Scandinavian Conference on Health Informatics 2016

Gothenburg, Sweden, April 6-7 2016

The SHI2016 Best Paper Award was given to Lena Peterson for the paper "Communicating to Employees the Implementation of Patient Online Access to Their EHR. The Case of Adult Psychiatry in Southern Sweden". Congratulations!

Best Paper Award to Lena Petersson

Proceedings are now published here.

The Scandinavian Conference on Health Informtics 2016 is organized together with the national health informatics organisations in Denmark, Norway, and Sweden and this year also the Vitalis conference. The goal of the conference is to stimulate scientific discussion of health informatics issues in the Scandinavian countries. The target audience of the conference are people doing, or having an interest in, health informatics research in a wide sense, including any development, implementation, evaluation, or teaching of information technology and/or managment in the health sector.

The conference takes place at Svenska Mässan in the city of Gothenburg, close to the city center and hotels.

Call for submissions

Important dates
2016-02-15 Last day for submission (CHANGED)
2016-03-10 Acceptance decisions will be sent out
2016-03-21 Last day for submitting updated manuscripts
2016-04-05 Final program published

The proceedings will be published at Linköping University Electronic Press.

Conference themes
  • eHealth services, business models and implementation
  • ICT-based systems in health care
  • Electronic health record, solutions, implementations, experiences
  • Telemedicine, Tele-homecare
  • Decision support, standardized care plans, expert systems
  • Terminologies and ontologies
  • Healthcare quality
  • Modeling and standardisation
  • Healthcare information infrastructure
  • Sharing of and access to health information
  • Cooperation and interaction crossing borders (e.g. organisational)
  • Care process and workflow models
  • Welfare technology, ambient assisted living and smart homes
  • Use and reuse of health information
  • Personal Health Record (PHR)
  • Health portals
  • Usability, accessibility and user interface design
  • IT security in healthcare
  • Evaluation studies

Call for submissions as PDF.

Instructions for authors


Submissions are made through EasyChair using this link. Manuscripts are submitted as PDF documents created from the templates below.


Scientific papers are four (4) to eight (8) pages long using the format specified by the templates below. Scientific posters and abstracts are one (1) page long. Scientific papers are written in English while posters, abstracts, and workshop and panel proposals may be written in English or any Scandinavian language.

Workshop and panel sessions may be up to 90 minutes long.

  • Scientific paper (4-8 pages) Word | OpenOffice
  • Scientific posters/abstracts (max. 1 page) Word | OpenOffice
  • Workshop proposals (max. 2 pages) use poster/abstract instructions
  • Panel proposals (max. 2 pages) use poster/abstract instructions