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IGI-BOOK-DIGITHEALTH 2020 : Trends in Innovation Management and Digital Transformation in Healthcare


When Sep 15, 2019 - Oct 31, 2019
Where N/A
Submission Deadline Sep 15, 2019
Notification Due Sep 15, 2019
Final Version Due Oct 31, 2019
Categories    healthcare   innovation   management   big data

Call For Papers

Associate Professor Athina Lazakidou
University of Peloponnese
Digital Health Applications & Health Economics Analytics Laboratory
Tripolis, Greece

Dimitrios Tsoromokos, PhD
Postdoctoral Researcher
University of Peloponnese
Digital Health Applications & Health Economics Analytics Laboratory
Tripolis, Greece

Dimitrios Zarakovitis, PhD
Postdoctoral Researcher
University of Peloponnese
Digital Health Applications & Health Economics Analytics Laboratory
Tripolis, Greece

Call for Chapters
Proposals Submission Deadline: September 15, 2019
Full Chapters Due: October 31, 2019
Submission Date: December 24, 2019


The proposed book will emphasize on digital platforms and implementations that are expected to improve the quality of healthcare services. The platforms are expected to improve patients’ treatment and diagnosis. They are also expected help Healthcare Units to control their expenses. The aim of the innovative applications is to improve the quality of healthcare data and to eliminate time of consuming tasks in healthcare sector. The proposed implementations will present new methods of making medical and nursing information easier and available to health professionals. The overall intention is the reduction of cost and improvement of cost-effectiveness in healthcare services.

The benefits of the new book emphasize on developing new strategies for reducing costs and improve the quality of healthcare services. The publication is expected to maximize the efficiency of hospital units and promote easy access to new technologies. The impact of the proposed publications is to help health policy makers to compare the cost and income of health services in a more rational and effective way. It will encourage health managers to use mobile technologies for raising revenues in hospitals and healthcare organizations. The proposed applications are valuable because they are expected to use new technologies for improving easy and cheap access to healthcare services.

Target Audience
The book can be used by medical students and healthcare professionals in the private and public sector in order to extend their knowledge in new technologies. Policy makers can adopt new guidelines for offering high services quality at low cost. New policies will improve patients’ confidence in health professionals as well as enhance their attitudes towards health policy. The potential use of the proposed publication also concerns postgraduate students to improve their knowledge on diagnosis and treatment.

The potential audience includes:
• Students,
• Faculty
• Research scholars
• R & D People
• IT Professionals working in industry
• Technologist

Recommended Topics
Prevailing knowledge and research issues in the following are likely to be covered through contributed and invited chapters by international authors of specific field expertise:
• Wearables
• Artificial Intelligence (AI) in healthcare
• Financial management of diagnostic imaging examinations
• Management of medical equipment
• Βig data and analytics
• Cloud computing in healthcare
• Telemedicine
• The Internet of Medical Things (IoMT)
• AR/VR/MR in healthcare chatbots
• Blockchain

Submission Procedure
Researchers and practitioners are invited to submit on or before September 15, 2019, a chapter proposal of 1,000 to 2,000 words clearly explaining the mission and concerns of his or her proposed chapter. Authors will be notified by October 20, 2019 about the status of their proposals and sent chapter guidelines. Full chapters are expected to be submitted by October 31, 2019, and all interested authors must consult the guidelines for manuscript submissions at prior to submission. All submitted chapters will be reviewed on a double-blind review basis. Contributors may also be requested to serve as reviewers for this project.

Note: There are no submission or acceptance fees for manuscripts submitted to this book publication, Trends in Innovation Management and Digital Transformation in Healthcare. All manuscripts are accepted based on a double-blind peer review editorial process. All proposals should be submitted through the eEditorial Discovery®TM online submission manager.

This book is scheduled to be published by IGI Global (formerly Idea Group Inc.), publisher of the "Information Science Reference" (formerly Idea Group Reference), "Medical Information Science Reference," "Business Science Reference," and "Engineering Science Reference" imprints. For additional information regarding the publisher, please visit This publication is anticipated to be released in 2020.

Important Dates
Proposal submission Deadline: September 15, 2019
Notification from Editors about Status of Chapter Proposal: October 20, 2019
Full Chapter Submission: October 31, 2019

Associate Professor Athina Lazakidou
University of Peloponnese
Digital Health Applications & Health Economics Analytics Laboratory
Tripolis, Greece


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