Patient-centric authorization framework for electronic healthcare services

  title={Patient-centric authorization framework for electronic healthcare services},
  author={Jing Jin and Gail-Joon Ahn and Hongxin Hu and Michael J. Covington and Xinwen Zhang},
  journal={Computers & Security},
In modern healthcare environments, a fundamental requirement for achieving continuity of care is the seamless access to distributed patient health records in an integrated and unified manner, directly at the point of care. However, Electronic Health Records (EHRs) contain a significant amount of sensitive information, and allowing data to be accessible at many different sources increases concerns related to patient privacy and data theft. Access control solutions must guarantee that only… CONTINUE READING
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