Call for speakers

All other speakers

Our event theme – THE FUTURE IS ACCESSIBLE – aims to inspire us to lead the conversation and implement actions where we collectively are building a health sector that is accessible, where data is not locked in silos and where both clinicians and consumers can work together in true partnership towards healthier lives, digitally enabled.

We invite speakers to submit their digital health initiatives, case studies, innovations, life experiences and research that drive us closer to our vision for the future.

Accessibility

Accessible healthcare to all individuals no matter what the situation or circumstance.

Data use

Improved insights and health outcomes from the vast amounts of healthcare data.

Consumer managed care

Clear opportunities for individuals to better manage their own health and well-being.

Connectivity

Better platforms and connected systems that seamlessly link information and data between health service providers and consumers.

Experience

Enhanced experience for consumers, patients, and all types of health practitioners.
 

Pathways

Defined and supported pathways to take advantage of the opportunities provided by leading-edge research and digital health innovation.

Advancement

Real advancements in treatment and care through innovation, research, data use, and technology.

Submission types

MedInfo 2023 will be a collection of peer-reviewed abstracts, posters, workshops, and panels expertly selected for presentation.

📄 Abstract submission – up to 300 words

All abstracts, including student abstracts.
Would you like to take the stage? Bring us your success stories, your failures, and your ideas!

As a presenter you will be heard by a broad and knowledgeable audience who are interested in hearing all about your digital health initiatives, case studies, innovations, life experiences and research.

Why you should present

  • Have your voice heard!
  • Showcase how you and/or your organisation has been successful and what you’ve learnt in applying digital health
  • Share how your work is making an impact – from improving day-to-day delivery of patient care – to enhancing population and global health delivery
  • Partner with healthcare facilities, clinicians, vendors and others, to present a compelling case for the value of ‘on the shop floor’ implementation
  • Showcase your ideas, your innovation, your concept – receive feedback, and get the conversation flowing
  • Increase your networking opportunities at the event by being a speaker on the Summit stage

Abstract guidelines

  • You will have a maximum of 300 words to describe your presentation.
  • To help the review process please ensure you:
    • Describe the problem being addressed and the healthcare setting it applies to
    • Describe the approach including any technological solutions or health informatics principles being applied
    • Include description of implementation, current status, findings and outcomes
    • End with conclusions and describe lessons learnt
  • Include a presentation title and use sentence casing, for example “My presentation title: An exploration of sentence structure”
  • Check spelling and grammar and replace American spelling with British English spelling
  • Presentations will be 15-minutes in length and will occur in-person at the event
  • Accepted speakers must register and pay to attend the conference by 10 March 2023. Speakers receive the cheapest registration price available for the conference. Failure to register will result in the submission being withdrawn
  • Presentations are blind reviewed by a panel of industry leaders for relevance, importance and topical interest to the sector

⚒️ Workshop submission

A workshop is interactive and collaborative work around a specific theme or skill.

A workshop typically features 2-5 organisers who coordinate the content and lead hands on learning with the attendees. The workshop organiser operates on equal footing with the audience rather than as experts or thought leaders.

Workshop guidelines

  • Workshops are either 45-minutes or 90-minutes in length, this information will be required in the submission template
  • Only the template provided can be used to submit a workshop
  • Brief biographies and specific contributions of the workshop organisers must be provided
  • Session rooms at MedInfo 2023 will be equipped with basic AV which is a presentation screen, lectern with microphone, 1x radio microphone). Additional equipment may be discussed with the AIDH Events Team. Additional equipment may be at the cost of the workshop organiser.

🛋️ Panel submission

A panel discussion typically features 3-5 panellists that cover all angles of a contentious and relevant topic.

Panellists are usually thought leaders in their relevant field.

Panel guidelines

  • Panels will be 45-minutes or 90-minutes in length, this information will be required in the submission template
  • Only the template provided can be used to submit a panel
  • Brief biographies and specific contributions of each panellist must be provided

Tracks, themes and topics

Languages, messaging & standards

  • Clinical data integration and exchange
  • FHIR
  • Secure messaging
  • Standard data formats and vocabulary
    • SNOMED
    • HL7
  • Interoperability
  • Devices
  • Blockchain
  • Privacy and consent
  • Cybersecurity
  • EMRs and digital records management

Quality & safety for healthcare futures

  • Quality, safety and patient outcomes
  • Patient-facing technologies–include personal health records (PHRs), symptom tracking, fitness trackers, wearables and devices
  • Advances in virtual / augmented reality
  • Robotics and the future delivery of healthcare
  • Entrepreneurial business models – patient-centred medical homes, decentralised, and federated solutions
  • Health service delivery improvements / adoption of new delivery models
  • Digital hospital implementations, challenges and change management
  • Innovative uses of emerging technology such as mHealth, telehealth, social media, web 2.0, medical technology
  • Strategic opportunities for investment and innovation
  • Digital public health
  • Clinical guidelines and evidence-based practice
  • Governance
  • Patient records access and management
  • Sustainability
  • Medications management
  • Clinical decision support

Data driving better healthcare

  • Applications and research of data science in all areas of health and biomedicine
  • Population health
  • Precision health underpinned by genomics
  • Natural language processing, artificial intelligence and deep learning
  • Data visualisation, data analysis, communication and simulation approaches
  • Data integrity and reliability
  • Ethics of artificial intelligence

Human, organisational and social aspects

  • Building capacity in the digital health workforce
  • Education advancing the digital health workforce
  • Accreditation and professional development
  • Health informatics as a discipline
  • Enhancing clinician and patient engagement
  • Co-design to improve the patient / consumer experience
  • Integrating care across multiple disciplines / providers / regions / precincts
  • Convergence of healthcare with social and community care
  • Integrated approaches to community wellness
  • Mental health and resilience
  • Using digital health to combat chronic disease
  • Digital health and the policy landscape
  • Health information literacy
  • User experience design, human-computer interaction and human factors
  • The future of connected care
  • Clinical practices of the future
  • Patient empowerment and engagement

Global advances in digital health

  • Digital health impact on access and equity
  • Climate change as a driver of virtual care
  • Sustainability in healthcare and driving change
  • Preparedness for epidemics and pandemics
  • Managing healthcare in priority areas

The new patient & consumer experience

  • Virtual care: Healthcare anywhere, anytime
  • Innovative and new models of care
  • Improving access to health and social services
  • Nurses’ and midwives’ role in telehealth and virtual care
  • Influencing policy on virtual care

Key dates

Submissions open

Opening in July 2022

Submissions close

18 November 2022

Notification to authors

Week of 6 February 2023

Author registration due

10 March 2023

Resubmissions due

10 March 2023

Scientific Program Committee (SPC) Co-Chairs

Kate Ebrill FAIDH

Kate Ebrill FAIDH

Board Member, HL7 Australia

Greg Moran CHIA

Greg Moran CHIA

Strategy and Workforce Advancement Director, AIDH

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