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A Security Model and its Application to a Distributed Decision Support System for Healthcare

A Security Model and its Application to a Distributed Decision Support System for Healthcare
A Security Model and its Application to a Distributed Decision Support System for Healthcare
A distributed decision support system involving multiple clinical centres is crucial to the diagnosis of rare diseases. Although sharing of valid diagnosed cases can facilitate later decision making, possibly from geographically different centres, the released information could reveal patient privacy if it is not properly protected. Clinical centres may have to impose their distinct regulations and rules that govern the use of their data externally. The collaboration of centres, therefore, must respect the collective policies and ideally, serve users the most appropriate and useful resources possible in the system according to the past experience. In this way, the system’s value is entrusted and even elevated through continuous collaboration. We present in this paper a link-anonymised data scheme and in addition to that, a security model that together enforce privacy data security and secure resource access for distributed clinical centres. Our illustration of the approach involves a prototype medical decision support system, HealthAgents, for brain tumour diagnosis.
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Xiao, Liang, Vicente, Javier, Sáez, Carlos, Peet, Andrew, Gibb, Alex, Lewis, Paul, Dasmahapatra, Srinandan, Croitoru, Madalina, González-Vélez, Horacio, Lluch i Ariet, Magí and Dupplaw, David d (2008) A Security Model and its Application to a Distributed Decision Support System for Healthcare. The Third International Conference on Availability, Reliability and Security (ARES'08), Spain. pp. 578-585 .

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Abstract

A distributed decision support system involving multiple clinical centres is crucial to the diagnosis of rare diseases. Although sharing of valid diagnosed cases can facilitate later decision making, possibly from geographically different centres, the released information could reveal patient privacy if it is not properly protected. Clinical centres may have to impose their distinct regulations and rules that govern the use of their data externally. The collaboration of centres, therefore, must respect the collective policies and ideally, serve users the most appropriate and useful resources possible in the system according to the past experience. In this way, the system’s value is entrusted and even elevated through continuous collaboration. We present in this paper a link-anonymised data scheme and in addition to that, a security model that together enforce privacy data security and secure resource access for distributed clinical centres. Our illustration of the approach involves a prototype medical decision support system, HealthAgents, for brain tumour diagnosis.

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Published date: 2008
Additional Information: Event Dates: March 2008
Venue - Dates: The Third International Conference on Availability, Reliability and Security (ARES'08), Spain, 2008-03-01
Organisations: Web & Internet Science, Southampton Wireless Group

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Local EPrints ID: 265625
URI: https://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/265625
ISBN: 978-0-7695-3102-1
PURE UUID: b9450911-b3a4-445b-b624-efd078e0e41b

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Date deposited: 28 Apr 2008 14:59
Last modified: 19 Jul 2019 22:23

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Author: Liang Xiao
Author: Javier Vicente
Author: Carlos Sáez
Author: Andrew Peet
Author: Alex Gibb
Author: Paul Lewis
Author: Srinandan Dasmahapatra
Author: Madalina Croitoru
Author: Horacio González-Vélez
Author: Magí Lluch i Ariet
Author: David d Dupplaw

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