Detailed Programme

09 October 2018: Inauguration
6.00 pm Guests Take Their Seats
6.15 pm Arrival of the Chief Guest and Guest of Honour
6.20 pm Introduction of the Chief Guest and Guest of Honour to APAMI Executive
6.30 pm Procession Enters the Hall
6.35 pm National Anthem
6.40 pm Traditional Lighting of the Oil Lamp
6.45 pm Welcome Address

Prof. Vajira Dissanayake
President, HISSL and Chairperson, Specialty Board in Biomedical Informatics, University of Colombo Sri Lanka

6.50 pm Address by the President of APAMI

Dr. K. H. Cho
President, Korean Society for Medical Informatics South Korea

7.00 pm Keynote Address 1

Clinical Decision Support to improve the Quality of Care

Prof. Christoph Lehmann, MD, FAAP, FACMI, FIAHSI
Professor of Biomedical Informatics and Pediatrics Vanderbilt University Medical Centre, USA
President, International Medical Informatics Association 

7.30pm Keynote Address 2

“The world tomorrow: technology clinical trials and healthcare?”

Prof. James Batchelor
Professorial Fellow of Clinical Informatics & Healthcare Innovation
Director, Clinical Informatics Research Unit
University of Southampton
UK

8.00 pm Address by the Guest of Honour
8.10 pm Address by the Chief Guest
8.20 pm Presentation of APAMI Bursaries and Southampton-APAMI Travel Awards
8.30 pm Group Photo

Chief Guest, Guest of Honour, APAMI Executive

8.35 pm Vote of Thanks

Dr. Rohana Marasinghe
President Elect, HISSL

8.45 pm Cultural Show
9.00 pm Reception

 


10 October 2018: Conference Day 1

08:00 08:30

APAMI/GT Registration

APAMI Track 1 (Oak – Main Hall)

APAMI Track 2 (Oak – Hall B)

Global Telehealth 2018 (Cedar Room)

08.30 09.15 Plenary Talk 1: Consumer Health Informatics
Sabine Koch, President Elect, IMIA
Strategic Professor of Health Informatics at Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
09.15 10.45

Symposium1: Connected and Digital Health – 1

Symposium 2: Health Systems Strengthening

Session GT1 – Contributed Papers

09.15 Introduction by Chair

Clive James
Sri Lanka
Introduction by Chair  

Oommen John
India

09.15-09.20 Introduction by Chair 

Rohana Marasinghe
Sri Lanka

09.20 Assessing the Security Vulnerabilities of IoT Adoption in Healthcare  

Samaneh Madanian
New Zealand

Continuity of care for chronic diseases

Sabin Koch, President Elect, IMIA
Sweden

09.20-09.40 Instant Messaging in Dermatology:  A Literature Review

Maurice Mars
South Africa

09.30 A pilot project on interoperability between public health information system and EMR/ EHR in China  

Hui Ge
China

Measurement of clinical outcomes  

Petter Hurlen
Norway

09.40 Virtual Reality for Active Ageing: A feasibility study in Taiwan  

Shabbir Syed-Abdul
Taiwan

Tupaia – mapping health systems in Asia-Pacific: Overlaying HIS, LMIS and facility assessment data across 6 countries on a single, regional data platform  

Edwin Monk-Fromont
Australia

09.40-10.00 Comparative Study of Medical Reference and Information Mobile Apps for Healthcare Professionals and Students

Irfan Muhammad Ehtisham
Australia

09.50 Using PHR and PM2.5 Open Data to Build a Web Based Smart Upper Respiratory Disease Alerting System  

Hsiu An Lee
Taiwan

OpenMRS. A revolution in eHealth in Low and Middle-Income Countries (LMIC)  

Terry Hannan
New Zealand

10.00 A Study on Health Information Exchange Based on Blockchain 

Wei-Chen Wu
Taiwan

Designing standardized message based on clinical concept models for nation-wide EHR system.  

Shinji Kobayashi
Japan

10.00-10.20 Designing Telerehabilitation System for Multipronged Exercise in Patients with Multiple Sclerosis

Joseph Finkelstein
USA

10.10 Users perception toward the usefulness of the web-based system for disease surveillance: a qualitative study  

Lutfan Lazuardi
Indonesia

10.20 Digital Health Development in LMIC – Peer to Peer Knowledge Exchange among countries  

Boonchai Kijsanayotin (TMI) – Thailand,
Alvin Marcelo (AeHIN) – 
Philippines

10.20-10.40 Speaker Panel Q&A
10.30 Q&A Q&A 10.40-10.45 Closing Remarks
10.45 11.00

Tea

11.00 12.30

APAMI Symposium

Symposium 4: Human, organisational, and social aspects – 1

Session GT2 – Keynote Papers

11.00 Introduction by Chair  

Kyunghee Cho
Republic of Korea

Introduction by Chair

Pradeep Sylva
Sri Lanka

11.00-11.05 Introduction by Chair 

Anthony Maeder
Australia

11.05 Recent development of medical informatics in Hong Kong  

Chun Por Wong (HKSMI)
Hong Kong

Evaluation of the acceptance of a mobile verbal autopsy App by public health midwives in Sri Lanka  

Chamika Senanayake
Sri Lanka

11:05-11:35 Invited 1: Methodologies for Improving the Quality and Safety of Telehealth Systems

Elizabeth Borycki
Canada

11.15 The Fourth Industrial Revolution and medical informatics.  

Polun Chang – Taiwan,
Jack Li (TAMI) – Taiwan

Simplifying the Complex: Mind the Governance, Architecture, Program Management, Standards and Interoperability  

Alvin Marcelo
Philippines

11.25 Emerging Digital Health Ecosystem

Vajira Dissanayake
Sri Lanka

Understanding User Emotional Expression in Community Question Answering website for the Social Incidents: A Sentiment Analysis of Zhihu.com  

Yaotan Xie
China

11.35 Big Data Project and international collaboration  

Dai Jin Kim (CUK) – Republic of Korea,
In Young Choi (KOSMI) – Republic of Korea

Health Information Systems Online Course for Public Health Practitioners in Indonesia  

Ni’mah Hanifah
Indonesia

11.35-11.45 Speaker Q&A
11.45 Digital Health enabling Universal Health Coverage in India: Ayushman Bharat  

Oommen John (IAMI)
India

Perceived improvement of the process of patient care by digitization of primary health care encounters in OPD set-up of a tertiary care hospital through the lens of the health professionals  

Neranga Liyanaarachchi
Sri Lanka

11.45-11.50 Introduction by Chair 
11.55 11.50-12.20 Highlight 1 Selfie Telemedicine – What Are The Legal and Regulatory Issues?

Maurice Mars
South Africa

12.05 Q&A Q&A
12.20-12.30 Speaker Q&A
12.30 13.15 Plenary Talk 2: The DHIS2 Open Source eHealth Network in Asia: Collaboration and synergies. Examples from Sri Lanka, Lao PDR, India and Indonesia
Prof Jørn Braa, Senior Professor
Department of Informatics, Faculty of mathematics and natural Science, University of Oslo, Norway.

Lunch

14.00 15.30

Symposium 5: Application of AI in Medicine and Health Care – 1

Symposium 6: Human, organisational, and social aspects – 2

14.00 Introduction by Chair

Nirmala Cooray
Sri Lanka

Introduction by Chair

Achala Jayatilleke
Sri Lanka

14.00-14.05 Introduction by Chair 

Maurice Mars
South Africa

14.05 Application of Artificial Neural Network to Predict Chronic Kidney Disease  

Tahmina Nasrin Poly
Taiwan

Heath Information Literacy and Obstacle in Online Health Information Seeking Among Digital Immigrants  

Wang Fuzhi
China

14.05-14.35 Invited 2: Citizens & Health Data – untapped resource for Telehealth

Anne Moen
Norway

14.15 Application of Machine learning to Predict Survival of Hepatocellular Carcinoma Patients  

Mohaimenul Islam
Taiwan

Citizen’s attitudes for handling their healthcare record by IT, 10 years change between 2008 and 2018  

Michio Kimura
Japan

14.35-14.45 Speaker Q&A
14.25 Accurate detection of fibula malrotation based on 2D-3D registration  

Yan Li
China

Case study: Integrating eHealth into basic training curricula to transform allied health professionals education in government health sector  

Neranga Liyanaarachchi
Sri Lanka

14.45-14.50 Introduction by Chair 
14.35 Application of RBF-Artificial Neural Network in Risk Prediction of Children Autistic-Spectrum Disorder  

Luo Dan
China

Sharing experiences of development, implementation and maintenance of Hospital Information Management System(HIMS) to government hospitals in Sri Lanka  

Nishan Siriwardena
Sri Lanka

14.50-15.20 Highlight 2: Using the Behaviour Change Wheel for designing an Online Platform for Healthy Weight Loss – “POEmAS”

Alline Beleigoli
Australia

14.45 Explore AI assisted imaging tasks

Zhi Yang
China

Strengthening HIS through social media: Reflection of whatapp use in DHIS2 implementation in Indonesia  

Guardian Sanjaya
Indonesia

15.20-15.30 Speaker Q&A
14.55 Key stakeholder perspectives on alignment of digital health initiatives with institutional strategies at a Tertiary Care Hospital in Sri Lanka.  

Pradeep Sylva
Sri Lanka

15.05 Preliminary results of health information use promotion using DHIS2 in Indonesia: a realist evaluation approach  

Jørn Braa
Norway

15.15 Q&A Q&A
15.30 15.45

Tea

15.45 17.15

Symposium 7: Nursing Informatics

Symposium 8: Health Data Science – 1

Session GT4 – Innovations in Telehealth (Short Talks)

15.45 Introduction by Chair  

Oommen John
India

Introduction by Chair

M H Abusayeed
Sri Lanka

Introduction by Chair 

Shashi Gogia
India

15.50 Nursing interventions improving patient safety  

Patrick Weber, Vice President, IMIA
Switzerland

Identifying Important Factors of Falling Accidents in Acute Hospital using Machine-Learning Techniques  

Yasunobu Nohara
Japan

15.45-15.55 The importance of effective communication during conventional face-to-face care delivery, and during telehealth (aka telemedicine) encounters

Eric Gombrich
Canada

Relationships between Violence and socio-demographic factors a spatial analysis in selected provinces of Sri Lanka.

Rohan Jayasuriya
Australia

15.55-16.05 The Evolution of Telehealth: moving from use-case specific telehealth technology to Unified Telehealth

Eric Gombrich
Canada

16.10 The Nurses’ Role in Improving Software Quality: How Nurse’s Can Reduce Technology-induced Error and Optimize Healthcare  

Elizabeth Borycki University of Victoria,
Canada

Using Medications to predict diagnosis codes by multi-label classification  

Chen-Cheng Kuo
Taiwan

16.05-16.15 We don’t need new technology in telemedicine we need a new business model

N Williams
Australia

16.20 Implementation of Nursing Care Plans and International Classification of Nursing Practice nomenclature at the National Hospital of Sri Lanka  

Kithsiri Mulleriyawa

Using IBM Watson in quality and safety assessments  

Petter Hurlen
Norway

16.15-16.25 Comprehensive approach to the National Network of Teleaudiology in Word Hearing Center in Kajetany, Poland

P Skarzynski
Poland

 

16.30 An RCT to assess the effectiveness of nurse-led structured telephonic based heart failure management program – A pilot study.  

Gopichandran Lakshmanan
India

The association between ehealth literacy and health behaviours in young and midlife adults in Polish population  

Mariusz Duplaga
Poland

16.25-16.35

 

16.35-16.45

Health Information System Reforms in Kiribati

T Tabunga
Kiribati

The development of a gastric cancer risk prediction model among Koreans based on data collected from National Health Insurance Service

J Choi
Republic of Korea

16.40 End-user Perception and Challenges Encountered in Implementation of mHealth Solution for Public Health Surveillance at field level: A case from Sri Lanka  

Pamod Amarakoon
Sri Lanka

Defining web based indicators to evaluate disaster shelters  

Gumindu Kulatunga
Sri Lanka

16.45-16.55

 

 

 

16.55-17.05

Comparison of work burden on nursing care providers with and without a sensing system: an empirical study

S Itoh
Japan

 

Connections For Saving Lives- A Review of different models of tele medicine under National Health Mission in India

D Agarwal
India

16.50 Q&A Q&A 17.05-17.15

 

 

 

17.15-17.25

Healthcare accessibility for North East India: A Nagaland Telemedicine Pilot Project

R Adholeya
India

 

Cloud driven application for measurement of wound size

S Gogia
India

17.15 18.00 Plenary Talk 3: Nursing informatics – challenges and opportunities
Patrick Weber
Director of NICE Computing AG, Switzerland
19:00 21:00

APAMI GA

11 October 2018: Conference Day 2
08.30 09.15 Plenary Talk 4: Innovations for future ready health systems : moving beyond pilots and quick fixes
Oommen John
Senior Research Fellow, The George Institute for Global Health | INDIA
09.15 10.45 Symposium 9: Telehealth and mHealth Symposium 10: Knowledge Management – 1 Session GT5 – Contributed Papers
09.15 Introduction by Chair

Gayan Piyasena
Sri Lanka

Introduction by Chair

Anuradha Jayatilake
Sri Lanka

09:15-09:20 Introduction by Chair

A Maeder
Australia

 

09.20 The role of telehealth in the provision of culturally appropriate care for Aboriginal Australians 

Danette Langbecker
Australia

Assessment of the Implementation of Standardized Terminology in Community Care by Analyzing Community Clinical Pathways 

Ryoma Seto
Japan

09:20-09:40 Characterizing Routine Physical Activity in the Office

Y van Kasteren
Australia

09.30 Developing Theory based Mobile applications: a case study of developing an application for sedentary behaviour in Bangladesh 

Rohan Jayasuriya
Australia

A regional (six country) aggregated DHIS2 health data platform lessons learned 

Dhanya Herath
New Zealand

09.40 Test piloting of a mHealth application for Non-Communicable Diseases in Public Primary Care settings in India 

Pramod David Jacob
India

Development of Knowledge Portal for Pharmaceutical Research 

Peixiang YANG
China

9:40-10:00 Habitual Personal Movement Patterns in a Structured Environment

A Maeder
Australia

09.50 A mobile application for doctors to improve the recording of Cause of Death: A Sri Lankan study 

Rangana Wadugedara
Sri Lanka

Transformation of Environmental, Occupational Health and Food Safety data flow 

Prabhadini Godage
Sri Lanka

10.00 Feasibility of remote vital signs monitoring in frontline military hospitals 

Lalan Fernando
Sri Lanka

10:00-10:20 Exploring Key Elements for Successful Telehealth Implementation within Severely Under-Resourced Communities: A Case Study in the Pacific Islands

C Higa
USA

10.10 Cloud-Base Home Environment Health Monitoring Framework 

Kalaivani Chellappan
Malaysia

Assessment of eRHMIS school health information system usability among users in Kegalle and Anuradhapura Districts 

Ashan Dimal
Sri Lanka

10.20 Connections For Saving Lives- A Review of different models of tele medicine under National Health Mission in India

Disha Agrawal
India

Implementation of a Free and Open Source Picture Archiving and Communication Solution (PACS) for the largest specialized paediatric hospital in South Asia 

M U T Perera
Sri Lanka

10:20-10:40 Speaker Panel Q&A
10.30 Q&A Q&A 10:40-10:45 Closing Remarks
10.45 11.00 Tea
11.00 12.30 Symposium 11: Application of AI in Medicine and Health Care – 2 Symposium 12: Health Data Science – 2 Session GT6 – Keynote Papers
11.00 Introduction by Chair

Anoma Jayaratne
Sri Lanka

Introduction by Chair

Lasantha Ranwala
Sri Lanka

11:00-11:05 Introduction by Chair

R Marasinghe
Sri Lanka

11.05 Listing differential diagnoses from symptoms of patients with vertigo using knowledge graph 

Satoshi Iwai
Japan

Geo-enable health facility list: linking healthcare and public health data 

Guardian Yoki Sanjaya
Indonesia

11:05-11:35 Invited 3: A Regional Perspective on Health Issues and Trends 

R Pendse
Sri Lanka

11.15 Bioinformatics Database Research Platform for Internet Addiction 

Sun Jung Lee
Republic of Korea

Using a Machine Learning Approach for Analyzing Standardized Data from the Pulmonary Resection Clinical Pathway 

Takanori Yamashita
Japan

11.25 Development of visual diagnostic tool in R for precursors of Cervical Cancer 

Kumar Dron Shrivastav
India

Developing Meaningful Decision Support Tools for Hospital Administrators using Dashboards 

M G P S De Silva
Sri Lanka

11.35 Automatic and accurate recognition of corneal morphology from OCT images of rabbits 

Bo Wu
China

Wearable technologies in clinical trials: An analysis of development trends over the past decade 

Ashish Kakkar
India

11:35-11:45 Speaker Q&A
11.45 Positioning of optical surgical instruments and acquisition of point cloud data 

Nan Zhang
China

The TB Portals: Using data science and informatics to advance TB research through open-access, web-based sharing and analysis of integrated, multi-domain TB patient case data 

Jessica Taaffe
USA

11:45-11:50 Introduction by Chair
11.55 Clinical and pathological evaluation of renal cell carcinoma
by Radiomics based on machine learning
Zhangzhen Shi
China
Introduction of national injury surveillance with open source information management system 

Lasantha M K Ranwala
Sri Lanka

11:50-12:20 Highlight 3: Clinician Perspectives of an Avatar-Directed Scheduling and Memory App

M van den Berg
Australia

12.05 Restructuring the Annual Health Bulletin: Incorporating advanced data analytics and visualizations to improve usability 

W K D K K Wijayaweera
Sri Lanka

12.15 Q&A Q&A 12:20-12:30 Speaker Q&A
12.30 13.15

Plenary Talk 5: How digital technology can innovate the way NCDs are addressed and accelerate the achievement of UHC
David J. Heard
Head of Digital Health Novartis Foundation

13.15 14.00 Lunch
Symposium 13: Connected and Digital Health – 2 Symposium 14: Health data science – 3 Session GT7 – Contributed Papers
14.00 14.00 Introduction by Chair

Megha Ganewatta
Sri Lanka

Introduction by Chair

Uditha Perera
Sri Lanka

14:00-14:05 Introduction by Chair

M Mars
South Africa

14.05 Developing a Web-based Medical Equipment Inventory System 

Prabath Jayathissa
Sri Lanka

Practice patterns and clinical outcomes with advanced and conventional care management in community-based care: a classification and regression tree (CART) analysis 

Sakiko Itoh
Japan

14:05-14:25 Security and Other Ethical Concerns of Instant Messaging in Healthcare

M Mars
South Africa

14.15 mHealth for integrated service delivery in the Western Pacific Region: A Systematic Review 

Myron Anthony Godinho
Australia

Electronic Medical Records-based Patient Similarity and Its Application in Building Personalized Predictive Model 

Ni Wang
China

14.25 Integrated LAN, Wi-Fi and wide area network at AIIMS for healthcare professionals and students of AIIMS. 

Hari Shanker
India

An integrated data analysis in the context of biological network for exploration of distinct breast cancer subtypes 

Lin Hua
China

14:25-14:45 A Patient Agent to Manage Blockchains for Remote Patient Monitoring

M Uddin
Australia

14.35 Developed Service of Smartphone Overdependence Management Application 

Mun Joo Choi
Republic of Korea

Learning Healthcare System: Spreading Best Practices in Healthcare 

Madhu Bhatia
India

14.45 Analysis of regional healthcare services using both big data and the Geographic Information System available on Japanese Government websites 

Yuma Ota
Japan

Evaluation of implementation of electronic health record in OPD of gastroenterology department of AIIMS, New Delhi 

Sushil Meher
India

14:45-15:05 Health Information Technology and Telehealth Challenges in the U.S. Affiliated Pacific Islands Region

N Okamura
Japan

14.55 Use of online outpatient appointment system based on overbooking strategy for optimizing hospital resource utilization in a tertiary care public hospital

Sanjay Gupta
India

15.05 Using Text Mining to Multiple Classification of SOAP Data: Experience from a Hospital of Taiwan 

Jakir Masud
Taiwan

15:05-15:25 Speaker Panel Q&A
15.15 Q&A Q&A 15:25-15:30 Closing Remarks
15.30 15.45 Tea
15.45 17.15 Symposium 15: Knowledge management – 2 Symposium 16: Quality and safety, and patient outcomes Session GT8 – IMIA Telehealth WG Session
15.45 Introduction by Chair

Neranga Liyanaarachchi
Sri Lanka

Introduction by Chair

Kusal Wijayaweera
Sri Lanka

15:45-15:50 Introduction by Chair

S Gogia
India

15.50 Using KM to facilitate superior care co-ordination 

Nilmini Wickramasinghe
Australia

Development and evaluation of patient safety events prediction models using EHR data and big data analytics 

Hyeoun-Ae Park
Republic of Korea

15:50-16:20 IMIA Telehealth WG scope and projects
16.00 Diagnostic accuracy and validation of an advanced symptom checker for medical self care 

Ananda Perera
Sri Lanka

Outcomes and cost analysis of total laparoscopic hysterectomy versus total abdominal hysterectomy 

Zhao Xiangkun
China

16.10 Informatics Knowledge Exchange in eHealth Network in Asia: AeHIN Experiences 

Boonchai Kijsanayotin
Thailand

RFID approach to track clinician activity in the operating theater 

Raafi Careem
New Zealand

16.20 A Regional Medicines Information Exchange Service for Cross-border Drug Monitoring 

Alvin Marcelo
Philippines

Development and integration models of an in-house built drug-allergy checking system 

Shuk Man Connie Lau
Hong Kong

16:20-16:40 Global Telehealth future plans
16.30 Low cost, low power e-solution for patient management system using micro controls and embedded technology 

Gayan Ysanatha Piyasena
Sri Lanka

16.40 Imaging Informatics One-Stop Tool to Improve the Workflow of Modern Radiology Department 

Zafar Iqbal
Qatar

16:40-16:45 Closing Remarks
16.50 Q&A Q&A 16:45-17:15 Telehealth textbook presentation (closed session for co-authors)
17.00
17.15 18.00 Closing Plenary
Prof Vajira Dissanayake
19:00 APAMI International Dinner