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Personal Medical Information: Security, Engineering, and Ethics / Edition 1

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Overview

This book originates from an international workshop on personal information held at the Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences in Cambridge, UK, in June 1996. The workshop was organized under the joint sponsorship of the British Medical Association and the Isaac Newton Institute in the context of a six-month research program in computer security, cryptology, and coding theory.
The revised workshop papers appearing in this volume reflect a lively interdisciplinary exchange of views and ideas between doctors, lawyers, privacy activists, and the computer security community. The volume gives a representative snapshot not merely of the state of the art of the medical computer security art in various countries, but of the complex interplay between human, political, and technical aspects.

The book contains black-and-white illustrations.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783540632443
  • Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
  • Publication date: 8/8/1997
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1997
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 261
  • Product dimensions: 9.21 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 0.56 (d)

Table of Contents

Information and the NHS (For me or for them)?.- Chances, Risks and Side Effects of Chip Cards in Medicine: A Technology Assessment Study from Germany.- Exceptionalism Redux: How Different is Health Care Informatics?.- Clinical Record Systems in Oncology. Experiences and Developments on Cancer Registers in Eastern Germany.- Organisation of General Practice: Implications for IM&T in the NHS.- Practical Protection of Confidentiality in Acute Health Care.- Clinical Systems Security — Implementing the BMA Policy and Guidelines.- User-Oriented Control of Personal Information Security in Communication Systems.- Information Management as Risk Management.- Responsibility Modelling: A New Approach to the Re-alignment and Re-engineering of Health-Care Organisations.- Keeping Confidence in Confidentiality: Linking Ethics, Efficacy, and Opportunity in Health Care Computing.- Electronic Patient Records: Usability vs Security, with Special Reference to Mental Health Records.- Security and Confidentiality Issues Relating to the Electronic Interchange of Clinical Data.- Privacy Oriented Clearing for the German Health-Care System.- Personal Health Data on Optical Memory Cards in Isehara City.- The Perspective of Medical Ethics.- Legal Requirements for Computer Security: An American Perspective.- U.S. Health Information Privacy Policy: Theory and Practice.- Managing Health Data Privacy and Security: A Case Study from New Zealand.- An Update on the BMA Security Policy.- Author Index.

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