The medical systems that the Governments operate to fulfil the healthcare requirements of the Society are always looking to offer higher quality at the lowest cost. It seems that the current systems are unsustainable as the rate of senior society members to the active employees is increasing and the curve of required medicine cost for the last 10 years of people’s life is more than the corresponding medical cost used for the rest of their life. The question is then whether we can ‘flatter’ or smoother the lifetime cost curve for the provided healthcare services.
This is a big challenge for AI as well as the always evolving digital technology. How can we be proactive rather than post-active in order to early detect, make diseases prognosis and give the right assistive medical support on time? Answer to this question can offer the exploitation of AI methods in combination with the sensor networks technology and the new technology devices like smart phones, tablets, digital TVs, web cameras and all the smart gadgets that appear in the market.
This one-day workshop aims at bringing together scholars and practitioners active in Artificial Intelligence driven Health Informatics, to present and discuss their research, share their knowledge and experiences, and discuss the current state of the art and the future improvements to advance the intelligent practice of Medicine over the Internet.