Scope of the Conference

Innovation in Medicine & Healthcare is a conference covering innovative approaches to meeting the needs of both practitioners and patients internationally.

Papers are invited from both the medical profession and from whose supporting them. Topics (although this list is not intended to be exhaustive) might include:-

  • Smart medical devices & systems
  • Innovation in Regenerative Medicine
  • Gene Therapy
  • Sensors
  • Medical Diagnostics and Biomarkers
  • Service Delivery
  • Technology Enabled Healthcare Services
  • Advanced Medical Materials Technology
  • Telehealth
  • Reglatory frameworks for new technology

Workshop on Smart Medical Systems

We are pleased to announce the Smart Medical and Healthcare Systems 2014 workshop to take place within the Innovation in Medicine and Healthcare Conference.

The aim of the workshop is to gather a mulit-disciplinary group of experts and interested non-experts consisting of smart systems researchers and engineers, practitioners from the medical arena, managers and students to discuss the ways that intelligent systems and smart technology can be applied to issues relating to medicine, surgery and health care.

Contributions are sought on a wide range of applicable topics including the following:-

  • Intelligent interpretation of x-ray images
  • Computer axial tomography scans, ultrasound images and other sensor data
  • Medical data mining; medical informatics; smart patient record systems
  • Medical sensors and sensor systems; wired and wireless sensor networks; smart monitoring and reporting
  • Expert and case-based reasoning systems for medical diagnosis and decision support in medice and healthcare
  • Robotics surgical and micro-surgical systems; robotic surgical assistants
  • Robotic artificial joints and joint assistance systems
  • Integrated medical systems to assist in delivering quality health care during spaceflight and exploration
  • The use of smart systems to to alleviate problems in the aging population
  • Smart medical devices
  • Neural networks, fuzzy paradigms, genetic algorithms, expert systems in medical and healthcare applications
  • San Sebastian, Spain
  • 9-11 July 2014