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Date: Sun, 13 Nov 2011 22:25:10 +0300
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Special Issue on
Multimedia Services and Technologies for E-health
of the IEEE Transactions on Information Technology in Biomedicine
(2010 ISI Impact Factor 1.707 and 5 year impact factor 1.960)

Today multimedia services and technologies play an important role in providing and managing e-health services to anyone, anywhere and anytime seamlessly. These services and technologies facilitate doctors and other health care professionals to have immediate access to e-health information for efficient decision making as well as better treatment. Researchers are working in developing various multimedia tools, techniques and services to better support e-health initiatives. In particular, works in e-health record management, elderly health monitoring, real-time access of medical images and video are of great interest.
The objective of this special issue is to report high quality research on recent advances in various aspects of e-health, more specifically to the state-of-the-art approaches, methodologies and systems in the design, development, deployment and innovative use of multimedia services, tools and technologies for health care. We invite authors to submit their original papers and contributions addressing (but not limited to) the following topics:

 *   Serious Games for health
 *   Haptics for Surgical/medical Systems
 *   Adaptive exergames for health
 *   Multimedia Enhanced Learning , Training & Simulation for Health
 *   Sensor and RFID technologies for e-health
 *   E-prescribing, E-therapy
 *   Medication adherence
 *   Wearable health monitoring
 *   Health record management
 *   e-health service management
 *   Context-aware e-Health services and applications
 *   Elderly health monitoring
 *   Collaborative e-health


Abdulmotaleb El Saddik
University Research Chair
School of Information Technology and Engineering (SITE)
University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
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M. Shamim Hossain
College of Computer and Information Sciences (CCIS)
King Saud University, Riyadh, KSA
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Stefan Goebel
Multimedia Communications Lab (KOM)
Technical University Darmstadt
Darmstadt, Germany
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Manuscripts must be prepared according to the format of the IEEE Transactions (<>) and electronically submitted through the web-based Manuscript Central (<>). When submitting, authors are requested to choose “Multimedia Services and Technologies for E-health” in the manuscript type to indicate that the paper is intended for this special issue.

FIRST REVIEWS DUE: January 31, 2012
PUBLICATION: July 1, 2012

Please find CFP from the following link:

For any further questions, please contact the Guest Editors or the Editor-in-Chief as mentioned in the above CFP.

--With kind regards and thanks.
M. Shamim Hossain, Ph.D., SMIEEE, P.Eng.
Dept. of Software Engineering
College of Computer and Information Sciences
King Saud University
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PO Box   51178, Riyadh 11543
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

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