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</o:shapelayout></xml><![endif]--></head><body lang=EN-US link=blue vlink=purple><div class=WordSection1><p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'>Dear All: Please help to circulate, many thanks! --Wo<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt'><o:p> </o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNoSpacing align=center style='text-align:center'><b><span style='font-size:18.0pt;color:red'>Call for Paper and Participation<o:p></o:p></span></b></p><p class=MsoNoSpacing align=center style='text-align:center'><b><span style='font-size:14.0pt;color:black'>CODATA Conference Session on<o:p></o:p></span></b></p><p class=MsoNoSpacing align=center style='text-align:center'><b><span style='font-size:14.0pt;color:black'>Electronic Health Record Management and Preservation (EHR-MP)<o:p></o:p></span></b></p><p class=MsoNoSpacing align=center style='text-align:center'><b><span style='font-size:12.0pt;color:black'>October 28 - 31, 2012, Taipei, Taiwan<o:p></o:p></span></b></p><p class=MsoNoSpacing><span style='font-size:12.0pt;color:black'><o:p> </o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNoSpacing>The CODATA (Committee on Data, established since 1966), an interdisciplinary Scientific Committee of the International Council for Science (ICSU), which works to improve the quality, reliability, management and accessibility of data of importance to all fields of science and technology, is happy to host the conference sessions on Electronic Health Record on Management and Preservation at its 23<sup>rd</sup> Conference in Taipei, Taiwan, Oct. 28 – 31, 2012.  Please see <b><span style='color:#4F81BD'><a href="http://ehrmp.nist.gov"><span style='color:#4F81BD'>http://ehrmp.nist.gov</span></a></span></b> for details.<o:p></o:p></p><p class=MsoNoSpacing><o:p> </o:p></p><p class=MsoNormal style='text-autospace:none'><b><span style='font-family:Calibri-Bold'>Background<o:p></o:p></span></b></p><p class=MsoNormal style='text-autospace:none'>The ability to apply standard and interoperable solutions to manage and preserve electronic health records (lab test results, CT scans, physician notes, pharmacies, long-term care, etc.) and migrate, distribute, replicate, and access these records from legacy formats and platforms to advanced standard formats and operating systems are vital for clinical care and medical research. However, management and systems interoperability for preservation, storage, and accessibility of such health data has not yet fully defined for electronic health records (EHRs). If management and preservation of clinical information are not addressed, valuable and irreplaceable information will become Inaccessible, or disappear over time with disastrous consequences for patient safety, care and research value. Replacing lost data even if possible, will entail huge costs for patients, clinicians, administrators, pharmacists, and potentially, the entire country’s economy.<span style='font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"'><o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal style='text-autospace:none'><o:p> </o:p></p><p class=MsoNormal style='text-autospace:none'>The conference session focuses on underlying models, methods, systems, and application areas, with a strong emphasis on clinical information modeling, system performance, and behavior (backward and forward compatibility). <o:p></o:p></p><p class=MsoNormal style='text-autospace:none'><o:p> </o:p></p><p class=MsoNormal style='text-autospace:none'>The list of topics of interest includes, but is not limited to:<o:p></o:p></p><p class=MsoListParagraphCxSpFirst style='margin-bottom:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt;mso-add-space:auto;text-indent:-.25in;line-height:normal;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo2;text-autospace:none'><![if !supportLists]><span style='font-family:Symbol'><span style='mso-list:Ignore'>·<span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>         </span></span></span><![endif]>Clinical Knowledge Modeling<o:p></o:p></p><p class=MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle style='margin-bottom:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt;mso-add-space:auto;text-indent:-.25in;line-height:normal;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo2;text-autospace:none'><![if !supportLists]><span style='font-family:Symbol'><span style='mso-list:Ignore'>·<span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>         </span></span></span><![endif]>Universal Representation for Clinical Information<o:p></o:p></p><p class=MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle style='margin-bottom:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt;mso-add-space:auto;text-indent:-.25in;line-height:normal;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo2;text-autospace:none'><![if !supportLists]><span style='font-family:Symbol'><span style='mso-list:Ignore'>·<span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>         </span></span></span><![endif]>EHR Management, Archival, and Preservation<o:p></o:p></p><p class=MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle style='margin-bottom:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt;mso-add-space:auto;text-indent:-.25in;line-height:normal;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo2;text-autospace:none'><![if !supportLists]><span style='font-family:Symbol'><span style='mso-list:Ignore'>·<span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>         </span></span></span><![endif]>EHR System Architecture and Workflow<o:p></o:p></p><p class=MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle style='margin-bottom:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt;mso-add-space:auto;text-indent:-.25in;line-height:normal;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo2;text-autospace:none'><![if !supportLists]><span style='font-family:Symbol'><span style='mso-list:Ignore'>·<span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>         </span></span></span><![endif]>EHR Harmonization<o:p></o:p></p><p class=MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle style='margin-bottom:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt;mso-add-space:auto;text-indent:-.25in;line-height:normal;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo2;text-autospace:none'><![if !supportLists]><span style='font-family:Symbol'><span style='mso-list:Ignore'>·<span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>         </span></span></span><![endif]>EHR Format Migration Strategy<o:p></o:p></p><p class=MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle style='margin-bottom:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt;mso-add-space:auto;text-indent:-.25in;line-height:normal;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo2;text-autospace:none'><![if !supportLists]><span style='font-family:Symbol'><span style='mso-list:Ignore'>·<span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>         </span></span></span><![endif]>EHR DICOM and Multimedia Management<o:p></o:p></p><p class=MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle style='margin-bottom:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt;mso-add-space:auto;text-indent:-.25in;line-height:normal;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo2;text-autospace:none'><![if !supportLists]><span style='font-family:Symbol'><span style='mso-list:Ignore'>·<span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>         </span></span></span><![endif]>EHR/PHR Mobile Application<o:p></o:p></p><p class=MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle style='margin-bottom:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt;mso-add-space:auto;text-indent:-.25in;line-height:normal;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo2;text-autospace:none'><![if !supportLists]><span style='font-family:Symbol'><span style='mso-list:Ignore'>·<span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>         </span></span></span><![endif]>EHR Systems for Clinical Research<o:p></o:p></p><p class=MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle style='margin-bottom:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt;mso-add-space:auto;text-indent:-.25in;line-height:normal;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo2;text-autospace:none'><![if !supportLists]><span style='font-family:Symbol'><span style='mso-list:Ignore'>·<span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>         </span></span></span><![endif]>EHR Security, and Access Control<o:p></o:p></p><p class=MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle style='margin-bottom:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt;mso-add-space:auto;text-indent:-.25in;line-height:normal;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo2;text-autospace:none'><![if !supportLists]><span style='font-family:Symbol'><span style='mso-list:Ignore'>·<span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>         </span></span></span><![endif]>EHR Metadata and Ontologies<o:p></o:p></p><p class=MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle style='margin-bottom:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt;mso-add-space:auto;text-indent:-.25in;line-height:normal;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo2;text-autospace:none'><![if !supportLists]><span style='font-family:Symbol'><span style='mso-list:Ignore'>·<span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>         </span></span></span><![endif]>EHR Semantic Interoperability<o:p></o:p></p><p class=MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle style='margin-bottom:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt;mso-add-space:auto;text-indent:-.25in;line-height:normal;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo2;text-autospace:none'><![if !supportLists]><span style='font-family:Symbol'><span style='mso-list:Ignore'>·<span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>         </span></span></span><![endif]>EHR Query Language<o:p></o:p></p><p class=MsoListParagraphCxSpLast style='margin-bottom:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt;mso-add-space:auto;text-indent:-.25in;line-height:normal;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo2;text-autospace:none'><![if !supportLists]><span style='font-family:Symbol'><span style='mso-list:Ignore'>·<span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>         </span></span></span><![endif]>Web Services to EHR Repositories<o:p></o:p></p><p class=MsoNormal style='text-autospace:none'><o:p> </o:p></p><p class=MsoNormal style='text-autospace:none'><b><span style='font-family:Calibri-Bold'>Paper Submission and Proceedings Publication<o:p></o:p></span></b></p><p class=MsoNormal style='text-autospace:none'>Full-length papers between 4 and 6 A4 pages are solicited. Detailed submission instructions will be posted on the EHR-MP website in due time. Each submission will go through peer-review process. The conference proceedings potentially be published by the ACM International Conference Proceedings Series.<span style='font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"'><o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal style='text-autospace:none'><o:p> </o:p></p><p class=MsoNormal style='text-autospace:none'><b><span style='font-family:Calibri-Bold;color:black'>Important Dates / Websites<o:p></o:p></span></b></p><p class=MsoNormal style='text-autospace:none'><span style='color:black'>Abstract submission: September 1, 2012</span><span style='font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:black'><o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal style='text-autospace:none'><span style='color:black'>Notification to authors: September 15, 2012<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal style='text-autospace:none'><span style='color:black'>Paper submission: October 20, 2012<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal style='text-autospace:none'><span style='color:black'>Camera ready papers: November 10, 2012<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal style='text-autospace:none'><span style='color:black'>Conference dates: October 28 - 31, 2012<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal style='text-autospace:none'><span style='color:black'>EHR-MP website: <a href="http://ehrmp.nist.gov">http://ehrmp.nist.gov</a> <o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal style='text-autospace:none'><span style='color:black'>CODATA website: </span><span style='color:#0000C5'><a href="http://www.codata2012.com">http://www.codata2012.com</a><o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal style='text-autospace:none'><span style='color:#0000C5'><o:p> </o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal style='text-autospace:none'><b><span style='font-family:Calibri-Bold'>General Chair<o:p></o:p></span></b></p><p class=MsoNormal style='text-autospace:none'>Wo Chang, National Institute of Standards and Technology, USA<span style='font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"'><o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal style='text-autospace:none'><b><span style='font-family:Calibri-Bold'><o:p> </o:p></span></b></p><p class=MsoNormal style='text-autospace:none'><b><span style='font-family:Calibri-Bold'>Program Committee<o:p></o:p></span></b></p><p class=MsoNormal style='text-autospace:none'>Dr. Kenneth Thibodeau, NIST, USA<span style='font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"'><o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal style='text-autospace:none'>Dr. Shinji KOBAYASHI, MD, PhD, Ehime University, Japan<o:p></o:p></p><p class=MsoNormal style='text-autospace:none'>Mr. Kenneth S Rubin, HP, USA<o:p></o:p></p><p class=MsoNormal style='text-autospace:none'>Dr. Sadahiko Kano, Waseda University, Japan<o:p></o:p></p><p class=MsoNormal style='text-autospace:none'>Mr. Gora Ditta, C2C, USA<o:p></o:p></p><p class=MsoNormal style='text-autospace:none'>Dr. Rong Chen, MD, PhD, Health Informatics, Sweden<o:p></o:p></p><p class=MsoNormal style='text-autospace:none'>Dr. Hiroyuki Yoshihara, MD, PhD, Kyoto University, Japan<span style='color:black'><o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><o:p> </o:p></p><p class=MsoNormal>--Wo Chang<o:p></o:p></p><p class=MsoNormal>Digital Data Preservation, Project Lead<o:p></o:p></p><p class=MsoNormal>Digital Media Group, Manager<o:p></o:p></p><p class=MsoNormal>Information Access Division (IAD)<o:p></o:p></p><p class=MsoNormal>Information Technology Laboratory (ITL)<o:p></o:p></p><p class=MsoNormal>National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)<o:p></o:p></p><p class=MsoNormal>Email: <a href="mailto:wchang@nist.gov">wchang@nist.gov</a> <o:p></o:p></p><p class=MsoNormal>Phone: (301) 975-3439<o:p></o:p></p><p class=MsoNormal style='margin-bottom:12.0pt'><o:p> </o:p></p></div></body></html>