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Scientific Track


Young Researchers’ Track

Room 405 (follow the yellow line)
09:00-09:20Opening Session
09:20-09:50The project «Hospital of the Future live»


Digital Patient Communication: Improving the Hospital-Patient Relationship
Hans-Ulrich Prokosch, Chair Medical Informatics Univ. Erlangen
10:30-11:00Coffee break

Session A1
How does eHealth change the care process

Exploring the Future Role of Self-Tracking Data in the Rheumatology Clinic (Hue, Jones, Sengupta)

Managing Influenza Outbreaks through Social Interaction on Social Media: Research Transformation Through an Engaged Scholarship Approach (Bunker, Ethnis)

Streamlining Hospital IT – Improving the admission process (Holm, Kammermann, Noser, Sariyar, Bürkle)

Components for Material Master Data Management in Swiss Hospitals (Lehmann, Philips, Telesca, Sariyar, Holm, Zetz, Bürkle)

Session C1
Apps to support patients and caregivers

Improving and evaluating eMMA’s communication skills: A chatbot for managing medication (Hess, Fricker, Denecke)

Automated rating of MS test results using a convolutional neural network (Birchmeier, Studer)

An App to improve colorectal carcinoma follow-up (Wyss, Stierlin)

A Mobile Application for Self-monitoring for Patients with Heart Failure (Arulnathan, Vaaheesan)

12:20-13:30Lunch break
13:00-13:25 Poster Walk


Left to Our Own Devices
Margaret E. Morris

Session A2
Workflows in healthcare

Cross-institutional path-way guidance – chance or extra burden (Bürkle, Lehmann, Denecke, Holm, Sariyar, Zetz, Denecke)

Making the Radiology Workflow Visible in Order to Inform Optimization Strategies (Brodbeck, Degen, Lüthy, Heye)

Reasons for not using clinical pathways in practice (Sariyar, Bürkle, Lehmann, Holm)

Session C2
eHealth and the informed patient

Can the Austrian nation-wide EHR support the recruitment of trial patients? (Augustinov, Duftschmid)

The EU Falsified Medicines Directive – A Concept for Drug Decommissioning in Hospitals (Burri, Scheidegger)

Does eHealth Literacy Impact Patients’ Opinion on the EHR? (Möri, Drewlow et al.)

15:15-15:45Coffee break

Session A3
Knowledge-based IT support

Design considerations for a Knowledge Graph: the WATRIMed use case (Some, Bordea, Thiessard, Schulz, Diallo)

An Extension of the Arden Syntax to Facilitate Clinical Document Generation (Kraus, Toddenroth, Unberath, Prokosch, Hueske-Kraus)

Swiss Meds: An app Fostering Medication Adherence of Swiss Patients (Ehrler, Gschwind, Meyer, Blondon)

Intelligent Conversational Agents in Healthcare: Hype or Hope? (Denecke, Tschanz, Dorner, May)

17:05-17:25Concluding Session
Award ceremony
17:30Get together («Apéro riche»)

Photographs and/or video will be taken at the event.