alexa The Need for Technical Solutions for Maintaining the Privacy of EHR


Family Medicine & Medical Science Research

Author(s): Pradeep Ray, Jaminda Wimalasiri

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Electronic Health Records (EHR)/Electronic Patient Records (EPR)/Electronic Medical Records (EMR) provide the basis for e-Health services. Since information in these records (containing patient healthcare information) need to be shared amongst multiple healthcare providers and healthcare professionals, privacy issues of EHR have been a major inhibitor in the implementation of EHR/EMR/EPR systems. This paper presents EHR privacy requirements in the context of two major e-Health frameworks, namely HealthLink in Australia and HIPAA in USA. The paper concludes with a discussion of some evolving Web-based solutions

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This article was published in IEEE Explore and referenced in Family Medicine & Medical Science Research

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