Event :: EU funded projects holding a session in HEALTHINF 2008
28 - 31 January 2008, Funchal - Madeira, Portugal
A special session featuring three EU funded projects (HEARTFAID, ACGT and MyHEART) is being organised in the frame of HEALTHINF 2008. The session will also act as clustering activity for other EU FP6 projects.
Medical informatics professionals and the ICT industry in general need to work closer to further promote ICT in healthcare
The purpose of the International Conference on Health Informatics is to bring together researchers and practitioners interested in the application of information and communication technologies (ICT) to healthcare and medicine in general and to the specialized support to persons with special needs in particular. Databases, networking, graphical interfaces, intelligent decision support systems and specialized programming languages are just a few of the technologies currently used in medical informatics. Mobility and ubiquity in healthcare systems, standardization of technologies and procedures, certification, privacy are some of the issues that medical informatics professionals and the ICT industry in general need to address in order to further promote ICT in healthcare.
See also: http://www.heartfaid.org