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dc.creatorNeame, Rodericken
dc.date.accessioned2015-05-05T19:00:10Zen
dc.date.available2015-05-05T19:00:10Zen
dc.date.created1997-02-22en
dc.date.issued1997-02-22en
dc.identifier10.1136/bmj.314.7080.573en
dc.identifier.bibliographicCitationBMJ (British Medical Journal). 1997 Feb 22; 314(7080): 573-577.en
dc.identifier.issn0959-8138en
dc.identifier.urihttp://worldcatlibraries.org/registry/gateway?version=1.0&url_ver=Z39.88-2004&rft_val_fmt=info:ofi/fmt:kev:mtx:journal&atitle=Smart+Cards+the+Key+to+Trustworthy+Health+Information+systems&title=BMJ+&volume=314&issue=7080&pages=573-577&date=1997&au=Neame,+Rodericken
dc.identifier.urihttp://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.314.7080.573en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10822/751261en
dc.description.abstractSome 20 years after they were first developed, "smart cards" are set to play a crucial part in healthcare systems. Last year about a billion were supplied, mainly for use in the financial sector, but their special features make them of particular strategic importance for the health sector, where they offer a ready made solution to some key problems of security and confidentiality. This article outlines what smart cards are and why they are so important in managing health information. I discuss some of the unique features of smart cards that are of special importance in the development of secure and trustworthy health information systems. Smart cards would enable individuals' identities to be authenticated and communications to be secured and would provide the mechanisms for implementing strong security, differential access to data, and definitive audit trails. Patient cards can also with complete security carry personal details, data on current health problems and medications, emergency care data, and pointers to where medical records for the patient can be found. Provider cards can in addition carry authorisations and information on computer set up.en
dc.formatArticleen
dc.languageenen
dc.sourceBRL:MEDKIE/97208777en
dc.subjectCommunicationen
dc.subjectComputersen
dc.subjectConfidentialityen
dc.subjectComputer Securityen
dc.subjectDisclosureen
dc.subjectData Banksen
dc.subjectEmergency Careen
dc.subjectHealthen
dc.subjectHealth Careen
dc.subjectHealth Care Deliveryen
dc.subjectHealth Personnelen
dc.subjectLegal Aspectsen
dc.subjectMedical Recordsen
dc.subjectMethodsen
dc.subjectPatientsen
dc.subjectPrivacyen
dc.subjectRecordsen
dc.titleSmart Cards -- the Key to Trustworthy Health Information Systemsen
dc.provenanceDigital citation created by the National Reference Center for Bioethics Literature at Georgetown University for the BIOETHICSLINE database, part of the Kennedy Institute of Ethics' Bioethics Information Retrieval Project funded by the United States National Library of Medicine.en
dc.provenanceDigital citation migrated from OpenText LiveLink Discovery Server database named NBIO hosted by the Bioethics Research Library to the DSpace collection BioethicsLine hosted by Georgetown University.en


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