A Cloud Computing Based Patient Centric Medical Information System

  • Ankur Agarwal
  • Nathan Henehan
  • Vivek Somashekarappa
  • A.S. Pandya
  • Hari Kalva
  • Borko Furht


This chapter discusses an emerging concept of a cloud computing based Patient Centric Medical Information System framework that will allow various authorized users to securely access patient records from various Care Delivery Organizations (CDOs) such as hospitals, urgent care centers, doctors, laboratories, imaging centers among others, from any location. Such a system must seamlessly integrate all patient records including images such as CT-SCANS and MRI’S which can easily be accessed from any location and reviewed by any authorized user. In such a scenario the storage and transmission of medical records will have be conducted in a totally secure and safe environment with a very high standard of data integrity, protecting patient privacy and complying with all Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) regulations.


Cloud Computing Radiology Information System Virtual Private Network Electronic Data Interchange Medical Information System 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ankur Agarwal
    • 1
  • Nathan Henehan
    • 2
  • Vivek Somashekarappa
    • 3
  • A.S. Pandya
    • 1
  • Hari Kalva
    • 1
  • Borko Furht
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and EngineeringFAUBoca RatonUSA
  2. 2.Senior Software Developer, NACS SolutionsOberlinUSA
  3. 3.Senior Software Developer, Armellini Inc.Palm CityUSA

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