2017 Call for Abstracts – Poster Session at Connected Health Conference

Do you have connected health or mHealth research results to share with an international audience?  Would you like to present your findings in a poster format to more than 3,000 health and industry leaders?  Are you eager to be in Boston, a hub of health and innovation, in October?

Here is your opportunity to apply to present your poster at the 2017 Connected Health Conference (CHC17).  CHC17 takes place October 25-27 in Boston. Combining the highly-respected Partners Connected Health Symposium with the Personal Connected Health Alliance (PCHAlliance) Connected Health Conference (formerly the mHealth Summit), the newly designed CHC17 will convene an unmatched audience of the top movers and shakers, frontline healthcare providers, and forward-thinking companies. This can’t-be-missed event will be the best opportunity to rub elbows with decision makers, gain market knowledge, showcase the latest technologies and get a front row seat to the future of technology-enabled health and wellness. The poster session is co-hosted by Partners Connected Health and JMIR Publications (publisher of the Journal of Medical Internet Research [JMIR, Impact Factor: 4.7], and other leading journals).

Abstract submission for the poster session began June 15, 2017 and closes July 27, 2017.

Who should submit:

  • Academics and Researchers working within the Connected Health field.

What to submit:

  • An abstract (up to 500 words) that includes: a Title, Background, Objective, Methods, Results, and Conclusions.
  • Poster presentations should be relevant to the Conference theme, The Connected Life Journey: Shaping Health and Wellness for Every Generation, or one of these topics:
  • Connected health in clinical care and remote monitoring
  • Evaluation of new business models in a changing healthcare environment
  • User-centered design of connected health technologies and applications
  • Evaluation of clinical and business innovations
  • Design and implementation of global data exchange
  • The consumerization and quantification of health
  • Connected health technologies for underserved populations (global health)
  • Evolution of wearables and sensors
  • Artificial intelligence, voice technology and virtual reality
  • Combatting addictions

When to submit:

  • The final submission deadline is 5 PM on Thursday, July 27, 2017.

How to submit:

  • The abstract submission website opened for submissions on Thursday, June 15 2017.
  • Prepare your abstract, then go to the submissions site to enter and upload it.
  • Abstracts will be accepted based on the recommendation of an independent peer-review panel.
  • Accepted presenters will be notified no later than August 15, 2017.

Why to submit:

  • Poster abstracts (and actual posters) will be published online in JMIR’s iProceedings, free of charge.
  • The presenting author will receive one free registration to the Conference. Poster authors should plan to present their posters during the designated times.
  • All accepted poster authors are eligible (and encouraged) to submit a full paper to be published in a multi-journal CHC17 Theme Issue by JMIR Publications at a 20% discounted Article Processing Fee. Full papers can be submitted until 2 months after the conference. Please select the CHC17 section on submission to any JMIR journal, as described here.

For more information, see the FAQs.

For content submission questions, please contact Julie Brown at 617-643-3905.

For technical support uploading your abstract submission, please contact support@jmir.org or search the JMIR Knowledge Base.

Abigail Ballou

Abigail Ballou

    Abby Ballou is the managing editor of MedTech Boston. She has a B.A. and M.Phil in English literature from NYU and the CUNY Graduate Center, respectively. When she isn't writing and editing for MedTech Boston, Abby enjoys reading, rock climbing, watching classic movies and listening to opera.

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