Latest News

  • September 17, 2014
    IEEE International Conference on Healthcare Informatics 2015 (ICHI 2015) will be held in Dallas.
  • September 17, 2014
    Chris Yang is presenting his views on how social media can be utilized for drug safety signal detection in a panel, titled "Pharmacovigilance and Healthcare Informatics," in ICHI 2014.
  • September 16, 2014
    Our paper, titled "Drug-Drug Interactions Detection from Online Heterogeneous Healthcare Network," receives the Best Paper Award in IEEE International Conference on Healthcare Informatics 2014 (ICHI 2014) in Verona.
  • July 27, 2014
    Chris Yang is chairing a panel, titled "Community Building and Publishing Venues for AI in Health," in the AAAI Workshop on Modern Artificial Intelligence for Health Analytics (MAIHA) in conjunction with AAAI 2014 in Quebec City. The panel members include Eric Horvitz, Pete Szolovits, and Carla Brodley.
  • June 9, 2014
    Call for proposals of hosting IEEE International Conference on Healthcare Informatics (ICHI). More information can be found at here.
  • April 17, 2014
    Chris Yang is giving an invited talk on "Harnessing Social Media to Empower Health Consumers and Discover Healthcare Knowledge" at the 3rd Workshop on Data Mining for Medicine and Healthcare in the 2014 SIAM International Conference on Data Mining on April 26.
  • March 20, 2014
    Chris Yang is giving an invited talk on "Patient Powered Research with Big Data and Connected Communities" at the Inaugural WKWSCI Symposium 2014 on Big Data, Big Ideas for Smarter Communities in Singapore on March 21, 2014.
  • January 15, 2014
    Please visit the IEEE International Conferene on Healthcare Informatics Report in ACM SIGBIO Record, Volume.4, Issue.1, January, 2014, p.8-10.
  • January 3, 2014
    IEEE International Conference on Healthcare Informatics 2014 (ICHI 2014) will be held in Verona, Italy on September 15-17, 2014.
    Abstracts will be due on March 4, 2014 and papers will be due on March 20, 2014.
    Please visit http://ichi2014.di.univr.it/
  • December 15, 2013
    The special issue on Smart Health and Wellbeing was published in ACM Transactions on Management Information Systems. The special issue was organized by Chris Yang, Gondy Leroy, and Sophia Ananiadou. Please see the article here.
  • November 30, 2013
    IEEE Life Sciences Newsletter features An Overview of IEEE International Conference on Healthcare Informatics 2013. Please visit the article here.
  • November 30, 2013
    IEEE Life Sciences Newsletter features Patient-Centered research and Social Media by Chris Yang, Rebecca Chiu (MedHelp), Simon Lin (Marshfield Clinic), and Akhil Kumar (PSU). Please visit the article here.
  • September 30, 2013
    The special section on Intelligent Systems for Health Informatics was published in ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems for Health Informatics. The special section was organized by Chanda Reddy and Chris Yang.
  • September 23, 2013
    Chris Yang gave a talk on “ACCTONECT: Act Together and Connect for Patient-Centered Research” at the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Board of Governors Conference in Washington, DC.
  • June 3, 2013
    Chris Yang received the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Challenge award from Dr. Anne C. Beal (Deputy Executive Director and Chief Officer for Engagement of PCORI) at the Fourth Annual Health Datapalooza in Washington, DC, on June 3. Please visit Dr. Beal's blog here.

Call for papers

ACM SIGKDD Workshop on Healthcare Informatics 2014 (HI-KDD 2014)
New York City, NY
August 24, 2014

IEEE International Conference on Healthcare Informatics 2014 (ICHI 2014)
Verona, Italy
September 15-17, 2014

International Conference on Electronic Commerce 2014 (ICEC 2014)
Philadelphia, USA
August 5-6, 2014