Health Level Seven® International

12th International HL7 Interoperability Conference
Orlando, FL USA May 13 - 14, 2011


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IHIC Electronic Flyer

Conference Program

Call for Papers

Submitted Papers and Presentations

May 2011 WGM

The Tomorrowland of Health


Special thanks to GE for sponsoring our Friday night reception.

IHIC Promotional E-mail/Flyer

Please see our IHIC electronic flyer for a partial list of scheduled speakers and presenters, as well as details about IHIC's social event.

Call for Papers

We are currently inviting the submission of 2-page extended abstracts for the 12th International HL7 Interoperability Conference which will be held in on May 13th and 14th just prior to the May HL7 Working Group Meetings on May 15th – 20th in Orlando Florida. Participants will present and discuss HL7 related projects, implementation experience and deployment strategies related to the theme of the conference.

Following the success of previous IHIC venues in Brazil (2010), Japan (2009), Greece (2008), IHIC2011 aims to serve as a meeting place for more than 30 HL7 affiliates around the world as well as individuals interested in interoperability and standards, to share their HL7 implementation experience and strengthen the shared vision for a future of integrated high quality trusted eHealth services.


Appropriate to the venue in Orlando, the theme of the conference is "The Tommorrowland of Health." Specific topics include:

Meaningful use
  • Security, privacy, and confidentiality
  • How to generate value from incentive money
  • Certification of systems
  • Interoperability Framework
Simulation, virtual environment
  • Virtual hospitals
  • Virtual training
  • Robotic surgery
  • The virtual patient
  • Social networking
Future of Personal Health
  • Mobile devices
  • Home devices, Continua
  • Community
    • Smoking, obesity
    • Beacon grants
    • Behavior change
  • Electronic aids for aging and independence
  • PHR, Google Health, Health Vault, recreational genetics
Next generation architecture
  • Next Generation EHR
  • SOA in health care
  • SMArt platform
  • Health care and the semantic web
  • Modeling: LRA, openEHR, DCMs, and Clinical Element Models

Format and Submission

Papers should be formatted according to the: IEEE format

Papers should be submitted by e-mail to by March 4, 2011 (final deadline)

Important Dates

Deadline for Submissions: March 4, 2011
Response to authors: March 31, 2011
Camera-ready papers due: April 15, 2011

Event Venue: Lake Buena Vista, Orlando Florida, May 13-14, 2011

IHIC 2011 Program Executive Committee

Stanley Huff, Intermountain Healthcare
William Edward Hammond, Duke Center for Health Informatics
Catherine Chronaki, FORTH-Institute of Computer Science

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