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The International Workshop on Internet of Things for Healthcare (IoT-Health 2018) will be held in conjunction with IEEE International Conference on E-health Networking, Application & Services (IEEE Healthcom 2018), to be held on September 17-20, 2018, at Ostrava, Czech Republic.

URL: https://sites.google.com/site/iothealth18/

The workshop aims to bring researchers together from academia and industry to share the state-of-the art research and development in the areas of Internet of Things (IoT) for Healthcare. The main objective of this workshop is to invite papers that illustrate new ideas, innovative research results, or systematic reviews in the above mentioned area.

All IoT-Health 2018 accepted papers will be published by IEEE in IEEEXplore.

Workshop Scope:

Internet of Things (IoT) is a rapidly growing research area focused on many academic and industrial disciplines, especially in the healthcare domain. Due to the increased proliferation of body sensors, wearable devices and smartphones, the IoT enabled technologies are evolving the traditional healthcare to more sophisticated and personalized healthcare system. The use of IoT enabled technologies  in healthcare will allow efficient and safe healthcare, reduced cost, improved patient-care, and sustainability. The IoT technologies are now providing numerous opportunities to develop Smart and efficient healthcare solutions with more focus on intelligence and predictability for daily life activities, assisted living, and patient-care facilities. In the smart healthcare systems, numerous IoT devices and sensors are being used to monitor a patient’s healthcare status and transfer this data directly to remote data centers.

This workshop will focus on the major challenges in IoT for smart and effective Healthcare. We seek contributions addressing the following issues in Healthcare systems, but are not limited to:

- Internet of Things (IoT) System Architectures in Healthcare 

- Wearable Sensor Integration for Healthcare 

- Emerging eHealth IoT Applications 

- Data mining in IoT Healthcare 

- Network Communications for Health Sensor Data 

- Security and Privacy issues in IoT based Healthcare systems 

- Security Management of IoT networks in Healthcare 

- Wearable and implantable sensing technologies 

- Energy efficiency in wearable sensing systems and IoT

- Open issues, surveys on IoT in Healthcare 

- eHeath Forensics and Investigation 

- Remote and wireless-based Biometrics system for eHealth 

- Intrusion and fraud detection in eHealth 

- Socio-economic issues in eHealth 

- Implantable Electronics for Body sensor networks and mobile health monitoring 

- Implantable and wearable diagnostic and therapeutic systems 

- Predictive Modeling for Improving Healthcare 

- Personalized and Patient Centric Healthcare 

- Cloud Technologies for IoT in Healthcare 

- Acquisition of health data in mobile environments 

- Health data sharing and interoperability in IoT 

- Pervasive health systems and services