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Editorial: From "Information Technology in Biomedicine" to "Biomedical and Health Informatics"

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3 Author(s)
Zhang, Y.-T. ; Department of Electronic Engineering The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin New Territories, Hong Kong Key Lab for Health Informatics of Chinese Academy of Sciences (HICAS) at Shenzhen Institute of Advanced Technology (SIAT), Joint Research Center for Biomedical Engineering (JCBME), Shenzhen, China ; Poon, C. C. Y. ; MacPherson, E.

The IEEE Transactions on Information Technology in Biomedicine (T-ITB) will be retitled as the IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics (J-BHI) starting in January, 2013. The IEEE Transactions on Information Technology in Biomedicine was launched with four issues per year in 1997. After more than a decade of steady growth, the journal ventured into new challenges: open access of publication and rapid expansion in all health informatics-related fields. In this concluding issue of T-ITB the authors would like to take this opportunity to report briefly some historical retrospectives of journal with known statistics of it and to extend a special appreciation from the current editorial office to readers, authors, reviewers, associate editors, Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS) relevant committees, IEEE publication staff, and especially two previous Editors-in-Chief for their great contributions to make the Transactions successful. The launching of the J-BHI as the new title of T-ITB is an outcome of the vision of the EMBS's 2011 Publications Committee. The title change and scope revision were accomplished through more than two years of team efforts by T-ITB Editorial Board, EMBS Executive Office, Publication Committee, and AdCom. In the next editorial to be published on January issue of J-BHI, we will discuss the rationale behind the title change and scope revision as well as the grand challenges in health informatics with future perspectives.

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Information Technology in Biomedicine, IEEE Transactions on  (Volume:16 ,  Issue: 6 )

Date of Publication:

Nov. 2012

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