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International Mobile Health (mHealth) Workshop

in conjunction with

12th IEEE International Conference on E-Health Networking, Applications and Services (IEEE Healthcom)
July 1-3, 2010, Lyon, France

Workshop Co-Chairs
Prof. Weider D. Yu, San Jose State University, USA (
Prof. Pradeep Ray, University of New South Wales, Australia (
Prof. Isao Nakajima, Tokai University, Japan (

Workshop Scope
With the recent technological advances in mobile device and technologies, the impact on mHealth becomes significant. This workshop in mHealth is held to provide a dedicated platform specifically designed for international authors to present their results and papers in this exciting emerging technology area.

The scope of mHealth is changing rapidly. Now it contains the use of computer, communication and networking software and hardware technologies, such as mobile phones (Apple iPhones, Google Android phones, etc.), personal digital assistants (iPod) , tablets (iPads), patient monitoring devices, a variety of communication devices and transmission technologies (Wi-Fi, 3G, 4G, GPS, satellite), for providing health services to patients and needed people. mHealth includes software and data applications based on mobile devices and technologies. People have developed new areas of mHealth applications which can support wider or specialized patient and health services, making impressive healthcare capabilities and delivery in the areas.

This workshop aims at papers that describe original and unpublished contributions addressing various aspects of mHealth. Authors are invited to submit original technical papers covering but not limited to the topics of interest listed below.

Topics of Interest
- mHealth system design and development
- Assessment and evaluation of mHealth
- EHR (Electronic Health Record) technology and applications for mHealth
- Networking technologies
- Platform and infrastructure in mHealth
- Security and Privacy
- mHealth software and database technologies
- Trust, reliability and maintainability
- Emerging technologies and applications
- Diagnosis support, treatment support, communications and training for health workers
- Disease surveillance and epidemic outbreak tracking (malaria, HIV/AIDS, etc.)
- Treatment support and medication compliance for patients, including chronic disease management
- Education and awareness
- Helpline support

Important Dates
• Paper Submission: April 26, 2010
• Acceptance Notification: May 10, 2010
• Camera-ready Paper: May 31, 2010

Submission Guidelines
All submissions ( email to Prof Weider Yu- should be written in English with a maximum paper length of 4 printed pages (10-point Times-Roman font) including figures without incurring additional page charges (maximum 1 additional page with over length page charge if accepted). Standard IEEE Transactions templates for Microsoft Word or LaTeX formats can be found at

Accepted and presented papers will be published in the Journal of eHealth Technology and Application. An author of an accepted paper is required to register for the conference at the full (member or non-member) rate and must present the paper at the workshop. Registration fees must be paid prior to uploading the final IEEE formatted, publication-ready version of the paper.


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