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Blockchain-based health information privacy protection

Blockchain-based health information privacy protection

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The contribution of this paper lies in, by exploring blockchain technology facing health information privacy and fmding a detailed framework and practical examples, the optimal design of blockchain is proposed to address the privacy of patients' health information and data from the following aspects, such as technological frameworks, theoretical model, technical approaches, and performance evaluation metrics.

Chapter Contents:

  • 13.1 Basic concepts
  • 13.1.1 Health information
  • 13.1.2 Health-related data privacy
  • 13.1.3 Blockchain in healthcare
  • 13.2 The process of health information and data
  • 13.2.1 Participants in healthcare and e-healthcare
  • 13.2.2 Authentication and access for health data
  • 13.2.3 Storage and maintenance in health data
  • 13.2.4 Protection and recover for health data
  • 13.2.5 Case studies in health information privacy
  • EHR centralized systems with security control
  • Surveillance program of EHR
  • EHR privacy of sensitive information
  • Risk assessment for EHR HIPAA
  • Process on technology evaluation
  • 13.3 Laws, policies, and standards
  • 13.3.1 Privacy legal protection with laws
  • 13.3.2 Practical examples of privacy policies
  • 13.3.3 Standards in the area of privacy and security
  • 13.4 Healthcare IT systems
  • 13.4.1 Current privacy in healthcare IT systems
  • 13.4.2 Technical solutions to secure privacy
  • 13.4.3 IT security challenges and case studies
  • 13.5 Blockchain solutions for health information privacy
  • 13.5.1 Blockchain impact on health information privacy
  • 13.5.2 Technological frameworks
  • 13.5.3 Performance evaluation metrics for security and privacy
  • Further Reading

Inspec keywords: data privacy; medical information systems

Other keywords: information privacy protection; blockchain technology; blockchain-based health information

Subjects: Data security; Medical administration

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