Call for abstracts issued for ECU symposium

Researchers and practitioners are invited to submit a 1-page abstract for a poster presentation for the upcoming Business of Health Care Symposium: Focus on Healthcare IT. The event is scheduled for 8:20 a.m. – 3 p.m. on April 4 at the East Carolina Heart Institute.

The research may be on technical, economic, social, behavioral, strategic, or managerial issues related to business value of IT in healthcare and may focus on patients, health care providers, clinics, hospitals, insurance companies, or health care systems.   Authors are encouraged to present creative ideas that can stimulate thinking in the audience and that can be leveraged into collaborative research and practice.

The deadline for abstracts is March 15 and posters must be ready by March 29.

Abstracts should be submitted via email to  All submissions will be acknowledged upon receipt.

Contact Huigang Liang (email:; tel: 252-737-1462) or Lucky Xue (email:; tel: 252-737-1443) for additional information.

Register for the symposium at