MMHS 2021

International Workshop on (Meta)Modelling for Healthcare Systems

Co-located with STAF 2021. June Bergen, Norway

Important Dates

  • Paper submission: May 4, 2021

  • Paper notification: May 25, 2021

  • Workshop: 21 June 2021 (STAf virtual event ) joint-workshop with MeSS

  • Camera-ready: 25 July 2021


Ludovico Iovino

Gran Sasso Science Institute, Italy

Adrian Rutle

Western Norway University of Applied Sciences, Norway

Yngve Lamo

Western Norway University of Applied Sciences, Norway

Wendy MacCaull

St. Francis Xavier University, Canada

MMHS 2020 would be the fourth workshop in the MMHS workshop series focus-ing on modeling and metamodeling for healthcare systems. E-health is one of thefastest growing ict markets. According to mordor intelligence the market sharefor e-health was estimated as usd 124 billion in 2016 and is projected to reachUSD 244 billion by 2021, growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR)of 14.56% during the forecast period. Major software and ICT infrastructurecompanies are currently investing for this growth. Although meta modelling ap-proaches have been successfully used in industrial projects and standards defini-tions there is remarkably little use of mdse techniques in the healthcare domain.The use of mdse has potential to tackle problems such as software interoper-ability, formalization and simulation of work processes and clinical guidelines,domain specific abstractions, etc. The goal of this workshop will hence be tocreate a forum for healthcare systems developers and researchers on one sideand modeling researchers and the modeling community on the other side

Suggested topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Modelling and simulation of care processes

  • (Meta)modelling of different aspects of the health care domain e.g., security, privacy, process monitoring, user interaction, data representation, clinical processes etc.

  • Knowledge representation in form of metamodeling, archetypes and ontologies

  • (Meta)modelling techniques for patients’ self-management of diseases

  • (Meta)modelling techniques for integration and coordination of health data systems

  • Techniques for interoperability of healthcare systems

  • Modelling of care processes that crosses institutional boarders (e.g., hospital-care home, care home-family doctor, paramedic-hospital etc.)

  • Success stories of application of (meta)modelling techniques in healthcare

  • Domain specific languages for healthcare applications

  • Software language design for healthcare

  • Verification of healthcare processes

  • Formal techniques for software development in healthcare

Program Committee (to be confirmed)

  • Andrew Fish, UK

  • Rogardt Heldal, Sweden

  • Harald Konig, Germany

  • Zhimming Liu, China

  • Ralf Laemmel, UK

  • Job Nyameino, Kenya

  • Ivano Malavolta, Netherlands

  • Boris S. Magnusson, Sweden

  • Salvador Martines Perez, France

  • Marco Ciambrone, Italy

  • Cinzia Bernardeschi, Italy

  • Liam Peyton, Canada

  • Gunnar Phio, Estonia

  • Alfonso Pierantonio, Italy

  • Roberto Rodriguez, Spain

  • Gabriele Taentzer, Germany

  • Juha-Pekka Tolvanen, Finland

  • Patrizio Pelliccione, Italy

  • Martin Were, USA

  • Zoran Milosevic, Australia

  • Ellen A. Andreassen Jaatun, Norway

  • Amleto Di Salle, Italy

We invite three types of submissions: Full papers, Tool presentations and Posters:

  1. Full papers and Tool presentations (max. 10 pages) are requested to be submitted using CEUR 1 column template; papers will be refereed. All papers accepted for workshops will be included in CEUR Workshops joint proceedings, which is indexed by DBLP.

  2. Tool presentations could alternatively be submitted as a short paper (max.1 page) explaining how the MMHS community could benefit from using thetool; the abstracts will be published at the MMHS website but will not be included in the proceedings.

  3. Poster announcements of previously published work or of works in progress, including tool development are invited. This will provide an opportunity for authors who are interested in discussing their published research with the MMHS community and giving a talk. Posters will not be part of the proceedings.

Submission instructions

Papers must be submitted in pdf through Easychair.


21/06/2021 Virtual link for attending: check STAF website

11:00-11:15 Opening and remark

11:15-11:45 Felicien Ihirwe, Davide Di Ruscio, Silvia Mazzini and Alfonso Pierantonio. Towards a modeling and analysis environment for industrial IoT systems

11:45-12:15 Alexander Heß, Franz J. Hauck, David Mödinger, Jakob Pietron, Matthias Tichy and Jörg Domaschka. Morpheus: A Degradation Framework for Resilient IoT Systems

Lunch break

13:30-14:00 Keynote: TBA

14:00-14:30 Cinzia Bernardeschi, Andrea Domenici and Maurizio Palmieri. A Prototyping Process for Medical Devices and Systems

14:30-15:00 Open discussion and wrap up.