A secure architecture for the pseudonymization of medical data

  title={A secure architecture for the pseudonymization of medical data},
  author={Bernhard Riedl and Thomas Neubauer and Gernot Goluch and Oswald Boehm and Gert Reinauer and Alexander Krumboeck},
  journal={The Second International Conference on Availability, Reliability and Security (ARES'07)},
As aging and very expensive programs put more pressure on health and social care systems, an increase in the need for electronic healthcare records can be observed, because they promise massive savings and better clinical quality. However, patients and commissioners for data protection have legitimate concerns about the privacy and confidentiality of the stored data. Although the concept of pseudonymization allows an association with a patient only under specified and controlled circumstances… CONTINUE READING
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