Social aspects of Health Informatics

Call for Papers: The international council on medical & care compunetics.

The 5th ICMCC Event will be organised from June 9-11, 2008, at University of Westminster, London.

The main themes of the conference are:

  • Electronic Health Record (EHR) Approaches 
  • Patient Record Access 
  • Compunetics (Social, societal and ethical issues of ICT)  
  • Data, Information, Knowledge Management 

The Leading International Event on Patient-Related ICT in Medicine and Care

For the 5th consecutive year the ICMCC Event is the only international event dealing with patient-related ICT, focusing in 2008 on information related aspects, patient record access, electronic health records and behavioral compunetics. A high quality paper presentation programme representing some of the leading researchers in the field will be offered as well as an outstanding forum of key-note speakers. 

Due to many requests: the deadline for submission has been changed to 8 March 2008. Please send papers to Elayne Coakes: coakese@westminster.ac.uk

The ICMCC Event 2008 will be supported by the BCS Health Informatics Interactive Care Specialist Group. Its chair Mark Outhwaite has joined the organising committee. The BCS Sociotechnical Specialist Group is also supporting the conference and its Vice Chair Dr Elayne Coakes, will be organising a stream on the Social aspects of Health Informatics.

Accepted papers will be published in "Medical and Care Compunetics 5" (IOS Press - "Studies in Health Technology and Informatics") available at the conference.