In a Special Issue of the Journal of Software Evolution and Process, the aim is to extend the Connected Health field within Software Engineering by identifying the limitations of the existing theories and to develop new or revised theories of Software Engineering for Connected Health.

A wide range of contributions are being sought and broad participation is encouraged from people who are actively involved in research and development of Software Engineering for Connected Health. Research areas of interest include but are not limited to:

  • Healthcare software and systems design and evolution
  • Connected Health software platforms and architectures
  • Connected Health process improvement
  • Globally distributed healthcare software projects
  • Design and evaluation of software to support healthcare transformation efforts
  • Connected Health software requirements
  • Assessing healthcare organisation readiness, capability and maturity for Connected Health software solutions • Challenges and opportunities for Software-as-a-Medical Device
  • Evolution of software processes in medical devices
  • Assessing software quality in Connected Health innovation and medical devices • Software processes improvement across Connected Health software, systems and services
  • Emerging healthcare models required for Connected Health software, systems, and service innovation
  • Regulatory and standards requirements within Connected Health
  • Monitoring and managing performance impact of software process changes
  • Managing healthcare software systems and services
  • Implementing new healthcare services and wearable devices

Submission and Important Dates

Note: The deadline for submission has been extended to 23rd December 2016.

Guest Co-Editors

Dr. Noel Carroll, ARCH – Applied Research for Connected Health Technology Centre, University of Limerick

Prof. Craig Kuziemsky, Telfer School of Management, University of Ottawa

Prof. Ita Richardson, Lero – the Irish Software Research Centre, University of Limerick

For more information, please here: Special-Issue-Call-SWE-for-Connected-Health_Ext.pdf.