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Privacy by information accountability for e-health systems

Gajanayake, Randike, Iannella, Renato, & Sahama, Tony R. (2011) Privacy by information accountability for e-health systems. In 6th International Conference on Industrial and Information Systems (ICIIS 2011), 16-19 Aug 2011, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.

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Abstract

Privacy has become one of the main impediments for e-health in its advancement to providing better services to its consumers. Even though many security protocols are being developed to protect information from being compromised, privacy is still a major issue in healthcare where privacy protection is very important. When consumers are confident that their sensitive information is safe from being compromised, their trust in these services will be higher and would lead to better adoption of these systems. In this paper we propose a solution to the problem of patient privacy in e-health through an information accountability framework could enhance consumer trust in e-health services and would lead to the success of e-health services.

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ID Code: 42488
Item Type: Conference Paper
Keywords: E-health, privacy, information accountability, transparency, consumer trust
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > OTHER INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (089900)
Divisions: Past > Schools > Computer Science
Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology
Past > Institutes > Information Security Institute
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2011 IEEE
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Deposited On: 08 Jul 2011 09:55
Last Modified: 08 Sep 2011 17:25

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