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Academic

Call for Papers – Academic

Presenting your research, project, innovation, experience and learnings at
HIC 2024 puts you in front of Australasia’s digital health leaders, experts and innovators who are transforming the healthcare sector.

Accepted oral and poster presentations will be published in the IOS Press, Studies in Health Technology and Informatics series and indexed in PubMed. Selected authors will be invited to submit their papers for publishing under a special topic in the Applied Clinical Informatics Journal (ACI).

17 APR

Abstract and Paper Submissions Close

17 April 2024

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Speaker Registration Closes

12 June 2024

May 11

Speaker Notifications

11 May 2024

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Final PowerPoint Slides Due

24 July 2024

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Final Papers and Speaker Acceptances Due

27 May 2024

Oral Presentation Submission

Papers are descriptions of original research on the use of information methods, systems and technologies to improve the quality and safety of care, enhance care outcomes, promote patient-centred care, facilitate translational research, enable precision medicine, and improve education and skills in digital health.

Accepted papers will be allocated a 15-minute presentation in the concurrent program

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Paper Guidelines
  • Maximum of six pages in length, including references
  • The following paper structure must be used: Abstract (150 – 200 words), Keywords, Introduction, Methods, Results, Discussion, Conclusions, Acknowledgements, References, and Address for Correspondence
  • Students: typically have the mentor/teacher/guide as the senior author, as well as any other collaborators, mentors or authors

ios press The abstract will be made available on the conference app. The paper will be published in IOS Press, Studies in Health Technology and Informatics unless selected for submission to the Applied Clinical Informatics Journal for consideration.

Poster Submission Guidelines

Poster submissions are descriptions of original research on the use of information methods, systems and technologies to improve the quality and safety of care, enhance care outcomes, promote patient-centred care, facilitate translational research, enable precision medicine, and improve education and skills in informatics.

Accepted papers will have their poster displayed digitally at HIC 2024. There will be an opportunity for pre-recorded audio to accompany the poster. The poster will be made available on the conference app. Detailed information about poster displays will be provided in June 2024.

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Poster Guidelines
  • Maximum of two pages in length, including references
  • The following paper structure must be used: Abstract (75 – 100 words), Keywords, Introduction, Methods, Results, Discussion, Conclusions, Acknowledgements, References, and Address for Correspondence. The discussion section may be removed
  • Students: typically have the mentor/teacher/guide as the senior author, as well as any other collaborators, mentors or authors

ios pressThe poster will be made available on the conference app. The poster will be published in IOS Press, Studies in Health Technology and Informatics unless selected for submission to the Applied Clinical Informatics Journal for consideration.

Tracks, Themes and Topics

Recipient of Care Experience

  • Recipient of care perspective
  • Recipient of care empowerment and engagement
  • Co-design to improve recipient of care experience
  • Person centred care
  • Recipient of care facing technologies
  • Impact on healthcare access
  • Health information literacy
  • Digital divide
  • Collaboration opportunities with First Nations perspective
  • Diversity and equity principles

Provider of Care Capability

  • Capacity building
  • Digital workforce development
  • Carer workforce development
  • Professional development approaches
  • Leadership development approaches
  • Simulation opportunities
  • Digital and information literacy
  • Education approaches
  • Digital health learning domains
  • Knowledge and skill accreditation

Clinical Informatics

  • User experience design UX
  • Human-computer interaction
  • Human factors
  • Quality and safety outcomes
  • Service expansion through digital health
    Clinical systems (electronic medical/health records, medication management, clinical decision support)
  • Clinical guidelines
  • Evidence informed practice

Innovative Models of care

  • Emerging technologies
  • Virtual care / remote monitoring / telehealth
  • Virtual and augmented reality
  • Robotics
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Machine learning
  • Deep learning
  • Natural language processing
  • Precision health
  • Genomics
  • Disruptive care models
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Adoption of new delivery models
  • Climate change
  • Healthcare sustainability
  • Preparedness for epidemics and pandemic

Integrated & Connected Care

  • Integrated approaches to community wellness
  • Care across multiple disciplines/providers/regions
  • Convergence of healthcare with social and community care
  • Integrated approaches to chronic disease, mental health, aged care
  • Population and public health
  • Social and digital determinants of health
  • Data and information analytics
  • Internet of Things
  • Data and information visualisation
  • Digital hospital implementation
  • Digital records management

Informatics Infrastructure

  • Interoperability
  • Clinical data integration
  • Health information exchange
  • Network architectures and topologies
  • Standards
  • Secure messaging (HL7, FHIR)
  • Nomenclatures, vocabularies, terminologies, ontologies, taxonomies
  • Clinical document architecture
  • Blockchain technology
  • Privacy and consent
  • Indigenous data sovereignty principles
  • Legislative, regulatory, and policy frameworks
  • Cybersecurity and data breaches
  • Data and information governance
  • Data integrity and reliability
  • Information culture
  • Value management and benefits realisation
  • System and workflow implementation
  • Change management
  • Adoption readiness