ETSN  Vol.3 No.4 , December 2014
A Proposed Layered Architecture to Maintain Privacy Issues in Electronic Medical Records
ABSTRACT
Securing large amounts of electronic medical records stored in different forms and in many locations, while making availability to authorized users is considered as a great challenge. Maintaining protection and privacy of personal information is a strong motivation in the development of security policies. It is critical for health care organizations to access, analyze, and ensure security policies to meet the challenge and to develop the necessary policies to ensure the security of medical information. The problem, then, is how we can maintain the availability of the electronic medical records and at the same time maintain the privacy of patients’ information. This paper will propose a novel architecture model for the Electronic Medical Record (EMR), in which useful statistical medical records will be available to the interested parties while maintaining the privacy of patients’ information.

Cite this paper
Bensefia, A. and Zarrad, A. (2014) A Proposed Layered Architecture to Maintain Privacy Issues in Electronic Medical Records. E-Health Telecommunication Systems and Networks, 3, 43-49. doi: 10.4236/etsn.2014.34006.
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