Digitalisation adding value to healthcare
August 23-25, 2019
Workshops & Tutorials
Call for workshops & Tutorials
We are seeking proposals for workshops and tutorials to be presented at the DHA 2019 conference. We welcome proposals from the research streams of healthcare and medicine. Workshops and tutorials offer platforms for in-depth learning on specific topics and interests related to the field of healthcare.
We kindly invite proposals on all aspects of the main conference theme, “Digitalization adding value to healthcare”. In addition, we solicit proposals that cover any new or promising research topics, or innovative methodologies and novel clinical treatments or techniques. Workshops and tutorials will be held from 23 August to 25 August 2019. They can be scheduled for either a half-day or a full-day.
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Workshop currently accepted
1. Journal Publishing Workshop - Meet the editors
Come and meet the three guest editors from the journals (i.e. IJERPH, TFSC, KMRP, and EIS) attached to our conference. We will talk about the sort of work that the special issues are looking for, and discuss the themes and topics we would like to cover in the special issue. There will also be plenty of time to ask questions about the suitability of your work for the special issues.
2. Research Innovation Workshop
Aim: The three-hour sandpit workshop is designed to foster multidisciplinary research ideas in healthcare research. The workshop is highly collaborative, bringing together a range of experts across disciplines.
Process: This intensive but exciting process involves real-time peer review to help workshop participants develop their ideas from start to finish, supporting and transforming research ideas into pilot studies.
30 participants including researchers, healthcare professionals, policy makers and technologists
The senior academics guide the workshop and facilitates innovative thinking
Subject guides, specialists in their fields, encourage and stretch participants’ ideas by making connections – both between participants and to the wider body of knowledge
The group defines the scope of the challenge and build on collective knowledge
Ideas are developed using real-time peer review
Outputs are captured in highly innovative feasibility study proposals
Successful project teams are awarded conference voucher to attend DHA2020.
3. Clinical Workshop - Stretta Therapy
Workshop chair: Dr. Wen-Chieh Wu is the instructional doctor for Stretta Procedure in Asia and is the Chief of Gastroenterology Division, at Yuan-Sheng Hospital.
Aim: The contemporary and comprehensive treatment of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease - the implementation and cases of Radiofrequency Stretta Procedure.
4. Opportunities and Challenges in Digital Healthcare Society
Workshop chair: Dr. Dongmei Cao, Coventry University (UK)
Aim: The digital health revolution appears to be well under way. According to a recent investigation by the American Medical Association, the majority of physicians believe that adopting digital health tools will improve their ability to care for their patients. This workshop aims to explore the opportunities and challenges of digital health and how digital technologies can solve the real-world clinical issues.
5. Health Data Analytics Workshop