Open Trusted Health Informatics Structure(OTHIS)

Liu, Vicky, Caelli, William J., May, Lauren J., & Croll, Peter R. (2008) Open Trusted Health Informatics Structure(OTHIS). In Yu, Ping, Warren, James R., Yearwood, John, & Patrick, Jon (Eds.) Second Australasian Workshop on Health Data and Knowledge Management (HDKM 2008), 22nd - 25th January 2008, University of Wollongong NSW Australia.


The potential for development and deployment of trusted health information systems (HIS) based upon intrinsically more secure computer system architectures than those in general use, as commodity level systems, in today's marketplace is investigated in this paper. A proposal is made for a viable, trusted architecture for HIS, entitled the “Open Trusted Health Informatics Structure (OTHIS)”, based upon a set of separate but connected trusted modules. OTHIS addresses privacy and security requirements at all levels in an HIS. In this paper, we are concerned with the role of trustworthy access control mechanisms in HIS architectures. Our proposed OTHIS architecture gives direction on how trustworthiness in HIS can be achieved.

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ID Code: 13128
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: Yes
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Keywords: information assurance, security for health systems, access control, mandatory access control, trusted systems, information security and privacy
ISBN: 9781920682613
ISSN: 1445-1336
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > DATA FORMAT (080400) > Data Format not elsewhere classified (080499)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology
Past > Institutes > Information Security Institute
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2008 Australian Computer Society
Copyright Statement: Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher.
Deposited On: 25 Mar 2008 00:00
Last Modified: 29 Feb 2012 13:45

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