The Global Protection of Personal Health Data

Sahama, Tony R. (2015) The Global Protection of Personal Health Data. In Sarkar, Indra Neil (Ed.) Medinfo2015, 19 - 23 August 2015, Sao Paulo Brazil.

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Abstract

The workshop is an activity of the IMIA Working Group ‘Security in Health Information Systems’ (SiHIS). It is focused to the growing global problem: how to protect personal health data in today’s global eHealth and digital health environment. It will review available trust building mechanisms, security measures and privacy policies. Technology alone does not solve this complex problem and current protection policies and legislation are considered woefully inadequate. Among other trust building tools, certification and accreditation mechanisms are dis-cussed in detail and the workshop will determine their acceptance and quality. The need for further research and international collective action are discussed. This workshop provides an opportunity to address a critical growing problem and make pragmatic proposals for sustainable and effective solutions for global eHealth and digital health.

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ID Code: 84211
Item Type: Conference Item (Presentation)
Refereed: No
Keywords: Electronic medical record, Personal health information systems, Information security, Privacy, Trust, Data sharing, Certification, Accreditation, Medical tourism, Digital health
ISSN: 1569-6332
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > INFORMATION SYSTEMS (080600) > Information Systems Development Methodologies (080608)
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Copyright Owner: Please consult the author
Deposited On: 18 May 2015 22:59
Last Modified: 18 May 2015 22:59

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