Scientific Awards

Best PhD Paper Award

Application Awards

E.T. Award

Submissions originating from a PhD thesis can be submitted. The PhD thesis must either be in progress or it must have been finalized no earlier than 2018. The author of the paper needs to be subscribed at a university.

Submissions are submitted using the category "Student Contests - Best PhD Paper". The paper format corresponds to the paper format of regular submissions.

Submissions will regularly be reviewed (double-blinded review) and - if accepted - papers will be selected for oral or poster presentation.
As regular submissions, accepted PhD papers will be published within the IOS Press proceedings or in Applied Clinical Informatics.

Depending on the reviewers' recommendations, the best PhD submissions will be selected for the Best PhD Paper finals. From all finalists, an independent jury will elect the winner of the Best PhD Paper Award, based on the reviewers' evaluations, the written papers and the oral presentation.

The Best PhD Paper Award is worth € 500,-  

Best Master Paper Award

Submissions originating from a master thesis or equivalent can be submitted. The thesis etc. must either be in progress or it must have been finalized no earlier than 2018. The author of the paper needs to be subscribed at a university.

The paper format corresponds to the paper format of regular submissions. However, papers can be submitted both, in English or in German. English submissions may be considered for inclusion in the IOS press proceedings, depending on the quality. German submissions cannot be included in the IOS press proceedings, they will be displayed at the conference website.

Best Master Paper Award submissions will be reviewed in a separate Open Review  process and - if accepted - papers will be selected for oral or poster presentation. Depending on the reviewers' recommendations, the best submissions will be selected for the Best Master Paper finals. See Author Infos for details concerning the Open Review process.

The Best Master Paper Award is worth € 500,-

The E.T. Award - eHealth / Telemedicine Award for Innovative Patient Communication is assigned to the applicant who uses information and communication technology in the most innovative way, in order to establish new opportunities for communication in between health care providers and patients.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Institutions or individuals active in (public) health care, industry or science
  • Interdisciplinary groups or project consortia
  • Organisations or associations
  • The major contact person must be registered to the conference
  • Submitted projects need to show first results in the context of health care provision, i.e. they should at least be in a pilot phase.

Submission

Submissions must be written in English or German language. The following data need to be sent to office@dHealth.at before 15.04.2019 in PDF format.

  • Project description (max. 10 pages) including a short description (max. 1 page), describing the following aspects:
    • Innovation (application, technology, processes, interinstitutional cooperation, ... )
    • Benefit for patients (e.g. improved treatment quality, prevention of adverse events, new insights, economic benefits)
    • Presence of results so far
    • Sustainability
  • Description of the applicant (short C.V. of the main contact person, description of the company / working group / institution /...)

Only complete submissions are forwarded to the expert panel.

Awarding Procedure

All submissions will be reviewed by an independent expert panel. The expert panel consists of independent, voluntary experts who only review submissions that they are neither directly nor indirectly involved in. The price will only be awarded if at least three projects are submitted. The E.T. Award will be awarded at the annual eHealth conference. No recourse to legal action is permitted.

Best Poster Award

Take a look at this year's Posters here.

Startup Slam

Within the Startup Slam, selected start-ups will get the chance to convince the jury and the audience at dHealth2019.

Criteria

Participants are invited to present their innovative ideas within a 5 min presentation. To apply, please submit max. 6 slides (in English) focusing on at least three of the following issues:

  • Which unmet need does your solution or service address?
  • What is your business model / go-to-market model? Who are the payers? Who are the users?
  • How will scalability and sustainabilty be ensured?
  • Does your solution or service rely on existing and available data, or do you create new types of data (e.g. patient data, health-economic data, clinical data)?
  • Is your solution / service already available? Is it already in use? Is is certified or do you still need certification?

Submission

Please send your Powerpoint presentation in PDF-format to office@dHealth.at.
Deadline will be announced soon.
You will receive a notice of arrival.
The list with the presenting companies will be available at the end of April.

Participants

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Jury Members

In addition to the audience you will have to convince these jury members to win:
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Award Ceremony and Prizes

The Award Ceremony will be held at the Social Event ("Heurigenabend").

Award Winners 2018

Best Paper of a
Master Student


Foto: © Einstellungssache by Michael Mürling

HEALTHeBIKES – Smart E-Bike Prototype for Controlled Exercise in Telerehabilitation Programs
Patrick Mayr

Best Paper of a
PhD Student


Foto: © Einstellungssache by Michael Mürling

The Effect of Latent Binary Variables on the Uncertainty of Prediction of a Dichotomous Outcome Using Logistic Regression Based Propensity Score Matching
Szabolcs Szekér

Winner
Best Poster


Foto: © Einstellungssache by Michael Mürling

Feasibility and Design of an Electronic Surgical Safety Checklist in a Teaching Hospital: A User-Based Approach
Karin Kiefel

Winner
E.T.Award


Foto: © Einstellungssache by Michael Mürling

MeinArztOnline
Domenik Muigg

Winner
Startup Slam


Foto: © AIT Austrian Institute of Technolog

CubileHealth GmbH
Michael Memelink

Participants of the StartupSlam 2018

Jury Members of the StartupSlam 2018

In addition to the audience you will have to convince these jury members to win:

  • Benjamin Reuterer, en.co.tec Schmid KG
  • Dirk Holste, AIT Austrian Institute of Technology
  • Jörg Schönbacher, AUSTIN BFP Consulting GmbH
  • Thomas Schabetsberger, ITH icoserve technology for healthcare GmbH
  • Andreas Nemeth, UNIQA Ventures
  • Andreas Schwarz, Sanlas Holding GmbH
  • Leo Heilinger, Proceeder

Award Ceremony and Prizes of the StartupSlam 2018

The Award Ceremony will be held at the Social Event ("Heurigenabend").
The best three companies can choose from the following prizes:

  • Consulting workshop at AUSTIN BFP Consulting GmbH
  • Consulting workshop at Proceeder Unternehmensberatungs Gesellschaft m.b.H.
  • Consulting workshop at en.co.tec Schmid KG

(First place -> first choice, second place -> second choice)
On top of that, the first prize is a ticket for HIMSS 2019 in Orlando, Florida.

E.T. Award 2018

eHealth2017 Call for Papers
Download the E.T. Award 2018 flyer

Award Winners 2017

Best Paper of a Master Student


Foto: eHealth Summit Austria

Frequent Treatment Sequence Mining from Medical Databases
Krisztina Toth

Best Paper of a PhD Student


Foto: eHealth Summit Austria

Identification of cost indicators with significant economic impact on the total treatment costs of chronic heart failure patients – a meta-analysis
Ahmed Hameed

Startup Slam

1st place:

Find your SpeechAgain
Peter Langkafel, digital stutter therapy

Award Winners 2016

Best Paper of a Master Student


Foto: eHealth Summit Austria

Secondary Use of Claims Data from the Austrian Health Insurance System with i2b2: A Pilot Study

Florian Endel

E.T.Award

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Foto: eHealth Summit Austria

"Bezirksübergreifende Software für die onkologische Chirurgie in Südtirol"

Project partners

Armanaschi1, A. Moskwaita2, H. Kaser1

 1 Betriebliches Amt für klinische und strategische Entwicklung des Südtiroler Sanitätsbetriebes
2
Betriebsabteilung Informatik des Südtiroler Sanitätsbetriebes

Startup Slam

1st Place
symptoma

2nd Place
GlucoTab

3rd Place
SCARLETRED

Award Winners 2015

Best Paper of a Master Student


Foto: eHealth Summit Austria

Development of text mining based classification of written communication within a telemedical collaborative network
Katharina Gruber

Best Paper of a PhD Student


Foto: eHealth Summit Austria

Evaluation of a clinical decision support rule-set for medication adaptions in mHealth-based heart failure management
Martin Kropf

Award Winners 2014

Best Paper of a Master Student


Foto: eHealth Summit Austria

Validating EHR Documents: Automatic Schematron Generation Using Archetypes
Klaus Pfeiffer

Best Paper of a PhD Student


Foto: eHealth Summit Austria

A Proposal for an Austrian Nursing Minimum Data Set (NMDS): A Delphi Study
Renate Ranegger

E.T. Award

etaward2014
Foto: eHealth Summit Austria

"HerzMobil Tirol - Kollaborative Herzinsuffizienz-Versorgung mit mobilfunkbasiertem Telemonitoring in Tirol"

Project partners

  • TILAK Tiroler Landeskrankenanstalten GmbH
  • Land Tirol
  • Qualitätszirkel "Herzinsuffizienz - HerzMobil"
  • AIT Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH

Evaluation partner:

  • UMIT - Private Universität für Gesundheitswissenschaften, Medizinische Informatik und Technik GmbH

Award Winners 2013

Best Student Paper Award - 1st Place

ADokA: Prototyp eines NFC-basierten mobilen Arzneimittel-Dokumentations-Assisitenten
Schwarz M

Best Student Paper Award - 2nd Place

Rechtliche Rahmenbedingungen für die sekundäre Nutzung medizinischer Daten
Nachbagauer A

Best Student Paper Award - 3rd Place

Eine modellbasiierte Vergleichsmethodik für Kommunikationsstandards
Benedict M

Award Winners 2012

Best Paper of a Master Student

QRE: A prototype for localized up-to-date antibiotic resistance information
Meng P

Best Paper of a PhD Student

mHealth based on NFC technology - preliminary results from medium scale proof of concept projects
Jürgen Morak

E.T. Award

etaward2012"MOCCA - Integrierte eHealth Plattform"

Project partners

  • Wiener Sozialdienste Alten- und Pflegedienste GmbH
  • ilogs mobile software GmbH

Award Winners 2011

Best Paper of a Master Student

ANFORDERUNGEN UND ERWARTUNGEN NIEDERGELASSENER ÄRZTINNEN UND ÄRZTE ZUR EINFÜHRUNG VON EHEALTH-FUNKTIONEN IN ÖSTERREICH
Baumgartner B

Best Paper of a PhD Student

AUTOMATISCHE GENERIERUNG VON FORMULAREN AUS ISO/EN 13606 ARCHETYPEN ZUR ERZEUGUNG ARCHETYP-KONFORMER EHR-EXTRAKTE
Kohler M

E.T. Award

etaward2011"Gesundheitsdialog Diabetes mellitus (GD-DM)"

Versicherungsanstalt für Eisenbahnen und Bergbau

Award Winners 2010

Best Student Paper Award - 1st Place

Prediction of metastatic disease by computer aided interpretation of tumour markers in patients with malignant melanoma: a feasibility study
Christian Scheibböck

Best Student Paper Award - 2nd Place

Medication Management for Elderly People
Angelika Dohr

Best Student Paper Award - 3rd Place

Nutzenpotentiale von ortsbasierten Diensten im klinischen Bereich
Cornelia Schneider

Award Winners 2009

Best Student Paper Award - 1st Place

Individueller Gesundheitscoach für die Unterstützung von Patienten bei der Behandlung chronischer Krankheiten
Matthias Pinsker

Best Student Paper Award - 2nd Place

Automatisierte Generierung von XML-Schemata aus EN/ISO 13606 Archetypen
Janzek-Hawlat, Kuttin, Sibinovic

Best Student Paper Award - 3rd Place

Ein Expertensystem zur Interpretation kardiovaskulärer Befunde
Thomas Dorninger