The event focuses on a wide range of medical ICT applications and on the convergence of information and communication technology with medical applications, leading to higher quality of health and social care, widespread availability and accessibility of healthcare services, cost reductions and workflow efficiency.
As usual, Med-e-Tel 2007 will bring manufacturers and suppliers as well as service providers in the field of eHealth, together with buyers, healthcare professionals, institutional decision makers, policy makers, healthcare insurers, and other stakeholders.
Med-e-Tel provides a unique forum in which clinical and basic researchers and industry and government representatives participate in trans-disciplinary discussions of the latest advances and future directions of eHealth.
Thus, Med-e-Tel 2007 not only offers a broad view on the present status of ICT applications in medicine but will explore new ways to improve the efficiency of the utilized state of the art technology in healthcare provision and will define a roadmap for further development of the market. The meeting is a highly beneficial forum for advancing international networking and collaboration.
The areas covered will include (but are not limited to):
- Bio-informatics and intelligent clothing
- Broadband and wireless networks and technologies
- Cost-benefit studies
- Current eHealth realizations and projects
- Developing countries and eHealth
- Disease and wellness management
- Distance education
- eHealth and psychological impact including e-therapy
- eHealth and telemedicine integration into routine medical practice
- eHealth and transport systems (air, rail, road, sea, space)
- eHealth applications in cardiology, radiology, wound care and other medical disciplines
- eHealth for prison systems
- eHealth solutions for the ageing society
- Electronic health records
- Facing threats and disasters
- Future eHealth strategies
- Home monitoring, homecare applications
- Innovations within eHealth
- Legal and ethical aspects
- Long term data preservation and intelligibility
- Medication compliance
- Military telemedicine experiences
- Nutrition and eHealth
- Reimbursement issues
- Satellites and eHealth
- Secure data transmission
- Smart homes and independent living
- Standardization and interoperability
Attendees are invited to submit abstracts related to these themes so they may have an opportunity to discuss their own work with leaders in the field. Abstracts will be published on the Med-e-Tel website and in the Med-e-Tel exhibition guide. The educational and informational program takes place in the morning and afternoon during the three conference days.
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