• The 7th International Conference on ManagEment of Digital EcoSystems (MEDES’15).

  • Paper Submission Deadline: May 15th, 2015

  • Special Tracks/Workshops Proposals Submission Deadline: June 20th, 2015

  • http://medes.sigappfr.org/15/

  • 25-29 October 2015, Caraguatatuba - Brazil

  • Big data, web technologies, cloud computing, security, human-computer interactions, artificial intelligence, e-services and self-organizing systems

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Special Session on Lean Ecosystem applied to Healthcare

 

Description and Objectives

Healthcare remains a major challenge in management and this offers a unique environment for alternate approach. Lean thinking, which is based on collective commitment, is one approach that has yield positive results. One could envision a larger network using the collective to solve problems. This special session has objective to discuss collaborative network based on collective intelligence and evidence of best practices in search of Lean solutions for innovation and improvement of quality and safety in healthcare.

Authors are invited to submit full research papers or posters on topics that might be interesting for (but no restricted to):

  • Lean-six-sigma healthcare
  • Quality improvement and Safety
  • Sustainability in Healthcare Process
  • Collaborative Learning and Teaching
  • Collaborative network
  • Benchmark in healthcare

 

Paper Submission 

Submissions must be in an electronic form as PDF format and should be uploaded using the conference website. The submitted paper should be at most 8 ACM single-space printed pages. Please use the following templates to generate your PDF: MS Word and Latex.

Papers that fail to comply with length limit will be rejected. Submissions will be peer-reviewed by at least 3 peer reviewers. After the preliminary notification date, authors rebut by evidence and arguments all reviewer inquiries and their comments. Based on the rebuttal feedback, reviewers notify authors with the final decision. Selection criteria will include: relevance, significance, impact, originality, technical soundness, and quality of presentation. Preference will be given to submissions that take strong or challenging positions on important emergent topics related to Digital Ecosystems. At least one author should attend the conference to present the paper. 

The conference Proceedings will be published by ACM and indexed by the ACM Digital Library and DBLP.

 

Special Session Chairs

Li Li Min – FCM- Universidade de Campinas , Brazil / Robert A. Foisie School of Business at WPI, USA
Robisom Damasceno Calado – USF-Universidade São Francisco / FAE Centro Universitário, Brazil
Cristóvão Silva – FEM - Universidade de Coimbra – Portugal
Messias Borges Silva - EEL/USP - Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil

 

Important Dates

  • Submission Date: August 15th, 2015
    Notification of Acceptance: September 30th, 2015 
    Conference Dates: October 25-29th, 2015

 

Paper Submission

This special track of the MEDES conference will follow the general guidelines of the conference with respect to submission and paper selection. All submitted papers will be published in the MEDES conference proceedings, with the same opportunities for selection to journal special issues.

Submissions must be in an electronic form as PDF format and should be uploaded using the conference website. The submitted paper should be at most 8 ACM single-space printed pages. Please use the following templates to generate your PDF: MS Word and Latex.

Papers that fail to comply with length limit will be rejected. Submissions will be peer-reviewed by at least 3 peer reviewers. After the preliminary notification date, authors rebut by evidence and arguments all reviewer inquiries and their comments. Based on the rebuttal feedback, reviewers notify authors with the final decision. Selection criteria will include: relevance, significance, impact, originality, technical soundness, and quality of presentation. Preference will be given to submissions that take strong or challenging positions on important emergent topics related to Digital Ecosystems. At least one author should attend the conference to present the paper.

The conference Proceedings will be published by ACM and indexed by the ACM Digital Library and DBLP.

 

Paper submission is available online the conference online submission system

 

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