Integrating Assisted Living with Primary and Secondary Health Care

Buchanan, W., Fan, L., Ekonomou, E., Lo, O., Uthmani, O., Thuemmler, C. (2012, May). Integrating Assisted Living with Primary and Secondary Health Care. Paper presented at Data Handling in Health and Social Care: Striking the balance between confidentiality, security and information sharing, Edinburgh.


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Abstract

This presentation outlines the Cloud4Health platform
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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
Christoph Thuemmler
Professor
c.thuemmler@napier.ac.uk
+44 131 455 2758
Elias Ekonomou
Lecturer
E.Ekonomou@napier.ac.uk
+44 131 455 2789
Owen Lo
Research Fellow
o.lo@napier.ac.uk
+44 131 455
Omair Uthmani
Academic
o.uthmani@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.
eHealth
The way healthcare is delivered changes rapidly. The reasons are demographic and societal changes, austerity and rapid progressive technologies. Care models are shifting from specialist oriented hospital based to distributed, patient centred care.
Keywords: cloud, ehealth, security