BCS calls for HC2014 papers

20 August 2013

BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, is calling for papers for HC2014, the UK’s national health IT conference and exhibition, presented by BCS and HIMSS. The event will take place on 19-20 March 2014, at Manchester Central.

HC2013 attracted more than 2100 visitors seeking to learn, share and debate best practice as well as providing an educational tool to better understand wider government policy in the changing healthcare landscape.

Mike Sinclair, Chair of HC2014 organising committee says: “To create an inclusive and diverse conference for HC2014, we are looking for input from a variety of health professionals. The chosen themes are topical within our industry and I look forward to the potential submissions we will receive.

“As the professional body for IT, we push the boundaries on health informatics and challenge opinions. HC2014 is a great opportunity for our community to come together and discuss these topics and develop as a profession.”

The call for papers covers 16 different themes:

  • Strategy, policy and whole-system thinking
  • Better medical care through technology
  • Safer hospitals
  • Big data
  • Integration and interoperability
  • Social care
  • Informatics workforce
  • Clinical transformation through leadership
  • Record keeping: structures, process and standards
  • Patient engagement
  • Clinical and quality standards
  • Fit for purpose systems
  • Mobile technologies
  • Privacy and security
  • Global innovation
  • Entrepreneurship and innovation

Presentation and session proposals can be submitted between 19-30 September 2013. Submissions will be reviewed in October and successful applicants will be informed by 1 November 2013.

Submit a proposal

Further details on the themes

Please direct any enquiries regarding the submission process to HC support at: HC2014@hq.bcs.org.uk.

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