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New & Forthcoming Titles | Journal of Medical Systems (Societies)

Journal of Medical Systems

Journal of Medical Systems

Editor-in-Chief: Jesse Ehrenfeld

ISSN: 1573-689X (electronic version)

Journal no. 10916

New Developments

1. Call for papers for a special issue on Agent-Empowered HealthCare Systems. Manuscript submission is due Jan. 15, 2015. For more information, click "Call for Papers - Agent-Empowered HealthCare Systems " under "Services for this Journal" in the right sidebar or see below.
2. Call for papers for a special issue on Medical Sciences Education. Manuscript submission is due Nov. 15, 2014. For more information, click "Call for Papers - Medical Education" under "Services for this Journal" in the right sidebar or see below.
Select the "Special Issue Medical Education: learning from the inside out through digital tools" topic when submitting to this issue
3. JOMS announces a call for papers for a special issue on Wearable Computing for Health Care. Manuscript submission is due Nov. 15, 2014. For more information, click "Call for Papers - Wearable Computing" under "Services for this Journal" in the right sidebar or see below.
Select the "Special Issue Wearable Computing for Health Care" topic when submitting to this issue.
4. Call for papers for a special issue on Smart Living in Healthcare and Innovations. Manuscript submission is due March 31, 2015. For more information, click "Call for Papers—Smart Living in Healthcare and Innovations" under "Services for this Journal" in the right sidebar or see below.
Select the “Special Issue Smart Living in Healthcare Innovations” topic when submitting to this issue.”
5. JOMS is on Twitter at twitter.com/ClinMedJournals.

Call for Papers: Special Issue on Wearable Computing for Health Care 

In recent years, wearable computing has been proliferating at a rapid pace and has enabled a wide range of applications such as mobile communication, sensory integration, behavioral modeling and health care monitoring, etc. Many challenges need to be addressed to enable the integration of multiple sensing/communication technologies for various applications with low energy consumption and low transmission rate. A key design requirement for future wearable health care services is to be able to provide prompt, reliable, secure ubiquitous access to health care services to users and health care providers anytime, anywhere. This special issue will explore recent advances in designing, implementing, and deploying novel protocols, architectures, and applications in wearable computing for health care. We seek original completed and unpublished work not currently under review by any other journal/magazine or conferences/worshops. Topics of interest include (but are not limited to):
• Wearable communications for health care
• Health care architectures, systems, and services for wearable computing
• Data processing in wearable health care services
• Robust and fault-tolerance communications
• QoE/QoS and Context-aware health care design
• Energy efficiency, performance analysis, modeling, optimization
• Standardization, policy, and regulations of wearable computing for health care
• Emerging applications and services of wearable computing for health care
• Security, trust, and privacy management
Prospective authors should follow the Journal of Medical System submission guidelines available at http://www.springer.com/statistics/life+sciences%2C+medicine+%26+health/journal/10916?detailsPage=pltci_1614807. Authors should submit their manuscripts via the Journal of Medical Systems’ manuscript central, choosing "Wearable Computing for Health Care" from the drop-down menu on the submission page.
• Manuscript submission: 15 Nov, 2014
• First revision/reject notification: 15 Feb. 2015
• Acceptance notification: 30 Mar. 2015
• Final manuscript due: 25 April, 2015
• Publication date: June/July 2015
Han-Chieh Chao (National Ilan University, Taiwan) hcc@niu.edu.tw
Sherali Zeadally (University of Kentucky, USA) szeadally@uky.edu
Bin Hu (Lanzhou University, China) bh@lzu.edu.cn

Call for Papers: Medical Education: learning from the inside out through digital tools 

As we become more integrated into a global world, technological advances and teaching innovation that are grounded in Science have become crucial. Rapid advancements in science education and information technology provide promising resources that require many academic disciplines to work together. Developing new tools and defining new methodologies to share educational experiences, including empirical studies that support their efficiency, constitute a promising approach to improve Medical Sciences.
The aim of this special issue is to encourage and enable the exchange of information related with the advance and support of Health Science Education.
The scope of the special issue includes the following topics:
• Experiences and innovations in Medical Sciences Education: Educational Trends and Best Practice Contributions; Enhancing Learning and Learning Experiences; Transferring Skills and
Disciplines; Medical Sciences Curriculum Design and Development; Education and Training Staff; Mobile Learning; Training. Evaluation and Assessment; Virtual Learning Environments (VLEs); Learning Management Systems (LMS); Online/Virtual Laboratories; Virtual Universities; Online Assessment; e-Tutoring; Evaluation and Assessment of Student Learning;
• Technologies and software in Medical Sciences Education: Technology-Enhanced Learning; Advanced Classroom Technology, Web Classroom Applications; Mobile/Wireless
Technologies (SmartPhones, etc.); Emerging Technologies in Education; Touch and Multisensory Technologies; Computer Software on Education; Educational Multimedia and
Hypermedia; Animation and 3 Systems; Learning Tools; Educational Software Experiences; Videos for Learning
Papers must be written in English and describe original research which is not published nor currently under review by other journals or conferences. Author guidelines for preparation of manuscript can be found at https://www.springer.com/statistics/life+sciences,+medicine+%26+health/journal/10916
Please submit your contribution using the online platform in the page above. All submissions will be reviewed according to the journal peer-review policy. The planned calendar is as follows:
Manuscript Submission Deadline: November 15, 2014
Notification to authors: March 15, 2015
Revision due: April 30, 2015
Notification of Final Acceptance: May 15, 2015
Camera-ready: June 15, 2015
Publication: Early 2016
The planned special issue wants to contribute to the scientific debate especially of the role of new technologies in Medical Sciences Education. Thus, anticipated readership will include education professionals as well as medical scientist along with IT practitioners and academics.
Prof. Dr. Juan Antonio Juanes Méndez, University of Salamanca, Spain.
Prof. Dr. Pablo Ruisoto, University of Salamanca, Spain.
Juan A. Juanes. MD, PhD and Professor of Human Anatomy at the University of Salamanca (Spain). Director of the Advanced Medical Imaging Systems Research Group (VisualMed System). His research career has been directed to the study of axonal transport techniques with neural tracers, and the analysis of brain structures with different neuroimaging techniques. He has contributed to the development of computerized applications for medical imaging visualization, particularly, for neuroanatomy and neuroradiology. His scientific activity has resulted in numerous publications in international journals.
Pablo Ruisoto. PhD and Associated Professor at the University of Salamanca (Spain). His research career has focused on neuroimaging, in particular, on the impact of computerized computerizedvolumetric reconstruction of neuroanatomical structures on neuroanatomical learning. He has consistently collaborated with the Advanced Medical Imaging Systems Research Group (VisualMed System). His scientific activity has resulted in numerous publications in international journals.



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    The Journal of Medical Systems provides a forum for the presentation and discussion of the increasingly extensive applications of new information systems techniques and methods across all health care settings. It features four sections focusing on mobile systems, systems level quality improvement, transaction processing systems, and patient facing systems.

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