We invite you to participate

The 5th International Conference on Health Information Technology Advancement, provides a setting for educators, students, professionals, employers, and state and local governments to interact and exchange ideas about healthcare technology topics. It is designed to be a bridge between academia and practicing professionals.

  • Wearable Device Design, Adoption and Outcomes  
  • Patient Satisfaction and Empowerment using HIT
  • Best Practices in Health IT Systems Implementation and Adoption   
  • Physician/Nurse Workflow Design
  • Opportunities and Challenges for Big Data Analytics in Healthcare 
  • New Standards in Health Information Exchange and Compliance 
  • Analytics for Clinical Decision Making 
  • Promotion of Patient Self-care Management with HIT
  • Healthcare Marketing in the Digital Era      
  • Public Health Education Through Stakeholders
  • Role of IT in Healthcare Policy Implementation and Compliance   
  • Quality Care and Patients in an HIT Environment
  • Impact of User Generated Content on Payer and Provider 
  • Relationship-Centered Healthcare Using HIT
  • Design, Implementation and Adoption of Health IT Systems 
  • Simulation and Models of Patient Care Processes
  • IT for Organizational Resource Management and Strategic Planning  
  • Smart Health and Well-being Technology
  • Globalized and Sustainable Healthcare Practice
  • Social Networking for Health Enhancement
  • Cloud Based Services in Healthcare  
  • Standardization/Policy of Care Delivery Processes
  • Healthcare Education, Literacy and  Disaster Planning
  • Tele-health and Telemedicine Solutions
  • Health IT Systems for Physically and Cognitively Challenged  
  • User Acceptance of Patient-centric Healthcare
  • Health Information Privacy and Management
  • Visual and GIS enabled Portals for Patients
  • HIT for Physician Engagement/Empowerment
  • Web Savvy Patient-centric Care Using Social Media
  • Interoperability of Healthcare Information Systems
  • Workforce Retraining in the HIT Enabled Organization

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Paper formatting Guidelines

Guidelines for Abstracts or Position Papers

Guidelines for Research Papers

Important Dates

  • Research in Progress (2500 word): August 10
  • Full Paper Submission (5000 words) : August 10
  • Abstract for Poster (300 words): August 20
  • Position Paper (2000 words): August 20

  • Acceptance notification deadline: September 20
  • Registration Deadline: October 25

Review process and publication

Submission for refereed papers, posters, case studies and demonstrations: Full paper submissions will undergo a double-blind review process. At least one author of an accepted paper must register to attend the conference. If accepted, refereed papers will be published in the conference transactions and will be scheduled for presentation during the concurrent presentation sessions. Acceptance of abstracts and papers are subject to final approval by track chairs. The top five full research papers will be further revised for publication in a special issue of the International Journal of Healthcare Information Systems and Informatics.

Note: Full papers in English containing original research contents are solicited. The paper should be in APA format. High quality papers will be selected for presentation and publication in the Transactions of the International Conference on Health Information Technology Advancement – 2019. Note: The conference will award the best paper from each of the following three categories: theoretical research, applied research and student research. In addition, the top five research papers from the conference will be further selected for publication in a special issue of International Journal of Healthcare Information Systems and Informatics.


Contact Conference Coordinator Cait Smith: (269) 387-5411 | Email Cait Smith