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Open Access Editorial

Welcome to Health Information Science and Systems

Yanchun Zhang

Author Affiliations

Centre for Applied Informatics, College of Engineering and Science, Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia

Health Information Science and Systems 2013, 1:1  doi:10.1186/2047-2501-1-1

Published: 10 January 2013

Abstract

Health Information Science and Systems is an exciting, new, multidisciplinary journal that aims to use technologies in computer science to assist in disease diagnoses, treatment, prediction and monitoring through the modeling, design, development, visualization, integration and management of health related information. These computer-science technologies include such as information systems, web technologies, data mining, image processing, user interaction and interface, sensors and wireless networking and are applicable to a wide range of health related information including medical data, biomedical data, bioinformatics data, public health data.