Special Issue "Selected Papers from the Workshop on Intelligent Systems and Applications in Healthcare (ISA’Health 2016)"
A special issue of Information (ISSN 2078-2489).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 October 2016)
Prof. José Manuel Ferreira Machado
Prof. Carlos Filipe da Silva Portela
Information Systems and Technologies, ALGORITMI Research Centre, University of Minho; ESMAD, Polytechnic Institute of Oporto, Portugal
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Interests: data science; pervasive information system; artificial intelligence; decision support systems; data mining; business intelligence; biomedical informatics
The main business goal in healthcare is to increase the quality of services in healthcare while reducing costs. This objective contributes to improving the quality of life of patients, and, in some cases, reducing mortality and morbidity. To achieve this goal, the use of intelligent systems in the decision process becomes essential. The Workshop on Intelligent Systems and Applications in Healthcare (ISA’Health 2016) is focused on demonstrating how to take advantages of using Computer Intelligence, ensuring interoperability and security, overcoming local and temporal barriers in order to support the needs of society, and the development of innovative systems and applications to support healthcare decision support (http://idsist.wix.com/isahealth).
This workshop will bring together researchers who are working in the area of Intelligent System and Business Informatics. The cross-domain integration and appraisal of different fields, related to Intelligent Systems and Applications, provides an atmosphere to foster a variety of perspectives and opinions.
The main goal of this Special Issue is to extend the best workshop papers, presenting innovative and exciting works and promoting a discussion about how Intelligent Systems can contribute to improve the quality of the decision process in healthcare.
Prof. José Machado
Prof. António Abelha
Prof. Manuel Filipe Santos
Prof. Carlos Filipe Portela
Manuscript Submission Information
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- Intelligent Systems
- Biomedical Engineering
- Data Engineering
- Artificial Intelligence
- Information Systems
- Intelligent Decision Support
- Health Care