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Case Study: moving towards an e-health platform to store NHS patient Information in the cloud.

Buchanan, William J, Fan, Lu, Ekonomou, Elias, Lo, Owen and Thuemmler, Christoph (2012) Case Study: moving towards an e-health platform to store NHS patient Information in the cloud. In: Cloud Computing in the Public Sector: The Way Forward, 21 February 2012 , London. (Unpublished)

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    Case Study: Moving Towards an e-health Platform to Store NHS Patient Information in the Cloud The NHS pilot scheme to store patient information in the Cloud How can the health sector can gain greater value from its infrastructure by moving services into the cloud Harnessing maximum benefits out of cloud computing What will make cloud services compelling for every NHS organisation? Increasing operational efficiency and reducing costs in the health sector Providing NHS patients with complete control over their medical records and the power to decide who can access their data Overcoming the security and confidentiality problems

    Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
    Uncontrolled Keywords: e-Health; security; patient information; National Health Service; cloud computing;
    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 > 004 Data processing & computer science
    Library of Congress Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA76 Computer software
    Item ID: 5115
    Depositing User: Computing Research
    Date Deposited: 12 Apr 2012 15:43
    Last Modified: 12 Apr 2012 15:43
    URI: http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/5115

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