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Secure Sharing of Electronic Medical Records in Cloud Computing

Abstract In modern healthcare environments, there is a strong need to create an infrastructure that reduces time-consuming efforts and costly operations to obtain a patient's complete medical record and uniformly integrates this heterogeneous collection of medical data to deliver it to the healthcare professionals. As a result, healthcare providers are more willing to shift their electronic medical record (EMR) systems to clouds that can remove the geographical distance barriers among providers and patient. Even though cloud-based EMRs have received considerable attention since it would help achieve lower operational cost and better interoperability with other healthcare providers, the adoption of security-aware cloud systems has become an extre... (more)
Created Date 2012
Contributor Wu, Ruoyu (Author) / Ahn, Gail-Joon (Advisor) / Yau, Stephen S. (Committee member) / Huang, Dijiang (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Computer science / Cloud Computing / EHR / Healthcare / HIPAA / Privacy / Security
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 76 pages
Language English
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Note M.S. Computer Science 2012
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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