The UK’s eHealth Cloud Project: EHR And The Cloud: Assessing The Benefits And Mitigating The Risks

Buchanan, W., Fan, L., Ekonomou, E., Lo, O., Thuemmler, C., Lawson, A. (2012, ). The UK’s eHealth Cloud Project: EHR And The Cloud: Assessing The Benefits And Mitigating The Risks. Paper presented at Arab Health 2012 (Electronic Healthcare Records), Dubai.


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Abstract

This presentation focuses on:

- Using the Cloud to provide geographical flexibility and facilitate information exchange to enable the effective treatment of patients across boundaries.
- How the Cloud can improve clinical workflow and provide better data management potential.
- Addressing security concerns and how they can be mitigated.

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Authors

William Buchanan
Director of CDCS
w.buchanan@napier.ac.uk
+44 131 455 2759
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
Elias Ekonomou
Lecturer
E.Ekonomou@napier.ac.uk
+44 131 455 2789
Alistair Lawson
Associate Professor (Reader)
al.lawson@napier.ac.uk
+44 131 455 2730
Christoph Thuemmler
Professor
c.thuemmler@napier.ac.uk
+44 131 455 2758

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.