Digitalisation adding value to healthcare

©2019 by DHA2019.


​DHA 2019


Digitalisation adding value to healthcare

Zhengzhou, China

August 23-25, 2019

Submission Guide


DHA 2019 accepts both comprehensive research papers and short articles. Authors of accepted papers in both formats will present their study in one of the oral presentation sessions and conference proceedings. A suggested approach would be to include an overview of the theoretical context, research objectives or questions, research methodology, main findings and conclusions. Please submit your submissions as a word document via EasyChair. All submissions will be subject to a double-blind review process.


Key dates are:

  • 20 March 2019  Paper submission system launched

  • 24 June 2019    Paper submission deadline extended

                                (Review process begins 10 June; Early submission is encouraged for an early decision)

  • 30 June 2019    Notification of acceptance/rejection

  • 20 July 2019     Deadline to submit revised manuscript for publication and early bird register

  • 31 July 2019     Deadline for at least one author of each paper to register for DHA 2019


Please submit your submissions as a word document via EasyChair. Click here to submit.

Manuscript type

  • Comprehensive research papers

  • Short articles (e.g., conceptual paper, case study, research note, healthcare statistics summary, and clinical report)

Submissions that do not follow the guidelines will be rejected without review.


  • Language: All manuscripts must be in English or Chinese language.

  • Suggested Length: Comprehensive research papers must not exceed ten (10) single-spaced pages and short articles must not exceed six (6) single-spaced pages. The page limit includes everything – the cover page (which contains the title, abstract and keywords), all text, figures, tables, references, and appendices.

  • Author Information: The manuscripts submitted for review MUST NOT contain any author information, as the review process is double-blind. A manuscript that is not anonymous will be rejected without review.

  • Page Numbering: Please include page numbers in manuscripts submitted for review. Page numbers should be removed from the final, camera-ready version of accepted papers.

  • File Format: Manuscripts submitted for review should be in the pdf format. Make sure that your manuscript is formatted as required by DHA 2019, by downloading and using the word file which could be used as a template.

  • Manuscript Template: Download here