USAB 2011: Information Quality in eHealth

USAB 2011: Information Quality in eHealth

INFORMATION as THE bridge between DATA and KNOWLEDGE 7th Conference of the Austrian Computer Society (OCG) Workgroup: Human-Computer Interaction&  Usability Engineering (HCI&UE)
Proceedings: Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science (SCI listed)
Venue: LKH-University Hospital Graz (one of the largest in Europe) organized by Institute for Medical Informatics, Statistics and Documentation Medical University Graz
Date: November, 25-26 (Fr-Sa), 2011

Keynote: Vimla PATEL and Edward SHORTLIFFE (University of Texas, Houston)
Special Thematic Sessions, Tutorial and Workshop-Proposals welcome.

Best Paper Award – Best Presentation Award
Doctoral Students Session -Best PhD Award

 Christkindlmarket opening on Saturday evening.

This conference will be different:
The conference will focus on the hypothesis that modern information management can bridge the hiatus theoreticus, the gap between scientific and theoretical knowledge in medicine on one hand and its application within medical practice on the other hand.

In their daily routines, medical practitioners are confronted with individuals, who exhibit variations in the expressions of diseases with respect to etiology, symptoms, the course of the disease as well as psycho-social aspects, requiring the tailoring of scientific knowledge to personalize practicable diagnostic procedures and therapeutic interventions.

Crucial to this process is the usability of information, extracting maximum potential for the highest quality outcome. We challenge the scientific community to present outstanding ideas and solutions for information usage in the context of:

Information Usability and  …
* … Accessibility
* … Clinical Routine, Pathways and Workflows
* … Decision Making Support
* … (Governmental) Health Services
* … Education (in Health, Medicine, Life Sciences, …)
* … Privacy, Safety and Security
* … Visualization, Perception and Cognitive Science
* … Patient Empowerment
* … Methodologies and Methods
* … Information Retrieval and Knowledge Discovery
and more related topics!

All submissions will be reviewed by at least three independent reviewers.

Accepted contributions will be published in the Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) series, listed in Science Citation Index Expanded. More information see:


About UUID

UUID (Universal Usability and Interaction Design) SIG at Faculty of Creative Multimedia, Multimedia University, Malaysia.
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