An e-Health Cloud

Buchanan, W., Thuemmler, C., Fan, L., Lo, O., Khedim, A. (2010, September). An e-Health Cloud. Paper presented at Cloud Computing for the Public Sector, Edinburgh.


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Abstract

A significant weakness within cloud-based systems is often their security. This presentation shows how a health care cloud has been created which preserves the rights of the patient to control access to their captured data, and then how this is used to allow access for consumption within a health care infrastructure. It also shows how data buckets can be created which preserve the data in its original form, and which then allows for virtually any clinical context to be examined.
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Authors

William Buchanan
Director of CDCS
w.buchanan@napier.ac.uk
+44 131 455 2759
Abou Sofyane Khedim
Affiliate Research Associate
a.khedim@napier.ac.uk
+44 131 455 2775
Christoph Thuemmler
Professor
c.thuemmler@napier.ac.uk
+44 131 455 2758
Lu Fan
Senior Research Fellow
l.fan@napier.ac.uk
+44 131 455 2438
Owen Lo
Research Fellow
o.lo@napier.ac.uk
+44 131 455

Areas of Expertise

Cyber-Security
Electronic information now plays a vital role in almost every aspect of our daily lives. So the need for a secure and trustworthy online infrastructure is more important than ever. without it, not only the growth of the internet but our personal interactions and the economy itself could be at risk.