Pervasive Health and Technology

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Submission instructions: 

• No fees for the authors and open access to all papers

• Very short review time using e-Scripts

• A PDF file containing additional links to videos, web pages or social networks can be uploaded with the paper (strongly encouraged).

• Two paper types:

    o Short papers: typically 5 (+/- 2) pages (brave new ideas, artistic installations with technological content, technical creative demonstrators).

    o Full papers: typically 9 (+/- 4) pages (tutorials and survey papers, whole industrial systems, creative installations and frameworks).

Publication ethics and malpractice statement


It is internationally recognized that future healthcare systems will be supported by pervasive healthcare systems in order to target the upcoming societal health challenges. Pervasive Health and Technology (PHT) Journal is a cross-disciplinary journal focusing on issues related to development, delivery and management of pervasive healthcare and the impact of technology within future healthcare systems. The journal aims to become an information source and to create a community of shared interests between health professionals, technologists, patients and other professionals related to pervasive healthcare.

The journal will present and discuss issues pertaining to personal electronic health assistants, health crowdsourcing, data mining and knowledge management, needs of patients, disease prevention and awareness, electronic and mobile health platforms including design, implementation and evaluation of supporting hardware and software in ambulant and hospital workflows, needs of physicians, nurses and other healthcare staff.

PHT seeks novel contributions in the areas including, but not limited to:

  • Pervasive Healthcare Management: data quality, standards and interoperability, security and privacy
  • Understanding healthcare actors: patients, physicians, nurses, carers and other health stakeholders
  • Knowledge representation and reasoning: interpreting health data from daily life, user modeling and personalization
  • Application of pervasive healthcare technologies and out of lab case studies: health/wellbeing promotion and disease prevention, telemedicine, independent living
  • Public health approaches and large-scale health initiatives: health crowdsourcing, disease prevention
  • Economic impact of pervasive healthcare systems when targeting societal health challenges: business cases, cost analysis, impact on society

Editor in Chief

Athanasios V. Vasilakos
University of Western Macedonia,Greece

Co-Editors in Chief

Thaier Hayajneh, Ph.D
Computer Science Department
School of Engineering and Computing Sciences
New York Institute of Technology NY, USA

Muhammad Imran   
Deanship of E-Transactions and Communications
King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Board members:

Tanvir Zia, School of Computing & Mathematics, Charles Sturt University, Australia
Ansar-Ul-Haque Yasar, Hasselt University, Belgium
Nadeem Javaid, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan
Daojing He,  South China University of Technology, China
Mauro Femminella, University of Perugia, Italy
Honggang Wang , UMASS. USA
Venet Osmani, CREATE-NET, Trento, Italy
Bert Arnrich, Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey. 

Mohammad Upal Mahfuz, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay


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