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Workshop on Mobile Healthcare for the Self-Management of Chronic 
Diseases and the Empowerment of Patients

In Conjunction with MobileHCI 2016, Florence, Italy

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The workshop on Mobile Healthcare for the Self-Management of Chronic 
Diseases and the Empowerment of Patients invites researchers from the 
fields of Information Technologies and Medical Sciences as well as 
healthcare professionals and technology developers to demonstrate and 
discuss innovative approaches related to the utilization of mobile Human 
Computer Interaction approaches in the modern healthcare environment.

In detail the current workshop is aiming to cover issues of patient 
empowerment and self-management of chronic diseases through the bridging 
of technical, clinical and commercial sectors.

The submitted papers may address but are not confined to:
- Methods, techniques and technologies for the support of healthcare in 
the modern environment
- Software and hardware developments for privacy preservation and 
protection of medical data.
- Utilization of visual analytics approaches for the presentation and 
analysis of large amounts of multimodal and multisensorial data.
- Personalization of user interfaces for increased user engagement and 
software usability.
- Innovative clinical decision support tools for the support of 
approaches of patient self-management.
- Patient education approaches on the basis of modern mobile Human 
Computer Interfaces such as Virtual Reality and Gamification.
- Socio-technological aspects of the use of mobile technologies in the 
healthcare environment

Important Dates
Submission Deadline: May 20th, 2016 (23:59 CET)
Acceptance notification: June 10th, 2016
Camera-ready: June 25th, 2016
Workshop : September 6th, 2016

Submission Procedure
Please follow the instructions available at:
Papers should be submitted at: [log in to unmask]

Primary Workshop Organizer
Dr. Dimitrios Tzovaras
Director, Researcher A'
Information Technologies Institute
Centre of Research & Technology-Hellas

Organizing Committee
Dr. Stefano Valtolina [Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy]
Dr. Jose Abdelnour-Nocera [University of West London, United Kingdom; 
Madeira Interactive Technologies Institute, Portugal]
Dr. Konstantinos Votis [Information Technologies Institute, Greece]
Dr. Barbara Rita Barricelli [Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy]
Dr. Konstantinos Moustakas [University of Patras, Greece]
Dr. Jacob K. Sont [Leidein Medical University, The Netherlands]
Dr. Omar Usmani [Imperial College London & Royal Brompton Hospital, 
United Kingdom]
Mr. Dimitrios Kikidis [Information Technologies Institute, Greece]

The current workshop is supported by EU funded project MyAirCoach (Grand 
Agreement no: 643607)

* Apologies if you received multiple copies of this CFP.
* Please kindly forward to those who may be interested.

*Barbara Rita Barricelli, PhD*
Research Fellow
Department of Computer Science
Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy

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