CALL FOR PAPERS - PROPOSAL DOCUMENT HIMSS ASIAPAC 07 Conference & Exhibition 15 – 18 May 2007 Singapore The Call for Papers will open on-line on Friday 4 August at: http://www.himss.org/asiapacific/ All proposals must be submitted in English. If you are experiencing difficulty submitting a proposal on-line, please complete the information included in this document, with required word counts where noted and submit it to Joanne Bartley at email@example.com by Wednesday 18 October 2006, 17.00 Singapore time. Please submit your proposal in English. SECTION I: PRESENTER INFORMATION All conference education presentations are limited to three presenters. The below presenter information is required for each presenter. Presenter Name Credentials (MD, PhD, RN) Title Organization Mailing address 1 Mailing address 2 City State/country Telephone Cell phone Fax Email Biography of presenter’s professional background (100 – 500 words) Presenter Public Speaking Experience (500 word limit): If applicable, please list the most recent three presentations you have made at major conferences. Please identify the conference, host organization, date, program and title of your presentation. SECTION II: SESSION INFORMATION Session Title (10 words maximum) Topic Categories (select one only) Listed below are topic categories identified for Call for Papers for the HIMSS AsiaPac 2007 Conference. Listed under each topic category are sub-headings on which Proposals may focus by selecting any one or more of the sub-headings as appropriate. Preferred proposals will be those that address the practical aspects of the selected topic and the lessons learned from gained experience. The audience will include government policy makers, directors, executives, CIOs, CTOs, physicians and other clinicians who require information that applies to the problems they face in decision-making and implementation of information technology strategies. eHealth o Telehealth/telemedicine – taking hospitals in to the home/remote monitoring, consultations, health management o Implementation plans and priorities – local and regional levels o Integration, interoperability, data & standards o Chronic disease management o Communicable disease surveillance o E-learning o Privacy and standards EHR/ EMR / EPR o Status of local and regional projects o Goal of lifetime EHR o Patient summary: regional and national approaches o Rapid identification and control o Integration between primary and secondary care o Clinical terminologies o National and regional health records o Nursing and Allied Health o Enabling consumer-centered health services o Continuum of care contribution o Cost benefit analysis o Privacy and Security o Implementation of interoperability o Imaging and Clinical Support Applications o PACS implementations Clinical Leadership and Governance o Reduction of medical errors/error mapping and reporting o Critical factors for user acceptance o Clinical governance o Success factors for better utilization o Clinical Support applications o Risk management o Organisational change & workflow processes IT Strategy and Health Services Management o Regional focus o Management and implementation o IT governance – meeting goals o Clinicians and hospitals reliability o Non-clinical governance The Market Place and Market Dynamics o Finance and budget models o Return on investment o Public and private partnerships o Supply chain issues o Affordability of Health IT in developing countries Innovation and Emerging Technologies o Ethical, Legal, Social impact of health information (eg genomics) o Clinical Trials / Studies – IT support for clinical research o Security solutions (authentication) o Application aspects of HIS o Mobile health applications o o o o o Patient registration/billing Clinical Decision Support System Virtual Hospital/doctor’s office Electronic Medication Administration Multi-media education and Telemedicine Proposal Content – 30-word abstract of session description – (Note: Your session description and learning objectives may be slightly revised or edited for the program book) Learning Objectives: List 3-5 (one-sentence) learning objectives. (By the end of this session attendees will be able to…) Begin each learning objective sentence with a performance verb Target Audience (check up to two categories): The HIMSS AsiaPac Planning Committee is looking for proposals that will specifically address the educational needs of professionals in the various sectors of healthcare regarding enterprise solutions and practical approaches to today’s healthcare IT issues. CEO, CIO, CTO, CMO COO, CFO, CNO Academic Department Head, Supervisor, Director, President Consultant, lawyer Management Engineering/Process Improvement IT Staff Senior Staff Nurse Physician Pharmacist Project Management Other clinical professional Clinical or biomedical engineer Public/Government Representative Other (please list) ________________________________________________ Presentation Format: ____ 60-minute presentation ____ 20-minute electronic delivery Develop a detailed presentation description – 600 word maximum Include, for example, how the problem/issue was identified; the approach used to address the problem or issue; the challenges and barriers faced; the method analysis that was used; the conclusion or outcomes achieved and the recommendation(s) that you would offer.