Special Issue "Next Generation of Interoperability in Health Care: Standards and Application"

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A special issue of International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (ISSN 1660-4601).

Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (1 March 2014)

Special Issue Editor

Guest Editor
Prof. Dr. Po-Hsun Cheng
Department of Software Engineering, National Kaohsiung Normal University, Kaohsiung 82444, Taiwan
Website: http://teach.nknu.edu.tw/cph
E-Mail: cph@nknu.edu.tw
Interests: healthcare informatics; software engineering; telemedicine; hardware/software co-design

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Healthcare Informatics plays an important role in public health. The annual Asia-Pacific HL7 Conference on Health Care Information Standards (APHL7) convenes the vanguard international research communities in healthcare informatics. The mission of the APHL7 conference is to provide the highest‐profile academic and industrial research forum and to develop an international community that will accelerate the development and adoption of a new vision for improving health, increasing healthcare quality and, ultimately, lowering costs of health care in the Asia-Pacific region. To further promote the work presented at APHL7 2013, we are planning a Special Issue in 2014. All authors who presented papers at APHL7 2013 are invited to submit extended versions of their papers to the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (IJERPH) in this Special Issue. We also invite contributions which will increase shared understanding and adoption of healthcare informatics and related standards. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

Prof. Dr. Po-Hsun Cheng
Guest Editor

Submission

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Keywords

  • health care information standards and applications
  • electronic health records
  • cloud computing in health care
  • ehealth
  • clinical decision support
  • clinical document architecture
  • telehealth and telecare
  • national health infrastructure
  • health care information security and privacy
  • health care wireless transmission
  • disease surveillance
  • multimedia technology and application
  • health care smart cards
  • medical information management
  • health information management
  • knowledge management and e-learning
  • public health informatics
  • biomedical informatics
  • international medical service
  • nursing informatics
  • other related topics

Published Papers (6 papers)

Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2014, 11(4), 4262-4279; doi:10.3390/ijerph110404262 (doi registration under processing)
Received: 1 March 2014; in revised form: 3 April 2014 / Accepted: 4 April 2014 / Published: 16 April 2014
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Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2014, 11(4), 4233-4248; doi:10.3390/ijerph110404233 (doi registration under processing)
Received: 19 February 2014; in revised form: 1 April 2014 / Accepted: 3 April 2014 / Published: 16 April 2014
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Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2014, 11(4), 3822-3844; doi:10.3390/ijerph110403822
Received: 30 December 2013; in revised form: 18 March 2014 / Accepted: 19 March 2014 / Published: 4 April 2014
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Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2014, 11(2), 1573-1593; doi:10.3390/ijerph110201573
Received: 30 December 2013; in revised form: 24 January 2014 / Accepted: 24 January 2014 / Published: 29 January 2014
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Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2014, 11(2), 1369-1383; doi:10.3390/ijerph110201369
Received: 17 December 2013; in revised form: 13 January 2014 / Accepted: 14 January 2014 / Published: 27 January 2014
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Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2013, 10(11), 6106-6130; doi:10.3390/ijerph10116106
Received: 3 September 2013; in revised form: 5 November 2013 / Accepted: 5 November 2013 / Published: 12 November 2013
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Last update: 6 September 2013

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