Paper Submission

Notice that papers submited as long are allowed up to 14 pages in their last version!!!!!

Papers (in PDF format) should be submitted electronically via the Easychair system:

https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=kr4hcprohealth2015

Original contributions are sought, regarding the development of theory, techniques, and use cases of Artificial Intelligence and / or process management in the area of healthcare, particularly connected to patient data, clinical guidelines and healthcare processes. 

Submitted papers will be evaluated on the basis of significance, originality, technical quality, and exposition. Papers should clearly establish their research contribution and the relation to the goals of the workshop. The scope of the workshop includes, but is not limited to the following areas:

·     Process modeling in healthcare

·     Computer-interpretable clinical guidelines / protocols and decision support

·     Workflow management in healthcare

·     Semantic integration of healthcare processes with electronic medical records 

·     Knowledge representation and ontologies for healthcare processes

·     Temporal knowledge representations and exploitation

·     Facilitating knowledge-acquisition of healthcare processes

·     Visualization, monitoring and mining healthcare processes

·     Knowledge extraction from healthcare databases and EPRs

·     Knowledge combination, personalization and adaptation of healthcare processes

·     Compliance of healthcare processes

·     Evaluation of quality and safety of careflow systems

·     Managing flexibility and exceptions in healthcare processes

·     Process optimization and simulation in healthcare organizations 
and healthcare networks

·     Experiences in deploying knowledge-based tools in healthcare

·     Patient empowerment in healthcare 

·     Linking clinical care and clinical research

·     Lifecycle management for healthcare processes

·     Context-aware healthcare processes

·     Ambient intelligence & smart processes in healthcare

·     Mobile process and task support in healthcare

·     Process interoperability & standards in healthcare

·     Process-oriented system architectures in healthcare including cloud-based architectures) 

Prospective authors are invited to submit papers for presentation in any of the areas listed above. Only papers in English will be accepted. Three types of submissions are possible:

(1) full papers (12 pages long) reporting mature research results,
(2) position papers (no longer than 6 pages) reporting research that may be in preliminary stage not yet been evaluated, and
(3) tool reports (no longer than 6 pages).

Papers must present original research contributions not concurrently submitted elsewhere.

Papers should be submitted in the LNCS  format. The title page must contain a short abstract, a classification of the topics covered, preferably using the list of topics above, and an indication of the submission category (regular paper, position paper, or tool report).