IHI 2012 January 28–30, 2012 Miami, Florida, USA, is the flagship symposium on health informatics promoted by the Association for Computing Machinery Special Interest Group on Health Informatics (ACM SIGHIT). IHI is designed to run as an annual showcase for exciting and innovative research on techniques and technologies developed in universities, hospitals, research labs, and companies all over the world.
IHI 2012 will feature about 130 contributions from 37 countries, including keynote speeches, regular papers, short papers, demonstrations, free tutorials, panels, extended abstracts, and doctoral consortium. Selected regular papers and short papers will be presented in oral sessions. Other papers and demos will be presented by the authors in an open setting, specifically designed to encourage conversation and discussion. The symposium will cover the breadth of problems faced by the community: health informatics education, telemedicine, systems for decision support, human-centered design, information retrieval techniques for health applications, accessibility to personalized predictive modeling techniques, and so on. A highlight of the conference is that we will give awards for the best paper and the best student paper.
IHI 2012 reflects a collective community effort including reviewers as well as corporate sponsors, who gave generously of their time and who provided funds to specific areas of the symposium. The following companies and institutions generously provided financial support: Google, Optimal Solutions Group LLC, Philips, Indiana University, Siemens, and IBM Research.
The conference hotel, Miami Beach Resort and Spa, is easily accessible by the guests by any means of transportation, 20 minutes from the Miami International Airport and 22 miles from Fort Lauderdale International Airport
Online registration is now available at the conference website
(http://www.sighit.org/ihi2012/, mirror site: http://www.comp.hkbu.edu.hk/ihi2012/). We also encourage you to stay at the conference hotel at the pre-negotiated conference rates. A direct link to the Miami Beach Resort and Spa hotel reservation system is conveniently available at the conference website.
The conference co-organizers are looking forward to your visit!
- City eHealth Research Centre, City University, London, Publication Chair, eHealth 2011, www.electronic-health.org