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Health information management (HIM) is the practice of maintenance and care of health records by traditional (paper-based) and electronic means in hospitals, physician's office clinics, health departments, health insurance companies, and other facilities that provide health care or maintenance of health records. (Wikipedia.org)






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2017 IEEE AUTOTESTCON

IEEE AUTOTESTCON is also known as the Systems Readiness Technology Conference. This major conference and exposition provides focus on the maintenance aspects of systems readiness and providing Mission Assurance through Advanced ATE (Automatic Test Equpmenrt/Systems). This includes Maintenance Repair & Overhaul as well as factory and development automated test equipment. This conference brings military and aerospace industry principals together to share new concepts, technologies and applications in this essential field of supportability and sustainability. The conference includes a major exhibit of exciting new products from a wide variety of exhibitors, and provides the opportunity to meet with senior military and aerospace leaders to discuss their future needs and expectations and the ways in which we can satisfy those needs.

  • 2014 IEEE AUTOTEST

    IEEE AUTOTESTCON is the world s only conference that focuses primarily on Automated Test and related technology for military, government and aerospace applications. The conference also has an expanded focus into commercial areas that share a common technical base, including aerospace, vehicle and automotive, and commercial factory test applications. Autotestcon provides a unique opportunity to discuss platform support requirements with all DoD Branches, provides hands-on experience with test equipment, and

  • 2013 IEEE AUTOTESTCON

    Content focused on automatic test systems for US military systems.

  • 2012 IEEE AUTOTESTCON

    Automated Test Systems (ATE) and related technologies such as Test Program Sets for US military and defense equipment

  • 2011 IEEE AUTOTESTCON

    Annual conference of the automatic testing industry.

  • 2010 IEEE AUTOTESTCON

    IEEE AUTOTESTCON, The Support Systems Technology Conference, is the largest conference focused on automatic test systems for military and aerospace systems, and has been held annually since 1965. It features more than 120 quality application-focused papers and 250 Exhibits. Attendance ranges between 650 and 750 registered professionals.

  • 2009 IEEE AUTOTESTCON

    Automated Test, Test Technology, and related Support Systems for Defense Systems.


2016 38th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC)

The conference program will consist of plenary lectures, symposia, workshops and invited sessions of the latest significant findings and developments in all the major fields of biomedical engineering. Submitted papers will be peer reviewed. Accepted high quality papers will be presented in oral and poster sessions, will appear in the Conference Proceedings and will be indexed in PubMed/MEDLINE.

  • 2015 37th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC)

    The conference will cover diverse topics ranging from biomedical engineering to healthcare technologies to medical and clinical applications. The conference program will consist of invited plenary lectures, symposia, workshops, invited sessions and oral and poster sessions of unsolicited contributions. All papers will be peer reviewed and accepted papers of up to 4 pages will appear in the Conference Proceedings and be indexed by IEEE Xplore and Medline/PubMed.

  • 2014 36th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC)

    The conference program will consist of plenary lectures, symposia, workshops and invited sessions of the latest significant findings and developments in all the major fields of biomedical engineering. Submitted papers will be peer reviewed. Accepted high quality papers will be presented in oral and poster sessions, will appear in the Conference Proceedings and will be indexed in PubMed/MEDLINE.

  • 2013 35th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC)

    The Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society covers a broad spectrum of topics from biomedical engineering and physics to medical and clinical applications. The conference program will consist of invited plenary lectures, symposia, workshops, invited sessions, oral and poster sessions of unsolicited contributions. All papers will be peer reviewed and accepted papers of up to 4 pages will appear in the Conference Proceedings and be indexed by PubMed and EI. Prop

  • 2012 34th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC)

    The annual conference of EMBS averages 2000 attendees from over 50 countries. The scope of the conference is general in nature to focus on the interdisciplinary fields of biomedical engineering. Themes included but not limited to are: Imaging, Biosignals, Biorobotics, Bioinstrumentation, Neural, Rehabilitation, Bioinformatics, Healthcare IT, Medical Devices, etc

  • 2011 33rd Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC)

    The annual conference of EMBS averages 2000 attendees from over 50 countries. The scope of the conference is general in nature to focus on the interdisciplinary fields of biomedical engineering. Themes included but not limited to are: Imaging, Biosignals, Biorobotics, Bioinstrumentation, Neural, Rehabilitation, Bioinformatics, Healthcare IT, Medical Devices, etc.

  • 2010 32nd Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC)

    The annual conference of EMBS averages 2000 attendees from over 50 countries. The scope of the conference is general in nature to focus on the interdisciplinary fields of biomedical engineering. Themes included but not limited to are: Imaging, Biosignals, Biorobotics, Bioinstrumentation, Neural, Rehabilitation, Bioinformatics, Healthcare IT, Medical Devices, etc

  • 2009 31st Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC)

    The annual conference of EMBS averages 2000 attendees from over 50 countries. The scope of the conference is general in nature to focus on the interdisciplinary fields of biomedical engineering. Themes included but not limited to are: Imaging, Biosignals, Biorobotics, Bioinstrumentation, Neural, Rehabilitation, Bioinformatics, Healthcare IT, Medical Devices, etc

  • 2008 30th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC)

    The general theme of EMBC'08 is "Personalized Healthcare through Technology", covering a broad spectrum of topics from biomedical and clinical engineering and physics to medical and clinical applications. Transfer of research results from academia to industry will also be a focus of the conference.

  • 2007 29th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC)

  • 2006 28th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC)


2012 5th International Conference on Biomedical Engineering and Informatics (BMEI)

BMEI is a premier international forum for scientists and researchers to present the state of the art of biomedical engineering and informatics. Specific topics include Biomedical imaging and visualization; Biomedical signal processing and analysis; etc.

  • 2011 4th International Conference on Biomedical Engineering and Informatics (BMEI)

    CISP 11-BMEI 11 is a premier international forum for scientists and researchers to present the state of the art of biomedical engineering and informatics. Specific topics include Biomedical imaging and visualization; Biomedical signal processing and analysis; Biomedical instrumentation, devices, sensors, artificial organs, and nano technologies; Rehabilitation engineering; bioinformatics and medical informatics, etc.

  • 2010 3rd International Conference on Biomedical Engineering and Informatics (BMEI)

    BMEI 10 is a premier international forum for scientists and researchers to present the state of the art of biomedical engineering and biomedical informatics. It is co-located with the 3rd International Congress on Image and Signal Processing (CISP 2010) to promote interactions biomedical research and signal processing.


2012 6th International Conference on Pervasive Computing Technologies for Healthcare (PervasiveHealth 2012)

The overall goal of the conference is to address a set of related technologies and concepts that help integrate healthcare more seamlessly into everyday life, regardless of space and time.


2011 3rd IEEE International Conference on Information Management and Engineering (ICIME)

ICIME is the main annual Information research conference aimed at presenting current research being carried out. Currently ICIME 2011 will be held during May 21 22, 2011. The idea of the conference is for the scientists, scholars, engineers and students from the Universities all around the world and the industry to present ongoing research activities, and hence to foster research relations between the Universities and the industry.

  • 2010 2nd IEEE International Conference on Information Management and Engineering (ICIME)

    ICIME is the main annual Information research conference in Kuala Lumpur aimed at presenting current research being carried out. Currently ICIME 2010 will be held during April 16 18, 2010. The idea of the conference is for the scientists, scholars, engineers and students from the Universities all around the world and the industry to present ongoing research activities, and hence to foster research relations between the Universities and the industry.


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Information Technology in Biomedicine, IEEE Transactions on

Telemedicine, teleradiology, telepathology, telemonitoring, telediagnostics, 3D animations in health care, health information networks, clinical information systems, virtual reality applications in medicine, broadband technologies, and global information infrastructure design for health care.


Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Part C: Applications and Reviews, IEEE Transactions on

Applications, review, and tutorial papers within the scope of the Systems, Man and Cybernetics Society. Currently, this covers: (1) Integration of the theories of communication, control cybernetics, stochastics, optimization and system structure towards the formulation of a general theory of systems; (2) Development of systems engineering technology including problem definition methods, modeling, and stimulation, methods of systems experimentation, human factors ...



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The 2D Bar-Code Technology Applications in Medical Information Management

Yao-Lung Yeh; Jing-Cyun You; Gwo-Jia Jong 2008 Eighth International Conference on Intelligent Systems Design and Applications, 2008

In this paper, we used the two dimensional bar code technical to manage medical information (e.g. an anamnesis or prescription...etc.). The 2D bar- code formats not only have much clear superiorities like high capacity, small size and damage resistant, but also can improve medical information management in terms of incurring less error in hand-writing. We introduce 2D bar-code conception, and ...


E-knowledge in health care: a strategic imperative

N. Wickramasinghe; G. L. Mills Proceedings of the 35th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, 2002

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA, Public Law104-191), signed by President Clinton on 21 August 1996, is definitely providing a strong push for the US health care sector to embrace various e-commerce initiatives. The Act aims to improve productivity of the American health care system by encouraging the development of information systems based on the exchange of standard ...


Location-aware healthcare in u-hospitals

Kuangtse Chien; Wanjiun Liao; I-Ching Hou; Chiahung Chien; Tzu-Hsiang Yang; Feipei Lai; ChungLee Niu; A. Ho HEALTHCOM 2006 8th International Conference on e-Health Networking, Applications and Services, 2006

First Page of the Article ![](/xploreAssets/images/absImages/01717852.png)


Tele-Therapy System for Cognitive Disturbances

Bai Jing; Wang Guangzhi; Ouyang Cheng; Ding Hui 2005 IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology 27th Annual Conference, 2005

Stroke can cause a variety of cognitive disturbances depending on the location of the injury. It is proved by clinic that some specific cognitive training is a safe and effective method for stroke patients who are suffering from cognitive disturbances. In this paper, we designed and implemented a tele- therapy system that based on Internet, so that the patients with ...


Circuit Tolerance Design Using an Improved Immune Algorithm

Jinn-Tsong Tsai; Wen-Hsien Ho; Jyh-Horng Chou; Tung-Kuan Liu Second International Conference on Innovative Computing, Informatio and Control (ICICIC 2007), 2007

In this paper, we apply an improved immune algorithm to solve a circuit tolerance design problem, which has many design parameters and constraints. The evolutionary design approach, called a Taguchi immune algorithm (TIA), with a penalty function is proposed for solving the constrained optimization problem. The proposed TIA approach with a penalty function is effectively applied to solve the circuit ...


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The 2D Bar-Code Technology Applications in Medical Information Management

Yao-Lung Yeh; Jing-Cyun You; Gwo-Jia Jong 2008 Eighth International Conference on Intelligent Systems Design and Applications, 2008

In this paper, we used the two dimensional bar code technical to manage medical information (e.g. an anamnesis or prescription...etc.). The 2D bar- code formats not only have much clear superiorities like high capacity, small size and damage resistant, but also can improve medical information management in terms of incurring less error in hand-writing. We introduce 2D bar-code conception, and ...


E-knowledge in health care: a strategic imperative

N. Wickramasinghe; G. L. Mills Proceedings of the 35th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, 2002

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA, Public Law104-191), signed by President Clinton on 21 August 1996, is definitely providing a strong push for the US health care sector to embrace various e-commerce initiatives. The Act aims to improve productivity of the American health care system by encouraging the development of information systems based on the exchange of standard ...


Location-aware healthcare in u-hospitals

Kuangtse Chien; Wanjiun Liao; I-Ching Hou; Chiahung Chien; Tzu-Hsiang Yang; Feipei Lai; ChungLee Niu; A. Ho HEALTHCOM 2006 8th International Conference on e-Health Networking, Applications and Services, 2006

First Page of the Article ![](/xploreAssets/images/absImages/01717852.png)


Tele-Therapy System for Cognitive Disturbances

Bai Jing; Wang Guangzhi; Ouyang Cheng; Ding Hui 2005 IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology 27th Annual Conference, 2005

Stroke can cause a variety of cognitive disturbances depending on the location of the injury. It is proved by clinic that some specific cognitive training is a safe and effective method for stroke patients who are suffering from cognitive disturbances. In this paper, we designed and implemented a tele- therapy system that based on Internet, so that the patients with ...


Circuit Tolerance Design Using an Improved Immune Algorithm

Jinn-Tsong Tsai; Wen-Hsien Ho; Jyh-Horng Chou; Tung-Kuan Liu Second International Conference on Innovative Computing, Informatio and Control (ICICIC 2007), 2007

In this paper, we apply an improved immune algorithm to solve a circuit tolerance design problem, which has many design parameters and constraints. The evolutionary design approach, called a Taguchi immune algorithm (TIA), with a penalty function is proposed for solving the constrained optimization problem. The proposed TIA approach with a penalty function is effectively applied to solve the circuit ...


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  • Other Technological Explorations in Diabetes Care

    The healthcare industry has been slow to join the information technology revolution; handwritten records are still the primary means of organizing patient care. Concerns about patient privacy, the difficulty of developing appropriate computing tools and information technology, high costs, and the resistance of some physicians and nurses have hampered the use of technology in health care. In 2009, the U.S. government committed billions of dollars to health care technology. Many questions remain, however, about how to deploy these resources. In Health Informatics, experts in technology, joined by clinicians, use diabetes--a costly, complex, and widespread disease that involves nearly every facet of the health care system--to examine the challenges of using the tools of information technology to improve patient care. Unlike other books on medical informatics that discuss such topics as computerized order entry and digital medical records, Health Informatics focuses on the patient, charting the information problems patients encounter in different stages of the disease. [Chapters discuss ubiquitous computing as a tool to move diabetes care out of the doctor's office, technology and chronic disease management, educational gaming as a way to help patients understand their disease, patient access to information, and methodological and theoretical concerns.] We need both technologists and providers at the drawing board in order to design and deploy effective digital tools for health care. This book examines and exemplifies this necessary collaboration.

  • IT in Health and Education

    Today's rapid growth in information technology has occurred without a full understanding of the human consequences of its use -- on individuals, on organizations, and on society as a whole. As a result, initial expectations have frequently not been met, and a backlash has developed. Clearly a more realistic approach to information technology is needed, and applied psychology can offer great help in this effort.This book takes a problem-centered approach to questions of usability, applicability, and acceptability, giving an overview of current research on information technology at work, at home, in education, and in medicine, and where possible, making recommendations for the future. Chapters cover psychology and information technology; management, workers, and the new technologies; factory automation; ergonomics and the new technologies; office systems; expert systems in the health field; health care; the disabled; computers in education; attitudes toward the new technologies; information technology and home-based services; and information technology in the home.Distributed for The British Psychological Society.

  • The Development and Use of Information Technology in Health Care

    This chapter contains sections titled: The Adoption of Information Technology, Practitioner Tools Versus Management Aids, The Stakeholders in the Provision of Health Care Services, A Multi-Perspective Approach to Information Technology Development and Use, Empirical Studies of the Application of Information Technology to Health Care, Some Implications

  • Designing Information to Facilitate Chronic Disease Management : Clinician - Patient Interactions in Diabetes Care

    This chapter contains sections titled: Literature Review -- Treatment Approaches, Site, Data Collection, and Data, Findings, Discussion and Conclusions, References

  • No title

    Technology is essential to the delivery of health care but it is still only a tool that needs to be deployed wisely to ensure beneficial outcomes at reasonable costs. Among various categories of health technology, medical equipment has the unique distinction of requiring both high initial investments and costly maintenance during its entire useful life. This characteristic does not, however, imply that medical equipment is more costly than other categories, provided that it is managed properly. The foundation of a sound technology management process is the planning and acquisition of equipment, collectively called technology incorporation. This lecture presents a rational, strategic process for technology incorporation based on experience, some successful and many unsuccessful, accumulated in industrialized and developing countries over the last three decades. The planning step is focused on establishing a Technology Incorporation Plan (TIP) using data collected from an audit of exist ng technology, evaluating needs, impacts, costs, and benefits, and consolidating the information collected for decision making. The acquisition step implements TIP by selecting equipment based on technical, regulatory, financial, and supplier considerations, and procuring it using one of the multiple forms of purchasing or agreements with suppliers. This incorporation process is generic enough to be used, with suitable adaptations, for a wide variety of health organizations with different sizes and acuity levels, ranging from health clinics to community hospitals to major teaching hospitals and even to entire health systems. Such a broadly applicable process is possible because it is based on a conceptual framework composed of in-depth analysis of the basic principles that govern each stage of technology lifecycle. Using this incorporation process, successful TIPs have been created and implemented, thereby contributing to the improvement of healthcare services and limiting the associa ed expenses. Table of Contents: Introduction / Conceptual Framework / The Incorporation Process / Discussion / Conclusions

  • Information Technology and Organizations

    Today's rapid growth in information technology has occurred without a full understanding of the human consequences of its use -- on individuals, on organizations, and on society as a whole. As a result, initial expectations have frequently not been met, and a backlash has developed. Clearly a more realistic approach to information technology is needed, and applied psychology can offer great help in this effort.This book takes a problem-centered approach to questions of usability, applicability, and acceptability, giving an overview of current research on information technology at work, at home, in education, and in medicine, and where possible, making recommendations for the future. Chapters cover psychology and information technology; management, workers, and the new technologies; factory automation; ergonomics and the new technologies; office systems; expert systems in the health field; health care; the disabled; computers in education; attitudes toward the new technologies; information technology and home-based services; and information technology in the home.Distributed for The British Psychological Society.

  • Methodological and Theoretical Considerations

    The healthcare industry has been slow to join the information technology revolution; handwritten records are still the primary means of organizing patient care. Concerns about patient privacy, the difficulty of developing appropriate computing tools and information technology, high costs, and the resistance of some physicians and nurses have hampered the use of technology in health care. In 2009, the U.S. government committed billions of dollars to health care technology. Many questions remain, however, about how to deploy these resources. In Health Informatics, experts in technology, joined by clinicians, use diabetes--a costly, complex, and widespread disease that involves nearly every facet of the health care system--to examine the challenges of using the tools of information technology to improve patient care. Unlike other books on medical informatics that discuss such topics as computerized order entry and digital medical records, Health Informatics focuses on the patient, charting the information problems patients encounter in different stages of the disease. [Chapters discuss ubiquitous computing as a tool to move diabetes care out of the doctor's office, technology and chronic disease management, educational gaming as a way to help patients understand their disease, patient access to information, and methodological and theoretical concerns.] We need both technologists and providers at the drawing board in order to design and deploy effective digital tools for health care. This book examines and exemplifies this necessary collaboration.

  • Changing the Equation: Patient Access to Information

    The healthcare industry has been slow to join the information technology revolution; handwritten records are still the primary means of organizing patient care. Concerns about patient privacy, the difficulty of developing appropriate computing tools and information technology, high costs, and the resistance of some physicians and nurses have hampered the use of technology in health care. In 2009, the U.S. government committed billions of dollars to health care technology. Many questions remain, however, about how to deploy these resources. In Health Informatics, experts in technology, joined by clinicians, use diabetes--a costly, complex, and widespread disease that involves nearly every facet of the health care system--to examine the challenges of using the tools of information technology to improve patient care. Unlike other books on medical informatics that discuss such topics as computerized order entry and digital medical records, Health Informatics focuses on the patient, charting the information problems patients encounter in different stages of the disease. [Chapters discuss ubiquitous computing as a tool to move diabetes care out of the doctor's office, technology and chronic disease management, educational gaming as a way to help patients understand their disease, patient access to information, and methodological and theoretical concerns.] We need both technologists and providers at the drawing board in order to design and deploy effective digital tools for health care. This book examines and exemplifies this necessary collaboration.

  • Diabetes in Sociotechnical Context

    The healthcare industry has been slow to join the information technology revolution; handwritten records are still the primary means of organizing patient care. Concerns about patient privacy, the difficulty of developing appropriate computing tools and information technology, high costs, and the resistance of some physicians and nurses have hampered the use of technology in health care. In 2009, the U.S. government committed billions of dollars to health care technology. Many questions remain, however, about how to deploy these resources. In Health Informatics, experts in technology, joined by clinicians, use diabetes--a costly, complex, and widespread disease that involves nearly every facet of the health care system--to examine the challenges of using the tools of information technology to improve patient care. Unlike other books on medical informatics that discuss such topics as computerized order entry and digital medical records, Health Informatics focuses on the patient, charting the information problems patients encounter in different stages of the disease. [Chapters discuss ubiquitous computing as a tool to move diabetes care out of the doctor's office, technology and chronic disease management, educational gaming as a way to help patients understand their disease, patient access to information, and methodological and theoretical concerns.] We need both technologists and providers at the drawing board in order to design and deploy effective digital tools for health care. This book examines and exemplifies this necessary collaboration.

  • Index

    The healthcare industry has been slow to join the information technology revolution; handwritten records are still the primary means of organizing patient care. Concerns about patient privacy, the difficulty of developing appropriate computing tools and information technology, high costs, and the resistance of some physicians and nurses have hampered the use of technology in health care. In 2009, the U.S. government committed billions of dollars to health care technology. Many questions remain, however, about how to deploy these resources. In Health Informatics, experts in technology, joined by clinicians, use diabetes--a costly, complex, and widespread disease that involves nearly every facet of the health care system--to examine the challenges of using the tools of information technology to improve patient care. Unlike other books on medical informatics that discuss such topics as computerized order entry and digital medical records, Health Informatics focuses on the patient, charting the information problems patients encounter in different stages of the disease. [Chapters discuss ubiquitous computing as a tool to move diabetes care out of the doctor's office, technology and chronic disease management, educational gaming as a way to help patients understand their disease, patient access to information, and methodological and theoretical concerns.] We need both technologists and providers at the drawing board in order to design and deploy effective digital tools for health care. This book examines and exemplifies this necessary collaboration.



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