An Integrated Cloud-based Healthcare Infrastructure.

Ekonomou, Elias, Fan, Lu, Buchanan, William J and Thuemmler, Christoph (2011) An Integrated Cloud-based Healthcare Infrastructure. In: 2011 IEEE Third International Conference on Cloud Computing Technology and Science (CloudCom). IEEE, pp. 532-536. ISBN 978-1-4673-0090-2

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We present a cloud-based healthcare system that
integrates a formal care system (DACAR) with an informal
care system (Microsoft HealthVault). The system provides high levels of security and privacy within a cloud environment,
enabling sharing of both health records and the access rights,
along the patient pathway. We also define a case study that can help in evaluating and in demonstrating the usefulness of a cloud-based integrated health care system

Item Type: Book Section
ISBN: 978-1-4673-0090-2
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Uncontrolled Keywords: e-Health Care, Formal Health Care, Informal Health Care, Security, Ambient Assisted Living, Cloud Computing, Service Oriented Architecture
University Divisions/Research Centres: Edinburgh Napier University, Institute for Informatics and Digital Innovation
Dewey Decimal Subjects: 000 Computer science, information & general works > 000 Computer science, knowledge & systems > 005 Computer programming, programs & data > 005.8 Data security
Library of Congress Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Item ID: 4765
Depositing User: Computing Research
Date Deposited: 09 Dec 2011 14:29
Last Modified: 22 Oct 2013 09:31

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