Author Infos

Paper Submission

The paper submission for the dHealth 2021 has concluded. The papers are currently under peer review and all authors will be informed about the status of their submissions as soon as the reviews are completed.

The organizing committee kindly thanks all authors for their contribution to the conference.

Call for Papers

dHealth 2020 Call for Papers Download the dHealth 2021 Call for Papers

Topics of interest

  • Active and assisted living/Assistive technologies
  • Big data infrastructures
  • Biomedical and sensor informatics
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Data analytics and visualization
  • Data protection and privacy
  • Decision support systems
  • Digital health information systems
  • Digital solutions for public health
  • Electronic health/medical/patient records
  • Ethical, legal, economical and social aspects
  • Evaluation and usability of dHealth applications
  • ICT in rare disease research
  • Integrated and personalised healthcare
  • Interoperability (syntactic, semantic, pragmatic)
  • Knowledge-based systems
  • Pathways and guidelines
  • Predictive analytics & artificial intelligence
  • Quality and certification of health IT
  • Research IT infrastructures
  • Safety & security
  • Telemedicine & mHealth


All accepted papers (both full and short papers) will be published “open access” by IOS Press in the Studies in Health Technology and Informatics (HTI) series until May 11, 2021. Full papers will be indexed in PubMed and Web of Science, among others.



Papers must be written in English. Presentations of accepted papers will be held in English. (See exceptions for submissions to the Student Contest.)


Paper length

Paper length is restricted to eight pages for full papers and to two pages for short papers. Additional pages will be charged with € 100,- per extra-page.

Paper format

All papers - independent of the preferred presentation format - need to be formatted according to the dHealth 2021 Paper Template and according to the IOS Press Author Instructions.

  • File format for initial submission: PDF
  • File format for re-submission after review: DOCX or DOC

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icon_pdf32x32 IOS Press Author Instructions

Author presence

At least one (co-) author of each paper needs to be registered for the conference for uploading the revised version of the paper. Each (co-) author can present up to two papers.



Each paper will be reviewed by at least two independent experts.


Key Dates

  • 31.01.2021 – Paper Submission Deadline
  • 10.02.2011 – Extended Paper Submission Deadline
  • 28.02.2021 – Submission deadline for workshop proposals
  • 14.03.2021 – Preliminary acceptance notification
  • 22.03.2021 – Paper revision Deadline
  • 22.03.2021 – Author congress registration Deadline*
  • 07.04.2021 – Final acceptance notification
  • 12.04.2021 – Early Bird Deadline
  • 15.04.2021 – E.T. Award Submission Deadline
  • 11.05.2021 – Publication in IOSPress Stud Health Technol Inform
  • 11.05.2021 – dHealth 2021 Conference Day 1
  • 12.05.2021 – dHealth 2021 Conference Day 2

 *Given an author registers for the conference until 22.03.2021 and her/his paper is not finally accepted later on (Final acceptance notification 07.04.2021), the conference fee will be refunded in case of cancellation.

Paper Archive

All papers of previous dHealth conferences can be found here.