.
In 2010 he was named Fellow of the American College of Medical Informatics. Throughout these years he published more than 50 articles in peer review journals and over 20 chapters/ books and 200 international conferences. He is part of the editorial board of several international journals. In 2013 was elected as member of the eHealth Technical Advisory Group of WHO.
Currently he leads the Health Informatics Specialty and the Master in Clinical Research at Hospital Italiano´s University.


Melchor Sánchez-Mendiola

Professor of Medical Education
UNAM (National Autonomous University of Mexico)
Faculty of Medicine, Mexico City, Mexico.

Biomedical Informatics Education: Is the glass half full or half empty?

Dr. Melchor Sanchez is a mexican pediatrician and medical educator. He studied medicine and pediatrics at the Mexican Army Medical School, Mexican Army and Air Force University. He worked as a clinical research fellow in the Laboratory of Human Nutrition and Metabolism, Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge. He has the degree of Master in Health Professions Education from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Since 2006 he has worked as a full-time Professor in Medical Education and Biomedical Informatics at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) Faculty of Medicine. He is responsible for the Master’s and Doctorate in Education in Health Sciences at UNAM. He has been a lecturer in about 400 continuing education courses in Mexico and abroad, on issues related to medical education, evidence-based medicine, pediatrics, medical decision making and biomedical informatics. Author and co-author of 70 articles in national and international journals, 24 book chapters, author-editor of 7 books and 28 thesis. He is Associate Editor of the journal “Advances in Health Sciences Education”, and Editor of the journal “Research in Medical Education”, Faculty of Medicine, UNAM. He is member of several academic organizations, including the Mexican National Academy of Medicine, the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Society of Directors of Research in Medical Education, the Association for Medical Education in Europe, and the American Educational Research Association.


Najeeb Al-Shorbaji

Director, Department of Knowledge, Ethics and Research
World Health Organization Headquarters, Geneva

Convergence of health information technologies to achieve the post 2015 Sustainable Development Goals

Has been working as Director, Department of Knowledge, Ethics and Research at the World Health Organization Headquarters (WHO/HQ) in Geneva since November 2013 and as Director of the Department of Knowledge Management and Sharing between September 2008 and October 2013. Between February 1988 and August 2008, he held the posts of Information Scientist, Regional Advisor for Health Information Management and Telecommunication and Coordinator for Knowledge Management and Sharing at the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Regional Office in Amman, Alexandria and Cairo. He is from Jordan, married and holds a PhD in Information Sciences since 1986. The current portfolio of Dr Al-Shorbaji covers WHO publishing activities and programmes, library and information services, knowledge networks, eHealth, research and public health ethics, research and knowledge translation and WHO Collaborating Centres. Through his career he initiated, lead and managed a number of regional projects related to access to health information, global networking, capacity building, use of information and communication technology for health. He has published over 100 research articles, book chapters, conference papers and presentations. He is a member of a number of national and international professional associations. He has been invited as keynote speaker at a number of international conferences on eHealth, mHealth, knowledge management and eLearning. He is asked to peer-reviews scientific articles for a number of internationals.


Patricia Flatley Brennan

Moehlman Bascom Professor of Nursing
Professor of Engineering
Director, Living Environments Laboratory
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Citizen engagement: informatics in the service of health

Patricia Flatley Brennan, RN, PhD, is the Lillian L. Moehlman Bascom Professor, School of Nursing and College of Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin. Dr. Brennan received a Masters of Science in Nursing from the University of Pennsylvania and a PhD in Industrial Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She developed several innovative Internet-based consumer support services, including ComputerLink and HeartCare, which helped home-dwelling patients feel greater connection to other and to recover faster with fewer symptoms. Dr. Brennan directed Project HealthDesign, a RWJ- funded initiative designed to stimulate the next generation of personal health records. She also directed external evaluations of novel HIT architectures. Brennan leads the Living Environments Laboratory at the Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery, which includes a 6-sided virtual reality CAVE that her group uses to re-create visually every environment on earth, and develop new ways for effective visualization of high dimensional data. Supported by AHRQ, her group explores the impact of household contexts on personal health information management. She is fellow of both the American Academy of Nursing (1991) and the American College of Medical Informatics (1993). Dr. Brennan was elected to the Institute of Medicine in 2002, and in 2009 became an elected member of the New York Academy of Medicine.


Simpósio Internacional de Informatização Hospitalar

International Hospital IT Symposium (presented in Portuguese only)

Realizado em parceria com: Logo ANAHP Logo FEHOSP cmb
Data: 19/08 (quarta-feira)
Horário Temas e Apresentadores
08:30 – 09:00 Boas vindas e mensagem aos hospitais brasileiros
Carlos Figueiredo – Diretor Executivo da ANAHP
Edson Rogatti – Presidente da FEHOSP e da CMB
Beatriz de Faria Leão – Presidente da SBIS
09:00 – 10:00 TI como suporte à atividade assistencial: expandindo a atuação para além da gestão administrativa e financeira
Estratégias de integração entre corpo assistencial e TI – Klaiton Simão, Grupo São Camilo
e-Governança Clínica – Gabriel Dalla Costa, Hospital Moinhos de Vento
10:00 – 11:00 Como gerenciar a TI em tempos de Cloud e Mobilidade?
Estratégias de BYOD – Ricardo Santoro, Hospital Albert Einstein
Cloud computing na prática – Sérgio Brasil, Rede Impar de Hospitais
Desafios de uma TI Corporativa – Adriano Oliveira, Rede D’or
11:00 – 11:30 Coffee Break
11:30 – 13:00 Modelos de maturidade e adoção: qual o caminho para o hospital digital?
Diretrizes de TI da ANAHP – Claudio Giulliano Alves da Costa, FOLKS e-Saúde
Em busca do estágio 7 do EMRAM – Lilian Correia, Hospital Samaritano de São Paulo
Modelo de Adoção do Prontuário Eletrônico da HIMSS (EMRAM) – Isabel Simão, HIMSS Analytics
13:00 – 14:00 Intervalo para o almoço
14:00 – 15:00 Tecnologias e experiências para o engajamento do paciente
Portal do Paciente – Margareth Ortiz de Camargo (Maggie), Hospital Sírio Libanês
Mídias e Redes Sociais – Lilian Hoffmann, Beneficência Portuguesa de São Paulo
15:00 – 16:00 Arquitetura da Informação e interoperabilidade: preparando o presente para o compartilhamento futuro das informações clínicas
Padronização da história clínica: Servidores de terminologia – Daniel Luna, Hospital Italiano de Buenos Aires
SNOMED como uma realidade no Brasil – Moacyr Perche, Datasus
16:00 – 16:30 Coffee break
16:30 – 17:30 Internet of things e Wearables: e-Saúde para os hospitais
Há um novo negócio para os hospitais – Kaveh Safavi, Lider Global de Saúde, Accenture
Acelerando a adoção da saúde digital – Vitor Asseituno, Live Healthcare
17:30 – 18:00 Encerramento
Obs.: Esta é uma programação preliminar e está sujeita a alterações sem aviso prévio. Última atualização em 21/05/2015.


Click on each session below, or here to open (expand) all 3 sessions.

Poster Session 1: Friday, August 21, 13:00-14:30

Poster Session 2: Saturday, August 22, 13:00-14:30

Poster Session 3: Sunday, August 23, 13:00-14:30



Topic Title Authors When
Citizens’ access to Health and wellness information Patient Summaries: An International Perspective Catherine Chronaki, Philip Scott, Beatriz de Faria Leao, Michio Kimura, Morten Bruun-Rasmussen, Anne Moen, Douglas Fridsma Thu, Aug 20, 13:00
Clinical decision support and guideline systems and protocols Clinical Decision Support: A Practical Guide to Developing Your Program to Improve Outcomes Robert Jenders, Jonathan Teich, Dean Sittig Wed, Aug 19, 13:00
Controlled terminologies and vocabularies SNOMED CT Concept Model YongSheng Gao, Romin Khazai Wed, Aug 19, 09:00
Data mining, machine learning, predictive modeling Evaluation of Prediction Models in Medicine Ameen Abu-Hanna, Niels Peek Wed, Aug 19, 13:00
Open-Source Big Data Analytics in Healthcare Patrick B Ryan, George Hripcsak, Jon Duke Wed, Aug 19, 09:00
Data visualization Visualizing Operational Informatics Data Using R Leslie McIntosh, Connie Zabarovskayaa Thu, Aug 20, 09:00
Electronic Health Records Certification Standards and Processes for Electronic Health Record Systems: Security, Confidentiality and Quality Renato Sabbatini Thu, Aug 20, 09:00
Cognitive-Engineering Approaches to Assessing the Usability of Healthcare Information Technologies David Kaufman, Andre Kushniruk Wed, Aug 19, 13:00
OpenEHR Practical Approach: From Idea to Application Samuel Frade, Borut Fabjan, Ricardo João Cruz-Correia Thu, Aug 20, 09:00
The Electronic Health Record – A New Look W. Ed Hammond, Genie Hinz Wed, Aug 19, 09:00
Empirical research and evaluation Evaluating Health Information and Communications Technologies: Why, How, Challenges Caitlin Cusack, Brian Dixon, Eric Poon Wed, Aug 19, 09:00
Hospital and clinical Information Systems Architectural Principles Applied to Integrated Clinical Systems Kathryn Kuttler, Stanley Huff, Hales, Laura Heermann Langford Wed, Aug 19, 09:00
Design and Implementation of Clinical Databases with openEHR Pablo Pazos, Koray Atalag, Luis Marco-Ruiz, Erik Sundvall, Sergio Freire Thu, Aug 20, 13:00
Using LOINC for vocabulary in HL7 V2 laboratory messages and HL7 CDA documents Humberto Fernan Mandirola Brieux, Fernando Portilla Thu, Aug 20, 13:00
Knowledge acquisition and processing Practical Approaches to Knowledge Management: Focus on Clinical Decision Support Saverio Maviglia, Margarita Sordo Wed, Aug 19, 09:00
The New TIGER Initiative: New TIGER Activities, a Renewed VLE, and future plans Marisa Wilson Wed, Aug 19, 13:00
Natural-language and speech processing A Hands-on Introduction to Natural Language Processing in Healthcare Scott DuVall, Olga Patterson Thu, Aug 20, 09:00
Large scale clinical text processing and process optimization Olga Patterson, Thomas Ginter, Scott DuVall Thu, Aug 20, 13:00
Learning Distributed Word Representations and Applications in Biomedial Natural Language Processing Jiaping Zheng, Hong Yu Thu, Aug 20, 13:00
Standards for exchanging health information Enabling Clinical Data Reuse with openEHR Data Warehouse Environments Luis Marco-Ruiz, Pablo Pazos, Koray Atalag, Johan Gustav Bellika, Kassaye Yitbarek Yigzaw Wed, Aug 19, 13:00
Usability, human-computer interaction, natural user interfaces User centered design in health information systems Daniel Luna, Enrique Stanziola, Juan Marcos Ortiz, Carlos Otero, MAURO GARCIA AURELIO Thu, Aug 20, 09:00
NB: Program subject to changes without prior notice. Last updated on Aug 06, 2015.

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Types of contributions:

Full Paper: A full paper is an original contribution with novel methodologies or new insights that advance the science and application of biomedical and health informatics. Each full paper must be no more than five pages in length and must conform to the MEDINFO 2015 paper format requirements. Accepted papers will be presented as oral presentations at the conference.

Vision Paper:
 A vision paper is a well-thought, well-argued position statement that highlights new challenges and proposes potential directions and novel solutions in biomedical and health informatics. Each vision paper must be no more than five pages in length and must conform to the MEDINFO 2015 paper format requirements. Accepted papers will be presented as oral presentations at the conference.

Student Paper:
 A student paper summarizes a student-led, complete or nearly complete research or development effort; the top eight student papers will be selected for award consideration and invited to present at the pre-conference Student Paper Competition. Student papers presented at the competition and other accepted student papers will also be presented at the pre-conference doctoral symposium or the regular conference program. Each student paper must be no more than five pages in length and must conform to the MEDINFO 2015 paper format.

Poster: A poster illustrates pilot research, research in progress, or the design of a system or process, with a clear statement of the degree of innovation. Each poster must be submitted as a one-page abstract and must conform to the MEDINFO 2015 abstract format. Accepted abstracts will be presented as posters at the conference.

Panel: A panel is a forum for a moderated analysis of an important issue or an emerging trend in biomedical and health informatics. A panel involves 1 90-minute session, with 4-5 presenters, including a moderator; preference will be given to panels with presenters from multiple countries or perspectives. Each panel proposal must be no more than three pages in length and must conform to the MEDINFO 2015 proposal format. Accepted proposals will be presented as panel sessions at the conference.

Demonstration: A demonstration showcases an innovative, non-commercial system resulting from research or private-public efforts. A demonstration proposal should clearly describe the system/process to be demonstrated and provide a clear statement of the innovation. Each demonstration proposal must be no more than three pages in length and must conform to the MEDINFO 2015 proposal format. Accepted proposals will be presented as theatre-style demonstrations at the conference.

Workshop: A workshop is an informative or interactive session that addresses a specific theme or topic in biomedical and health informatics. A workshop involves 1 or 2 90-minute sessions, with 4-5 main speakers who introduce the main topics and other active participants. A workshop proposal should list the main speakers affiliations, the target participants, a summary of the topics to be covered, and the proposed activities and expected outcomes, e.g., oral presentations, posters, and break-out sessions, etc. Each workshop proposal must be no more than three pages in length and must conform to the MEDINFO 2015 proposal format. Note that workshops are part of the main congress program and participation will not incur addition registration fees.

Tutorial: A tutorial is an education session that introduces a specific topic in biomedical and health informatics. A tutorial usually involves 1 or 2 180-minute sessions, with 1-3 instructors. A tutorial proposal should list the instructors’ affiliations, the target audience, pre-requisite knowledge, a set of learning objectives and expected outcomes, a summary of the topics to be covered, and the interactive strategies to engage the audience. Each tutorial proposal must be no more than three pages in length and must conform to the MEDINFO 2015 proposal format. Note that tutorials are part of the pre-congress program and participation will incur addition registration fees.

General submission guidelines:

  • Accepted contributions can only be included in the final conference program and proceedings, if at least one author registers for the conference by the registration deadline at the regular fee and commits to presenting the work.
  • Each submission was reviewed by at least two reviewers and a member of the Scientific Program Committee.
  • All presented papers (full, student and vision papers) will be indexed in MEDLINE.
  • Selected contributions and award papers may be invited to be submitted for publication to Methods of Information in Medicine as an expanded paper.
  • IMIA and SBIS will jointly hold the copyright of accepted contributions.

Theme & Topics

MEDINFO 2015 was organized around three axis relevant to the domains of translational bioinformatics, clinical informatics, clinical research informatics, nursing informatics, consumer health informatics and public health informatics. The theme and the topics of the congress are listed in more detail below.

A. Translational bioinformatics
B. Medical informatics
C. Clinical research informatics
D. Nursing informatics
E. Consumer health informatics
F. Public health informatics
G. Image informatics
H. Pharmacy informatics
I. Aged Care Informatics
J. Other non classified
  1. Measuring/improving patient safety and reducing medical errors
  2. Enhancing care outcomes towards a cost-effective, sustainable healthcare
  3. Enabling the continuity of care and the management of chronic disease conditions
  4. Supporting clinical practice at a distance
  5. Assuring information system security and personal privacy
  6. Designing usable resources and systems
  7. Incorporating innovation in eHealth
  8. Assuring success in Health IT project management
  9. Responding to population and global health issues
  10. Promoting participatory health, patient-centered care and preventive medicine
  11. Enabling personalized and precision medicine
  12. Facilitating clinical and translational research
  13. Improving the education and skills training of health professionals and health informatics specialists
  14. Other health problems non classified
IP2 – Natural-language and speech processing
IP3 – Text mining
IP4 – Image and biosignal processing
IP5 – Molecular data processing
IP6 – Data integration
IP7 – Data mining, machine learning, predictive modeling
IP8 – Data visualization
IP9 – High-performance and large-scale computing
IP10 – Modeling and simulation of human patho/physiology/anatomy
IP11 – Information processing in clinical research and trials 


KM1 – Controlled terminologies and vocabularies
KM2 – Ontologies, knowledge bases, data models and metadata
KM3 – Knowledge acquisition and processing
KM4 – Semantic Web
KM5 – Health information portals and digital libraries



CS1 – Electronic Health Records
CS2 – Hospital and clinical Information Systems
CS3 – Medical image management, including standards
CS4 – Standards for exchanging health information
CS5 – ehealth standards development projects
CS6 – Electronic prescription and computerized provider order entry
CS7 – Nursing information systems
CS8 – Clinical decision support and guideline systems and protocols
CS9 – ehealth tools for health authorities and professionals
CS10 – Standards and guidelines for Telehealth and Telemedicine
CS11 – Design, implementation and evaluation of Telehealth solutions
CS12 – Mobile technology (m-Health), apps and sensors
CS13 – Ubiquitous (u-Health), pervasive computing
CS14 – Web-based interventions, web 2.0, social media and networks
CS15 – Patient Portals and Personal Health Records and systems
CS16 – Robotics and Virtual Reality systems (eg. surgery)
CS17 – Aged care systems and solutions for people with special needs



HS1 – Usability, human-computer interaction, natural user interfaces
HS2 – Cognitive models and problem solving
HS3 – Change management and projects planning and implementation
HS4 – Open data and open source systems
HS5 – Privacy, confidentiality and security protection (eg, cryptography)
HS6 – National and international health IT projects
HS7 – Disaster and pandemic preparedness
HS8 – Biosurveillance and population health monitoring
HS9 – Education and training of health professionals and specialists
HS10 – e-learning environments and MOOC
HS11 – Citizens’ access to Health and wellness information
HS12 – Empirical research and evaluation
HS13 – Economic and cost-effectiveness analysis
HS14 – Socio-organizational impact, quality assessment and improvement
HS15 – Barriers to clinical system implementation
HS16 – Informatics policies and ethical issues
HS17 – Other aspects related with the use of information for health