Security Requirements for a Lifelong Electronic Health Record System: An Opinion
J Wainer*, 1, 2, C.J.R Campos2, M.D.U Salinas2, D Sigulem2
Identifiers and Pagination:Year: 2008
First Page: 160
Last Page: 165
Publisher Id: TOMINFOJ-2-160
Article History:Received Date: 15/9/2008
Revision Received Date: 20/10/2008
Acceptance Date: 1/12/2008
Electronic publication date: 24/12/2008
Collection year: 2008
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This article discusses the authors' views on the security requirements of a central, unique electronic health record. The requirements are based on the well-known principles of confidentiality and integrity and the less discussed principles of control and legal value. The article does not discuss any technical or legal solutions to the requirements proposed herein.