Abstract Submission and Information

Abstracts are being solicited for SEARCH 2020 – The National Telehealth Research Symposium. We are currently seeking Podium presentations (short lecture and long lecture) and Posters.  Focus categories include, but are not limited to,

  • Research
  • Policy
  • Education
  • Administration
  • State of the Art

 

 

SUBMIT ABSTRACT

GUIDELINES

The submission period and due date will be announce soon!

If you have any questions, please email info@searchsociety.org.

  • All submissions must be sent via the ABSTRACT SUBMISSION form.
  • Abstracts written to promote a product, company, or service will NOT be considered.
  • Abstracts will be reviewed and selected for presentation based on the scoring guidelines provided below.
  • Must be received by 11:59 PM (CST) on Friday, June 5, 2020.
  • Notifications of acceptance will be sent by Friday, July 10, 2020.
  • Focus areas:
    • Evidence-based research that supports the benefits of connected health systems (e.g., telemedicine, telehealth, eHealth, mHealth)
    • Quality initiatives and telehealth measures
    • Telehealth training programs and education

Scoring Guidelines

If you are selected for a Podium presentation, sessions are approximately 60 minutes long and you will be assigned a speaking time ranging from 15 to 30 minutes allowing for Q&A.

  1. Merit
    • Does the abstract offer new knowledge to conference attendees?
    • Does the abstract highlight current connected health research endeavors and  findings or identify the need for connected health research endeavors?
    • Are there findings, strategies, and outcomes that may benefit other connected health endeavors?
  1. Clarity
    • Does the abstract clearly, concisely, and logically convey the intent of the presentation and support the title, background, purpose, results and conclusions?
  2. Innovation
    • Is the topic timely and relevant to the activities, initiatives, or direction of connected health?
    • Does the abstract cover one or more of the stated focus areas?
  3. Non-Promotional/Commercial in Nature
    • Does the abstract have any commercial affiliation that may impact the objectivity of the presentation?

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Podium presentations

  • If you are selected for a podium presentation, sessions are approximately 60 minutes long and you will be assigned a speaking time ranging from 15 to 30 minutes allowing for Q&A.

Poster presentations

  • The poster presentation session is approximately 60 minutes long and you must be available during the session for Q&A.
  • You may also be invited to present during a 2-minute research flash presentation during the symposium.
  • Dimensions and other specifications will be provided upon notification of poster presentation acceptance.
  • Posters must remain in place until the conclusion of the session.

Upon notification of acceptance, you will have two weeks to confirm and register for the conference.

Abstract Submission due by Friday, June 5, 2020.