E-Health: Chances and Challenges of Distributed, Service oriented Architectures

Thuemmler, C., Fan, L., Buchanan, W., Lo, O., Ekonomou, E., Khedim, A. (2012). E-Health: Chances and Challenges of Distributed, Service oriented Architectures. Journal of Cyber Security and Mobility, 37, (52), .


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ISSN: 2245-1439

Abstract

Societies are undergoing unprecedented demographic and socio-economical changes on a pace that has never been experienced before. Health care models are in transition to remain affordable for governments and individuals. Mobile technology and cloud computing will play a major role in order to help to achieve the necessary level of virtualization and service aggregation. There are, however, technological challenges in terms of security, trust, user friendliness and deployment of innovative E-Health strategies.
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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
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

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.
Keywords: e-health, security