A Secure Semantic Interoperability Infrastructure for Inter-Enterprise Sharing of Electronic Healthcare Records

2006-06-09
Boniface, Mike
Watkins, E. Rowland
Saleh, Ahmed
Doğaç, Asuman
Eichelberg, Marco
Healthcare professionals need access to accurate and complete healthcare records for effective assessment, diagnosis and treatment of patients. The non-interoperability of healthcare information systems means that inter-enterprise access to a patient's history over many distributed encounters is difficult to achieve. The ARTEMIS project has developed a secure semantic web service infrastructure for the interoperability of healthcare information systems. Healthcare professionals share services and medical information using a web service annotation and mediation environment based on functional and clinical semantics derived from healthcare standards. Healthcare professionals discover medical information about individuals using a patient identification protocol based on pseudonymous information. The management of care pathways and access to medical information is based on a well-defined business process allowing healthcare providers to negotiate collaboration and data access agreements within the context of strict legislative frameworks.

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Citation Formats
M. Boniface, E. R. Watkins, A. Saleh, A. Doğaç, and M. Eichelberg, “A Secure Semantic Interoperability Infrastructure for Inter-Enterprise Sharing of Electronic Healthcare Records,” 2006, vol. 120, p. 225, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: https://hdl.handle.net/11511/62990.