Cardiovascular disease is one of the major causes of mortality in the world, with high human and financial burdens on communities. Telemedicine is one of the best tools to provide services for patients who are difficult to access or in need of immediate care. Based on this situation, we are pleased to announce that Connected Health (CH) has launched the Special Issue "Telemedicine in the Cardiovascular World: Ready for the Future?", co-guested by Dr. Shariful Islam and Dr. Ashad Kabir. In this interview, we are honored to invite them to share their personal experiences and expectations for this special issue.
Details of Interview
Dr. Shariful Islam, Senior Research Fellow at Deakin University. He leads the National Heart Foundation projects and focusing on digital health for improving cardio-metabolic health. Dr. Shariful is a Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology, a Member IT Committee of the Cardiac Society of Australia & New Zealand, Emerging Leader of World Heart Federation. Dr. Islam has published over 100 articles, with a total citations of over 50,000 times.
Dr. Ashad Kabir is a Senior Lecturer and Deputy Leader of Data Mining Research Group at Charles Sturt University. Dr. Kabir is a member of IEEE and ACM, and passionate about computer programming. He is a Judge of the IEEEXtreme Programming Competition and IEEE Mobile Applications Development Contest. Dr. Kabir is keen to develop innovative mobile applications for domains such as elderly/healthcare, emergency management, vehicle, and social well-being.
During the interview, we are impressed by Dr. Shariful and Dr. Kabir’s words. Dr. Islam expressed that he would continuously devote himself to intelligent devices to monitor human health, and he also hoped to bring forward-looking guidance to relevant scholars together with more excellent experts. Dr. Kabir stated that he is committed to conducting something different but very meaningful, and highlighted the importance of teamwork for a journal.
At the same time, Dr. Shariful and Dr. Kabir discussed their expectations for this special issue with Editorial Office, and we highlighted some key points:
1. Attract excellent experts at the intersection between digital health and cardiovascular disease;
2. Diverse authors distribution;
3. Publish high-quality articles with significant scientific impact.
We believe that under the guidance of Dr. Shariful Islam and Dr. Ashad Kabir, this special issue will launch smoothly and bring more cutting-edge research.
CH will continue to publish special interview series. We look forward to setting up a multi-channel platform for scholars to exchange and display the latest scientific information.
Respectfully Submitted by the Editorial Office of Connected Health