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dc.contributor.advisor Dung, Phan Minh (Chairman) en_US
dc.contributor.author Acharya, Rabindra en_US
dc.contributor.other Sumanta Guha (Member) en_US
dc.contributor.other Raphael Duboz (Member) en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2015-01-12T10:44:12Z
dc.date.available 2015-01-12T10:44:12Z
dc.date.issued 2012-05 en_US
dc.identifier.other AIT RSPR no.IM-12-06 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://www.cs.ait.ac.th/xmlui/handle/123456789/493
dc.description.abstract Efficient healthcare services are the most prominent challenges for health service providers. Technologies are advancing further and changing rapidly to provide services promptly, efficiently and effectively. Information technology has brought the revolution in service sectors but mean time facing challenges on security and privacy protection. Health care information are very personal and one of the most sensitive information. Improper health policy and faulty system design can lead to violation of privacy rule and misuse of information which is related to health care practitioners’ ethical aspects. Most of the governments are enforcing the laws to protect health care information of a patient. Generally, it is the patient’s right to decide whom to share his personal health information and it is unethical and illegal to disclose, share or distribute someone’s information for business, profit or any other purpose without his consent. This research study mainly focuses on the Health Insurance portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). The HIPAA Law specifications about security and privacy rule. The security rule has three safeguards –administrative, physical and technical to protect the health information. Objective of this research is compliance of HIPAA by use of access control policy as technical safeguard. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship AIT Fellowship en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Others en_US
dc.title Privacy in the Health Information System en_US
dc.type Research Report en_US

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