Technology and Innovation in Digital Healthcare 2016




Investments in health informatics is witnessing a steady surge in the past couple of years. The Middle East healthcare providers will spend over US 80 billion, under
technical capability expansion and digital innovation under healthcare services.
To match global healthcare delivery models with sustainability and practicality, the Middle Eastern care givers are more open to invest and explore the best possible
ways to move ahead and become a centre for medical tourism backed with affordable world class medical infrastructure.
With that in mind, we are bringing together some of the brightest game changers and thinkers in the digital healthcare industry to share their views on the technology
trends that are reshaping the Middle East Healthcare industry.
The Technology & Innovation in Digital Healthcare 2016 will discuss about the below mentioned technology trends in Healthcare:

·         Smartphones, apps, and wearables are empowering patients, doctors, and caregivers

·         Big Data will uncover patterns, problems, and opportunities in healthcare

·         Cloud computing will unlock the valuable insights that lives in healthcare data

·         Mitigating security risks

·         Computing power and energy efficiency will be the driving force behind digital healthcare innovation

·         3D Printing will spur a new wave of growth and strategic thinking in healthcare

·         Telemedicine will expand healthcare into our homes and beyond

·         Global health will improve with the expansion of technology to developing countries

·         Technology will help us understand the clinical decision making

·         Innovation will unlock business opportunities under healthcare delivery




We still have a few places for dissertations proposal presentations at the Doctoral/PhD Colloquium of IAMOT 2016. 
If you are interested, please take a look at the website at for a description on how to submit your proposal.

Ph.D. / Doctoral Candidates who wish their research be considered for presentation and discussion are invited to submit the following to Dr. Laure Morel,  or  Dr. Edi Fracasso ,
(1) Extended Research Proposal (maximum of 8 pages) (obligatory)
(2) Statement/ recommendation from the academic advisor (obligatory)
Pay attention that the extended research proposal is different than a submitted paper to the conference.

The deadline for submissions for this special call is March, 13th.
The notification of results will be on March, 18th.

Profª Drª Edi M.Fracasso
Professora Emérita
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul

NiTiM International Graduate Summer School

“Collaboration and Cooperation in Academia”

Call for Participation

NiTiM is proud to announce its 2016 Summer School (June 15th-17th, 2016) in Trondheim, Norway, which will take place immediately after the ICE 2016 conference 2016 ( With this call, we invite Ph.D. candidates to submit proposals for evaluation and an opportunity to participate in the Summer School. For those who have just started their PhD program, we look forward to receiving a research proposal. For those in the late stage of their PhD, you are encouraged to submit a relevant piece for your dissertation (a paper, an overview, or a chapter of your PhD thesis).

The admission to the school will be based on the review of an Extended Abstract, due by March 21st. You can download the EA template by clicking here or the following link:

The full proposal (or paper) submission is due by May 9th for review. The proposal forms the basis of the discussion and feedback at the Summer School.

The NiTiM Schools facilitate the development of doctoral research in the interdisciplinary field of Networks, Information, Technology and Innovation Management, bringing together Ph.D. candidates and faculty members in a focused, in-depth, and constructive discussion of the candidates’ research work. In addition to the discussion of the PhD candidates’ work, the 2016 NiTiM summer school offers invited talks and sessions on “Collaboration and Cooperation in Academia”.

NiTiM Summer School 2016 – Important deadlines:

  • Extended Abstract Submission: March 21st 2016
  • Acceptance Notice: March 28th, 2016
  • Full Proposal Submission: May 9th, 2016
  • Summer School: June 15th-17th, 2016

We request all Ph.D. candidates interested in participating in the 2016 Summer School to make a submission directly to the School Chair, Lei Pi (

We look forward to seeing you in Trondheim!

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact:

For further information, please follow:


NiTiM School Organization Team

NiTiM Summer School 2016

Middle East Digital Healthcare Technology and Innovation Summit

Information Exchange Group has been working closely with both International/National Companies across the globe to put together The Middle East Digital Healthcare Technology and Innovation Summit 2016 on 17- 18 May, 2016 in Dubai, UAE.

Investments in health informatics is witnessing a steady surge in the past couple of years. Last year the Middle East healthcare providers spent over US $1.8 billion, integrating information technology with healthcare.

With prime focus on delivering the best possible ways in healthcare delivery, major investment will be made under automation technologies, electronic health records (EHR), digital healthcare, healthcare analytics, big data management & data integrity, mobile health, super specialty hospitals and patient engagement solutions.

Exploring the potentials and opportunities under the development of planned expansions under health informatics infrastructure and best practices, the inaugural Middle East Digital Healthcare Technology and Innovation Summit 2016 is aimed at creating the perfect environment for the care givers, technology service & solution providers and innovators to exchange ideas on a business front to enhance the vision and make Middle East Medical industry future ready back with best in class health information infrastructure.

For more details, kindly visit the event website:

IAMOT Awards – Nominate someone!

Year 2016

International Association for Management of Technology (IAMOT)

Awards Solicited by Membership Nomination

Awards, Mechanism, Criteria, and Requirements

IAMOT is soliciting its membership nomination for the following awards.  Self nomination is encouraged.

Outstanding Young Researcher
Best Book Award
Research Project Awards
Service to the MOT Community

IAMOT website and membership solocitation 2016 – Announcement

PS. (1) Supporting Evidence of Criteria may include citations, published assessment of the contribution, website, ..etc.

(2) Recognition include posting on the IAMOT website

(3)  Application is attached, and nomination can be made electronically to

(4)  Deadline for Year 2016 Awards:  End of February 2016

Update on IAMOT 2016

“Announcement regarding the deadline for Submission for the IAMOT 2016, Orlando, Florida, May 15-19, 2016”

From the IAMOT 2016 Conference Administration.

Submission of Abstracts to the IAMOT 2016, will continue to be open through December 2015.


Guidelines for Submission Details at

Sad News

bernhardIt is with sincere regret that we announce The Management of Technology community has lost a dear friend and valuable colleague.

On Thursday, November 12, 2015, Professor Bernhard Katzy passed away.

Our thoughts are with his family: Claudia, Rebecca and Jonathan.

Next Thursday, 19th of November, there will be a small ceremony at 10.30 a.m. in the Dorpskerk, Hoofdstraat 19, 2351 AA Leiderdorp, The Netherlands.

A week later, on the 26th of November, there will be an official “celebration of life” at 10.30 St. Sebastian, Ahornstr. 51, Aachen, followed by the burial of the urn at 12:00 p.m., at the chapel of the cemetery Westfriedhof 2, Vaalserstr. Aachen.

Recognition of Professor Bernhard’s contribution to the field of MOT will take place during the IAMOT 2016 Conference in Orlando, Florida, May 15-19, 2016.

For more information please see this link: