Health Information Security Guidelines for Healthcare Information Systems

Narayanan Samy , Ganthan and Ahmad , Rabiah and Ismail , Zuraini (2011) Health Information Security Guidelines for Healthcare Information Systems. In: Symposium Health Information Management Research , September 2011, Zurich Swisszerland.

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This paper aims to proposed appropriate information security guidelines for healthcare organization. A study has been carried out in one of government supported hospital in Malaysia. The hospital has been equipped for a Patient Management System (PMS). The data were collected from various departments and wards using semi-structured interviews. The study shows several most critical threats for the PMS which includes technical and non technical factors based on predefined information security threats categories in Healthcare Information Systems (HIS). Although there is similarity set of threats categories found as previous research but the authors provides relevant information security guidelines particularly for HIS. Thus, this research holds significant value in terms of providing appropriate information security guidelines for information security practitioners, healthcare practitioners and for healthcare top management authorities in order to manage their HIS effectively.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > ZA Information resources > ZA4050 Electronic information resources
Divisions: Faculty of Information and Communication Technology > Department of System and Computer Communication
Depositing User: Prof Madya Dr. Rabiah Ahmad
Date Deposited: 29 May 2012 03:07
Last Modified: 28 May 2015 02:16
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