University of Southern Indiana

Health Informatics Call for Abstracts

5th Annual Health Informatics Tri-State Summit – HITS Conference

October 25, 2018

Call for Poster Abstracts

****Online Submission Deadline: June 25, 2018****


This one-day conference will focus on the cutting-edge health information and innovative solutions needed to take healthcare delivery to the next level. Through insightful discussions and engaging presentations, leading experts will share emerging trends in healthcare information technology.
This conference will prepare health professionals to implement effective health informatics strategies in their individual professional practice and their organization. This program will be of interest to physicians, nurses, pharmacists, informaticists, health information technologists, medical practice managers, healthcare managers,health professionals, students and others whose scope of practice is related to health informatics. 

 Poster Presentation General Submission Guidelines

  • Abstracts will be reviewed and selected through a blind review process. 
  • The first author will be notified of acceptance by email in late July 2018. Correspondence will only be sent to the first author listed.
  • All abstracts must be submitted by email.
  • Abstracts must be in English and free of grammatical errors.
  • All author Conflict of Interest Forms are to be submitted in the same word document with the abstract.       
  • The abstract text must contain no more than 300 words. Subheadings are not included in the word count.
  • All poster presenters must register for the conference.
  • All poster presenters are responsible for their own travel, lodging, meals, and conference registration fees.


Suggested poster topics are not limited to, but may include:

  • Population Health
  • Cyber Security
  • Innovation and Emerging Trends
  • Clinical Informatics
  • Data Analytics and Research
  • Health trend tracking
  • Health informatics in Nursing
  • Telemedicine and telehealth
  • Patient engagement
  • Patient Experience
  • Workforce engagement

Click here for Submission Form

Click here for Review Criteria

Poster presenters are responsible for providing their poster which may be displayed one of two ways: 

  1. Poster attached to a self-standing, tri-fold to be displayed on a standard 6 ft. table. The tri-fold must be no more than 3 ft wide when fully opened.
  2.  Hang from the wall with clips provided by USI.

 Include the following subheadings: 

  • Description of Project or Purpose of the Study
  • Project Methodology
  • Results of Study or Expected Outcomes of Project
  • Implications for Health Informatics 

Email acceptance in late July 

Date of Conference:       Thursday, October 25, 2018
Time of Conference:       8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Cost of Conference:      

Before September 28:  $125

                                     $100 for HIMSS member*

                                     $15 for student

After September 28:     $145

                                      $15 for student

*For information on becoming a HIMSS member go to  and click on “Get Involved -> Membership”






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