Call for Chapters: Improving Security, Privacy, and Connectivity Among Telemedicine Platforms


Nuno Geada, ISCTE- University Institute of Lisbon, Portugal

Call for Chapters

Proposals Submission Deadline: January 7, 2024
Full Chapters Due: February 25, 2024
Submission Date: February 25, 2024


In an era where healthcare delivery is rapidly evolving, telemedicine has emerged as a transformative force, bringing medical care to the fingertips of patients worldwide. The fusion of advanced technology and healthcare services has the potential to revolutionize the way we receive medical attention, offering convenience, accessibility, and efficiency like never before. However, as the telemedicine landscape expands and evolves, so too do the challenges it faces. "Improving Security, Privacy, and Connectivity Among Telemedicine Platforms" delves into the heart of these challenges, shedding light on the critical issues that confront telemedicine systems today. From the vital need for robust security measures to safeguard sensitive patient data, to the imperative of preserving patient privacy amidst the digital landscape, and the importance of seamless connectivity to ensure uninterrupted care delivery, this book is a comprehensive exploration of the multidimensional world of telemedicine. As we navigate the intricate terrain of telemedicine, this book acts as a guiding beacon, presenting in-depth research, insightful analysis, and practical strategies to enhance the security, privacy, and connectivity aspects of telemedicine platforms. Drawing upon the expertise of leading experts in the field, it offers a comprehensive roadmap to address the complex challenges faced by healthcare providers, technology developers, policymakers, and patients alike. Join us on a journey through the interconnected realms of telemedicine, where innovation meets responsibility, and where the future of healthcare is being reshaped. "Improving Security, Privacy, and Connectivity Among Telemedicine Platforms" is your invitation to explore the pivotal issues that define the telemedicine landscape and discover the solutions that will shape its future.


The primary objective of "Improving Security, Privacy, and Connectivity Among Telemedicine Platforms" is to provide a comprehensive and actionable resource for healthcare professionals, technology experts, policymakers, and researchers. This book aims to: Highlight the Critical Issues: Identify and elucidate the key challenges and vulnerabilities within telemedicine platforms concerning security, privacy, and connectivity. Offer In-Depth Analysis: Provide a thorough examination of the existing landscape, including case studies, real-world examples, and data-driven insights to enhance understanding. Propose Practical Solutions: Present practical strategies, best practices, and innovative solutions that can be implemented to bolster the security, protect patient privacy, and ensure reliable connectivity in telemedicine systems. Empower Stakeholders: Equip healthcare providers, technology developers, and policymakers with the knowledge and tools needed to make informed decisions and shape the future of telemedicine. Promote Ethical and Responsible Telemedicine: Advocate for ethical standards, compliance with regulations, and a patient-centric approach in the development and deployment of telemedicine solutions. Facilitate Collaboration: Foster collaboration among various stakeholders, including healthcare organizations, technology companies, regulatory bodies, and patient advocacy groups, to collectively address the challenges and seize the opportunities presented by telemedicine. Drive Innovation: Inspire innovation in the field of telemedicine by showcasing cutting-edge technologies and approaches that can enhance security, privacy, and connectivity while improving patient care and access. Enhance Patient Trust: Ultimately, the book aims to contribute to building and maintaining patient trust in telemedicine, ensuring that individuals can confidently embrace remote healthcare as a safe, private, and reliable option. By pursuing these objectives, "Improving Security, Privacy, and Connectivity Among Telemedicine Platforms" seeks to empower its readers with the knowledge and tools necessary to navigate the complex terrain of telemedicine, ultimately contributing to the advancement of secure, private, and interconnected healthcare delivery.

Target Audience

The target audience for "Improving Security, Privacy, and Connectivity Among Telemedicine Platforms" includes a diverse range of individuals and professionals who are involved or interested in the field of telemedicine and its associated challenges. This book is designed to be informative and valuable for the following groups: Healthcare Professionals: Physicians, nurses, healthcare administrators, and other medical practitioners who are actively engaged in telemedicine or interested in incorporating telemedicine into their practices. Technology Experts: Developers, engineers, and IT professionals working on telemedicine platform development, cybersecurity, data privacy, and connectivity solutions. Policy Makers and Regulators: Government officials, policymakers, and regulatory bodies responsible for shaping the legal and ethical framework surrounding telemedicine and healthcare technology. Researchers and Academics: Scholars, researchers, and students in fields related to healthcare informatics, digital health, cybersecurity, and healthcare policy. Healthcare Organizations: Hospitals, clinics, and healthcare institutions seeking guidance on implementing secure and privacy-conscious telemedicine solutions. Patient Advocacy Groups: Organizations dedicated to representing patient interests and promoting the responsible and ethical use of telemedicine. Telemedicine Industry Professionals: Professionals involved in the business and operational aspects of telemedicine platforms, including executives, entrepreneurs, and consultants. Telecommunication Experts: Professionals in the telecommunications sector who play a role in ensuring reliable connectivity for telemedicine services. General Public: Informed patients and individuals interested in understanding the security, privacy, and connectivity aspects of telemedicine, as it directly affects their healthcare choices and data security. By addressing the needs and concerns of this broad audience, the book aims to provide a comprehensive resource that fosters a deeper understanding of telemedicine's challenges and opportunities while offering practical solutions and insights for various stakeholders in the telemedicine ecosystem.

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Submission Procedure

Researchers and practitioners are invited to submit on or before January 7, 2024, a chapter proposal of 1,000 to 2,000 words clearly explaining the mission and concerns of his or her proposed chapter. Authors will be notified by January 26, 2024 about the status of their proposals and sent chapter guidelines.Full chapters are expected to be submitted by February 25, 2024, and all interested authors must consult the guidelines for manuscript submissions at prior to submission. All submitted chapters will be reviewed on a double-blind review basis. Contributors may also be requested to serve as reviewers for this project.

Note: There are no submission or acceptance fees for manuscripts submitted to this book publication, Improving Security, Privacy, and Connectivity Among Telemedicine Platforms. All manuscripts are accepted based on a double-blind peer review editorial process.

All proposals should be submitted through the eEditorial Discovery® online submission manager.


This book is scheduled to be published by IGI Global (formerly Idea Group Inc.), an international academic publisher of the "Information Science Reference" (formerly Idea Group Reference), "Medical Information Science Reference," "Business Science Reference," and "Engineering Science Reference" imprints. IGI Global specializes in publishing reference books, scholarly journals, and electronic databases featuring academic research on a variety of innovative topic areas including, but not limited to, education, social science, medicine and healthcare, business and management, information science and technology, engineering, public administration, library and information science, media and communication studies, and environmental science. For additional information regarding the publisher, please visit This publication is anticipated to be released in 2025.

Important Dates

January 7, 2024: Proposal Submission Deadline
January 26, 2024: Notification of Acceptance
February 25, 2024: Full Chapter Submission
April 28, 2024: Review Results Returned
May 12, 2024: Final Acceptance Notification
May 24, 2024: Final Chapter Submission


Nuno Geada
ISCTE- University Institute of Lisbon


Business and Management; Computer Science and Information Technology; Education; Environmental, Agricultural, and Physical Sciences; Library and Information Science; Medical, Healthcare, and Life Sciences; Media and Communications; Security and Forensics; Government and Law; Social Sciences and Humanities; Science and Engineering
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