Keynote Speaker

Carla Smith, MA, FHIMSS, CNM

HIMSS 2020 Vision: The Future of Health IT Carla Smith, MA, FHIMSS, CNM Executive Vice President, Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society ...

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Arthur Toga, PhD

The Informatics of Neuroimaging Arthur Toga, PhD Director, Mark and Mary Stevens Neuroimaging and Informatics Institute, University of Southern California Speaking Time:  8:30am-9:05am, ...

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Matt Pipke, B.Sc., J.D.

Health Care Sensor Informatics: Poised for an AI-like Breakout? Matt Pipke, B.Sc., J.D. Chief Technology Officer, PhysIQ Inc. Speaking Time:  12:50pm-13:25pm, 16-Feb-17 (Thursday) Speaking ...

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Portrait of Daniel Gallahan, the Deputy Director of the Division of Cancer Biology at the National Cancer Institute.

Dan Gallahan, Ph.D.

Cancer Systems Biology: Towards a Better Understanding of the Disease Dan Gallahan, Ph.D. Deputy Director, Division of Cancer Biology, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes ...

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Edward Livingston, MD.

A National Strategy For EMR’s Edward Livingston, MD. Deputy Editor, The Journal of The American Medical Association (JAMA) Speaking Time:  12:50pm-13:25pm, 18-Feb-17 (Saturday) Speaking ...

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Wendy Nilsen, Ph.D.

Looking into the Future of Informatics and Healthcare Wendy Nilsen, Ph.D. Program Director, NSF Speaking Time: 12:50pm-13:25pm, 17-Feb-17 (Friday) Speaking Location: Ballroom-D Abstract Science is changing ...

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  • Data Competition is out! Please follow the link to find out details.
  • HIMSS is partnering with IEEE BHI2017 for the first time, and provides discount rate for BHI2017 attendees. Please follow the registration link to find out details.

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  • BHI 2017

    Advancing health informatics is identified as a grand challenge for the 21st century by the National Academy of Engineering. The theme of IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS) flagship conference International Conference on Biomedical and Health Informatics (BHI) is “Informatics for smart, precision and preventive medicine”. BHI2017 is co-located with annual HIMSS Conference & Exhibition in Rosen Plaza Hotel, Orlando, Florida, USA during Feb. 16-19, 2017.

    Congratulations to IEEE Big Data Initiative Sponsored Data Competition, Best Paper Award, and Best Poster Award Winners!

    IEEE Big Data Competition Winners

    Best Paper/Poster Winners

    Proceedings – Instructions to Access

    The final program is available at the LINK.

    Congratulations to Authors!

    Number of 4-Pagers Submitted: 322
    Number of Regular and Special Session 1-Page Papers: 137
    Acceptance Rate for 4-Pagers by Peer-Review: 38%
    Selection Rate for Oral Presentation by Peer-Review:  14%
    All 146 posters will be displayed throughout the entire conference.
    All authors of 146 posters will have a Rapid Fire presentation in Plenary Session after keynote talk. 

    The instructions for Oral Sessions, and Poster plus Rapid-Fire sessions are available at the oral presenter guidelinesposter presentation guidelines, and rapid fire sessions.

    Great Benefit (EMBS-HIMSS Partnership):

    BHI-2017 welcomes original unpublished submissions by researchers, clinicians, and industrial partners from the biomedical, life sciences, medical, and industrial communities in topics such as:

    • Big data analytics for health care
    • Wearable, implantable devices, printable/ flexible bioelectronics and 3D printing
    • Body sensor networks
    • Context awareness, multi-sensor data fusion
    • Data inference, mining, and trend analysis
    • Quality of service, trust, security, and light-weight communication protocols
    • Sensor-based mHealth App
    • Medical image processing and visualization
    • Content-based image retrieval
    • Teleradiology
    • Augmented reality
    • Cognitive computing for healthcare delivery and disease management
    • Data breach prevention and security
    • E-commerce solutions for healthcare
    • Telehealth and Telemedicine
    • Health data acquisition, transmission, management and visualization
    • Information technologies for healthcare delivery and management
    • Healthcare communication networks
    • Knowledge discovery and decision support
    • Translational bioinformatics
    • Outcomes research applications
    • Public health management solutions
    • Informatics for chronic disease management
    • Formalism for healthcare modeling and informatics solutions
    • Platforms/solutions for precision medicine
    • Healthcare modeling and simulation
    • Algorithms for Natural language processing and clinical pattern recognitions
    • Health information systems and convergence of health

    Selected papers will be invited to submit to a Special Issue of IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics (J-BHI) and another special issue of Computerized Medical Imaging and Graphics (CMIG).

    As a reminder – HIMSS  is pleased to offer the following discounted registration rate to BHI 2017 Academic Attendees.

    Pricing Schedule

    December 6th, 2016 – January 23rd, 2017
    After January 23rd, 2017

    To qualify for this discount, you must be registered for BHI 2017 first.  Once registered, you will be sent, via email, the HIMSS discount code.


    J-BHI Special Issue

    Selected papers will be invited to submit to a Special Issue of IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics (J-BHI).


    BHI2017 Key Dates

    • Nov 14th, 2016 Special Session and Workshop Submission
    • Nov 28th, 2016 Special Session and Workshop Notification
    • Nov 29th, 2016 4-Page Full Paper Submission
    • Dec 5th, 2016 HIMSS Academic Registration Discount ($145) for BHI Attendees
    • Dec 15th, 2016 1-Page Abstract Submission
    • Dec 30th, 2016 1-Page Abstract Notification
    • Jan 5th, 2017 4-Page Full Paper Notification
    • Jan 12th, 2017 1-Page Late-Breaking Submission
    • Jan. 15th, 2017 1-Page Late-Breaking Notification